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best ways to heating outdoor spaces

How to Heat an Outdoor Space and Winter Proof Your Patio!

Discover Outdoor Heating Ideas to Warm Your Patio When this Winter! The BEST Methods for Heating Outdoor Spaces from Outdoor Heaters, Fireplaces. Here are several ideas for heating outdoor spaces both functional and decorative that will keep your patio, backyards, & the outdoors warm for entertaining and family living this Winter season!

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Holiday Gifts for Gardeners

Holiday Gifts for Garden Lovers

Though it’s hard to believe, we are quickly approaching the holiday season and the same ole thought comes roaring back…”What gift do I get for ______?” You can fill in that blank with husband/wife, child, parent, friend, neighbor. Our lives are filled with lots of “stuff” and you want your holiday gift to be meaningful.

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beautiful landscapes

Beautiful Landscapes Have Amazing Benefits

It’s hard to imagine that anyone would deny the wonderful sensation of lush grass under bare feet.  Colorful flowers are a bright treat for our eyes and sweet-smelling blooms emit a lovely fragrance into our lives. The beauty that lawns and landscapes bring to our world is not hard to appreciate, but are you aware that landscapes promote a better quality of life?  Yes, well managed green spaces offer substantial benefits.  Here’s how.

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transitioning container plants

Transitioning Container Plants for Colder Weather

Summer has passed and autumn is starting to put a nip in the air.  This means it’s time for transitioning container plants for colder weather.  Not everything needs to be discarded – some plants can be moved indoors, put into garden beds or beefed up a bit.  Here’s some good direction on how to prep container gardens for winter.

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LED Landscape Lighting Will Transform Your Yard & Blow Your Mind

Did you know that the white, powdery tint on brick and stone has a name?  Yep.  It’s Efflorescence.  This substance is a deposit of salts which form if water is present.  Some people like the look on clay pots for a vintage appearance but on retaining walls and other building surfaces it looks like structures are grimy and not well kept.

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forcing-bulbs

Brighten Your Home with Blooms All Winter Long by Forcing Bulbs

Did you know that the white, powdery tint on brick and stone has a name?  Yep.  It’s Efflorescence.  This substance is a deposit of salts which form if water is present.  Some people like the look on clay pots for a vintage appearance but on retaining walls and other building surfaces it looks like structures are grimy and not well kept.

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Efflorescence

Powdery White Stuff on Retaining Walls: The Efflorescence Mystery

Did you know that the white, powdery tint on brick and stone has a name?  Yep.  It’s Efflorescence.  This substance is a deposit of salts which form if water is present.  Some people like the look on clay pots for a vintage appearance but on retaining walls and other building surfaces it looks like structures are grimy and not well kept.

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fall pond maintenance

Don’t Neglect Fall Pond Maintenance

The signs keep presenting themselves – a cooling in the air, leaves fluttering to the ground and shorter days.  Fall is upon us.  Hopeful gardeners in North Texas are taking all the necessary steps to ready their landscapes for the onset of winter. It can be tempting to just let the pond take care of itself, but for lasting impact in your landscape fall pond maintenance is necessary. You need to look after the plants and fish before Mother Nature unleashes a major chill.

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