Category : Landscaping & Garden & Landscape : Home & Garden

Uses of Pine Resin

Landscape
Pine trees are coniferous evergreen trees that produce a commercially useful resin. Pine resin is a sticky liquid substance secreted from the bark of the pine tree capable of setting and hardening. Often referred to as pine pitch, pine tree resin is extracted and mixed with various ingredients to cr

How to Lay a Curved Brick Patio

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Homeowners are moving their living spaces outdoors to expand the livable square footage of their homes and provide an additional entertaining space. You can begin enjoying your outdoor spaces with the addition of a brick patio. Brick patios are easiest to install in a square or rectangular shape. Bu

Fall Yard Work Safety

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"Consumer Reports" took a poll on lawn care in 2008 that revealed most consumers haven't been taking all the necessary precautions before mowing or maintaining their lawns. Making good decisions about lawn safety is pivotal--especially when you're about to use mowers, leaf blowers and other maintena

Why Add Sugar to Grass Seeds?

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Why Add Sugar to Grass Seed?Although it might be hard to believe, adding sugar to your grass seed might significantly improve your chances of successfully getting that grass seed to grow into healthy grass. There are two major ways in which the sugar will help the grass seed to grow and...

How to Plant Scallions

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Scallions have seemingly endless uses in the kitchen; they can be sliced into tiny pieces and sprinkled on baked potatoes, used in soups and added to other foods needing a hint of their subtle but distinctive flavor. Gardeners will also find scallions easy enough to grow, as they can tolerate a vari

How to Prune Lupins

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The dark blue spikes of lupine and the hearty nature of the plant make this flower a popular choice for gardeners. Lupine begins growing in late winter or early spring; it blooms in late spring and early summer before going to seed and withering to the ground. After blooming, the seeds from this ann