Planning Your Patio on a Budget

February 4, 2009

Budget Patio Planning And Ideas Planning and building beautiful and functional patios, like most areas of landscaping and garden design, does not have to be expensive. Of course, the source and type of materials you use for your patio will determine the biggest part of the cost. And of course, the term “budget” generally assumes [...]

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Extreme Weather Hard On Trees And Plants

December 18, 2008

While this piece on changing weather and its effect on plants was written for our area here in Southeast New Mexico, the information can be applied to a lot of areas. Article By Woods Houghton Extreme changes in weather are hard on plants and trees. In Eddy county we more often than not see a [...]

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Poinsettias: year after Year

December 10, 2008

For most of us, Poinsettias are symbolic of Christmas and the Christmas season. They’re not a common garden or landscaping plant. However, as Woods Houghton points out in the following article, with a little care, they can make a very nice specimen or house plant for all seasons. Poinsettias can be kept year after year, [...]

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