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Are you just starting on the adventure of creating your own home landscape? Are you looking for fresh ideas and a new perspective to improve your property? There are lots of ideas here for those who answer “yes” to either of those questions. Find home garden landscaping articles, plant information, and “how-to” garden skills that a homeowner needs to make their dream garden a reality.

Landscaping is certainly an art and requires a certain amount of know-how, but it is entirely in the capability of the average homeowner to accomplish a very attractive landscape with only the desire to plan it out and put some effort into it. In many ways it is like that other domain of home ownership: interior decoration.

Yes, many hire professionally trained experts to design and purchase the furnishings, but there are also many of us who enjoy doing the job ourselves.

Landscaping your yard is composed of the same elements of design and color that rooms within the house utilize. With reference to the information you need as you plan and then plant your yard, you will gain your own set of skills and master the art.

And the garden is, thankfully, very forgiving.

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Getting Started: 14 Early Spring Garden Chores

Getting Started: 14 Early Spring Garden Chores

Seasons While there are specific jobs for each month, yard gardening is mostly ruled by seasons and their weather patterns. In the temperate region of the Midwest we have more than the four seasons, because each one is nuanced by early, mid, and late versions. In...

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Garden Hoes

Garden Hoes

Every Garden Shed Should Have A Hoe One of the Basic Garden Tools Comes in Many Forms Think that all hoes are just six of one, and half dozen of another? Think again! Each style of hoe (and there are many) serves a specific purpose in making the hard row to hoe...

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