Low On Water? Try Xeriscaping Flower Gardening

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Xeriscaping is low water gardening. It is popular in areas of the country that have restrictions on how much water they can use. Recently, xeriscaping is becoming more and more popular in other parts of the country, because this type of gardening requires much less work and water. If this is something you are interested in, below is some information to help you get started. Design Garden Before you get started, you need to sit down and design your garden. Read More»

3 Winter Preparation Tips For Your Landscape

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Winter is approaching, so it is time to get your lawn and garden landscape ready for the colder temperatures. The following tips can help you do just that, so your yard both looks its best and is ready to survive the upcoming harsh winter. Tip #1: Don’t Skip the Raking Although the red and orange of fallen leaves looks attractive against green grass, it will become an eyesore in midwinter when both the leaves and the grass are brown. Read More»

3 Tips To Simplify Caring For Your Landscaping

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If you would really like to landscape your yard, but don’t want a landscape design that is going to take you hours and hours each day to take care of, there are certain things that you can do. Making small modifications and adding a few things when you are actually landscaping can make all of the difference in the world. This article will discuss 3 great tips that you can use to simplify caring for your landscaping. Read More»

How Can Rusty Metal Patio Furniture Be Saved?

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Just because your metal patio furniture has begun to rust doesn’t mean it can’t be made to look beautiful again. To save your patio furniture, you’ll simply need to remove the rust and paint it properly. These tips will help.  Gather Your Materials, Set Up Your Work Area Before you can begin to repair your metal patio furniture, you’ll need to set up a work area. The best place is somewhere outdoors or in a very well-ventilated indoor space, like a garage with the door open. Read More»

Tips For Choosing Fabric For DIY Curtains

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There is no better way to ensure you get exactly the curtains you want than making them yourself. It only takes moderate skills with a needle and thread to create beautiful window coverings. Before venturing into the fabric store, learn what kind of fabrics work best for creating lovely and long-lasting curtains. Tip #1: It’s All In the Weave Fabric comes in two main types – woven or knit. Knit is a stretchier fabric, similar to the material used to make T-shirts. Read More»