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Patio Perfection

TIPS ON DESIGNING THE ULTIMATE BACKYARD PATIO The patio is one of the main features of your outdoor living space. It’s important to plan carefully, choose the right materials, and above all, build a compact and secure base before installing pavers, stone, or concrete. BEFORE YOU BUILD: PLAN When it comes to designing your dream outdoor living space, planning is key. The design and placement of your patio is determined by several factors, including: How you will use the space Traffic flow Sun patterns Septic systems Grading, and more The design process should begin by asking clients about how they entertain and the average size of their gatherings. The primary goal is to create a space that is comfortable, aesthetically pleasing, and functional. In addition

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Low Maintenance Landscaping Ideas

Low Maintenance Landscaping Ideas TIPS FOR LOW MAINTENANCE LANDSCAPING When it comes to landscaping, many homeowners desire beauty without the constant upkeep. Low-maintenance landscaping not only saves you time, money, and resources but also ensures that your yard remains vibrant and appealing year-round. By implementing these ideas, you can spend less time working on your landscape and more time enjoying it. FRONT YARD LANDSCAPING IDEAS With thoughtful design choices and strategic plant selections, you can create a welcoming and beautiful front yard landscape that requires minimal upkeep. From drought-tolerant plants to permeable paving options, low-maintenance front yard landscaping can enhance your home’s curb appeal while saving you time and effort. DROUGHT TOLERANT PLANTS Choose native plants that are well-adapted to our climate and require minimal watering once established. Ornamental

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Tree Warning Signs for Trouble Ahead

Tree Warning Signs for Trouble Ahead Texas’s landscape is full of trees. In most areas, with no interference from people, this state would be a forest of hardwoods and pine trees. Many times, homes are built with the hope of keeping the canopy cover of trees to bring shade and cut down on cooling costs. These trees, while a welcome attribute to most homes, need to be monitored and cared for to ensure they don’t become a liability. When trees are in decline, they can drop branches very easily which can fall on homes, vehicles, or even people. The tree itself can be a hazard for falling as well. Monitoring trees is a task best done by a certified arborist annually, but you should also

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How to Choose the Right Plants for Your Garden

How to Choose the Right Plants for Your Garden Creating a beautiful and thriving garden is a rewarding endeavor that brings joy and a sense of accomplishment. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting out, selecting the right plants is crucial to the success of your garden. With a multitude of options available, it’s important to make informed choices that suit your climate, soil, and personal preferences. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the steps to help you choose the right plants for your garden. Assess Your Garden Space Before you rush to the nearest nursery, take a good look at your garden space. Evaluate its size, shape, and the amount of sunlight it receives. Note any shady spots, sunny areas, or locations

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Should You Install a Root Barrier?

Should You Install a Root Barrier, Protecting Your Home and Trees?   Maintaining a healthy and stable landscape is crucial for homeowners. With the potential risks posed by invasive tree roots, it becomes essential to explore preventive measures such as root barrier installation. As a trusted landscape company specializing in root barrier services, Complete Landsculpture is dedicated to helping homeowners protect their properties. In this article, we will discuss why you might need to install a root barrier, what root barrier installation entails, and the benefits it offers to safeguard your home and preserve your trees.   Why Homeowners Need Root Barrier Installation Invasive tree roots can cause various problems that can compromise the integrity of your property. These roots have the potential to infiltrate

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Root Flare Exposure and Tree Health

Root Flare Exposure and Tree Health Root flare exposure is critical to a tree’s health. However, people often plant trees too deeply. Nearly eighty percent of trees in urban areas have had their root flares covered by dirt during planting. Others have had their flares covered up by mulch. A tree with its root flare exposed is less likely to have health problems. What is a Root Flare? Unlike the roots of a tree, the root flare has bark. The main function of bark is to protect. Bark protects the living tissue, known as the cambium, from damage. It acts like a shield, keeping disease and pests from its critical parts. Plants contain aerial tissue called bark that is designed to be exposed to air.

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