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Garden Pond Maintenance 101

Garden Pond Maintenance 101

Our water garden design team at DSLD Land Management in Birmingham, AL, loves to work with homeowners to incorporate a beautiful pond into your landscape. We even have a designated Aquascapes store in Greystone for you to find the aquatic plants and supplies you’ll...

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What Plants Need to Be Pruned in Winter?

What Plants Need to Be Pruned in Winter?

February is a popular time to prune bushes, shrubs, and plants, but not all need to be cut back in the winter months. Those that are already budding for Spring shouldn’t be cut back now or they may not flower much. Those that flower and bloom during the Summer and...

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Advice for Protecting Your Plants This Winter

Advice for Protecting Your Plants This Winter

Here in Birmingham, we generally have a mild climate, but winter can be unpredictable as we’ve already seen this year. You need to protect your plants and other vegetation if you aren’t already. If you're noticing damage to your plants and wish you would've done...

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Year-Round Pool Safety

Year-Round Pool Safety

Ok we’ll admit it, talking about pools in the winter feels strange, but we must do it. Pool safety is just as important this time of year. Sadly, pool accidents can happen even in the off season when your pool is closed. Like tragedies in the summer months, drownings...

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How to Make Your Backyard a Natural Oasis

How to Make Your Backyard a Natural Oasis

Backyards can have so many various functions, designs, and setups. Pools, outdoor kitchens, gardens, swing sets, firepits and more can be found in the typical backyard. The ambience of your yard will depend on its main uses. Some enjoy being active in their backyard...

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How to Winterize and Close Your Pool

How to Winterize and Close Your Pool

Labor Day marked the unofficial end of summer, although the hot September temperatures may say the opposite (right?). Many public pools start closing around this time as kids are back in school and nighttime temperatures begin to drop. Soon, it’ll be time for families...

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How to Care for Your Lawn in the AL Heat

How to Care for Your Lawn in the AL Heat

It’s hot outside if you haven’t noticed yet! This time of year, we tend to see more scattered storms and fewer predictable days of rain. You may have a 20-minute downpour one day, then no rain for several days. Your yard- grass and plants- can easily begin to suffer...

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Pool Maintenance 101: The Basics

Pool Maintenance 101: The Basics

Thanks for choosing us for your pool installation in Birmingham, AL! Maybe it’s your first summer with an inground pool, if so, you’re probably realizing that pools are a lot of fun and a lot of work. We think that once you get the basics down and get used to the...

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