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Elevate Your Landscaping with Raised Garden Beds!

Remember how Mom always used to remind you to make your bed? Well, you still should! Raised garden beds are a great addition to the backyard for so many reasons! First of all, a raised garden bed can enhance the look and appeal of your yard, but it can also protect your plants from all sorts of critters – from …

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Zen Gardens

Is your boss getting on your last nerve? Do you feel like all you do is shuttle your kids from one after school activity to another, getting stuck in traffic jams and rushing home to make dinner which you haven’t even shopped for yet?  If your answer is a resounding yes, you are in definite need of a Zen garden …

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March Is a Great Time for Yard Clean-up

It’s the time of year again. The change of season and promise of warmer weather makes it the perfect time for spring cleaning inside and out. While those gentle breezes may make you want to throw open those windows to air out your home as you give it a thorough scrubbing, cleaning up your yard before our next round of …

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Yard Flooding?

Although we get to enjoy the best weather in the nation, those of us who live in Florida also have to deal with the rainy season, which has definitely caused a lot of flooding issues lately. So, how do you keep your yard from flooding? Here are a few tips: First, without question, you’ll want to keep your gutters and …

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Keeping It Social!

We all love the time we get to spend with our peeps and it’s good for the soul. Heck, research has even proven that people who socialize lead longer, more fulfilled lives; and after being cooped up for all that COVID stuff, it’s been really nice interacting. That, my friends, is where social front yard landscaping comes in! We have …

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Great Plants for Privacy

Your yard should be your oasis…a little piece of heaven where you can kick back and enjoy the view. Sometimes the best way to do that is with some privacy…and while it is often said that fences make good neighbors, it can be cheaper and often much prettier when you plant a privacy border instead.  Foliage, if chosen wisely, tends …

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Saving the Bees

Protecting our environment is critical, especially when it comes to saving our precious honey bees; and you can help by starting with your yard… Why is it so important to save the bees? Bees are an essential part of our ecosystem – some of our most effective pollinators and vital to growing the crops that sustain us. Butterflies, other insects …

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Something Bugging You?

Flies, gnats and mosquitoes can be a nuisance, but they can also spread bacteria and diseases by simply landing on us and the surfaces we touch. In addition, they can put quite a damper on that epic outdoor picnic or barbeque by contaminating our food and playing an instrumental role in the contraction of Salmonella and E. coli. So, how …

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Ground Cover Plants That Thrive in Full Sun

Welcome to Florida, summer and the hot summer sun! We all love to keep our landscaping looking beautiful and you can do that with mulch, stone and a variety of ground cover plants that actually thrive in our climate. A colorful ground cover that flourishes in hot, full sun is the ice plant, which rocks quarter-sized star-shaped blossoms in vibrant …

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Edgewater Yard Shop Testimonial

I’m not just a blog writer for Edgewater Yard Shop. I’m a loyal customer, and here’s why… Ever since we moved to New Smyrna Beach about ten years ago, we heard great things about Edgewater Yard Shop. So, when we cleared our backyard and began to get ready to prep our gardens, we decided to check them out. Just like their …