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Not all gardeners regularly replace their mulch as it can be time-consuming and costly. However, there are plenty of reasons why mulching every year is the healthiest option for your garden. In this article, I’ll give you the best tips for replacing mulch. Read on to find out why you should mulch every year! Why …

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Thinking about adding a gazebo to your outdoor space? A gazebo can spruce up your backyard, but the choices available are a lot to take in. One major decision is choosing the best material. Of course, you want a heavy-duty gazebo that can handle strong winds, heavy rains, and the sun’s UV rays. Metal gazebos …

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As the cold season approaches and the nights get chillier, a fire pit becomes an essential part of your outdoor evenings. It’s always fun to gather with your family and share memories while roasting marshmallows. Even when alone, sitting by those flickering flames can be one of the best ways to relax. For those considering …

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Looking for a way to keep your patio umbrella in place and protect it from falling over during winds? You’re in the right place! In this post, I’ll give you six tips to secure your umbrella even on a windy day. I’ll also guide you through picking the ideal base weight for your umbrella for …

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There’s more to grilling than just adding the meat to the flames. Instead, you must understand the heat properties of the grill. Slight mistakes can lead to fluctuation in the temperature, which will result in unevenly cooked food. Here are a couple of grilling tips and tricks to help you elevate your outdoor cooking game: …

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Whether you’re seeking shade from the sun, a spot to sit and relax, or a space to spend time with family and friends, underneath the shelter of a gazebo is the perfect place to be. A gazebo wouldn’t be complete without a well-designed roof—one that offers both form and function. But with so many shapes, …

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So, you just bought a new house with vast outdoor space, and you want to use it efficiently. Well, nothing beats a cozy outdoor seating area. The only problem is that you’ll be susceptible to rain, wind, and intense sunlight. That’s where patio umbrellas come in. They offer the necessary shade and protection for this …

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Your backyard doesn’t have to be an eyesore just because you raise birds. With some greenery here and flowers there, you’ll be more likely to spend time with your girls, who are guaranteed to be happier in a pretty, treat-rich enclosure. But are there plants that you can grow near a chicken coop? Are any …

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Mulch is a deceptively harmless gardening necessity. You need it to preserve ground moisture and protect your plants from the cold. However, did you know that, under certain conditions, mulch could steam and spontaneously combust? Yes, mulch is a fire hazard that can generate heat without help from external flames! In this article, I’ll discuss …

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