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Garden landscaping is a must for every house: it will not only make your house better looking, but it will increase the value of your home.

Landscaping your garden doesn’t have to be expensive, or back-breaking. Little tweaks here and there, that you make over the years will make a difference.

From adding a few shrubs to planting some colorful annuals, you’ll learn a lot about garden landscaping for both large and small gardens.

Have fun creating a beautiful garden landscape around your property :)

A drought-tolerant garden doesn’t have to sacrifice beauty; many stunning flowers will thrive with little to no supplemental water. Native wildflowers and plants from the Mediterranean region often do well in dry conditions. To help you get started, here are 10 beautiful and hardy drought-tolerant flowers. 1. Giant hyssop (Agastache spp.) Giant hyssop, or hummingbird …

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One of the worst, most common weeds in the country, Johnsongrass is not only an irritating weed in the garden but also causes havoc in agriculture. It chokes crops and serves as a host to disease pathogens, insect pests, and nematodes. And although Johnsongrass can be used as forage for livestock, the plant becomes toxic …

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With its vibrant colors and remarkable height, pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) is hard to miss, and you might even think it beautiful. This striking native of eastern North America also serves as an important food source for songbirds and other wildlife. However, pokeweed is toxic to both people and pets, and in some western states, it …

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Many types of flowers will bring butterflies to the garden, but these beautiful insects find some plants more attractive than others. Fill your planters and beds with beautiful, nectar-rich annual flowers that attract butterflies, and enjoy not only stunning blooms but friendly pollinators as well. 1. Tickseed sunflower (Bidens aristosa) In late summer and into …

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Growing and spreading rapidly in even the poorest soils and with little water, tree of heaven is, despite its name, the very definition of “weed tree.” It can cause allergies and irritate the skin, suppress the growth of other plants, and play host to other invasive species. Learn how to identify this noxious weed as …

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Many flowers are pretty but effervescent, delighting us with their beauty for only a few short weeks each year. While these plants certainly have a place in the garden, sometimes we just want a flower that blooms for a longer period of time. The following long-lasting annual flowers will ensure you have blooms in the …

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Few flowers look more cheerful than a vibrant yellow bloom. Like a little drop of sunshine, such golden blossoms can brighten up a garden with their happy little faces. Though perennials come back year after year, annual yellow flowers are easy to tuck into empty spaces and containers for instant color. 1. California poppies (Eschscholzia …

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The state of North Dakota currently recognizes 13 noxious weeds within its borders. Not only are these invasive species illegal to distribute or sell, but they cause significant damage, both financial and otherwise, to agriculture, outdoor recreation, rural and urban landscapes, and wildlife habitat. As a gardener, you can help control the spread of invasive …

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Not a common color among flowering plants, blue adds a unique beauty to the garden. Its calming hue invites wanderers to pause and take notice. Bring some cooler hues to your landscape this year with beautiful annual blue flowers. 1. Bachelor’s buttons (Centaurea cyanus) Also called cornflower, bachelor’s buttons can often be seen blooming along …

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When you consider it, leveling a yard is a great idea: no more lugging the mowers uphill, tripping, and stumbling, and you’ll likely preserve your foundation in the long run. However, you may wonder what the costs are when you choose. That said, how much does it cost to level a yard? Homeowners spend about …

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