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Give your landscaping a no-maintenance makeover

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(BPT) – Low- and no-maintenance features top the list when making over outdoor living spaces because less time maintaining means more time enjoying. Low-maintenance landscaping outranks native plantings, water features and food/vegetable gardens according to the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) 2014 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends survey. Landscape professionals…

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Bird Feeding in Winter

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Feeding wild birds is a great way to enjoy nature. It is also a great way to help out your neighborhood bird population. According to the Humana Society of the United States, here are some tips about wild bird feeding. While bird feeding is not necessary, feeding them at times when birds need…

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Guide to Buying Light Bulbs

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There is a wide range of light bulbs available at your typical hardware store. Knowing which kind to get can be a difficult decision and can cost you beyond what you pay at the store. Energy efficient bulbs are widely available and come in many colors and light levels. The…

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Smoke & Fire Facts

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Fires can be very dangerous any time of the year but especially in the winter. Know the following facts to help protect yourself and your loved ones. Statistics 905 people die in winter home fires each year. $2,091,000,000 in property loss occurs from winter home fires. 67 percent of winter…