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Yard Drainage

3 Types of Yard Drainage

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Water is essential for any lawn and landscaping, but it can also cause a lot of damage if not properly drained. The drainage system in your lawn and around your flowerbeds can make all the difference. If your yard floods easily or you find puddles of standing water after it rains, then it’s time to […]

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Lawn Care

4 Benefits of Professional Lawn Care

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When you look at your lawn and landscaping, do you wish it looked professionally managed and cared for? Life is busy, and it’s easy to neglect all the lawn care that needs to be done. If the last thing you want to do on the weekend is work on your lawn, you need help from […]

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Fire Pits

3 Reasons to Install a Fire Pit This Winter

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When you think of colder weather, you may not think that sitting outside around a fire pit is a good idea. However, the fire pits areas we design and install at The Southern Landscape Group have plenty of benefits you can enjoy all year long. A fire pit area is a great place to spend […]

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Water Gardening

Water Features for Small Spaces

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The Benefits of a Water Feature Picture this.  You have a long day ahead of you, and too much to accomplish for the remaining week.  Overwhelmed and anxious, you realize the only way to tackle these upcoming challenges is to unwind and clear your mind.  You immediately walk into the backyard where you sit in a […]

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Water Gardening

TSLG’s Top 10 Aquatic Plants for the Beginner Water Gardener

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The sight and sound of water can always draw the interest of people. Water adds an appealing element to a garden. Water gardens can include fountains, waterfalls, small ponds and elaborate combinations of rockwork and lighting. Basically, a water garden is just a pool of water that is home to plants and possibly fish and […]

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Perennials

Seasonal Interest: Fall Perennials

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Spring may be special, but fall is fabulous for planting.  Bulbs, cool-season vegetables, trees, shrubs, and fall perennials can all be effectively planted in the fall.  But if you’re looking for some late season color, fall perennials are the best place to start. Fall perennials can offer spectacular blends of bold color and texture with […]

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Shrubs and Trees

Caring for Roses

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About Roses It’s easy to pass over roses when you’re shopping at your local garden center.  You stop to say, “ooh and ahh” at the beautiful colors and enticing fragrances, but when it’s time to leave you bid, “Ado” without a second thought.  Most homeowners share your sentiments about roses. Caring for roses seems like […]

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Shrubs and Trees

Caring for Hydrangeas

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Hydrangeas are a garden staple.  These versatile plants provide visual impact as both specimens and mass plantings.  Easy to grow, Hydrangeas offer a tough constitution and prolific blooms that last all summer. There’s a hydrangea for nearly every garden, and for good reason.  In the late spring through summer, Hydrangea bloom in shades of white, […]

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Watering Your Lawn, The Right Way.

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Don’t you wish that watering your lawn was like a “one size fits all” t-shirt?  Wouldn’t it be nice to follow one set of guidelines, set your irrigation unit once, and forget about the whole thing once and for all?  Unfortunately, when it comes to watering the “set it and forget it” method does not […]

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Annuals

The 10 Best Low-Maintenance Annuals for Sandhills

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There is nothing worse than walking out into an annual garden you just planted and finding soon after it’s doing poorly.  A million questions run through your head.  Did I water too much… too little?  Is my soil wrong?  Should I just accept that I have a black thumb?   Maybe your questions are the right […]

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