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Electric and even automatic robot mowers are taking the market by storm. You can trim your grass with less noise, exertion and energy.

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Planting a tree helps the environment, but it can also help you save energy. There are many things to keep in mind when planting a new tree.

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Energy efficient landscaping

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Landscaping can improve the energy efficiency and beauty of your home. See what landscaping experts recommend.

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Outdoor hot tubs

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Choosing an insulated tub will help you relax while you're enjoying your new outdoor spa.

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Unique ideas for shading your home

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Learn how you can provide shade for your home or patio using vines, shade cloth and other clever ideas.

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