Watering the Garden - Basic Tips

August 15, 2016

Best practices stem from thoughtful observation. With temperatures rising and many people experiencing unbearable heat, imagine what the plants in your garden are going through. If you expect them to flower and bear fruit, you have to water and care for them the right way.

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Lawn care basics

August 05, 2016

The grass need not be greener on the other side when you know how to grow and maintain your own lawn. For many new gardeners, a beautiful bright green carpet can be difficult to achieve. Here are some basic care tips that can help you grow that enviable green lush carpet:

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Playtime is Safer with Blue Rubber Mulch

July 26, 2016

Blue, being one of the three primary colors, has become a staple in children’s nurseries, playschools, jungle gyms, and playgrounds. Studies show that blue is one of the more accepted gender-neutral colors, which means both girls and boys will enjoy playing in an area with this hue as backdrop. Fortunately, Blue Playsafer Rubber Mulch exists to provide more than just an awesome color for your children’s recreational time.

 

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Design Ideas with Red Rubber Mulch

July 06, 2016

The great thing about quality red rubber mulch is that it keeps its vibrant color for a long time. So while you are getting all the benefits of mulching from keeping all the nutrients in place to preventing frost, it can also be a creative way to landscape. Create your own backyard design, mix and match--the possibilities are endless.

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Great Gains of Green Rubber Mulch

July 05, 2016

In color psychology, green encourages serenity, making it the color of choice for many nursing homes and hospitals. It only makes sense to have this color in your home, as well - be it in a garden or added as interior decorative touches.


The good news is that, even if you don’t have enough space for a full garden, Green Playsafer rubber mulch offers a sustainable solution that comes with its own unique set of aesthetic and practical advantages.

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Popular Mulch Alternatives

June 27, 2016

Many people tend to think that mulch is mulch is mulch. The thing is, different kinds of mulches offer different qualities and purposes. Before getting the first mulch that you come across, consider what benefits they can give to your garden, landscaping, or playground. You have to think about potential drawbacks, as well.

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Ten Great Gardening Hacks

June 14, 2016

A lot of homeowners want to start a garden but balk at the thought of expensive tools and upkeep. The good news is, there are plenty of smart garden hacks that will allow you to start your own little gardening project ASAP. All you have to do is look around your kitchen, pantry, or garage for some inspiration and materials.

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How Deep Should Mulch Be?

June 06, 2016

We mulch for several reasons: to discourage the presence of weeds, encourage plant root growth, improve soil conditions, add aesthetic appeal, and maximize the effects of water and fertilizer on plants. While mulching seems like a straightforward gardening activity, there are still wrong and right ways of going about it. One of the most important ones is knowing how thick the mulch should be spread over and around a plant or flower bed.

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When The Playground Gets Complicated

May 19, 2016

At the playground, it’s all fun and games until somebody gets hurt. Over 200,000 playground-related injuries are treated in emergency rooms every year. Fifteen child fatalities occur annually due to faulty playground equipment. The most common causes of these injuries are falls, accounting for almost 80%. These figures are too big to be ignored, and their consequences too alarming to shrug off.

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Five Spring Yard Clean Up Tips

May 10, 2016

There are no ifs, ands, or buts about it: springtime is the best time to take care of your yard. When all the snow has melted, it’s time to clean up the mess from the past winter, look at what survived the cold (and didn’t), and start getting your yard back in tip-top shape.

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Planting a Good Mood Garden

May 03, 2016

Beautiful gardens have a way of making you feel more optimistic, hopeful, and cheerful. Neglected ones, on the other hand, can bring annoyance and all sorts of negative feelings.

It’s good to know how to take advantage of the arrangements and colors of plants and flowers and the emotions that are attached to them. The power of a well-tended garden should not be underestimated - they can affect our mood and state of mind, after all.

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Rubber Mulch for Horse Arenas

April 14, 2016

People who are passionate about riding would understandably want to spend more time on their horses than on a riding arena’s upkeep. Still, it’s important to choose the right materials to maintain an arena in tip-top shape for a long time.


For years now, rubber mulch has become a popular choice as horse footing, thanks to the many benefits it offers. Let’s take a look at some specific ones as described by ranch owners and riding enthusiasts.

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