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-The outside area around your home can be just as important to your mental and social health as the inside. You see your yard every time you look at the window or exit and enter your home. It is also something viewed by neighbors and visitors. Read on for tips, tricks and techniques that you can use for both better and easier landscaping.[[http://free.yudu.com/item/details/822060/Great-Guide-On-How-To-Go-About-Landscaping|Permeable Paving Solutions]]+====== Welcome to the SkinnyWiki ====== 
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-Rather than simply using concrete, you can really enhance walkway when you use decorative pavers. These pavers can come in a variety of colors, and textures that can really enhance the look of your landscape. Just make sure that whatever you choose, compliments the rest of your landscape well.+  * Browse the [[:FAQ]] 
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-When you are choosing trees to add to your landscape design, be sure to consider how large they will eventually grow. A six foot cedar tree can easily grow to 20 feet in a few short years. Do some online research, or ask a nursery for ideas on trees that will grow to approximately the size you wish to have. 
  
-A great way to really make your landscaping stand out is to use flowering trees. This can really add some vibrancy to your landscape as it can add lots of different colors. Consider using these items as a border to your entire landscaping design. When the trees blossom, it will really look great. 
  
-Think outside of the box to help save yourself money, while not sacrificing quality. For instance, construction and demolition sites are good spots for finding bricks, and sometimes mulch as well. Botanical centers, and other places offer plant sales sometimes too. There are plenty of more options available to you if you plan. 
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-When planning a landscaping project for your house, make sure that you are aware of the trending prices of different products. This is important to know, because you will find that some items vary greatly not only at different times of the year, but also, due to other factors, such as poor weather or natural disasters. 
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-[[http://wiki.nmepodium.nl/index.php?title=Want_To_Know_About_Landscaping?_Read_On|Permeable Paving Surfaces]]Check the quality of your soil before planting your flower bed. Dig a hole and fill it with water to see how quickly it drains. Do a pH test. If necessary, do some soil amendment to achieve ideal drainage and good moisture to oxygen ratio. Give your plants the best possible chance to thrive by preparing the soil properly. 
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-Landscape according to the different seasons. Make sure you include a variety of plants in your garden that are at their best during different seasons. This way you will create a landscape that offers year-round interest. Plant a combination of shrubs, trees and flowers, and make sure that there is always something colorful to catch the eye, no matter what season. 
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-Create a plan. Before you pick up a shovel, map everything out on paper. Your plan can range in complexity from a quick sketch to a highly detailed proposal. Be sure to include the features in your garden that you want to keep, and then make several copies of the plan. Use these copies to design a number of different options for your garden, including various types of beds and hard scape. 
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-Choose plants that will thrive in the planting environment. The best plants will be those that are native to the area. By using plants native to the area they will be properly adapted to the watering demands and temperatures. For example, if you live in a cooler climate and plant tropical plants, the plants will be harder to maintain, and it will be necessary to move those plants indoors in the winter. 
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-Try to make sure that the height of your lawn is always between 2 and a half to 3 inches. Having your grass at this height will help protect it from sun and heat damage. Also, at this height, moisture will not evaporate as much as it would if it were taller. 
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-[[http://www.blogymate.com/post.aspx?blogid=3722729&t=Trying-To-Save-Money-Do-Your-Landscaping-By-Yourself!|Permeable Paving Products]]Now you see that there are some easy things that you can try that will help transform the way your home looks. By following the tips that were just presented to you, you will have your neighbors turning their eyes on your home and wishing that theirs could look as good as yours. 
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