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Using Indigenous Plants in Sustainable Landscaping

What Is Sustainable Landscaping? Once landscapes featuring indigenous plants have been installed, they require very little watering overall, especially as compared to a traditional grass lawn. They can also provide increased water filtration, as they can prevent storm water from going into a city’s water system. This helps avoid the overflow of sewers, which is a health and environmental hazard. Less overflow means a healthier water system overall. Less Maintenance Because landscaping with indigenous plants helps reduce the erosion of soil, it requires less maintenance. Indigenous plants also tend to have a natural resistance to harmful insects, which reduces the

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Best plants to grow in the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos

Best plants to grow in the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos

Have you ever heard of Gumbo Limbo, Strong Back, or Sea Ox eye daisy? What about the Bahamian cherry, Bay lavender, or Lignum Vitae? These are a few mentions of the many best-growing plants in the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos. There’s a wealth of hardy choices that can fulfill your desired landscaping design style. Read on for more. Yellow Elder Also called Yellow Bells, Trumpetbush, or Esperanza, the yellow elder grows like a bush allamanda on steroids. This garden beauty is big and produces bright yellow flowers year-round shaped like a trumpet, hence the name Trumpetbush. While you’d have

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Improving security in your Caribbean home with Landscaping

Improving security in your Caribbean home with Landscaping

Security brings to mind cameras, password protection, and other thoughts of technology. When you think of securing your home against any environmental threats, landscaping is a tool that can be much more than just the beautification of your lawn and increased curb appeal. At Landscaping by EA our goal is always to meet as many needs as possible with our landscape design. This includes measures that can help protect your home and increase your home security. Here are 3 things to consider when looking at how landscaping can help keep your home secure. Keep up with maintenance A yard with

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Xeriscaping in the Caribbean

Xeriscaping (sometimes also referred to as zeroscaping) is a landscape design technique that focuses on maximizing the usage of drought-tolerant elements. This trend is not only ecologically conscious but also often much lower maintenance and can be extremely visually striking. If you are looking for a landscape rejuvenation in Turks & Caicos, Landscaping By EA is here to deliver exactly what you need. Consider booking a consultation with one of our talented professionals to see how we can bring this low maintenance and pest-resistant landscaping trend to life in your yard. Benefits of Xeriscaping Xeriscaping is an attractive option for

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