August Gardening Checklist

August Gardening Checklist

AUGUST GARDENING CHECKLIST   Deadhead all your perennials and annuals! Deadheading throughout the garden season improves a plant’s appearance, controls reseeding, and redirects a plant’s energy from seed production to root and vegetative growth.   For some plants it will  prolongs the bloom period and can encourage a second bloom of flowers. Maybe you want to […]

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Got Water Your Basement? A DIY Curtain Drain Can Solve Your Problem!

 How To Build a Curtain Drain DIY – Home Improvement – Home Staging If you have persistent or occasional water in your basement you might want to consider installing a curtain drain (sometimes called a French drain) around the foundation of your home or at the highest point to capture the runoff and to divert […]

Spring April Gardening Checklist , Real Estate, Realtor, Home Stageing, Curb appeal, sell home

Selling this Spring? Tidy Up The Yard! Early April Garden To-Do List…

Early-APRIL Gardening Checklist:PERENNIAL GARDEN:Dig, divide & replant clumps of overgrown ornamental grasses.Poor drainage often leads to root disease.Fertilize perennial beds with Flower Tone for full healthy plants & super blooms.Protect irises from iris borer by raking away old foliage & disposing of it.  ROSE CARE:Prune roses the first week of April. Hybrid teas yield roses on […]

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Landscape Design Part 1 – Field Before & After

  Thinking of buying a new home, investment property or perhaps a foreclosure but the landscape projects seem to be daunting? Are you worried you won’t get any return on your investment? With a little vision and some sweat equity you can turn a property into a paradise increasing the value and making it more […]

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How To Make A Stone Wall With No Steps Skipped!

How to Make a STONE WALL With No Steps Skipped! by Eileen Anderson This particular area is on a shady slope where there is water run off. This would be a perfect spot for a french drain under the stone wall. A french drain is a trench filled with gravel or rock or containing a […]