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Self Propelled Lawn Mower – Which Features to Consider?

Posted by on Jun 11, 2017 in Exterior, Landscaping | Comments Off on Self Propelled Lawn Mower – Which Features to Consider?

Self propelled lawn mowers are best suitable to larger suburban lots having inclines. This type of mowers provide unique features that make walk-behind mowing simpler than ever. In addition to the inclusion of self propelling drive system that propels the mower by itself, most of the self propelled mowers come with a range of upgrades. Here’s a list of features you can find in these propellers which will help you decide which of them is the best for you. Single Speed or Variable Speed   A single speed self propelled lawn mower is a step further from pushing. However, if the speed is too slow or too fast, it may create issues. A mower with a variable speed can be adjusted with your desired walking speed. This is also known as Smart Drive or Personal Pace.   Front Wheel...

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Vinyl Fencing – Pros and Cons

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in Exterior, Landscaping | Comments Off on Vinyl Fencing – Pros and Cons

Vinyl fences are relatively new to the market. Although they have been produced and sold since the 1980s, vinyl fences have gained popularity over the last two decades. While wood fences do have long history and many advantages, these days people don’t see wood as the only material suitable for fences. In case you are planning to build or replace a fence, should you opt for vinyl? Let’s take a look at advantages and disadvantages of vinyl fencing. Pros of Vinyl Fences If you want your fence to look different and unique, vinyl fencing is a way to go. Even though you can still get the standard look if you want it, with vinyl your fence can be tan, gray and white. These fences do not require staining and painting. Additionally, you can buy strips that are ready to...

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Mini Excavator Hire – A Great Solution for Garden Renovations

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Landscaping | Comments Off on Mini Excavator Hire – A Great Solution for Garden Renovations

Want to create a beautiful landscape garden in your yard, but don’t want to use shovel and pick? Don’t even want to pay for a landscape architect? Don’t worry – there is a simple solution; it’s mini excavator hire! A landscape architect is someone who is not affordable neither needed by everyone. It’s just a little creativity, aesthetic perspective, sense of design and some research that can accomplish your job of landscape garden. And to perform all the hard jobs, a mini excavator is what you need. The equipment can enliven your garden without having to spend your hands and legs. Divide Area and Maximize Space Today gardens are not only lawns but more than that and have floral lineups. You can create separate areas in your proposed garden, like a sitting area, a lawn, an eating area or...

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Benefits of Fake Grass

Posted by on Sep 9, 2015 in Landscaping | Comments Off on Benefits of Fake Grass

There are no many things as lovely and pleasing to the eye as a beautiful green lawn. Chilling out and unwinding while lying on the grass is an unmatched experience, of course, if the grass is green and perfectly mown. But, as with all things, this pleasure comes at a cost: it requires effort, time and money. Luckily, fake grass seems to be a good alternative to natural grass. It was created about 50 years ago and it was intended for use in recreational areas and sporting arenas. Eventually, homeowners realized its benefits and the use of the artificial grass has spread. Once installed, fake grass requires little maintenance; mowing and watering isn’t required. Simply put, you save on the cost of buying and operating a lawn mower (and yes, your back will thank you for that, too) and...

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Pergolas – Things to Consider

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015 in Exterior, Landscaping | Comments Off on Pergolas – Things to Consider

If you are planning to buy a pergola, it’s a very good decision. A pergola acts in a unique way to enhance your yard. With their minimal structure, pergolas cover a large area. You can increase the size of basic pergolas by using arbors and trellises and form multiple spaces with timed outlines and a lovely interlace of flowers and vines. You can also get a DIY Pergola Kit at AmishGazebos.com. Here we will take a look at some facts about pergolas so that you can take a wise decision. Definition of a Basic Pergola A basic pergola contains only posts on which there are beams forming an overhead lattice for controlled growth of vines. Pergolas offer a shady and relaxing space on decks and patios, and in gardens. Materials Pergolas are made of wood, metal, fiberglass and vinyl....

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6 Great Garden Design Ideas and Inspirations

Posted by on May 23, 2015 in Landscaping | Comments Off on 6 Great Garden Design Ideas and Inspirations

If you are passionate about your garden and always on a lookout for new ideas and inspirations to make it seem fresh and beautiful, it’s your own creativity that will help you achieve that. Keep an eye out for your local gardens and your friends’ gardens and note if you can find anything interesting. You can also visit a good gardening blog regularly to get the latest information and updates in gardening. Here are some garden design ideas which may help you. 1. Add Nutrients to Your Soil with Leftovers While you may buy pricey fertilizers to add nutrients for your plants, you can do the same way more economically with some of the leftovers from your meals, like the water which you use for cooking vegetables like potato, sweet potato, yams etc. The leftovers from your meals and...

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