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The Benefits of Monkey Grass

Monkey grass is a low-maintenance ground-cover that is gaining in popularity among homeowners and professional landscapers alike. This shaggy turf grass stays green all-year long and can even go an entire summer without needing to be trimmed or mowed. If you are seeking a ground-cover that looks great and is easy to maintain then monkey grass should be near the top of your list.

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The Weber gas grill rotisserie is a great tool in the grilling industry. While giving the appearance of any other back yard equipment it has a secret, it can cook your food a different way for a different taste and style. Instead of placing your food on top of the grilling surface you hang it up above suspending it in the air by one or two rods that span the entire length of the unit. This will allow the meat to be rotated in mid air while being cooked all the way through.

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If you live in a climate where the summer evenings are cool, there are several ways you can bring warmth to your patio. You can choose between a fire-pit, fireplace, floor heating unit, or an infrared heater. All of the successful devices are based on radiating heat to the people rather than on heating the air.

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Finding An Outdoor Sconce At A Bargain

Sometimes a homeowner hesitates to invest a lot of money in outdoor lighting. Many of the decorative fixtures for outdoor lighting can be rather expensive, even at discounted retailers. Yet there are times when an outdoor sconce becomes available at a reduced price. Such a sconce can be found in the early spring catalogue from Restoration Hardware. It has been included in the company’s “Clear the Deck Sale.”

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Cube wicker garden furniture is one of the best choices in outdoor patio furniture. Wicker adds a touch of class to an outdoor pool or garden. However, wicker needs to be cared for properly in order to keep it looking its best. Strong sun, high humidity, cold rain, and dry winds can cause a wicker set to look old before its time if steps are not taken to protect it. Choosing the right covers for your wicker furniture will pay off by protecting your investment. Here are some things to think about when choosing cube wicker garden furniture covers.

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Once having decided to purchase an outdoor rug as a means to improve the look and functionality of your outdoor living space, it is necessary to investigate the many types of outdoor rugs. With outdoor rugs becoming so popular as a home decor item, the options in size, color, texture, and materials requires some thought to make your choice a perfect one for your specific environment.

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Creating Balance with Plants

Published on April 15 2010 by GuestPoster in Patio & Garden

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Gardening is about creating a balance between nature and art. Your garden can present distinctive garden styles which can be created along the gradient between art and nature. I superimpose two layers in my gardens: the formality of an underlying framework, or of particular pieces, and then the perennials and grasses. The static formal layer comprises hedges, clipped forms, paths and the outlines of borders, which can consist of easy to care for plants. It also is a fixed reference point against which the intense changes experienced in the seasonally dynamic perennial planting layer are a constantly changing contrast.

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I converted my garage to a spare bedroom a few years ago, and I’ve been regretting it a little ever since. Don’t get me wrong, I love having the extra space and it serves as great hideout when I want to get away from it all. The thing is I had to start parking my car on the street, and I just don’t like doing that.

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When designing an outdoor landscape many homeowners decide to use patio pavers to construct their patio instead of the traditional wood platform. This is because there are plenty of different designs of pavers to compliment any outdoor theme, and they require a lot less maintenance than the traditional wood patio.

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Does Your Cat Enjoy Your Garden More Than You?

Now that winter is over it’s time to start thinking about your home garden and what kind of annuals or perennials you would like to plant. As the first buds of your garden begin to grow do you find that you and your cat are vying to use the same garden space? What can you do to discourage your cat from using your beautiful garden as a liter pan so that you , not your cat, can enjoy your garden?

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