Posts in Category: Backyard Improvement

5 Backyard Ideas to Improve Your Outdoor Space 

Friday, December 04, 2015 7:00:00 AM Categories: Backyard Improvement Hard Landscaping Home Improvement Tips Outdoor Living

Porch EnclosureLife seems just a bit sweeter when you can hang out in your backyard and enjoy the beauty of your outdoor space. Whether your backyard is large or small, there are multiple ways to improve its general appeal with items and solutions derived from nature, accessory stores and any other place where beauty may be found or created. Any DIY backyard guidebook can give you some insights to outdoor beauty. Here are 5 DIY backyard ideas to get you started.

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Fall Yard Clean Up Tips 

Fall clean up tipsAutumn is here and before you hibernate there are still a few fall yard cleanup chores that must be carried out. Yes, you spent the whole summer outside pulling weeds, cleaning the deck and watering the flowers. You deserve a break, but your lawn needs to be properly put to bed and your home needs to be prepared for the upcoming winter and spring.

So roll up those sleeves one more time so you can witness your home blossom when the warm weather returns. Here are some helpful fall clean-up tips!

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When to Plant Your Garden 

Friday, June 20, 2014 8:55:00 AM Categories: Backyard Improvement Green Living Outdoor Living

vegetable gardenIt has been a long, cold winter for most of the country. Even some of the southern states had freezing temperatures in April! This lingering cold has thrown a kink in many people’s gardening plans. You may have planted in March and then lost some of your garden in late spring freezes. If you did, you aren’t the only one. Determining when to plant your garden depends on a variety of factors including the plant, your location, and the date.

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4 Reasons to Add a Fence to the Backyard 

Thursday, January 23, 2014 9:24:00 AM Categories: Backyard Improvement Outdoor Living

Backyard Fence

Fences are somewhat of an American household icon. In the past, fences were used to distinguish property lines or meeting places for social interaction between neighbors. Although fences are still common, not every home purchase includes a perimeter barrier.

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