6 Features Your Outdoor Patio Design Needs

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How often do you use your patio space? Or rather, how much do you actually like your patio space? If both questions cause you to shrug your shoulders, there are plenty of ways to spruce up your patio. Perhaps even turning it into your new favorite spot to hang out. Here are 6 inspirational ideas you can add to your …

Tips For Commercial Landscape Lighting

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When the average individual visits a public place, they almost always take the landscape lighting for granted. Lighting helps safely guide people through a premise, and is expected to be there. Yet, when a dark pathway presents itself, or an unexpected step trips you up, you suddenly wonder where are the lights? For commercial landscaping you must have sufficient lighting …

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The US Green Building Council

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The world is being polluted at a faster rate than the damage can be undone. If we want a nice environment for future generations to call home we have to start reevaluating the ways business is often conducted. Since our origin back in 1970, TerraCast has been concerned with the environment in every step of our manufacturing processes. Our drive …

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8 Blooming Winter Plants

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During the spring and summer plants burst open with all sorts of colors, but when winter settles in, gardens are known to grow a bit duller. Many people assume that most flowers do not bloom during the winter months, but this is not true. There are actually vast selections of blooming winter plants you can add to your indoor or …

7 Tips For Growing Perennials In Pots

7 Tips For Growing Perennials In Pots

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Perennials can be found in gardens all over the world, and they often serve as the main flower throughout a landscape. Annual plants must be replaced with each passing year, but perennials have hearty roots that regrow another beautiful set of flowers year after year. Perennials are easy to grow, low maintenance, dependable, and did we say beautiful? Not to …

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7 Tips For Extra Large Potted Plants

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Extra large potted plants look incredible no matter where they are placed. They stand out, grabbing attention and offering a focal point. Both private and residential properties often incorporate large planters to spruce up décor. Plus, if you live in a very hot climate, the larger pot size helps keep the plants and soil cooler. The benefits to large planters …

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Landscaping Your Pool With The Best Potted Plants

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A pool offers a beckoning oasis, luring people of all ages to plunge inside. You can dress up your pool, making it all the more special by adding potted plants around the borders. Plants help bring life and design to your pool, but if you pick the wrong kinds of plants you will wish you never had. There are certain …

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Keep Your Container Garden Thriving: 8 Potted Plant Care Tips

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There’s nothing quite like the convenience of potted plants. That is unless you are struggling to keep your potted plants alive and well. No matter how many planters you have maintained and cared for in the past, at some point or other there comes a plant that proves harder to care for than any others. While potted plants might start …

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Top 5 Reasons Your Landscape Needs Planter Benches

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When a bench and a planter come together as one, a really awesome landscape feature comes to life. A planter bench can be purchased, built from scratch, or put together using potted plants and a store-bought bench. When it comes to planter benches your options are practically endless, just like the benefits that come with. Your planter bench will offer …

Choosing The Right Planter Soil

Choosing The Right Planter Soil

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Without soil your plants won’t survive. Just like sun and water, your plants also need a nice meaty soil to sink their roots into. When planting potted plants you are solely responsible for creating just the right environment. After all, the roots of a plant can’t reach outside of the planter, meaning they have to find everything they need right …