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Landscaping is defined as any artistic activity that transforms the physical features of a land area. It may include contouring and planting shrubs, flowers or trees. Considered both a science and an art, it involves good observation and design skills.
That sounds like the kind of thing most people want to do from their imaginations and according to the shape/design of the lapa.  I've done 3 in the past few years and people loved every one.  As long as you understand basic bricklaying, you don't need plans, but if you feel really empty o…
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Ridding the Lawn of Weeds Weed prevention is the best way to go. When your lawn is healthy, then you will have fewer weeds. I have tried many, many different things, and what worked best for me was something called "Weed and Feed" that you spread on your lawn. Do this in the early spring after raki…
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Salt Salt. Pour Morton table salt between cracks in sidewalks where weeds and grass come up. Pour enough so that it is mounded up an inch or so above the sidewalk. You will be amazed! Vinegar-the wonderful weed killer. Vinegar. Or salt, but you can control your application better if you use vinegar …
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Your yard is taxed. Your yard is usable space. Depending on the size of the yard, you can landscape in a way that creates a variety of outdoor "rooms" such as: a sitting area, a dining area, a water feature display, flower gardens, play area, a work area, pathways and walkways that lead to other ro…
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Plants need pretty much what any living organism needs -- water, food (nutrients), shelter, light, warmth, space to grow and protection from enemies (including competitors for these resources).
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Depends on the type of job you have as a landscaper. In general, the average salary is $26,000. As a landscape architect, you may make more, depending on the number and size of the projects you get.
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Cubic feet measure volume and yards measure length, so they cannot be compared. There are 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard.
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Weeds can be found in most gardens, lawns, fields and even between the cracks in asphalt and cement on roads and sidewalks. Weeds are nothing more than plants growing wherever they can. Even a rose can be a weed if it grows in your lettuce patch.
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It can be! It really depends on how much work you're willing to put into it. You do need to be reliable, make professional bids and proposals to customers and market your company. I own my own small landscape maintenance company in Washington State. I've been at it along time and have a nice mix of …
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4046.85642 square meters 43560 square feet
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That's a good question, because Ive been wondering the same thing. "Supposedly" we have one, that's not allowed to be cut down because its "rare," but I cant find a picture that looks anything like it. As of right now, all its doing is giving free access to the roof of the house. Its tall and length…
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The grade of a hill is measured as a percentage in the United States. This is simply the slope of the hill written in percent form. For example, if you have a hill that drops 200 feet over one mile (5280 feet) the grade would be 200/5280 = 0.0379, or a 3.8% grade.
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The cement brick will have high strength when compared to clay bricks. But the cost of the cement bricks is more and it is not econmical for huge projects.
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That a weed can be defined as any plant that is not in the place that the cultivator or owner desires it to be is the reason that invasive plants sometimes are considered weeds. Specifically, there are two widely accepted definitions of weeds. One describes weeds as plants whose benefits are forgo…
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I am an interior designer, with a specialty in historically accurate architectural design. In my opinion, you can go two ways with this. The Victorians were masters at over-ornamentalization and at mixing various styles together. The other route is to choose an Italian Reniassance garden style based…
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Some plants need to be regularly divided or they stop flowering. Others need pruning. If you know what flowers you have, you should be able to find out what you need to do. Generally all plants benefit from some fertilizer and adequate water. Join a garden club to get some advice. You can also atten…
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Maybe what's making holes in your lawn the size of a silver dollar are bugs or something like that. Just fill them with fresh dirt and put grass seeds in it. If it doesn't work just call someone who is specialised in those kind of things. They could really help you! Squirrels and birds when digging…
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Depends on the type and some work in more than one way. For example boric acid is a stomach poison most bugs ingest when they groom, however, dusts can also clog the spiracles (holes in abdomen they breathe through) or dry out their exoskeletons (dessicants) Organophosphates act on their nervous sys…
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Humus is decayed organic matter in the topsoil of mature soils. Humus helps the soil to hold water better, by providing nutrients, and by keeping the soil from getting packed down.We do not exactly know if it is living or not. HUMUS:Mixture of rotting plant and animal material found in soil.Simply t…
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as far as i am aware hydroponic gardens are used because there is a lower rate of desease on plants, most deseases come from the soil. hydroponics eliminates this. they are also used in parts of the world where normal farming is not possible due to its quick turn-around time and relatively low wate…
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The most important principles of landscaping are the design plan, plant materials and perspective. A great design will fulfill the specific function and needs determined by the homeowner. Ideally, the hardscape materials will be chosen to perform and conform to the homeowners needs, taste and budge…
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A pesticide is a chemical substance sprayed on crops to kill insects, pests and bacteria. The chemical agents called pesticides include herbicides (for weed control), insecticides, and fungicides. More than half the pesticides used in the United States are herbicides that control weeds. The United S…
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Answer: The best thing you can do is contact a garden center or Burpees Seed Co. and get either Fox or Wolf urine spray. Carefully applied, this should keep them away from your landscaping. - Harold Sink -------------------------------------------------  What you could do is get a scratchin…
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Answer to smell them.... yay & there edible, meaning there food (well some ar!) but they let out oxygen so therefore its good for our environment! :)
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There are many different types of landscaping styles. One can do a formal landscape, water conservation landscape, shade landscape, or do a natural landscape.
