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The 12 Most Beautifully Landscaped Governor’s Mansions
Landscaping

The 12 Most Beautifully Landscaped Governor’s Mansions

On the east lawn of the Kentucky Capitol, perched on a bluff above the Kentucky River in Frankfort, stands the Governor’s Mansion. The 25-room mansion, built in the Beaux-Arts architectural style, dates back to 1914. The Kentucky Governor’s Mansion is, simply put, a gem. Yet the stunning limestone structure wouldn’t be […]

Study Casts Doubt on Effectiveness of Political Lawn Signs
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Study Casts Doubt on Effectiveness of Political Lawn Signs

During election season, you’ll spot them all over the place — lawn signs promoting a political candidate or cause. But lawn signs aren’t a “silver bullet” for election victory. That’s one of the key conclusions drawn by Brandon Lenoir, a professor of political science and political communication at High Point […]

12 Fascinating Facts About Austin’s Trees
Austin, TX, Landscaping

12 Fascinating Facts About Austin’s Trees

The beauty of the trees throughout Austin, TX, is more than bark deep. “We recognize trees far beyond just their aesthetic beauty. We recognize all the benefits that they provide us, the services that they provide citizens,” Michael Embesi, manager of the City of Austin’s Community Tree Division, recently told […]

5 Curb Appeal Trends for 2016 [Free Report]
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5 Curb Appeal Trends for 2016 [Free Report]

While we’re told we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, we definitely do judge a house by its exterior. Any home seller who ignores this reality stands to lose thousands of dollars, particularly at a time when buyers are combing through dozens if not hundreds of online photos in […]