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Landscape Ideas for Tennessee Home Builders

Landscape Ideas for Tennessee Home Builders

A piece of raw land which will soon be the site of a new home is like a blank painter's canvas. If you are building a new home in Tennessee, your landscaping scheme is limited only by your budget, the contour of your property and your personal sense of style. Following are some ideas that.........[Read More]
Landscaping Lighting Techniques

Landscaping Lighting Techniques

Landscape lighting adds to the beauty and dcor of your home. You may have spent a fortune on buying a gorgeous house but if your surrounding landscape is not illuminated it's like you bought a birthday cake with the candles missing.......[Read More]
How to Pick the Right Sod

How to Pick the Right Sod

A number of factors come into play when it's time for you to choose the sod grasses that are best for your lawn. On top of the sod selection of locally grown grasses, your nursery or turf grass supplier should help you pick a sod type that's compatible with the soil in your yard. Take your time to s......[Read More]
How to Repair an Irrigation System Line Break

How to Repair an Irrigation System Line Break

Irrigation systems can be lifesavers. It's much better to program a system to turn the water on and off than to lug hoses all over the yard. They also are set up to cover the entire yard so you don't miss any spots, and will save water with their precise shutoff times. But they are not without flaws......[Read More]
How to Plant Morning Glories on Chain-Link Fences

How to Plant Morning Glories on Chain-Link Fences

While they are a very useful addition to a homeowner's property line, chain-link fences aren't very attractive. The stark gray poles and mesh surface may be a suburban staple, but you don't have to settle for the stark look in your yard. Plant a row of morning glory flower vines at the base of your ......[Read More]
Type of Steels for a Concrete Rebar

Type of Steels for a Concrete Rebar

Steel rebar used in concrete construction provides reinforcement in a number of different ways, depending on what type of rebar is used. While concrete can be exceedingly dense and tough, it does not do well under torque. As a result, a structure is needed inside the concrete to hold it together. Re......[Read More]
An Analysis Of Steel Building Construction

An Analysis Of Steel Building Construction

In the genre of commercial applications, pre-engineered metal and the usage of steel buildings provide a huge range of cost savings across the board. The implementation of these structures in constructions and what we call ... ......[Read More]
How to Prevent Puppies From Eating Plant Fertilizers

How to Prevent Puppies From Eating Plant Fertilizers

Fertilizers use chemicals to encourage healthy development of plants and flowers in your garden. When a puppy eats the fertilizer, it can poison the pup, making it very sick. If you notice your puppy is eating fertilizer in your yard, taking measures immediately to prevent it from eating more helps ......[Read More]
Types of Deck Stains

Types of Deck Stains

Since a deck does not have the benefit of a roof and is exposed not only to the weather but the abrasion of foot traffic and more, it's necessary to provide a layer of protection. This protection will help the decking last longer as well as protect it from damaging UV rays.......[Read More]
How to Make a Windmill Lawn Ornament

How to Make a Windmill Lawn Ornament

Add a touch of whimsy to your lawn with a windmill lawn ornament. This ornament can be used as a focal point in the landscaping, or as part of a larger theme for the yard. Whether you choose to paint your windmill with bright colors or make it basic white, consider planting contrasting plants and fl......[Read More]
Best Outdoor Fire Tables: How To Choose the Best Model

Best Outdoor Fire Tables: How To Choose the Best Model

How to choose the best outdoor fire pit table. What features you need to look for in an outdoor fire pit table.......[Read More]
How to Make Humic Compost

How to Make Humic Compost

Humic compost compost is actually a play on words. Humic acid is one of the constituents of humus which is the inert, stable product of complete decomposition. It is different from mature compost in that it no longer has microbial activity and has broken down completely so there is no nitrogen left.......[Read More]
Some advice on how to begin a lawn care business in San Diego

Some advice on how to begin a lawn care business in San Diego

If you live in San Diego and have a passion for plants, then starting a lawn care business might just be the right thing for you. There are so many people in today's world who ... ......[Read More]
Outdoor Planter Boxes for Highlighting The Landscape

Outdoor Planter Boxes for Highlighting The Landscape

Outdoor planter boxes are generally used for container gardening but they will also add beauty to a garden or landscape. These outdoor planter boxes are made of various weather resistant materials and will hold up to harsh conditions for many years.......[Read More]
How to Install a Toro Lawn Sprinkler System

How to Install a Toro Lawn Sprinkler System

A Toro sprinkler system includes sprinklers, water valves and pipes, which carry the water to the sprinklers. The actual Toro underground sprinklers provide different functions, depending on the model. For example, rotary Toro sprinklers spray from one side of the lawn to the other while stationary ......[Read More]
How to Make a Hammock in a Room

How to Make a Hammock in a Room

While hammocks are more commonly placed outside, the air-borne bed is suited equally well for indoor use. Hammocks were originally used by South American natives for sleeping inside their huts, so hanging one in a room of your house brings the tradition full circle. Making your own hammock is a rema......[Read More]
How to Replace a Mower Deck on a John Deere

How to Replace a Mower Deck on a John Deere

John Deere lawn tractors have a removable mower deck that contains the mower blades and mower belts. Although removal of the mower deck often is necessary to remove old blades and for cleaning, replacement of the mower deck rarely is necessary. If you happen to run over a large rock or a piece of wo......[Read More]
How to Change a Drive Belt on Honda Harmony Lawn Mower

How to Change a Drive Belt on Honda Harmony Lawn Mower

When using your Honda Harmony mower, you'll know you have a drive belt failure when the engine seems to be running fine but you're not moving. The belts can be dislodged if you are mowing on especially bumpy terrain or fray and snap over time because the rubber becomes brittle. A drive belt replacem......[Read More]
DIY Garden Gates

DIY Garden Gates

Building your own garden gate creates an opportunity to personalize the entrance to the garden. You can customize the gate to help keep animals in or out, add a lock to increase home security and create a durable and attractive feature for your yard. With some planning, you can build a customized ga......[Read More]
Landscaping Ideas: How to Avoid a Great Deal of Money in Up Keeping a Landscape

Landscaping Ideas: How to Avoid a Great Deal of Money in Up Keeping a Landscape

Do you use a great deal of cash to keep up your delightful landscape area? Is there any approach to decrease the expense of landscape preservation? Despite the fact that an arrangement requires constant upkeep, ... ......[Read More]