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Dividers – Creative, Practical, Innovative and Fun Ways To Use Them

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Oct 20
Homeowners sometimes run out of ideas on how to achieve some form or privacy inside the home. This is especially true when their house has an open plan; where it is up to the owners to divide and section off large areas of the house or rooms. Room dividers are one handy and nifty way to enclose an area, giving it a sense of privacy as well as additional room or area accent. With the

Top 13 Clever & Amazing Garden Designs

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Sep 13
1. Villa Lante in Rome Reference: http://www.explorra.com/attractions/villa-lante_20677 These stunning gardens in Rome, Italy use shapes from stone and bushes to create a stunning look. These gardens date back to the Renaissance period and were originally designed for Cardinal Gambara. 2. Katsura Imperial Palace Garden Reference: http://www.explorra.com/attractions/katsura-imperial-palace-garden_20679/photos# The Katsura Imperial Palace Garden in Japan was first built for the PrinceToshhihito, and makes a feature out of the lake, which was dug out especially, using natural stone

Best Apps for Landscape Designers & Architects

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Aug 29
Apps are not only meant for people who work in offices. There are also apps that can help landscapers in doing their job better. Listed below are some of the best apps landscape artists can use to make it easier to create designs and come up with concepts. Flowerpedia Platform : iOS Price : $4.99 http://a3.mzstatic.com/us/r1000/110/Purple/v4/16/36/8a/16368a73-8bb7-7de9-c1db-0abdb8b76d91/mza_5980758982002721504.466×466-75.jpg This nice app for the iPhone and iPad serves as a good reference for everything about flowers. It is

Fence and Wall Cost Comparison

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Jul 29
Wood                                                            Pros: Beautiful and versatile. Wood is great for privacy fences because slats can be placed tightly side-by-side. Wood can come in a wide variety of designs, unlike steel, aluminum or vinyl, which are limited to styles that manufacturers offer. Cons: Most wood, even if treated,

Concrete Home & Garden Ideas For Halloween

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Jul 29
Is your house and garden spooky enough for Halloween? Halloween is the time of the year when kids go trick or treating. If it is a fun day for kids; it could be for adults too! Decorate the entire home to make it perfect for the occasion. Many people think that as long as they can create a spooky vibe, it is good enough for Halloween. As a result, they mash up just about anything

Top 33 Terms Used by Landscape Architects and General Contractors

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Jun 29
Below is a list of terms Architects and Contractors use often. Don’t see a term that should be on this list?  Send us an email and we will gladly add it in with a link back to the contributor. Air rights – In real estate development, this refers to a right or an easement to the empty space above a property owned or leased. Property owners basically have air rights attached to the land or

Sito Fido Sit…How Stackwalls Keep Your Dogs in Your Yard

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Oct 28
Dogs are man’s best friend, but not when you’re looking at the splinters of your fence littering your yard. You still love your dog, but as far as best friends go, you’re not feeling that cozy right now. It is natural behavior for dogs to chew on things and there are training tips available to help teach your dog to stop eating your fence, but how about not having to deal with this in the

Tips to Prevent Causing a Fire

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Jun 29
Fires are already starting to pop up in and around California. It’s officially fire season and officials are predicting that it’s going to be an active season due to low rain counts from the winter. This year, 1,782 brush fires have burned 8,545 acres in areas that Cal Fire patrols. Add to that the 1,800-acre fire in the Sequoia National Forest near Fresno this month. Last year at this time, 946 fires had charred 5,985

Weather The Storms With Concrete Construction & Best Masonry Work

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Jun 29
The Need for More Reliable Concrete Masonry In the wake of the severely damaging tornadoes in the South and Midwest, concerns are being raised on the dependability of concrete structures. Undeniably, there is a need for better protection from the rage of storms and serious weather disturbances. Modular and typical buildings are just not going to cut it. If concrete masonry is used, it should one that is reliable and resilient enough to weather gales