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Instead of asking what a landscaper in South Africa can earn, you may just as well have asked what an architect can earn there. No offense taken, please...Everything depends on how good the name of a landscaper is. Important is to have related university studies to show for. Degrees for botanics and…
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A woody plant that has multiple stems and matures to a maximum height of 15-20 feet [5-6 meters] is a definition of a shrub. It's a woody plant because it's like trees in its internal structure and outward appearance. For example, it has two sets of transportation channels. The xylem moves water and…
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I charge $2.00 per foot . This is for basic pruning (taking off a few inches). So if you row of shrubs is 100ft long then the price would be $200.00. This usually works out well. Bryan Mr.grass inc Whos going to pay you in dollars outside the USA?
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Compost Needed for 1/4 Acre One acre is equal to 43560 square feet, so a quarter of that is 10,890 feet. One yard of compost is 27 cubic feet, so a yard will cover three times that to a depth of four inches (one third of a foot), or 81 square feet. 10,890 divided by 81 is 134.4, so you will need …
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Store bought and natural fertilizers are both believed to assist plant growth. The type of plant depends on what type of fertilizer is best. Miracle gro is a store bought fertilizer and cow manure is a natural fertilizer.
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The O horizon contains the most organic matter. The O horizon overlies the A horizon which is known as the mineral horizon.O - organicA - mineralE - elluviationB - illuviationC - parent materialR - bedrockThis is the order in which you will see standard soil horizons.
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1# answer is to make your house beautiful #2increase house value. *There are a lot of benefits to landscaping. Environmentally, planting landscape buffers can reduce the flow of sediments and pollutants into nearbybodies of water. As surface water runoff moves through the vegetation buffer,sediments…
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when your gonna water your plant place sugar with water and mix it
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It it is helpful by killing pest that run you crazy.
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It is through one reaction which releases heat and another which absorbs it that urea is synthesized in industry. Specifically, the first reaction involves ammonia and carbon dioxide. The energy release results in the formation of ammonium carbamante. The second reaction will break above-mentioned …
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when designing a structure, its important to utilize the land as it exists. Also, you must understand the best ingress and egress to the property when deciding how the building will be oriented. Lastly, it might be necessary to design the shape of the building around a necessary landscape element su…
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A landscaper is a person who designs and improves our landscape. They are playing a very important role so always choose a good landscaper like All In One Landscaper .
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A flowering, herbaceous, vine-like plant that can asexually reproduce and store nutrients in tubers is what Dioscorea is. The genus, which whose name honors Greek botanist and physician Pedanius Dioscorides (A.D. 40? - 90) because of the species' medicinal applications, showcases green-yellow flower…
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worms play a very important role in the ecology or "health" of the soil. Worms break down organic matter (leaves, sticks, chaff, etc) into smaller components which can be utilized by plants. The process of breaking down organic matter also can affect the soil, which can be particularly helpful.As lo…
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it is called humus but don't get this confused with the humus you eat they are two different things, one is made up of dead things the other is a spread for stuff like crackers or bread
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Worms decomposs carbon matter and replace it with 'worm castings' which is now an available form of nutrition for plants. Worms also help aerate the soil by burrowing.
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Horticultural Design Architect is the highest paying Arborist is next You may be an owner of a company but in large scale or very high community design even the owner has to go to the Horticultural Design Architect unless he is licensed.
