Outdoor Living

Summer Landscaping with Synthetic Turf

Summer Landscaping with Synthetic Turf

Using a combination of native plants, creative water management methods and synthetic turf is a great strategy for maintaining a little color during the challenges of the summer growing season.

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5 renewable energy landscaping ideas

5 renewable energy landscaping ideas

We are all becoming increasingly aware of the need to reduce our energy consumption both on an individual and a global level. Most of us routinely recycle our kitchen and domestic waste as a matter of course, use low energy light bulbs and endeavor to cut down on our general consumption of ‘stuff’ in order to save money in these straightened times as well as helping the environment. But what happens when we step outside our back door? Do we carry our eco-credentials with us when it comes to the back garden and our outside spaces – or not?

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Easy Ways to Spruce Up Your Home This Summer

Easy Ways to Spruce Up Your Home This Summer

Summer is the perfect time to give your house a little extra sparkle on the outside. You can make your house the envy of the neighborhood without spending a lot of money. You just need to come up with a list of projects, and then decide which ones are most important, affordable, and easy to manage with your given resources. Many outdoor improvements that you can make to your home look attractive, but a few of them can also make your home more secure and unattractive to burglars. And let’s be honest, who doesn’t want that?

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The use of rotavators in summer garden landscaping projects

The use of rotavators in summer garden landscaping projects

If you are thinking about a major landscaping project during summer, then there is some vital equipment that can make the job a lot easier. Manual landscaping takes a long time and is very labor intensive. For this reason anyone looking to undertake a landscape gardening project should try and minimize the man power needed. One way to do this is by using machinery that automates and makes tasks easier. Once such tool is a rotavator; rotavators are used to churn up old ground. This in turn gives the landscaper a completely fresh and blank canvas to work with.

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Eco Friendly Landscaping

Eco Friendly Landscaping

There are a lot of benefits a person chooses to do the eco-friendly landscaping. The first benefit is that the eco-friendly landscaping is going to cost a person a lot less to do than the traditional landscaping options. This is because the lawn will not have to keep up as much since it is not going to have any turf within the lawn. The second benefit is that the lawn is not going to be maintained as much as the traditional lawns. Therefore, it is going to take less time to keep the landscaping pretty as it can be. Once the landscaping is actually done, than a person is going to be able to spend more time enjoying the lawn than keeping it up.

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