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Douglas Latham

10 Rules Every Homeowner Should Follow When Landscaping

By | DIY Projects, Gardening, Home Full Home and Garden | 31 Comments

Working to make our home beautiful is one of our top goals, not only the inside but the outside as well. Over the last several weeks, we have shared our problem area near the street where the grass was dead and the weeds had taken over. We installed a stone walkway and planted shade loving plants in landscape beds around the trees. Today we are wrapping it all up by installing the new sod and sharing 10 Rules Every Homeowner Should Follow When Landscaping.

 

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How To Choose And Apply Mulch to Your Flower Beds

By | Gardening, Home Home, Home Management, Home Page Categories | 32 Comments

Knowing how to choose and apply mulch to flower beds is a good habit to get into to preserve the look and health of your landscape and flower beds. Mulching your landscape is inexpensive and is one of the easiest jobs you can do as a homeowner. Mulch helps to moderate soil temperature and retain soil moisture which is good for the health of your plants. Adding a layer of mulch to your flower beds also improves the appearance of your beds and suppresses weed growth. Additionally organic mulches provide nutrients to your plants as they breakdown. Before you start it helps to understand the different types of mulch available, as well as how much mulch to use and when to apply it.

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