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Vinegar helps a plant grow. Vinegar is an acid and it is a known fact that an acid is essential in any living things life. I did an experiment for 3 days using vinegar. The thing is, if you put too much vinegar, or anything for that matter, into a plant, it will die pretty quickly. But if you put ju…
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Spring is the season when azaleas flower. Specifically, the ornamental in question depends upon northerly orientations, slightly acidic soil in the pH range of 4.5 - 5.5, 1 inch (2.54 centimeters) of water per week, uncompacted ground, and weak access to light from morning to mid-afternoon. Too hi…
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Designing a small garden takes some thought. You have to choose flowers and plants that will grow in your zone and work well with available light and soil. Some of the best ideas for small garden designs center around a theme. A theme can be anything from butterflies to creating a space for medita…
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The union of male and female reproductive cells from different individuals of the same species.
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you don't really need any education at all to become a landscaper, you just need to know what you are doing, but being a professional landscaper could be a totally different story, not sure maybe you can find some other answers if you were wondering about a profession, sorry if i couldn't help you
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Almost every state requires landscape architects to be licensed. While requirements vary among the states, they usually include a degree in landscape architecture from an accredited school, work experience, and the passage of the Landscape Architect Registration Exam. Education and training. A bach…
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Fertilizer that is produced synthetically is what inorganic manure means. Exudates refer to plant wastes while manure references animal wastes or laboratory-produced fertilizer.
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Department of Agriculture in your state. You need a licence to purchase plants at wholesale Nurseries. You need a licence to install irrigation.
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All rock types are used in landscaping. Volcanic cinders, chert, metamorphic and sedimentary boulders, glacial gravels, and marble.
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Controlling insect pests, keeping animals and plants healthy, and protecting the environment are the uses of insecticide. The oldest use undoubtedly is the first to be listed even though the environmentally savvy people of the twenty-first century realize that this ancient use is realized best while…
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Usually around £45 thousand a year, but lawnmower tax is about £40 thousand a year, so its actually pretty sh¡t.
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Landscaper's Companion is very good but it is not free. But it only costs $10.00. HGTV has a landscape software that is more expensive that has a Mac version.
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No one cares only sad people I don't know the answer but some people WILL care yeah totally... ermm... Geo Textiles are used in contact with soil or rocks in construction.
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Ragweed does not have thorns.
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35 acres of mowing, landscaping, hardscaping, what area of the world is the job in? Those are questions which must be answered first, then get an estimate or two from good, reliable landscapers in your area.
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Yes, coprosma needs water in order to live. Specifically, the plant in question can be ground growing natively on Australia, Borneo, Hawaii, Java, Juan Fernández Islands, New Guinea and New Zealand. It is used to moisture in the air and in the soil. But it will not like supplemental irrigation any…
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Broadleaf is the type of weed which Pendimethalin controls. Specifically, the herbicide intends to control annual grasses and broadleaf weeds which compete with field corn, cotton, peanuts, potatoes, rice, soybeans, sunflowers, and tobacco. It particularly is effective in controlling broadleaf pla…
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TU Delft, NetherlandsBerlage Institude, NetherlandsArchitectural Association, UKBartlett, UKETH Zurich, Switzerland Barcelona Institute of Architecture, Spain
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Peat moss is essentially leaf mold. One of the easiest ways to make it is to take a pile of leaves, run them through the lawn mower twice so they are crushed. Place them in a compost bin and crush them further.
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Check for exposed electrical wires, and worn cords. Keep the cord's path to the socket out of the way of traffic patterns where family and pets may trip over them. Keep cords away from heat and light sources. Run the lights 24/7 only for seedlings. And in that case, use the low heat of fluorescent o…
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ServiceMagic is a free matching service for Home Owners to Home Improvement Professionals. They give you piece of mind when looking for a contractor because they put each of their professionals through a 10-point Screening Process. ServiceMagic verifies state level licensing, general liability insur…
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probably around 28000 $10
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Call local landscape contractors and ask what their policy is on child labor and also if you can work when school is out. If not, consider starting a mowing business.
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Its hard to say which is the most durable. An internet search brings up some good answers. Alder wood is mentioned a few times for its durability underwater due to high oil content. Different continents have different recommendations of wood due to availability in the area.
