Garden water features: Thinking small is less work

A number of property proprietors are selecting relatively little choices such as water fountains, gurgling drops in addition to containers, instead of swimming pools as well as streams, market professionals state. “A big backyard swimming pool takes a lot of time to neat,” mentioned Laura Dickinson, development master yard fanatic coordinator at Kansas State University. … Read more

How to Attract Hummingbirds & Take the Best Pictures

They’re fleet, they’re fast and they’re beautiful. Hummingbirds can be found in many regions of the world and make highly interesting, profitable subjects for digital photography. Use these tips and techniques to attract hummingbirds year after year to your home and get great digital photos. Are There Hummingbirds Near You? Look! Over above the flower … Read more

50 Specific Actions of Green Living

When trying to go green at home, these 50 specific actions of green living can help you save energy, save money and save the environment. Find specific actions to take to live greener around the home, in the yard, in the kitchen, in the bathroom and in the laundry room! Let’s begin to do our … Read more

A Flagstone Patio or Deck – Do it Yourself Today

First off, it is a great idea that you want to learn how to install your very own flagstone patio or deck because no only will you save a bunch of money, you will be able to have fun in the process. The problem comes in when you do not have the right resources to … Read more

Why we should Extend Unemployment Compensation Benefits Extending Unemployment Benefits – Yes

If all of the Senate members had exhausted their unemployment compensation extensions; if all of them had applied for jobs at least 100 places with no success; if some of their family members were in the same predicament, I believe that there would be a unanimous “yea” for extending unemployment benefits for a little longer.  … Read more

Flagstone Patio Information: New Design Ideas at LandscapingNetwork.com

Calimesa, CA (PRWEB) September 07, 2012

LandscapingNetwork.com, the leader for landscaping information online, has published new content covering flagstone patio information. Offering design ideas, cost and benefit information, patterns and layout ideas, and much more, new articles, along with an extensive flagstone patio gallery, give consumers everything needed to design a new flagstone patio.

Flagstone has become an ideal material for patio construction because of its many benefits. Unlike a concrete patio that has a solid surface, a flagstone patio includes narrow joints that allow water to permeate the surface, instead of running off. This, along with a variety of color options, makes flagstone a material of choice for designers.

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What’s Underfoot? A Quick Guide to Patio Surfaces

Patios and terraces have always been popular outdoor spaces. Whether a Parisian courtyard or a rooftop alcove, only porches and sunrooms beat out these paved (or semi-paved) retreats in a recent survey of my readers as the most ideal outside living space. Let’s examine some of the wide variety of patio surfaces.

Patio Stones

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Is Recycled Rubber Mulch Edging Really Eco-Friendly and Green?

The word “recycled” brings to mind visions of conservation, ecology, and saving the world, but is that word really ecologically friendly when it’s put on a product like recycled rubber edging and mulch? Experts say that recycled rubber may not be healthy for our yards or our families. Millions of tires are disposed of every … Read more

Remodeling Your Home The Green Way

Remodeling can be an inside or an outside job. Whether one wants to make changes to the interior of one’s home, or spruce up a walkway or patio, green remodeling is the most economic and eco-friendly way to go. Natural building materials can be anything from salvaged barn wood to pervious concrete. Thinking Outside the … Read more

Repurposing for the Garden

The garden is an appreciative recipient when repurposing many household items and always provides an abundance of ways to put unwanted items to good use. Plastic milk jugs can be turned into garden cloches, plastic and scrap lumber are also great for larger scale protection of garden rows during a frost. Pop bottles and milk … Read more