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A large part of how your new swimming pool looks has to do with the area around it or the landscaping and the hardscaping. The term landscaping refers to the things in the dirt which includes plants, turf, large rocks, ground cover and mulching materials. The hardscape refers to the pergolas, patio area and other places that are used to sit on or around.
Posted on April 26, 2016 at 12:30pm
I wrote a little bit ago about the old guy down the street Mr. Buse was his name that used to put plain Jane sugar on his lawn like a fertilizer. The bottom line is that he had the greenest lawn in town and I still do this every year! Guess what? My lawn is just a shade or two greener that both of my neighbor's and they really really work hard on theirs. Nope won't tell em but I just told you and I guess they don't read the blog...to bad.
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Posted on July 24, 2012 at 2:00pm
That isn’t the sound of the faucet at 3 am that is the sound of prudence, monetary savings and just doing things a bit more smartly. Drip irrigation is the wave of the future here today. Cities are legislating in favor of drip irrigation for a reason. Here in the Dallas area we were told that water resources are going to become more and more scarce as time goes on. Much of this is because of the nature of living in Texas, perhaps climate change has something to do with it but a major…Continue
Posted on July 10, 2012 at 10:24am
Am I the last to hear about these things? Fantastic for a raised veggie garden ! No they aren't new in fact they are very very old their name comes from an early Sanskrit term (ukhā meaning “pot”). They were introduced by the Spanish settlers in what is now the American Southwest for carrying and cooling of water and also for irrigation. Ah now you can see where I am going with this thing. Made of un-glazed clay they have a seeping property to them that allows for the…Continue
Posted on July 10, 2012 at 10:17am