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Mulch Maintenance: What You Should Know

Many homeowners are unaware that mulch needs to be appropriately maintained to continue providing your plants and gardens benefits. While it adds to the curb appeal of your property, you may not be informed of the many benefits it brings to your plants and trees. Mulch takes little effort to maintain and gives properties a neat, finished look that many homeowners love. What is Mulch? Mulch is a general term for any material, organic or inorganic, that is spread or laid over the soil in your landscaping. It’s recommended to apply mulch in the spring and add it periodically throughout

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Landscaping Strategies for Large Properties

The exterior appearance of your home is an important detail, and one guests and neighbors notice immediately. Creating the design for your new landscaping can be intimidating and overwhelming with how many options are available. However, it’s your goal to create a space that is enjoyable, appealing, and fitting to your lifestyle. While homeowners choose an array of designs for both their front and back yards, there are many rules and elements to consider to guarantee your landscaping project goes smoothly. Select Plants Appropriate for Your Climate Zone When choosing the plants and greenery that will be added to your

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How to Choose a Landscaping Company

  Many homeowners turn to a professional landscaper due to a lack of time, energy, or design skills. Choosing to hire a landscaping company can be intimidating and time-consuming as it’s essential to do thorough research on all candidates to ensure they can efficiently complete your project. Improve your property value and create the home of your dreams by getting professional help with all your landscaping needs. Identify the Amount of Landscaping Needed Before contacting a full-service landscaping company, it’s encouraged to consider how you plan to utilize your space and establish the desired functionality of your outdoor space. This

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Benefits of Transitioning to Low Voltage LED Lighting

  With eco-friendly and environmentally friendly movements becoming more and more popular, it’s stressed by society to start thinking about transitioning your household to low voltage lighting, whether that’s for the entire property or a specific area. Many details of owning a property can be improved from increased savings to worry-free security should the designated owner choose to make the change. While some improvements will be noticed right away, others will take some time to show their actual impact on the transition. Energy Efficiency The use of LED lighting is projected to have the largest impact on energy savings in

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10 Plants to Attract Hummingbirds in Your Garden

Having friendly critters visit your garden is always an exciting moment to catch in the warm months. They bring a little bit of joy to your day and make you appreciate nature that much more. A variety of hummingbirds can be found in various environments across the world. Their primary source of nutrition is nectar from flowers, but they also eat insects, tiny spiders, and tree sap. The most common species to be spotted in Minnesota is the Ruby-throated hummingbird. While other species have visited, the Ruby-throated hummingbird migrates to MN for the summer and can usually be spotted in

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How to Furnish Your Luxury Patio

A patio will boost the value of your home and quickly become an area where you enjoy relaxing. Most patios don’t require a lot of maintenance, and it’s a space you can personalize easily to create the atmosphere you want.  Creating a patio with a luxury feel to it is surprisingly easy. Here are a few ideas for luxury patio designs. The Minimalist Approach We recommend adopting a minimalist approach for outdoor patio designs because that style instantly creates the impression of luxury and provides you with plenty of space you can use. Your patio needs to be inviting and

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