Landscape Business Names IDEAS
Ideas / December 16, 2018

Landscape Business Names IDEAS

The biggest companies in the landscape industry didn’t get there by chance. Hard work, business intelligence and a willingness to try new ideas all play a part in any company’s success. The trick is finding good ideas to try. This year, Lawn & Landscape took an alphabetical approach to its annual Top 100 list, picking out the best ideas, strategies and programs…

Ideas for Front Yard Landscaping Without Grass
Front Yard / December 14, 2018

Ideas for Front Yard Landscaping Without Grass

By: Carl Carlson A neat patch of perfectly manicured lawn is an iconic image of the suburban American landscape. The smell of fresh cut grass on a summer afternoon conjures up deep nostalgic emotions. We love the vaguely naturalistic, pastoral effect they provide to our landscapes, yet we often don’t consider the negative effects of the perfectly manicured lawn, which…

How to Design Backyard Landscape?
Backyard / December 12, 2018

How to Design Backyard Landscape?

The Florida Backyard Landscapes for Wildlife program is an inexpensive program administered by the Florida Wildlife Extension that will help you landscape your property to be more appealing to birds and other wildlife. For a $5.00 fee, which covers the cost of certification materials, this program includes information on how to design a wildlife refuge in your yard…

Landscaping IDEAS for Backyard with Dog
Modern Landscaping / December 10, 2018

Landscaping IDEAS for Backyard with Dog

Is your landscape going to the dogs? Is your lawn grass riddled with urine spots? There is no reason why you can t be the owner of both a canine who goes outdoors and an attractive yard. But landscaping with dogs in mind does present challenges that may require some compromises. Be prepared to perform a balancing act between what the designer in you wants and what…

Modern Front Landscape Design
Landscape Design / December 8, 2018

Modern Front Landscape Design

With wall-to-wall windows, an expansive deck and sleek architectural designs, the Aquadisia estate on Florida s Siesta Key was designed to celebrate breathtaking views of its 200-foot Gulf Coast shoreline. But after years of neglect, the vistas took a backseat to the property s, overgrown and incoherent landscaping. The owner loved the clean lines of the modern residence…

Landscape Front Yard Design
Front Yard / December 6, 2018

Landscape Front Yard Design

Edible landscaping brings gardening and permaculture into the more public areas of the city dweller’s property. For your neighbors, your front yard is, in a very real way, a part of their space, too, and affects their enjoyment as well as their property values. Does this mean, however, that your front yard has be covered in lawn with one ornamental tree? In most cases…

Landscaping Ideas for backyards on a Budget
Backyard / December 4, 2018

Landscaping Ideas for backyards on a Budget

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New England Front Yard Landscaping Ideas
Front Yard / December 2, 2018

New England Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

No matter the size of your front yard, it’s easy to showcase the front of your house with landscape designs that add instant curb appeal. One of the simplest ways to begin the design process for landscaping your front yard is to draw up your own plans based on the architectural style of your home and the size of your yard. This is not a hard and fast rule, and you…

Front Yard Landscaping IDEAS Ontario
Front Yard / November 30, 2018

Front Yard Landscaping IDEAS Ontario

Front Yard Gardening Growing edible plants in front yards is becoming an increasingly popular use of urban space. This information sheet will provide an understanding of the benefits to having a front yard edible garden, the rules surrounding the establishment of a front yard edible garden in Ottawa, and things that one should avoid or be cautious of when gardening…

Desert Landscape Design IDEAS
Landscape Design / November 28, 2018

Desert Landscape Design IDEAS

While ideas for desert landscaping are often thought of as being the same as xeriscaping, it isn’t necessarily always true. Xeriscaping is actually a set of principles and methods for creating water wise landscapes and gardens regardless of style. Still, when a client tells me they want a xeriscape design, most times they really mean they want a landscape or garden…

Backyard on a Slope Landscaping Ideas
Backyard / November 26, 2018

Backyard on a Slope Landscaping Ideas

A slope can separate a home from a busy street and provide extra privacy and quiet. Slopes can also be difficult and dangerous to mow and are susceptible to erosion and runoff. Don t let your hillside get out of control. Causes of Erosion in the Landscape We ve all seen erosion where major excavation is underway, but construction sites aren t the only areas where…

Landscaping IDEAS for Large Backyard
Modern Landscaping / November 24, 2018

Landscaping IDEAS for Large Backyard

In our haste to tackle everything on our to-do list, we often forget the profound affect our immediate surroundings have on our well-being. The backyard in particular can become overgrown and neglected, a nagging symbol of chores yet to be done. It’s easy to overlook the potential for calm and tranquility that the backyard offers. With a minimal investment of effort…

Colorado Backyard Landscaping Ideas
Backyard / November 22, 2018

Colorado Backyard Landscaping Ideas

Recent Requests for Yard and Garden Landscaping Contractors in Colorado Springs, Colorado: Project Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80911 Landscaping to be installed: Special planting area/Garden, Trees/Shrubs, Wooden structures (deck, gazebo, etc.) Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks Project Location: Colorado Springs, CO…

Landscape Ideas for Hilly Backyard
Backyard / November 20, 2018

Landscape Ideas for Hilly Backyard

We re full of landscaping ideas. We ve been doing this for almost 60 years. If you re looking for landscaping ideas to improve and enjoy an outdoor living space, Drake s 7 Dees can help. Every home is unique, just as every homeowner is. And no matter what your tastes, interests or desires for your outdoor space, there s a way to make that fit your unique vision. So…

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