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Blog Posts in 2015

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What You Need to Know About Creating a Vegetable Garden

Building a backyard vegetable garden is an easy DIY project that can value and beauty to your home, not to mention help your family eat healthier and even save some money on groceries. Regardless of ...
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Tips for Removing Poisonous Plants

Poison ivy, sumac, and oak plants are just a few of the poisonous types of plant species homeowners have to deal with. Although these plants generally don’t pose much of a series health risk, ...
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The Fundamentals of Successful Backyard Hardscape Design

You can design the most beautiful backyard landscape imaginable and not be able to fully enjoy it without an equally well-designed hardscape. Hardscaping leads you through your outdoor living space ...
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Home Water Conservation 101

Although water restrictions have eased in some parts of the state, California is still facing one of the worst water shortages in recent history. Even if you live in a part of the state that ...
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Using Rocks in Your Landscaping Design

If you don’t love the look of your landscape, you should—and with a few well-placed natural stones you can. The addition of natural stone is one of the most versatile and affordable ways ...
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Choosing a Container for Your Plant

Potted plants are a great addition to your landscape, and can also add color and vibrancy to the inside of your home as well. However, it’s very important that you marry the right plant with the ...
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A Look at California Water Mandates

In response to the worst drought in recent memory, the state of California has put water conservation mandates into effect to ensure existing water supplies last as long as possible. These mandates ...
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Getting Your Landscaping Ready for Autumn

It’s officially the fall—is your San Jose lawn ready? Although spring and summer are generally considered the best times for landscaping and lawn maintenance, this is in fact the prime ...
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Analyzing Your Sod Options

The quickest way to provide your home with a beautiful, green lawn is through sod installation. Payless Hardware, Rockery & Nursery has an excellent selection of sod and lawn maintenance supplies ...
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Lawn Care 101

Everyone loves a lush, green lawn to play in and enjoy during the warm summer months. Proper lawn maintenance is vital to keeping your lawn healthy, particularly in the midst of challenging drought ...
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Create a Water Conserving Garden

Having a beautiful, inviting garden to relax in and enjoy can be a great addition to your San Jose home. With a little help from the landscaping experts at your nursery and garden center, you can ...
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How to Conserve Water in Your Yard

When it comes to water conservation, managing water use on your San Jose lawn and in your garden is absolutely essential. To start saving water and money, take a trip to your local nursery and garden ...
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Essential BBQ Supplies for the Grill Master

Outdoor grilling is one of the best ways to cook in the summertime. But in order to enjoy your barbeque to the fullest, you must have the right grilling supplies. At Payless Hardware, Rockery, & ...
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Spotlight on the Traeger Grill Pro Series

For many years, Traeger grills were only sold in limited areas and quantities. But now, as more people have discovered Traeger grills, demand for them is rising, they are being sold by grilling ...
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Examining the Benefits of a Hardscaping Design

Using hard materials in landscaping has a number of advantages. In fact, hardscaping is becoming increasingly popular in San Jose, with many different materials and designs being offered by ...
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Advice for Growing Tomatoes

Rather than buying tomatoes, you can grow them yourself with plants or seeds from your San Jose nursery. In order to do it, you’ll need to find an area of your yard that receives at least six ...
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Hardscaping Ideas For Your Home

Giving the outside of your home a makeover doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. Some simple hardscaping around your garden or outdoor grilling area can change the look of your house’s ...
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Water Saving Landscaping Tips

Given the extent of the drought in California, water conservation is on the minds of many. For tips on water conservation in San Jose that will help our environment and save you money, watch this ...
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House Plants 101

If you are not satisfied with simply building a beautiful San Jose garden outdoors, you can also bring your love for gardening indoors with house plants. From dracaenas to ficus trees to pothos, there ...
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Water Saving Tips for Your Garden

Watering your garden is obviously something that you need to do in order to help your plants grow after you bring them home from the nursery. However, there are several steps you can take to reduce ...
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Dry Up Wasteful Water Habits [INFOGRAPHIC]

In response to the unprecedented drought conditions in California, the state has instituted a plan to reduce urban water consumption by 25% over the course of a year. While broad regulations are in ...
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How to Mulch Your Lawn

If your lawn is the pride of your property’s outdoor space, you want to do what you can to keep it healthy and looking spectacular. A quick jaunt down to a San Jose nursery and gardening center ...
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A Look at Some Drought-Tolerant Plants

Many Californian landscapes and gardens that were once lush and verdant have been suffering lately, due to the prolonged period of drought currently plaguing The Golden State. With strict water ...
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Choosing Lawn and Garden Equipment

Gardening in San Jose is often a truly rewarding and enjoyable experience, especially when you have the right equipment on hand. Whether you are caring for your lawn, transplanting trees and shrubs, ...
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Home Improvement Ideas for the Summer Months

As the weather gradually warms up, most people long to be outside. Summer is a great time to enjoy your yard space, to host evening dinner parties on your patio, and to perfect your outdoor grilling ...
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