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3 Beautiful Trees to Plant this Fall for Color Next Year

3 Beautiful Trees to Plant this Fall for Color Next Year

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Fall is the perfect time to get outside, enjoy the autumnal air, and plant for next season. Plan-ahead and enjoy springtime color by planting beautiful blooming trees now. Three beautiful trees to plant this fall for color next spring are: Redbud. Redbud trees are small, flowering trees that are native to the eastern United States and Canada. The lovely lavender-colored blooms open in early-spring and it is commonly found in the Southern US, in particular, South Carolina. Redbuds are fairly-small,…

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The ONE Thing You Can Do to Make Your Mole Problem Go Away

The ONE Thing You Can Do to Make Your Mole Problem Go Away

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It can be rewarding to produce lush, hardy gardens, but frustrating when you detect an issue with pests. Moles are small rodents that can wreak havoc on your landscaping, yard, and gardens; they burrow and dig trenches or lawn ridges, pulling vegetation down into their tunnel as they go. Moles only grow to be around six-to-eight inches long and weigh less than four-pounds, but they can cause plenty of trouble on your property. Think you might have a mole? The…

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The Beauty of Ground Cover and Vines

Elevate your Landscape Design with Ground Cover and Vines

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Landscape design is one element of your home that should never be overlooked. Good landscaping can make the property aesthetically pleasing while adding value to the property and can enhance the yard and take advantage of the space, light, and other elements of the yard. Before choosing any ground cover or vines for your landscape design, it is best to determine which would be suitable for your particular yard and landscaping needs. Maintenance of the ground covers and vines should…

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The Advantages of a Landscaping Consultant

The Advantages of a Landscaping Consultant

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Landscaping consultants can help any homeowner take the exterior of their home from ordinary to extraordinary. Hiring a landscaping consultant can ultimately be one of the most important steps you can take as a homeowner to raise the value of your home while creating an aesthetically pleasing appearance and great curb appeal. A landscaping consultant can help you add up to fifteen percent more to the overall value of the home and can help you design an outdoor living space…

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Getting the Most from Your Local Nursery

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If you are a homeowner who wants to transform your outdoor space into a beautiful sanctuary that requires minimal maintenance, and want advice along the way on the best materials and native plants, then a local nursery will benefit you more than an impersonal big box store. Healthy Plants Your local nursery usually offers only the highest quality and healthiest plants available. While these plants may be cheaper at bigger retail stores because they are bought in bulk to be sold,…

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How to Care for Southern Turf Grass

How to Care for Southern Turf Grass

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Southern turf grasses include St. Augustine, Centipede, Zoysia, and Bermuda. Southern turf grasses have a wide range of leaf textures and various features and benefits. Of all the Southern turf grasses, St. Augustine grass is the most shade tolerant. If St. Augustine grass is suitable for your outdoor space, then there are a few considerations to mention regarding its maintenance and care. St. Augustine grass is a grass that can be found in many countries including southern portions of the…

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Turn A Small Yard Into A Backyard Oasis

Turn A Small Yard Into A Backyard Oasis

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Those with small backyards or front yards may think that taking a trip to the garden center for landscaping inspiration is something out of their realm of ability. Sure, a small yard isn’t going to allow you the same landscaping design freedom as a property with acres and acres of land, but that doesn’t mean you can’t create your very own backyard oasis with what you do have. With a few tips, that next trip to the garden center can…

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Large Flowering Plants To Inspire Your 2017 Landscape Design

Large Flowering Plants To Inspire Your 2017 Landscape Design

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Every landscape needs that statement piece – the tree, statue, or water feature that draws the eye and sets the stage for the rest of the landscape design. In terms of natural landscape design, a large flowering plant is perfect for taking the beauty of nature and using it as a statement piece, anchoring your whole design on a beautiful piece of your landscape. A few of these large flowering plants you can use to turn your landscape design into…

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Why You Should Talk Outdoor Lighting With Your Landscaping Consultant

Why You Should Talk Outdoor Lighting With Your Landscaping Consultant

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When dreaming up your landscape design, do you picture the beautiful views during the daytime, nighttime, or both? For most, these mental images take place in the daytime, with few considering how their landscape will look at night. Outdoor lighting installation is a part of your landscape is too often forgotten, but it can really transform a beautiful daytime landscape into an enchanting nighttime one. When you invest in a landscaping design, whether commercial or residential, make sure you get…

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Use Mulch To Treat Your Trees

Use Mulch To Treat Your Trees

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A common landscaping element used in properties all around the Charleston region is trees with mulch around their base. While mulching trees looks nice, it actually has a practical purpose, and mulching helps to keep your tree protected while giving it its best opportunity for quality growth.  There are many different mulches to choose from, and some organic mulches can provide this extra layer of protection while also enriching the quality of the soil.   Mulch is a soil covering,…

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