What to Know About Sod Installation: Your Questions Answered

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Have you always dreamed of having a lush, vibrant lawn? Then you need to lay fresh sod! Sod installation is a transformative process, turning barren landscapes into green paradises. Whether you’re equipped to do it yourself or contemplating professional services, understanding the proper processes will help you get the most out of your new lawn.   Let’s discuss the essentials of …

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Winter Landscape Design: Harmonizing Hardscape and Softscape Features 

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Winter invites a unique opportunity to revitalize your outdoor living space. The blend of hardscapes such as patios, walkways, structures and retaining walls with the vibrant textures of softscapes like trees, shrubs, and flowers, strikes a balance between functionality and aesthetic appeal. In this guide, we’ll explore innovative design ideas for both hardscape and softscape features to create a captivating …

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Fall Landscaping Prep: How to Lay the Autumn Groundwork for a Spring Yard Revival

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Autumn is not just about the beautiful foliage and cozy sweaters; it’s the perfect time to prep your yard for next year’s landscape renovations. From functional outdoor kitchens to enchanting play areas, Breakaway Landscaping is here to guide you through the process of fall landscaping prep, ensuring your yard serves you year-round.  Prepping for an Outdoor Kitchen An outdoor kitchen …

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A 2023 Guide to the Best Features for Your Outdoor Living Space

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Your outdoor living space is not just a plot of land; it’s an extension of your home and style. And now that it’s prime time to be outside, you might be wondering what features to include in your outdoor space.   Breakaway Landscaping is here to help with trendy outdoor living space ideas and answers to your most frequently asked questions.  …

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What Are Some Affordable Ways to Create a Secluded Outdoor Oasis?

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Creating a tranquil outdoor space doesn’t have to break the bank—there are several affordable ways to transform your backyard or patio into a cozy outdoor oasis. One way is to use plants to create a natural barrier and add privacy. Lighting is another great option for setting the mood and creating a cozy atmosphere in your yard. In addition, there …

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How Can I Make My Balcony More Private?

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There are several easy and creative ways to turn a balcony into your own secluded oasis. One way is to add privacy screens or curtains to block out any unwanted views. Another option is to use plants to create a natural barrier between you and your neighbours. You can also install a retractable awning or shade sail to create more …

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Outdoor Kitchen Ideas, Designs, and Trends in 2023

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When the weather is warm and the sun is shining, these are the times that call for outdoor fun. Having an outdoor kitchen creates an additional living space that offers you convenience and makes it an excellent area for entertaining. Cutting back on time spent inside is also more economical. As you venture outside, you’re less inclined to use significantly …

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What Are The Best Plants And Trees For Backyard Privacy?   

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Privacy is important in any backyard, and planting trees and shrubs can help you establish a natural barrier. Some of the best options for backyard privacy include conifers such as juniper, arborvitae, and yew, as well as leafy options like bamboo, privet, boxwood, or holly.  The Top Coniferous Trees for Privacy  For evergreen privacy, consider trees such as  Spruce  Pine  …

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Backyard Improvement Ideas for 2023: Ideas For All Budgets

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Being outdoors can be quite beneficial and most homeowners are well aware of the advantages of having additional space outside. Outdoor areas, especially those that are tranquil, and tastefully designed offer an amazing appeal. Once you sit within this space you may never want to leave based on how relaxed you feel. If you don’t like the idea of spending …

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How to Make your Urban Outdoor Living Space Feel More Secluded

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Creating a secluded outdoor living space can be challenging in an urban environment, but luckily, we have some helpful tips for achieving the ultimate outdoor oasis.   Whether you’re a homeowner who loves landscape design or simply looking to create a more private and relaxing outdoor space, there are many ways to boost feelings of seclusion in your backyard, balcony, or …

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