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Four Vegetable Gardening Tips for Beginners

Growing vegetables can be a relaxing hobby that rewards you with fresh grown vegetables at a fraction of the cost of buying them at the store. Even better, growing them at home can allow you to be certain that the vegetables are not exposed to potentially harmful chemicals. While growing vegetables is not difficult, here are some things to keep in mind to make certain you will have a good harvest.



Choose Carefully



When deciding what to grow, stick with the basics and…

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Added by Barnyard Dave on March 21, 2012 at 10:02am — 2 Comments

It is Green, It is Sustainable....It Is the Right Thing To Do

 

HOT FUN IN THE SUMMER TIME…
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Added by Ralph Edge on May 1, 2011 at 1:23pm — 3 Comments

So You Need A New Landscape

Tired of the mud and dust? Sick of the moss and weeds? Is that little concrete pad off your back door just not cutting it? Do you want some interest and excitement to be part of your back yard?

The first place to start is with some sort of a plan. Does this mean you’ve have to hire a landscape designer? Not…

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Added by Woody's Custom Landscaping Woody on June 28, 2010 at 10:16pm — No Comments

Landscapers Are Jacks Of All trades

I get a little upset when people belittle the landscape industry as a no brain type of business. I think it is truly one of the most demanding in knowledge and skill regarding contracting. To be a good landscaper you must know and understand plants, understand the hydraulics of…

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Added by Woody's Custom Landscaping Woody on June 28, 2010 at 7:38pm — No Comments

Cost of Turf

Cost



When you first look into prices for artificial grass installation, your initial reaction might be a negative one. But, the truth is, you will make that money back in less than 5 years time, which is not long at all in the grand scheme of things. Remember, synthetic lawn is known for its durability and longevity, so you’ll be able to enjoy your new landscape for years to come. So how exactly do you make this money back? Well, you can get rid of your automatic sprinkler systems,… Continue

Added by Dale Garden on July 28, 2009 at 7:54pm — No Comments

Environment

One of the most significant advantages of artificial grass is its contribution to resource conservation. Synthetic grass is especially important in areas like San Diego where rain is scarce. In fact, water conservation is becoming a requirement in certain areas, as more and more home owners are learning to deal with imposed water restrictions. Of course, these water restrictions should come as no surprise. On average, Americans use 26 billion gallons of water per day, and about 30% of that goes… Continue

Added by Dale Garden on July 7, 2009 at 10:16pm — 1 Comment

How much does turf cost?

A: It is actually much less expensive than you think when you consider all the costs associated with a well-kept natural grass lawn. Synthetic turf will pay for itself over a period of a few years! Let’s say you spend $200 per month on landscaping and water costs, which comes out to $2,400 a year. Over five years, that cost comes out to $12,000. RetroTurf installs for $8 - $12 a square foot on average, which means you can easily install an average sized yard for $5,000 to $10,000. RetroTurf… Continue

Added by Dale Garden on June 26, 2009 at 2:08am — No Comments

Synthetic Turf FAQ's

Q: Why should you select artificial turf for your residential lawn?



A: Artificial turf saves you money and time as a homeowner. Many local high schools and colleges are installing artificial turf because they are saving money from:



* Water savings,

* Less labor,

* Equipment expenses,

* Fuel, and

* Other replacement and maintenance expenses over time.



Artificial grass, installed properly by a competent contractor, can give you a beautiful lawn… Continue

Added by Dale Garden on June 24, 2009 at 5:50pm — No Comments

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Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia commented on Community Manager's group Vegetable Gardens
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