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Types of Outdoor Lighting

Whether you tend to curl up indoors at night or use your outdoor space at all hours, you’ll need some effective outdoor lighting. Outdoor lights eliminate dark corners, reducing the likelihood of security problems, and they keep your evening guests from tripping in the dark as they approach your...

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Planning & Maintaining a Backyard Playground

Whether your kids have been begging you all summer and you’re finally giving in or you’re simply trying to surprise them, building a backyard playground is a big, but definitely manageable undertaking. It might seem overwhelming, but by taking it one step at a time you can get through...

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How to Store and Care For Your Lawn Care Tools

Whether you’re leaving for vacation, packing up tools between uses, or stashing your lawn care equipment for the cold season, you need to follow certain basic guidelines for your lawn care tools. When you learn how to store and care for your lawn care tools in the right way,...

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How to Maintain Backyard Walkways

Your backyard walkways provide your family and guests with paths to follow so they can enjoy the beauty of nature and the aesthetic of your landscape. However, a poorly kept walkway can distract from the natural appeal of the landscape, and it may also pose a hazard to your...

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Your Guide to Using Colored Mulch

If you want your front landscaping or your back garden beds to have a dramatic visual impact, consider moving beyond naturally colored brown mulches and experimenting with other shades. Explore the benefits, drawbacks, and strategies in this brief guide to using coloredmulch. Why Use Colored Mulch? Applying mulch with...

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How to Plan Your Backyard Makeover

Like any other living space, your backyard can become dull, worn, cluttered, and just plain unappealing. Thankfully there are a number of ways to spice up the fun factor and reclaim the beauty of your outdoor space. Discover how to plan your backyard makeover so that you can enjoy...

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Easy-Care Shrubs You Can Plant Now

Whether you’re planning the landscape for a home or a business, you’ll probably need a selection of hardy, low-maintenance shrubs to fill in gaps and provide a foundation for the more delicate elements of your planned landscape. Find out which easy-care shrubs you can plant now and enjoy for...

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How to Fit Shade Into Any Backyard Size

If you’re looking for a great spot to enjoy the sun on a hot summer day, your porch or patio might just be the perfect place. However, there is such a thing as too much sun. If that’s the case, you might be looking for a way to stay out of...

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Small DIYs to Invite Birds and Bats to Your Backyard

Though some people might consider them nuisances, birds and bats are actually great to have in your backyard. Birds are majestic creatures that can help clean up worms and grub from your yard. They also help tidy up your yard by picking up straw, twigs, and mower clippings to...

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Pest Control in Your New Garden 101

When you first plant a garden, you may be anticipating the delicious fresh vegetables or beautiful flowers that you hope to enjoy. What you might not expect is the number of other creatures who also want to devour your garden’s contents, including beetles, caterpillars, deer, neighborhood dogs, rabbits, and...

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