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Landscaping for Dogs: Do’s and Don’ts

Dog-friendly landscaping tips so you can have a beautiful yard and a happy dog. Landscaping for dogs is easy with these tips about what to do and what NOT to. Like choosing the right mulch. Mulch DO: Use gravel, shredded hardwood … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Keep Severe Weather from Doing a Number on Your Yard

A new way to look at landscaping can protection your yard from severe weather patterns. Contrary to what many may believe, severe weather doesn’t just beat up on the other guy. Mother Nature can wallop anyone’s home and yard. That … Continue reading

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Making the Best of your Yard in Winter

Spending time outdoors at the height of the pandemic was a way to get fresh air, exercise safely, and expand living quarters. Now, nearing two years later, an outdoor retreat has become even more sought after, causing homeowners and design … Continue reading

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3 Brilliant Hacks to Make Snow Shoveling Less Miserable

If you’re a homeowner in a snowy climate, chances are good you rue the winter: All that snow has to go somewhere, and it’s not getting there itself. Cue the snow shovel. Barring a move to a snow-free state or … Continue reading

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13 Home Trends to Watch for 2022

While buyers are still seeking homes that offer safe, enjoyable shelter, new wish list items are emerging that give houses better design and function. Home design trends that are expected to loom large in 2022 are an evolution of what … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Buyer Love Letters to Home Sellers

Did you hear the one about the dog who wrote a love letter? Not to his owner, but to a home seller. Well, actually the dog’s owner wrote the letter in Buddy’s voice, describing how wag-worthy the house was and … Continue reading

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Wind Resistant Trees

Don’t spend your time during a storm side-eyeing the towering elm beside your driveway, worried it might fall. These five arborist-approved trees stand sturdy through the strongest winds and drenching rains — and give your curb appeal extra oomph. Tulip … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Improve Curb Appeal

The living landscapes of a property(link is external) — grass, trees, shrubs, and flowers — play a critical role in creating a first impression of a home. More time is being spent in the safe space of our backyards, and buyers more … Continue reading

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A Myriad of Home Trends to Gain Momentum in 2021

As homeowners continue to stay in, avoiding the latest spikes in coronavirus numbers, many seek new ways to improve their abode’s function, aesthetics, fun. December 4, 2020 by Barbara Ballinger When it comes to the home and design trends experts anticipate prevailing … Continue reading

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