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10 Ideas to Liven Up Your Landscaping this Fall

Contrary to popular belief, early fall is actually a great time to dig into some landscaping work. The summer sun finally starts to back off, but it’s still warm enough for perennials to establish a root system before the first winter frost. In fact, some landscapers argue that flowers, shrubs, and trees planted in the ...

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12 Delightful Window Box Ideas for Every Season

Once you add window boxes to your home, it’s common for it to look like something is missing if you decide to tuck them away for the traditional off-seasons. However, every season has something to offer when it comes to window boxes. Luckily, the internet and even neighborhoods around town are rich with delightful window ...

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7 Shutter Styles That Work on (Almost) Any Home

Shutters are a pretty hot topic around here at brick&batten. Just to sum it up, we are big fans of shutters when they are done right. But in all honesty, some homes look better without shutters, and a poor shutter choice can make a home look like an eye sore. While getting personalized design advice ...