• Improving ADHD Symptoms In Children Through Outdoor Living & Activities

    According to research, the increase of technology has contributed to a decrease in time spent in nature. In fact, the study found that children 8-12 years old spend three times as many hours in front of televisions, computer screens, and electronic devices than they do playing outside. And while it's common knowledge that a sedentary lifestyle increases the risks of obesity, research shows that it also increases the risk of ADHD in children.
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  • Involved In A Real Estate Transaction? Why You Need To Obtain An ALTA Land Survey

    When you purchase real estate, it isn't always necessary to have the land surveyed. Sometimes it's possible to just go with the information that's provided by the title search and tax records. However, there are other times when you simply can't do without a detailed land survey. For those times, you need to ensure that you obtain an ALTA land survey. Unlike other surveys, the ALTA survey will provide you with all the information you need, including where all the improvements have been made.
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  • Spring Landscaping: 3 Ways To Get Ready

    Has your area had its final frost? If so, you can finally begin preparing for spring landscaping. This means that your yard finally doesn't have to be an eyesore any longer. As you start packing up your snow boots and snow shovels, there are a few things that you are going to want to know as you go about increasing your home's curb appeal. Here is how you can get ready for prepping your landscaping this spring.
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  • 3 Ideas for Turning Your New Patio into an Outdoor Oasis

    Having a new patio installed is a great way to improve your family's quality of life and create a relaxing and beautiful outdoor living space. Instead of simply adding a simple patio, throwing a table and chairs on top, and calling it a day, try these ideas for taking your patio to the next level: Add a Shade Cover Instead of relying on a table umbrella that only provides shade for a tiny portion of the patio and is vulnerable to wind and rain damage, invest in a retractable shade cover for your entire patio.
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  • 3 Fun Landscape Features To Include In Your Landscape Design

    When it comes to creating your landscape design for your yard, you have so many awesome options. This is your opportunity to be creative and create a yard that you will love. While traditional things like grass, trees, flowers, rocks, etc., will likely be included, there are more fun and unique items that you can also include. Here are three fun landscape features to include in your landscape design. A Water Fountain
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  • Tips For Handling Soil Erosion Problems

    Erosion issues can be a devastating problem for your property to suffer. When soil erosion is allowed to proceed unchecked, it can destroy your landscaping, create structural issues for your home and damage paved surfaces. While erosion is a surprisingly common problem for homeowners to have to address, there is a lack of information about the effective strategies for minimizing the effects of erosion. Maintain The Health Of Your Plants
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  • Deck Your Desks: Four Fun Ways To Dress Up Your Office For The Holidays

    When it comes to decorating your office for the holidays, there are lots of great opportunities to have a little fun with your decor. If you are looking for some inspiration, here are a few creative ideas you can use to deck your desks, and halls too, for the holidays. North Pole If your office has an open floor plan and plenty of support columns, consider dressing them as the North Pole.
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  • Two Tips For Creating A Sustainable Landscape

    The term "sustainable landscape" may seem like an oxymoron since plants are a natural element in the world. However, many homeowners engage in problematic practices when it comes to their yards and gardens that can hurt the local ecosystem and cause other issues with the environment as a whole. If you want to ensure your yard is as green as possible, here are two tips for creating a sustainable landscape:
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  • Yes, You Need To Keep Caring For Your Grass Before The Snows Hit

    If you think of fall and winter yardwork, you may think of raking leaves or shoveling the snow. Since your grass will be either die, go dormant, or be covered in snow, lawn maintenance may be the last thing on your mind. However, fall and winter lawncare is vital to keep your lawn looking nice come spring and summer. Here are some tasks you should take care of before snow hits your area:
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  • How To Lay Cobblestone Pavers

    If you want to enhance a garden, separate a flower bed, or smooth the harsh appearance of an asphalt driveway consider adding cobblestone pavers. Cobblestones are small rocks once used to pave roads. Installing cobblestone pavers gives you landscape a uniform look as well as provide a mowing edge. You should able to install the pavers yourself by following these instructions. Prepare to Install the Cobblestone Pavers To lay the pavers, gather:
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