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Scared to decorate? Don't be – it's as Easy as artificial turf

I love Halloween. I love turning my outdoor living spaces into creepy – kid-friendly – scare zones. Next to Christmas, it’s the best holiday for decorating in my book. And with these easy tips and crafts, it doesn’t have to be a scary undertaking: Jack-o’-lanterns: Halloween isn’t the same without these ghoulish gourds. All you need is a sharp knife, spoon […]

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Fall into your outdoor living spaces

Fall may be the perfect season of the year to enjoy your outdoor living spaces. Mild, dry climates, tons of color, and a crispness in the air that energizes a weary soul. So put away the floaties, boogie boards and other toys of summer, and prep your patio to enjoy these weeks before the weather turns cold. One of the […]

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Sneak in one last BBQ while you can

School is well under way. The NFL season is four weeks in. There’s an evening chill and crisp mornings signalling the call for one last BBQ. If you haven’t invited friends and neighbors over to enjoy your outdoor living spaces with you, now is the time. Throwing a BBQ is easy and fun if you follow a few steps. The […]

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Pillows – not just for the weary head!

Pillows serve a very important purpose in life – they hold our weary heads when we need rest. But pillows can do so much more – specifically accent pillows. You may look at your outdoor living space as complete with furniture, a grill, maybe even an outdoor rug. If you lack throw pillows, though, you’re missing out. .Also going by […]

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Rooftops – not just for chimneys anymore

“Chim-chimeny” Have you seen Mary Poppins? Specifically the scene depicting the dirty chimney sweeps on the London rooftops dancing around with soot all over their clothes and bodies? If film-makers reshot that scene today, it would look a bit different. Instead of dirty old rooftops littered with debris, you’d see green “lawns,” patio furniture, maybe a family having a rooftop […]

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A simple rug brings it all together

A quick ‘google‘ for outdoor area rugs results in hundreds of options, varying in sizes, shapes, colors, material and, of course, cost. Outdoor area rugs serve the same purpose as indoor rugs – they tie spaces and furniture together, add coziness, create a focal point, protect flooring or hide damaged surfaces. When selecting a rug for your outdoor living area, […]

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UltimateGrass Newest Member of North County Supply Landscape Line

EasyTurf, Inc. today named North County Supply of San Marcos, Calif., an EasyTurf Authorized Reseller for the Greater San Marcos and surrounding areas. The announcement represents a unique opportunity for North County Supply to gain access to EasyTurf’s UltimateGrass line. The professionals at North County Supply are experts in surface design and landscape installation. EasyTurf, the landscape arm of turf industry-giant FieldTurf, […]

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Xeriscape: the jelly to EasyTurf's peanut butter

Xeriscape is a combination of the greek word xeros, meaning dry, and landscaping. Environmentally conscious home owners see xeriscaping as a great way to enhance their homes and increase curb appeal while saving water! Roughly 70 percent of water used by the average family home is used outdoors – primarily to water lawns. Using plants, gravel and rocks, your lawn […]

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Where did summer go???

For me, there’s no better time to work on my landscape and home improvements than the fall. The weather is cool, it’s crisp, and dry. Here are a few of my “Preparing for Fall and Winter” tasks on my annual to do list: Winterize the Garden: after harvesting the fruits (and vegetables) of my labor, I’ll start prepping my garden […]

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Host your own whodunit!

Summertime means bbq. Grills, food, family and friends – the combination creates good times and great memories. Why not add a unique flavor to your bbq by throwing in a murder mystery? You already have the venue – your outdoor living spaces, and your actors – your friends and family. All you need is a little planning, and your bbq […]

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