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Controlled, or Back, Burning Field Grass

As public use for lawns this is against the law, however if it is an agricultural necessity you may seek out permission.  Back Burning is normally done as forest management, controlled burning is also used in agriculture. Often referred to as slash and burn it is seen as one component of shifting cultivation, or part of field

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Don’t Over-Fertilize Your Yard!

Have you been over fertilizing your yard?  One of the quickest ways to kill your lawn is by over fertilizing it. Chemical fertilizers are made up of mineral salts and will burn your lawn when done properly. The salts build up in the soil and cause a drying effect, resulting by turning the grass yellow

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Tips to prepare your yard for winter hibernation:

NOTE: When spraying for Winter temperatures must be above 40 degrees. Spray repellent to detour the deer from browsing on your woody ornamentals. Protect broadleaf evergreens like rhododendron or mountain laurel by spraying an anti-transparent / anti-desiccant. Build barriers around plants that typically get flattened by snow and ice sliding off roofs. Consider erecting a hardware

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Contemporary Landscape Design’s Own Stoneyard

Backyard Trends

  What’s new in Backyard Trends: Texture and simplistic colour palettes. Grey is the new black inside and outside the home. Greys and Creams come in a variety of soft versatile colors that make a great accent drop to your garden beds.  For texture and color consider a water feature; large colored glass; colorful mosaics;

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Make your gardens whimsical with trellises from repurposed items

Kids like to climb and so do our plants, so get creative with them. You can repurpose household item or go with the basic cedar wood framed lattice, anything is possible with imagination: Baby crib rails, old screen doors, old box springs, headboards, chairs the items are endless… we did a google search using “DIY

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