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it is mostly used by nurseries, it creates a well aired medium for the seedlings to grow in. most nurseries today prefer using peat. It is also sterile.
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reduces competition between the plants for food,water and sunlight. reduces humidity traped between the dense vegetation which enhances fungal diseases
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5a is the landscaping zone of Littleton, Colorado. Specifically, the zone also can be found designated as hardiness, planting or USDA zone. It identifies the lowest known general ranges which characterize the area in question. For example, Littleton may experience temperatures of -20 to -15 F (-6.…
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Agriculture and culture which is permanent and sustainable is what permaculture is. Belief in and practice of permaculture requires looking at what will keep people and soil healthy and productive.
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They are great they give the roots room to grow, they break down plant matter into fine particles that can be absorbed by the plants and help to lower the ph of acidic soil.
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An average landscaper laborer can range $12 to $15 for unskilled to $20 to $25 for skilled. A worker owner and two employees can make as much as $100,000 to $150,000. Depends on how motivated he or she is.
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I have always used black heavy plastic for landscaping. You will not have grass or weeds growing into the plastic like you do other material. When you want to freshen up a job, or remove or change your rock or mulch, it is easy to pick it all up from the plastic. Then you can add new or clean your r…
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I need a food service restaurant schedule for 15 people
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Yes you need to have your contractors license and the state will require you to have a liability insurance policy and a bond.
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To start a landscaping business you're going to need some equipment. This normally includes a truck, trailer and landscaping equipment. Startup costs are relatively low. Once you invest in the necessary tools of the trade, you're generally set for years.
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Blueberries, leeks, Saint Augustine grass, sassafrass, and serviceberry are examples of five friendly floras. Wineberries, garlic mustard, quackgrass, tree of heaven, and poison ivy are examples of five pest floras. The respective lists show fruits and vegetables, grasses, trees, and shrubs that pro…
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water is the blessing of god for all creature it is the duty of every human being to protect the precious gift .Please save water!
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Altitudes below 4,900 feet (1,500 meters) are the places where poison ivy grows in the United States of America. The perennial is neither poisonous -- although its urushiol provokes allergic reactions in people, not wildlife -- nor an ivy. As a shrub, understory plant, or vine, the plant may be foun…
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Landscaping uses a lot of geometry. Here are some examples:The shapes of planting beds, shrubbery, and lawn areas are planned out by geometryThe measurements of any area of landscaping is done using geometryThe relationships of different shapes and sizes to one another uses geometry to achieve a per…
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Geometry is actually widely used in the landscaping industry; it is used to consider the height of shrubs as well as the dimensions of a garden and its placement, and dimensions of the material which should be used. Architects use an incredibly large amount of geometry. This ranges from determining …
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Indoor containers and raised beds are two ways of planting. Planting can be achieved in a number of ways and through a variety of mediums, from ground-associated to hanging and watery techniques.
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There is no simple answer as the frost line ranges from under 30 inches to over 44 inches depending on your location in the state.
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The combination of controlled burning, exteme pruning, and glysophate treatments clear nettles with well-established roots. Recourse to any two may involve more than one application whereas all three together generally clears the area with one treatment.
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Manure is defined as the substance which is added to the field on the form of nutrients for growing good crops.
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Kakawate (Gliricidia sepium) is a medium-sized tree and can grow to from 10 to 12 meters high. The bark is smooth and its color can range from a whitish gray to deep red-brown. It has composite leaves that can be 30 cm long. Each leaf is composed of leaflets that are about 2 to 7 cm long and 1 to 3 …
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Dampness and shade encourage the growth of moss, which is in the Bryophyta division of plants. Moss has absolutely no way of holding in water. So it doesn't grow in sunlight, which helps evaporate available moisture.
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Depends on the location, overhead, clients and many other factors. Between $20-$55 / hour
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One of them is a kingcup.
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1 yard = 3 feet
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It really depends on a lot of different things. The economy is not the greatest at the moment and many people are unable to afford landscaping right now. However if you are located in an area with a higher economy you have the potential to make a lot of money. landscapers with the right equipment su…
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Perkable simply means it will support a septic system.
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Bukit Thompson (Thompson Hill) in Panaga Seria, Brunei. 15ft/4.5m.
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Urea is an inorganic fertilizer
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bluegrass...everyone knows that
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