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2 Simple Yet Effective Ways To Create A Pathway In Your Garden

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When it comes to landscaping your garden, pathways play an important role. They’re a practical addition, creating a solid and secure surface to access areas such as the vegetable patch or the clothesline, particularly during wet weather. They’re also an important design element and are a great way to visually link different areas of the garden and create a journey through the space. Creating a pathway is a relatively simple project that you can do on your own with a little effort and experience.…

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Why Edging Your Lawn Can Provide You With Additional Benefits

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There is no doubt about it, if you have a beautiful and well-kept lawn surrounding your property it’s going to add a lot to the value of your home when it comes time to sell. However, you need to pay close attention to the upkeep of this feature and it will require a lot more than simply mowing the lawn on a weekly basis. What additional task should you be paying attention to?…

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The Varieties of Buffalo Turf Available for Sale

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The main reason why Buffalo Turf is famous is because of the unique shade the grass offers, which is pleasing to the eye. The primary origins of Buffalo Turf are the Caribbean and Africa. It is believed to have arrived in Australia in a ship known as the SS Buffalo, which is why it was eventually named Buffalo Turf. The original Buffalo Turf was scratchy and rough. However, the development of softer varieties made the grass very popular in Australia’s yards.…

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An Overview Of Organic Mulches

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Mulch can consist of an organic or synthetic material, and it’s used to suppress weeds, improve the appearance of your garden, improve moisture retention around plants and trees or boost the soil’s fertility. Synthetic mulches include black plastic and landscape fabric, but these mulches don’t benefit your soil or the plants you are growing. So, if you are using mulch for any other reason than improving the aesthetics of your property, organic mulch is the better option.…

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Often-Overlooked Tips for Maintaining the Grounds of a Rental Property

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A rental property needs to have the grounds maintained just as much as the interior of the townhouse or apartment building. This will ensure the safety of all the residents and visitors and keep the property always looking its best so that you can attract new tenants when needed. Note a few tips for maintaining those grounds, if you’re an owner or are looking to hire a property manager who will oversee this work for you.…

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What to Discuss With Your Landscaper When You're on a Budget

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Homeowners with unlimited budgets can have beautiful landscaping installed all around their property without thinking about the purchase price or the cost of maintaining those features, but for those who need to watch the money they spend, it’s good to carefully consider your landscaping choices. Note a few things to discuss with your landscaping contractor if you’re on a budget, so you can contain your initial costs and the cost of maintaining your landscaping over the years.…

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Home Landscaping: Paving Blocks for Your Patio and Walkways

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If you enjoy outdoor living, you should consider paving some of your external areas, particularly the patio and the walkways. This will extend your useable external space, and you will have a new area for entertaining. In addition, this improvement project will enhance the appeal of your home and even increase the total property value. There are different suitable materials which you can utilise for your paving project. However, you will get maximum durability and aesthetics by selecting pavers.…

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Possible Solutions To A Blocked Soakwell

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Soakwells are required by law in some Australian states to prevent the damage caused to property and public roadways by flash flooding and sudden, torrential downpours.  If the concrete cover that seals the soakwell pipe is damaged, leaves and other debris can get into the soakwell, blocking it and causing excess water to overflow, rather than being carried safely away.  This could mean that your garden is flooded every time there’s a storm and excess run-off could find its way into the foundations of your home, causing serious structural damage.…

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Landscaping Trends That Help With Water Conservation

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One of the greatest benefits of living in Australia is that you get to enjoy abundant sunshine most of the year. However, this sunny climate also comes with a downside: an increased occurrence of drought. With water shortages, keeping your yard lush and green can prove to be expensive. The good news is that you can take measures to deal with the water restrictions through landscaping. Here are some of the different landscaping trends that you can opt for that would help your household with water conservation.…

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A Buyer's Guide To Choosing A Synthetic Grass Supplier

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Synthetic grass has become increasingly popular among homeowners in recent years.  It’s labour saving, easy to maintain and it looks great.  But with so many suppliers out there, how can you be sure you’re getting the best deal?  Read on to find out more. Quality first Synthetic grass is an expensive investment, so it’s important that you get the best quality for your money.  Before ordering, ask to see free samples of the product from several suppliers so that you can compare the quality.…

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