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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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Four Important Considerations to Make When Designing Your Commercial Landscape

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Your immediate environment is an invaluable resource that adds tremendous value to your business and contributes to a healthy and desirable atmosphere. Taking care of your business environment, particularly in creating an aesthetically pleasing landscape, not only shows your level of stewardship but also your appreciation of the value that such an environment brings. When designing your landscape, it’s important to put pen to paper and start with a master plan.…

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Single Mums: Make Yard Work Hassle-Free With These Essentials

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If you are a single mum with toddlers at your feet, you need landscaping that is virtually maintenance-free, and you need tools that make lawncare safe, fast and simple for a busy mum. Take a look at these lawn supplies and maintenance ideas that will make your landscaping look amazing and taking care of it feel simple: 1. Native, drought-resistant plants You don’t need to spend all day working to cover your water bill, and with native, drought-resistant plants, you don’t have to.…

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When You Should Request for a New Survey Map of a Property

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One of the items you should examine before you buy a property is the survey map of that property. There are circumstances that may call for a new survey map even if that property has been surveyed before. This article discusses some of the reasons that should prompt you to commission the drawing of a new survey map of the property before you buy it. When Corner Markers Can’t Be Traced…

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How to Create the Perfect Outdoor Herb Garden

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Herbs can add finesse to any meal. Rosemary added to a rack of lamb, sage added to a turkey stuffing mix, or mint sprinkled in a salad can transform an everyday dish into a meal to remember. What’s even better is if you can say that you cultivated the herbs with your own love and care. Creating your own herb garden is a great idea if you want access to a huge stock of delicious herbs that are free of chemicals and pesticides.…

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How to Make Your Landscaping More Eco-Friendly

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Your garden is a part of the environment, so it only makes sense to make all landscaping and gardening efforts as eco-friendly as possible. There are so many ways in which you can accomplish this, meaning that you can take the idea as far as you want. Here are just a few easy ways to green your garden. Avoid Harmful Pesticides Pesticides do a fantastic job of killing pests, but they will also eventually make your soil toxic to both humans and animals.…

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Keeping Your Lawn Green And Healthy In A Drought

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Sometimes it can be tempting to just leave your garden alone during periods of extreme dryness. But it doesn’t have to be this way, and it’s actually really easy to prepare your lawn for drought. While there are often bans on watering your lawn with your garden hose, it’s easy enough to find other options that are just as effective. Wouldn’t it be lovely to know that your lawn will be just fine, even if it hasn’t rained for weeks?…

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3 Tips For Saving Money On Home Renovation Building Materials

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The materials you use for a home renovation or remodel can be one of the largest expenses you face for the project, but the good news is that there are many ways to save on these materials. Being choosy about those materials and knowing how to save on their purchase can mean staying within your budget for any project, and it can also mean helping to save the environment. Note how this is and where to get affordable materials.…

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Keep Your Sapphire Soft Leaf Buffalo Grass Healthy—And Let Your Kids Enjoy It

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Sapphire soft leaf buffalo grass is favoured by many families because it is relatively easy to maintain and it is drought resistant. However, if you have children who like to play a lot on your grass, they can be hard on it. Want to make your buffalo grass more “child-resistant”? Then, take a look at these ideas: 1. Create non-grassy play areas Instead of having your kids romp exclusively on your sapphire soft leaf buffalo grass, create other surfaces upon which they can play.…

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2 Native Australian Ornamental Plants Poisonous to Children

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There are few countries that can boast such a wonderful array of beautiful native flowers as Australia, and few countries where they can be so dangerous. In a country populated with so much threatening wildlife, we often overlook the deadly potential of some of our native plants, and many of the ornamental flowers you commonly see in well-kept gardens can be dangerous. Children are particularly at risk from these flowers, as their tolerances for most plant poisons are significantly lower than that of a full grown adult’s; adults are generally less likely to shove a noxious flower in their mouth because it looks pretty.…

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