Make the Most of a Tiny Patio

Do you have grand visions of spending the summer outside, enjoying the sunshine and soft warm breeze from your beautiful outdoor space? Do you feel like this is all a fantasy because you have a tiny patio that couldn’t possibly live up to your expectations? Not to worry! Just because you lack square footage doesn’t […]

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Etiquette of Installing a Privacy Fence

Do good fences make good neighbors? They can, as long as you follow the proper etiquette when installing a privacy fence. If you’ve just purchased a home and would like to fence in your yard, follow this advice to stay on good terms with your new neighbors. Determine the property line Don’t assume you know […]

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March 23, 2017

Make Your Winter Garden Beautiful

Just because Old Man Winter is here doesn’t mean that your garden can’t be beautiful! In fact, winter gardens can provide their own special kind of magic and wonder, seamlessly taking you on a visually appealing journey from fiery fall to gentle spring. Follow these tips to make your winter garden as gorgeous as it […]

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February 10, 2017

Sustainable Beauty Landscaping

How beautiful is the landscaping of your home? Does it flow with the lines of your house and blend well with your neighborhood? Have you noticed others making upgrades over the summer and dreamed a bit about making some improvements yourself? If you have been thinking about a new look for your home and backyard, […]

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September 2, 2016


Converting Your Pool to a Pond

Converting your Pool to a Pond Do you have a nasty old pool detracting from your Western New York backyard? Don’t use it anymore? Takes up valuable space? Costs a small fortune to maintain! Afraid it may get in the way of selling your WNY Home? Not all Western New York Buyers are interested in […]

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August 21, 2016

Summer Lawn Care

Lush greens and rolling verdant fairways stoke homeowner dreams of the perfect lawn. In most areas, July starts the season with the highest demand on the water supply. So maintaining those lavish landscapes takes knowledge and a plan. Planting Not all grasses are equal. When designing your lawn, be sure to use a grass that […]

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August 21, 2016

Landscaping For Your Home

Improving the landscape around your home is not just about good looks. It can also increase home value. Before hiring a landscape designer, it’s helpful to compile a list of questions. You may share images of design styles and you should verify license and insurance, as well. The right landscaping combines local elements and weather […]

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July 31, 2016

Should You Install a Pool?

Summer is here, which brings with it warm weather, long days and nights spent outside under the stars. It’s time for barbecues, summer picnics and, of course – pool parties. If you don’t have a pool at home, you might be thinking that you’re ready to install one. But is it the right choice for […]

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July 6, 2016

Ideas for Dry-Scaping

You’ve decided to make your new home as ecologically sustainable as possible. You’ve changed out the toilets for low-flow versions and added insulation, installed bamboo flooring, energy-efficient windows and natural gas appliances. Now, it’s time to tackle the yard. Before you tear out that water-guzzling turf, make a plan to replace it with an aesthetically […]

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June 30, 2016