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Shopping For Yard Equipment: Things To Know

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If you’re like most people, when spring comes, you’re ready to get outside and make your yard both beautiful and functional. Maybe you’re aiming to have the best yard on the block, want to install an outdoor family room, or [...]

 

Fill Your Garden and Deck with April Bulbs

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When I had a yard and a huge deck, spring meant long, happy days of bulb [and tuber] planting in garden plots and containers. While many bulb plants like tulips and daffodils need to be planted in the fall, there [...]

 

“Water” Your Resolutions for 2018?

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Major New Year’s resolutions can be hard to keep, but committing to taking small steps that save water throughout the year can have a real ripple effect. As one of your 2018 resolutions, you can join the thou-sands of smart [...]

 

The Flower of The Year is Here: The Purple Rose

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It’s official: The purple rose is Flower of the Year for 2018. There are many reasons this enchanting bloom is having its moment.   Purple Roses: Rising to the Occasion The product development team at 1-800-Flowers.com travels the globe each [...]

 

A Smart Thermostat Can Be A Smart Investment

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Smart thermostats have become a hot item in many American homes. Smart thermostats are Wi-Fi-enabled devices that can automatically adjust heating and cooling temperature settings for optimal climate control in your home. What makes them a smart investment is that [...]

 

6 Tips to Prepare Your Lawn for Winter

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As days get shorter and temperatures drop, many homeowners overlook their lawns’ needs. Unfortunately, winter can be brutal and make it hard for lawns, trees and shrubs to thrive the following spring.   Just like chapped lips and dry skin, [...]

 

Prep Your Home For Fall

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As the days get shorter and the kids go back to school, prepare for the cooler weather by getting orga-nized and completing basic maintenance. You’ll save money, time and space!   Keep It Moving After heavy summer use, clean out [...]

 

The Right Contractor: Key to Successful Paving Project

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Concrete paver patios, walkways, driveways and pool decks, as well as outdoor fire pits and kitchens, can im-prove your family’s quality of life now and enhance your home’s curb appeal when the time comes to sell.   Choosing the right [...]

 

You Can Help Stop Invasive Pests

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There’s good news for those who enjoy outdoor activities. By taking a few simple steps, they can help protect the environment from invasive pests and the damage they can cause. Many are surprised to learn that taking part in pastimes [...]

 

Pollinators: More Than Just Bees

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Bees are synonymous with pollination—and for good reason. Their size, shape and physical characteristics—fuzzy bodies that so effectively collect and transport pollen—make them efficient foragers. Additionally, they are conditioned to collect ample pollen to take back to their brood, a [...]

 
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