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Covered vs. Uncovered Outdoor Living Spaces

August 16th, 2017

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Outdoor living areas create a relaxing space for the family to hang out in comfort, and they increase the aesthetic appeal and value of your home. One should opt for neutral color palettes before designing your patio and select durable furniture that is low maintenance. To make your outdoor spaces stand out from the rest, you need to take a few options into consideration: Read the rest of this entry »

Dangers of Overwatering Your Lawn

August 12th, 2017

Over-watering and Under-watering your Lawn

Proper watering practices can greatly improve the quality of your lawn and conserve water, but the truth is most people over water their lawns. Most lawns need one inch of water per week, but water requirements vary between different grass types, climatic, and soil conditions. The dangers of over-watering a lawn include: Read the rest of this entry »

5 Things That Might be Killing Your Lawn

August 9th, 2017

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The lawn is undoubtedly the most integral component of your backyard because it adds a tinge of allure to your home. To get the perfect yard, many people spend a significant amount of money, time and effort ensuring it’s constantly at its best. The last thing that every homeowner wants to experience is a landscape ravished by browning grass. The following are 5 things that might be killing your lawn. Read the rest of this entry »

Pet-Friendly Backyards

August 5th, 2017

Pet-Friendly Backyard Landscaping Tips

Dogs need time to play to be happy and healthy. When deciding the layout of your outdoor space, consider pet-friendly backyard landscaping. This will allow both you and your dog to have an area that is enjoyable to spend time in as you de-stress from hectic day-to-day life. With a little planning, you can have a yard that is both a showpiece and pet-friendly. Read the rest of this entry »

What’s Eating My Flowers? We Know.

August 2nd, 2017

Top Indy Landscaper Backyard Pest Control

Gardeners spend hours and money cultivating their perfect outdoor spaces, so they’re easily dismayed to see plants slowly dying or being destroyed by pests. It’s crucial to find the culprit behind this destruction and stop them before your plants are gone.

Here are a few backyard pests to be on the lookout for in your garden: Read the rest of this entry »

Grilling Recipes for the Perfect Outdoor Meal

July 26th, 2017

Outdoor Grill Recipes in Indianapolis

There is no better way of spending a summer afternoon than cooking a favorite meal in your beautiful outdoor living space. The splendid warm days that characterize summer shouldn’t end without preparing and sharing something fresh from the grill with your friends and family members. As mouthwatering as a steak or hot dog may be, however, have you ever found yourself without that perfect dinner idea that is both easy and sure to impress an audience? Try these recipes for sweet cola ribs and party poppers at your next summer barbecue. Read the rest of this entry »

Considerations for Hiring a Landscaper

July 22nd, 2017

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Are you considering a landscaping project this summer? The quality of landscaping work that will be undertaken on your garden depends on the expertise of the landscape contractor that you hire. As easy as it might be to simply open the yellow pages, a premium should be placed on doing your homework before hiring professionals. Just like with other home contractors, landscaping firms have different levels of experience and skill sets. Here are a few considerations that you should look out for when picking the team to give your garden a face lift. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Brilliant Ways Technology Enhances Your Outdoor Living Space

July 20th, 2017

Backyard Technology Tools | Hittle Landscaping

Enjoying your outdoor living space is a top goal of any homeowner. Apply a little strategic home landscaping technology and your outdoor experience can rival (or even surpass) the comforts and amenities you enjoy on the inside of your home.
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Low Maintenance Ornamentals

July 15th, 2017

Low Maintenance Lawn ornamentals

Having a garden shouldn’t be an expensive affair. This is because you have the option of having low maintenance plants in your garden. Typically, such plants bloom longer besides flowering repeatedly. They similarly produce enough seedheads and foliage, which means that having them in your garden increases your home’s aesthetic value significantly. The following are some low maintenance ornamental plants that you should consider for your garden. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Organic Ways to Reduce Mosquitoes

July 12th, 2017

Backyard mosquitoes Hittle Landscaping Indianapolis

Mosquitoes are a nuisance, which can make your home and garden uncomfortable if not controlled. Besides their itchy and painful bites, these insects can also transmit a host of dangerous diseases. While you have the option of using insecticides to kill mosquitoes, research indicates that these chemicals contain toxic elements that harm the human body and the environment over time. This means that you must find ways of controlling and killing mosquitoes organically. Below are some tips that can come in handy. Read the rest of this entry »