Recent Landscaping Articles

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9 Easy Garden Plants for Hardworking People

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 26, 2016

It’s a common dilemma … you love the looks of a flourishing garden, but don’t have a lot of time or energy to put into keeping it up. You’re too busy with the...

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How an Electric Outlet Will Enhance Your Outdoor Space

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 03, 2016

Who loves outdoor living as much as I do? Well … after a long, cold winter, the answer to that is probably just about everybody! Whether your home boasts a patio, a deck, a substantial...


Pretty up Your Plants: Garden "Jewelry" to Find or Make

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 13, 2016

My mother could be described as the "garden angel" of her neighborhood. Not only does she keep her own yard full of colorful flowers surrounded by a delicate hand-crafted twig fence,...

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How, When and Where to Water Potted Plants

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 15, 2016

Potted plants are a beautiful green presence that enhances the environment of your home and garden. Help your container plant collection thrive by learning how, when, and where to water...

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Lovely Low-Maintenance Houseplants as Valentine's Gifts

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 27, 2016

Low-maintenance houseplant recommendations by people who hate houseplants was the bizarre subject of an article I just read. The premise was: Ask a hater and they'll be sure to know...