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Posts by Steve Carusone

Ideas for Enhancing Your Landscaping With Hardscaping

Every Spring, millions of homeowners fill their yards with pretty flowers, lovely shrubs, and various trees. If you want something original, the idea of a more permanent structure can be appealing. That is when a hardscaping element may be the perfect addition to your landscaping design. Defining Hardscaping When a yard has architectural features that…

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Hire the Right Lawn Care Company

You take pride in your home. You want a lawn that looks great and allows you to enjoy your surroundings.  But, your time is valuable, and spending every spare moment doing yard work is not really an appealing thought. So, you decide to hire a lawn care service to keep your lawn looking its best.…

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The Benefits and Effectiveness of Retaining Walls

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A retaining wall provides security and privacy, as well as adds an attractive element to your yard or garden. You can construct a retaining wall from concrete, stone, slabs, railroad ties, limestone and even boulders. When you use natural materials, retaining walls may look like it’s a part of the landscape itself. If you want…

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Take Advantage of the Benefits of an Outdoor Fireplace

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When the weather turns cold, few things are as relaxing as lounging in front of the fireplace. While you might initially think about indoor fireplaces, consider the warmth and beauty of outdoor fireplaces. Outdoor brick fireplaces are growing in popularity and for good reason. They add value and elegance to your home, along with a…

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Seeking Lawn Care Services

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You can’t neglect your home’s exterior when it comes to bringing out the best in your property from top to bottom and inside and out. That said, you may not have the time, energy, or knowledge required to take great care of your lawn. Lawn care services handle your exterior upkeep for you, allowing you…

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Choosing the Right Mulch Color for Landscaping

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Mulch is typically made of shredded wood and provides a number of benefits to your landscaping. Not only does mulch prevent weed growth, but it can also retain moisture and add a vibrant backdrop to your plants. When designing your landscaping, here are three important mulching factors to consider. Color of Your Blooms Because mulch…

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The Evolution of Snow Plowing Through the Ages

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Snow Plowing may not seem like an impossible task with today’s plethora of modern snow blowers, tractors and snowplows, but it wasn’t always that way. The paralyzing effects of snow could bring entire cities to a standstill and cause people in snowy climates to be homebound for days or even weeks at a time as…

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Why Hiring a Hardscaping Professional is the Right Choice for Your Patio Lighting Needs

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Hardscaping refers to the structures, pathways, steps and boundaries that are installed throughout your yard. While these elements are beautiful additions to any home, they typically require specialized lighting to create useable and safe spaces. However, while there are DIY options, a professional in hardscape design is likely more equipped for the lighting installation process.…

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Tips for Your Winter Landscaping Project

If you live in a climate with distinct seasons, it can be easy to forget about your lawn during the winter months. To make sure your plants and trees remain in tact, you should know how to prepare them for harsh elements. Here are a few landscaping tips to help you care for your property…

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