Landscape Design Rules
Landscape Design / December 9, 2017

Landscape Design Rules

Swipe to view slides A student created plan that starts from the house and works outwards. This student s plan incorporates geometric shapes with straight lines near the home. A skilled designer knows how to successfully break the rules, as this student s plan shows. Rule 1: The House is the Most Important Part of Any Garden You can t ignore it! It s almost always…

Desert Landscape Ideas for backyards
Backyard / December 7, 2017

Desert Landscape Ideas for backyards

Here at Green Valley Landscaping, we have years of experience maintaining repairing lawns and landscapes. If you are looking for a dedicated, loyal company to manage the lawn maintenance of your residential community…look no further. We have a thorough background in this area and will work hard with your HOA to make sure the community is just the way you want. Some…

Sidewalk Landscaping Ideas
Ideas / December 5, 2017

Sidewalk Landscaping Ideas

A lot of homeowners keep their gardens close to the house. But here’s a different idea: Park some of that homegrown beauty closer to the curb, where it can be shared with others. We started with an ordinary suburban yard. After marking off a corner between the driveway and the sidewalk, we removed the sod and amended the soil with peat moss and compost. Then we planted…

Landscape Retaining Wall Design
Landscape Design / December 3, 2017

Landscape Retaining Wall Design

The first step is to determine whether you need a gravity wall or reinforced wall. Gravity Wall Reinforced Wall Gravity Wall **Please note that the gravity wall chart provided has specific heights for specific site and soil conditions. If you are not sure of your site conditions we recommend being conservative with your retaining wall heights or use geogrid in your…

Above Ground Swimming Pool Landscaping IDEAS
Pool Landscaping / December 1, 2017

Above Ground Swimming Pool Landscaping IDEAS

This set of assembly guidelines is provided to share with you the modern day construction expectation governing our industry performance today. The National Swimming Pool Institute has an entire booklet on the building code construction standard for the assembly of Above Ground swimming pools. These standards are summarized here within this section. This is intended…

Landscaping IDEAS for Side of House
Ideas / November 29, 2017

Landscaping IDEAS for Side of House

Redbud leaves give good summer shade and provide fall color. The west side of a house presents challenges for homeowners and landscaping plants. Subjected to sun for the hottest afternoon hours, this area is harder to cool in summer. Shrubs that shade the area help save energy, but they must withstand half a day s full sun, heat and drying conditions. In winter months…

Backyard Landscape Lighting Ideas
Backyard / November 27, 2017

Backyard Landscape Lighting Ideas

Outdoor landscape lighting provides safety, drama and curb appeal. Landscape lighting should add visual interest to your landscape design while illuminating your outside space, making it safe to navigate while creating an inviting space to entertain and relax. Landscape lighting also creates drama by creating shapes and shadows at new angles that you can only see…

Home Depot Landscaping Ideas
Ideas / November 25, 2017

Home Depot Landscaping Ideas

• Use informal hedges and flowers that require less pruning. • Opt for more grass and fewer flowerbeds, or create a rock garden. • Ask an associate at your local store for ground cover varieties that can provide greenery that rarely needs mowing. • Don’t randomly place flowers and plants on a whim. • Avoid scattered placements so that you don’t end up with a mismatched…

Landscaping and Design
Landscape Design / November 23, 2017

Landscaping and Design

Concept to completion we are a small boutique custom design installation company. We have a APLD certified in-house designer that will work with you to give you the best possible options for your property. Our vision — is to design and create a unique and personal landscape environment that draws you out of doors and connects you with the beauty of nature. Once there…

Backyard Ideas Landscape
Backyard / November 21, 2017

Backyard Ideas Landscape

Looking for landscape backyard ideas for that shady area on your property? Moss Acres has just what you are looking for - live, soft, and vibrant moss! From growing a moss path, to turning your entire backyard into a natural and soothing garden oasis, to even creating an peaceful Japanese rock garden, we can help. Landscape backyard ideas can be particularly challenging…

Landscape Design Shrubs
Landscape Design / November 19, 2017

Landscape Design Shrubs

Shrubs are a key foundation planting for many gardens. They offer structure and organizing points; many also supply year-round color, as well as food and shelter for wildlife. But selecting the right shrub for your landscape and particular gardening need can be difficult. Luckily, the Better Homes and Gardens Plant Encyclopedia provides information that will help…

Unique Front Yard Landscaping Ideas
Front Yard / November 17, 2017

Unique Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

2. Exploit The Slope Homes on steep view lots can lack a powerful entry if the designer is not up to the challenge. All too often this kind of extreme slope is treated as an erosion control application, with ordinary highway planting schemes and hydroseeding. Here the slope is designed to be integral with the structure, serving as its visual foundation. Large boulders…

Pool Landscaping IDEAS on a Budget
Pool Landscaping / November 15, 2017

Pool Landscaping IDEAS on a Budget

A good design is more than a sketch or print out. You pour your blood, sweat and tears into crafting the perfect design for your customers — bringing their pool and landscape wish lists to life. While it may sometimes seem like a simple process to homeowners, creating designs that sell takes valuable time and effort. And you want to make sure you’re earning what the…

Pool Landscaping IDEAS Australia
Pool Landscaping / November 13, 2017

Pool Landscaping IDEAS Australia

We provide a comprehensive consultancy service to help you with all your garden & design ideas, assisting you with everything from working out why certain plants struggle in your garden, right through to applying extensive knowledge and experience to help shape your garden design ideas into a beautiful, practical design to suit your lifestyle. Common topics…

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