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Lawn Fertilization

You should fertilize your lawn five times per year: early spring, spring, early summer, late summer, and fall. Early Spring The first application is put on around March. This application should help .
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Landscaping - A Fire Resistant Home and Garden

Certain parts of the country are especially prone to fires. Dry wild grasses and trees that come right up to your home will create a fire hazard. There are things you should do to protect your home. .
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Landscaping - How to Order Topsoil

Topsoil comes by the yard in 10 wheel dump trucks. There is no large company that hauls topsoil. Nearly all carriers are local to the geographic area and will charge for the dirt based on how far ..
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Compost, Mulch, and Wood Chips

They are all popular ways to top-dress flower beds. Compost, mulch, and wood chips add organic material to the flower bed, retain moisture, and add elegance to the overall design. Landfill Compost ..
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Cockroaches and Disease

They go just about every dirty and dark corner of the planet. Through their nocturnal excursions they spread disease. According to the National Pest Management Association, there are nearly 33 ..
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Kill Roaches the Fastest Way - Top Roach Killer Strategy

You will need a combination of tools to eliminate them quickly and effectively. Some methods are more effective than others. The key is to know the weaknesses of each approach and compensate for the ..
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Patio Trees - How to Choose Them

Patio Trees Having a cutout in your patio or pool deck is a great design strategy. However, you should consider what types of trees will work best with a patio. Think Small Patio trees are smaller ..
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Trees - The Living Privacy Screen

Trees - The Ideal Privacy Screen One requirement of landscaping is that it gives you some privacy from the outdoor world. Even if you have a six foot fence around your home, neighbors can still often .
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Front Yard Landscaping Design

A lot of yards look about the same. You've got grass, flower beds, and maybe an island. How do you give your home yard a little pizzazz? Park Strip Put something in besides grass. Grass is pretty ..
(March 25, 2008)
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Landscape Curbing

It's popular in some parts of the country, but not others. It's most popular in the west. For those of you who haven't seen it, it's a concrete border that goes along your flower beds. Good Design? ..
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How to Build a Wooden Outdoor Shower

You can buy one at WalMart for under a hundred dollars. However, if you want it quality and stationary you will need to build it yourself. Step 1- Set Post You will need to set a post in the ground. .
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Money - The Law of Attraction

Our brains are powerful. We have the ability to create whatever we wish in life. The secret is to focus on the right things. That which we focus on is what we create. Gratitude to God Are you ..
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Retaining Walls - How to Build With Blocks

Retaining walls can be a decorative addition to your yard. They can be there just for beauty or functional (holding back dirt). Don't Go Over Four Feet without Engineering In a short retaining wall, .
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Retaining Wall Design and Cost

There are lots of ways to build a retaining wall. This article will show you what the most attractive walls are and what they might cost. Dry Stack Flagstone Retaining Wall Hands down it is the best .
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Roaches - How Do They Get In Your Home

Are you embarrassed that you have roaches? You don't want anyone to know because they will think you're an unclean person. If this fits you, you have come to the right place. It's not your fault that .
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Ponds - Emotional Benefits

Ponds and Fountains When my business coach called me and told me I had to install a pond, I thought the idea was crazy. “I don't have time for a pond" I told him. Our company even made ponds, ..
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Contractor Marketing and Profit Margins - For Contractors Only

The majority of most small businesses are specialty contractors. The top ten percent of these businesses make over 50k per year. In other words, most of these contractors are making less than 50k per .
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Ayn Rand and the Dark Side of Objectivism

Randians (objectivists) are angry people. They hate the world because it doesn't conform to their idealistic notions. Ayn Rand, in the book Atlas Shrugged, states many times, “Who is John ..
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Roach Bait

Roach Bait Benefits 1- One applications will last for up to one full year. Other applications only last for a few months or weeks. 2- Less costly because you only need one application. 3- Superior ..
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Landscaping Design Ideas

There are many unique ways to landscape your home. With a few design tips almost any homeowner can come up with a beautiful design. Use Natural Products There is always a controversy over this ..
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How to Wire Sprinkler Valves to the Timer

It can seem like a difficult task, but it is actually pretty easy if someone tells you how to do it. You will need a pair of wire strippers and a small screwdriver. Where to Buy the Right Wire The ..
(March 16, 2008)
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Sprinkler Systems - How to Go Under the Sidewalk

There is one really inefficient way to go under the sidewalk. It's called a pick and a shovel; in some cases, just a shovel. It will take a very long time and be quite frustrating. You will feel like .
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Boric Acid - The Best Roach Killer

Roaches are a disgusting nightmare when you don't know how to get rid of them. Fortunately there is a low toxic effective solution : Boric Acid. Why It's The Best There are two primary reasons ..
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Boric Acid

Boric acid is made out of hydrogen (three parts), oxygen (three parts), and one part boron. Boron, like oxygen and hydrogen, occurs naturally in the water, air, and soil. Most people actually eat a ..
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Objectivism - What is It? How Can It Change Your Life?

Objectivism Twentieth century philosopher Ayn Rand made the term objectivism popular through the writing of several books. The most popular books are Atlas Shrugged, The Fountainhead, and The Virtue .
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