Are You Committing Fence Etiquette Fails?

“Etiquette.” It isn’t the first thing you think of when you think of a fence, is it? But when you build a fence your home isn’t the only thing you’re changing. Unless you live way out in the country, you’re changing your neighborhood, too. Neighborhoods mean people, and people mean etiquette. Fail #1: You didn’t talk to your neighbors first. You’re building the fence on your property. With your money.So it might rankle to think you might have to talk to anyone else.But think of all the annoyances that fence could bring. You could block a view your neighbor likes.

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The Best Wisconsin Plants for Your Pergola

One of the true joys of owning a pergola is selecting and cultivating climbing plants to compliment it. There’s nothing quite like looking up to see a lovely canopy of greenery and flowers winding in and out of a custom-made Northern White Cedar pergola. Combine the scent of the cedar with the scent of your favorite flowering plant, and you’ve got yourself a slice of sweet Heaven ready to last you all summer long. Now all you have to do is choose plants ready to survive Wisconsin’s climate. Most everyone in our service area is in Zone 4, as is..

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6 Landscaping Fails to Avoid in 2019

Though the winter weather continues to rage and it may be hard to believe, warmer weather is right around the corner. Soon it will be time to get out and do some serious digging in the dirt. But if you don’t want to be the person in your neighborhood with “that” yard, you’ll want to avoid making some relatively common landscaping mistakes. Failing to plan. The best landscaping works with the space it’s in. It’s not minimalist, but it doesn’t try to do too much. It mixes different elements to create a pleasing atmosphere. Unless you’re exceptionally lucky, you’re not..

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