Landscape Drainage Problems: How To Fix Them Forever

  Water is a necessity for every landscape. It nourishes plants and freshens hardscape elements by washing them clean of unwanted debris. It makes turfgrass lush and green as springtime in Ireland. Sometimes you can get too much of a good thing. Water puddles on your lawn. No big deal you say. Soon the sun […]

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Outdoor Living Spaces: Outdoor Room Ideas

As Minnesotans, we cherish the outdoors. No matter the season, we’re always looking for ways to get back outside to enjoy the fresh air and beauty of northern nature. That being said, once those cold fall and winter months start rolling in it becomes more and more difficult to find comfort while gathering outside. You […]

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Landscaping

The conversations we have about landscaping are different than people expect. That’s because landscaping projects require lots of decisions. Those decision criteria are interconnected. This choice affects that one and probably several others.   Sometimes it’s hard to choose the right entree at a restaurant because there are nearly a dozen and they all sound […]

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This Is Why A Screened Porch Is A Perfect Home Improvement

You have experienced one at a beachfront vacation home, ski lodge, or hunting cabin. Screened porches or 3 season rooms are timeless lifestyle home improvements. They can be easy on the budget too. This makes them perfect home improvements that bring families and friends together in a space that makes you feel like you are […]

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Custom Stone Furniture Ideas to Last a Lifetime

Custom stone furniture is the perfect addition to any firepit while flattering your landscape and the aesthetic of your home. When selecting stone furniture, it’s helpful to take a few factors into consideration to ensure that you get the new furniture of your dreams. A little research, including determining the type of stones you would like […]

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Why Landscapes Love Fire and Water

The mountain lake scene in the film Forrest Gump, set in Glacier National Park, is a breathtaking moment that Forrest vividly recalls for Jennie. The majestic reflection of the towering mountain against the blazing orange sunrise is just one of many magical qualities that water can bring to a landscape. Just like drops of rain […]

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Revamp Your Yard With 2018s Top 5 Landscaping Trends

The beginning of the year is the perfect time to start thinking about updating your outdoor spaces. If you’re tired of seeing the same boring, conventional landscaping designs in every yard in your neighborhood, it may be time for you to spice things up with some hot new ideas. Here are 5 of the most […]

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Why Yearly Maintenance is a Crucial Component of Your Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor kitchens are a fabulous asset for entertaining and can enhance the beauty and value of your home, but in order to keep them looking and operating at their best, they need regular maintenance. In fact, they’ll need more than your regular kitchen because they are facing the elements all year long. This maintenance will pay […]

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6 Cost-Efficient Lighting Ideas for Your Backyard

Outdoor lighting can be a great addition to your backyard. They add both ambiance and security and are very versatile. You can highlight a specific planting or piece of garden décor, light a walkway, or add warmth to a dining or entertaining area. The possibilities are endless and thanks to today’s energy efficient lighting, they don’t […]

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A Strong Foundation is the Key to a New Outdoor Deck

If your summer home improvement plans involve building a new deck, congratulations! Decks are a great addition to any home and provide a lovely place for entertainment and relaxation. Before you get started on building though, it is crucial you have the proper foundation in place first. Depending on where you live you may need […]

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