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Strictly Formal Gardens, Symmetry and Neatness

It is possible to divide most gardens and other landscapes into two main groups - those that are informal, natural and asymmetrical, and those that are symmetrical and formal. The informal gardens, ..
(January 12, 2009)
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Creative Landscaping - Assessing Family Needs

Your outdoor landscape can provide a natural and functional extension of your indoor living space if designed to complement your home and your suit your family's needs. Hobbies such as gardening (of ..
(November 09, 2008)
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Border Garden Ideas For More Color - Less Edging

Border garden beds are wonderful additions to your landscape when you want to highlight an edge, such as a driveway, fence, walkway, front porch, or patio. They can be used to delineate visual ..
(September 04, 2008)
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Add Garden Interest With Pergolas, Lanais, and Gazebos

In sunny areas, certain hardscape structures that provide a bit of overhead shade shelter are as functional as they are lovely. While offering comfort from the heat, they are also good props for ..
(September 09, 2008)
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Stand Alone Landscape Design Elements

When designing a landscape or garden, most folks tend to consider the details only after the shape and plantings have been defined. Considering some of your details, accents, and decor through the ..
(August 27, 2008)
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No Green Thumb Needed Garden Features

Whether you are a novice gardener, lack time for maintenance, are planning your garden from scratch, or simply desire added appeal in your yard, there are many features you can include in your ..
(August 07, 2008)
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Landscaping Weed Barrier Fabric How to Install Landscape Fabric

When using landscaping fabric, preparing the project grounds is just as important as the quality of materials you use. While a lot of people will lay weed barrier directly over existing or barely ..
(June 18, 2008)
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Deadheading Spent Flower Blooms How to Deadhead Flowers

Deadheading, cutting off spent flower blooms, is necessary to not only keep the garden or landscape looking tidy, but to also encourage new blooms from plants that would otherwise be done blooming ..
(June 22, 2008)
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The New Fescues Turf Type Fescue Lawn Grass

Fescue grasses are quickly becoming one of the more popular turf choices in many parts of the country. Until recently, Fescue types weren't even on the list of most lawn professionals choices. ..
(June 27, 2008)
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Fertilizing Lawns Lawn Care Fertilizer Advice

Properly fertilizing your lawn should be one of the simpler and less time consuming processes in your lawn care program. While you could get very technical about it, the basics you need to know are ..
(July 04, 2008)
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Fall Garden Ideas Checklist For Fall Gardening

As Rudyard Kipling once said, “Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade. " A lot of gardeners see Fall as a time to start putting their gardens to rest. However, Autumn is the perfect time ..
(July 14, 2008)
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Gardens Planning Ahead For Next Years Garden Ideas

A good garden, like any long-term project, begins with proper planning. Consider what you want, why you want it, and how each plant will fare in its location. Spend time looking at your garden site, ..
(July 21, 2008)
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Budget Minded Landscaping Landscape Design

The cost of landscaping depends a lot on the elements you want and the types of materials you plan to use to create them. Looking at some of your neighbor's beautifully meandering pathways, flowering .
(July 26, 2008)
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How to Find Your Goal in Life

Basically, your real goal in life would be to: A) Do something that you love to do, or b) Do something that you're good at. If you luck out, you're calling would involve both of these. That isn't ..
(January 17, 2007)
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