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20
Oct

Apply Coating to a Concrete Pool Deck

How to Apply Coating to a Concrete Pool Deck | A Step By Step Guide As temperatures continue to rise, it is clear that summer is clawing its way back into Southern California. Summer- the favorite season of most Californians. We dust off out bathing suits, prepare our grills for family get togethers, and dust off our outdoor furniture in preperation

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20
Oct

Ressure Wash

So You Want to Pressure Wash- If you live in a humid climate, chances are, you’ve seen your concrete turn a dingy green with moss… and no matter how hard you scrub, it doesn’t seem to go away. Well, then pressure washing may be fore you. lets start at the beginning: How does a pressure washer work? A pressure washer

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20
Oct

Epsom Salt Makes Bigger Plants

The Secret to Mega Blossoming Plants is… Salt? Wait, What?   The Secret To Bigger, Stronger, Healthier Plants is…. Epsom Salt Ah yes, that miracle in a bag that is probably collecting dust somewhere in the back of your pantry. Many people know at least a few of the billion uses of Epsom Salt; whether its for radiant skin in the

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20
Oct

10 Dog Friendly Landscape Ideas

Summer is right around the corner; make your yard dog friendly! Dog owners around the country prepare for the coming summer break, summer cook outs, family gatherings, holidays, and back yard fun that defines summer as the most fun time of year. With almost half of the homes in this country including a dog with their family unit, knowing ways

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20
Oct

Gardening Reduces Risk Of Illnesses

Studies Show That Gardening Can Reduce the Risk Of Dementia, Depression, and Improve Memory Anyone who has spent any real time in a garden can tell you that after a few hours with their hands in the dirt, they are rejuvenated and refreshed. Now, recent studies into the effects of gardening on mental health are taking huge steps towards proving,

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20
Oct

5 Stunning Public Gardens

Public Gardens | 5 Most Stunning Landscapes in Los Angeles Did you know LA has some of the most stunning public gardens in the US? LA is known for many things. From the chaos of the urban jungle, to the glitz and glam of Hollywood – when most people think of LA, “garden oasis” doesn’t usually come to mind. The

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20
Oct

What Are Pavers?

Pavers are  paving stones, tile, brick or brick-like pieces of concrete commonly used as exterior flooring. In a factory, concrete pavers are made by pouring a mixture of concrete and some type of coloring agent into a mold of some shape and allowing to set. Pavers typically come in one of four materials: Clay Stone Brick Concrete   How are they used in landscape design? Pavers can be

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20
Oct

Adding a Water Feature

Water Features are some of the most highly sought after hardscaping features available today. Water features provide not only aesthetic benefit, but studies have shown that the sound of moving water can do wonders for people with high anxiety or stress. Unfortunately, many people believe that water features are outside of their price range, or require back breaking work to install

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20
Oct

Fireglass Alternative For Firepits

Fireglass: The Eco-Friendly, Stylish Alternative for Firepits Fireglass : it’s beautiful, it’s mysterious, and it is quickly sweeping the nation and rising to the top  of the ranks as first choice for designers and homeowners alike.  With it’s huge variety of colors, shapes, and sizes, fireglass is safe, clean, easy to use, durable, beautiful and has little to no impact on

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20
Oct

10 Beautiful Drought Resistant Eco Friendly Plants

Eco Friendly Plants Don’t Have to be Drab There is a wide-spread misconception that in order to have “green” or “eco-friendly plants”, one must stick to drab shrubs and cactuses which are commonly associated with the desert. Thankfully, that couldn’t be further from the truth. California has a staggering amount of native plants that are both absolutely stunning in color,

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