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When To Restore A Tree After A Hurricane

It may not seem possible, but even after a major storm or hurricane with high winds, many trees can actually be restored. As long as the major limbs are still intact, as well as the trunk and roots, and there is no decaying wood, the tree has a high possibility of surviving. The strong winds […]

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Hurricane Preparedness Week: Extreme Wind Hazards | Norwall Power ... img

Hillside Landscaping Proper Watering

Sloped and hillside lawns and landscapes tend to develop dry dead spots during the hot part of the season. This is primarily due to water run off before it has a chance to saturate into the soil. Deep saturation is a key to a healthy lawns and plants. Deep watering helps establish deeper roots that […]

Landscape Planning - Watering a Hillside Landscape picture
Landscape Planning - Watering a Hillside Landscape picture

Landscaping Lessons Proper Placement Of Trees In Landscape Design

Landscaping and landscape design goes beyond just creating beautiful designs. As a professional designer, it’s not only my job to create designs but also to envision every possibility of the mature landscape in years to come. And while most elements will remain what they are for years to come, the one thing that most do […]

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Urban Forestry Associates, Inc. | San Rafael, CA 94901 | Angies List img

Exteriors Make Your Great Outdoors Greater

Keeping wood properly protected is a growing challenge, especially as homeowners have made it a top choice for exterior surfaces–not just siding, but decks, furniture and all the other accessories that are part of the extended outdoors lifestyle. “Homeowners are upgrading their outside living and garden areas with unrelenting zeal,” says Kurt Denman, product manager […]

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Making your outdoor living space an area that you will entertain ... img

Deck Railings 101

A whole article dedicated to deck railings is hardly glamorous, but there’s more to them than you think. Not only do railings reflect the style of the home, but they are required safety features. Here are some tips for deciding what type of deck railing design best suits your situation. Top Rails – Wood top […]

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deck railings 101 deck railings 101 deck railings 101 deck photo

Landscaping Tips Concrete Pond Construction

Good concrete pond construction means not taking shortcuts. Improper methods can lead to more money spent on maintenance, repairs, or replacement than on the cost of the initial construction. Since good concrete pond construction equates to having one that lasts a lifetime or longer, follow these rules of thumb to get it right – the […]

Concrete pond shell is in and ready for decorative rock placement ... photo
Concrete pond shell is in and ready for decorative rock placement ... photo

Are Robotic Lawn Mowers Safe

You’re standing in your front yard minding your own business when a robot with three razor sharp blades spinning at 5,800 rpm starts racing toward you. What do you do? Is this some kind of nightmare? No, you’re awake and this is really happening, so once again, what do you do? The answer is nothing. […]

New SmartMow Robot Lawn Mower with Docking Station in green ... image
New SmartMow Robot Lawn Mower with Docking Station in green ... image
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