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WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 22, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Flowers, trees, shrubbery, oh my! Spring is underway and for many it’s time to get outdoors and reconnect with nature. Gardening enthusiasts who want to deepen the shade of their green thumb can find helpful information and how-tos just a click away at the Landscaping and Gardening section of, the award-winning, comprehensive website for homeowners from the National Association of Realtors®.

“ has all the tips, advice and inspiration you need to make your garden really stand out this year,” said Pamela Geurds Kabati, NAR senior vice president of communications and HouseLogic spokesperson. “Whether your gardening plans are as simple as pulling weeds and raking leaves or as large-scale as a complete overhaul of your backyard, offers valuable insights on how to make it happen.”

According to the 2013 Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report, gardening and landscaping efforts pay off; curb appeal projects are rated among the most valuable home improvement projects. A pleasing exterior with well-groomed shrubbery can really make a home stand out.
Visitors to will find great tips and ideas for beautifying their yard in fun and revealing articles like 5 Awesomely Easy Landscaping Projects. Users can also check out 10 Must Have Landscape Tools for help planning their projects. Another interesting article explores the benefits of spending time outdoors and Gardening as a Cure for Depression.

HouseLogic also helps homeowners avoid landscaping pitfalls with resources like 11 Trees You Should Never Plant in Your Yard. This slideshow highlights trees that are sometimes more trouble than they’re worth and can help owners make more informed decisions when deciding what trees to plant.

HouseLogic is an award-winning, free source of information and tools from the National Association of Realtors® that helps homeowners make smart decisions and take responsible actions to maintain, protect, and enhance the value of their home. HouseLogic helps homeowners plan and organize their home projects and provides timely articles and news; home improvement advice and how-tos; and information about taxes, home finances, and insurance.

The National Association of Realtors®, “The Voice for Real Estate,” is America’s largest trade association, representing 1 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.

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