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Gardening Tools: The Basics, Plus a Few Extras

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Every gardener has their set of go-to tools which they consider essential to the job. Tending your garden is a labor of love, and all forms of labor require the right devices. What are your must-haves? Are you first starting out, or perhaps in the market to spruce up your toolbox? We took a look […]

Lawn Care Tools: 101

For the avid gardener who loves to work with the ground, lawn care is much a passion than a chore. Any well-seasoned “green thumb” will tell you that the right tools are critical for effective and satisfying work. But what if you’re just starting out? Or perhaps it isn’t you who’s gained a sudden interest, […]

Annuals to Plant in the Fall – Top 10 Fall Annuals

Annuals to Plant in the Fall – Top 10 Fall Annuals
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Autumn is a wonderful time to get outside and enjoy some gardening, now that the weather is beginning to cool off. That rich, earthy smell of fresh soil, paired with the visceral experience of tending to the plants you’ve nurtured for so many months- it can be almost intoxicating to avid gardeners. But isn’t fall […]

Decorating Your Outdoor Space with Potted Flowers

Decorating Your Outdoor Space with Potted Flowers

Summer in North Texas is a great season to enjoy your backyard in the balmy afternoons and shady evenings. Pool parties, barbecues, and outdoor events fill our calendars with wonderful reasons to celebrate the gorgeous weather. If you’re a fan of entertaining in your outdoor space, then aesthetics are certainly a priority. In addition to […]

Do You Want to Build a Garden? Here’s What to Do

Do You Want to Build a Garden? Here’s What to Do

Thinking about the landscaping job can be problematic and overwhelming at first. You need to think of numerous outcomes and aspects of your garden style, layout, views, drainage, wind, sunlight exposure and many more. The most brilliant way to approach this kind of job is to write down all the information needed in a sheet […]

GPR and Utility Mapping for Extending into the Garden

GPR and Utility Mapping for Extending into the Garden

Mapping utility lines is often more of a challenge than initially anticipated. Drawings get old. Historical records become lost. Hand-drawn illustrations turn into desk-based ones, making the interpretation of utility archives a real puzzle. The use of ground penetrating radar or GPR is a helpful alternative. Distributors can confirm the location of utilities and plan […]

Benefits Of Your Own Garden Guest Room

Benefits Of Your Own Garden Guest Room

It can be exhausting to invite people to stay in your home, particularly if they plan to hang around for a while. It can get tiring to have everybody bumping into one another and getting on top of each other in your home even if the said guests are close friends or even family. What […]

Starting a Garden to Save Money

Starting a Garden to Save Money

One of the cornerstones of frugal living is gardening. After all, there are few things that help you save money on food better than growing your own. My husband and I enjoy planting a garden. We prefer to plant items that are fairly easy to grow in our area, that we know we will eat […]