Landscaping Ideas for Large Front Yards
Front Yard / June 23, 2018

Landscaping Ideas for Large Front Yards

In this design by Barbara Paul, a diverse collection of trees, shrubs and perennials fill this large corner lot with color and help nestle the home into the landscape. Before: Whether it s weeds or out-of-control groundcover, the front yard is a jungle. After: Low-maintenance plantings and the sharp, clean lines of the new wall tie in with a bright new paint job on…

Landscape Design Near me
Landscape Design / June 21, 2018

Landscape Design Near me

Xeriscaping is landscaping your space in ways that reduce or eliminate the need for water. It is promoted in regions that do not have easily accessible or reliable supplies of fresh water, and it is gaining acceptance in other areas as climate patterns shift. Some benefits of xeriscaping include: Saving water: For most of North America, over 50 percent of residential…

Sloping Front Yard Landscaping Ideas
Front Yard / June 19, 2018

Sloping Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

If your front or backyard includes a hill or hillside space, you need a landscape design plan that allows for maximum beauty with minimal maintenance. For a cleared steep incline behind a retaining wall, consider groundcover plants. There are many varieties of flowers and shrubs that thrive on slopes. If your steep hill gets full sun and doesn’t encounter an overwhelming…

Asian Landscape Design
Landscape Design / June 18, 2018

Asian Landscape Design

Landscape designer Michael Glassman uses trial and error to find the perfect plants for this highly shaded California backyard. Once found, the landscape is transformed into an Asian-influenced outdoor retreat, full of varying textures, colors and heights. She wanted to incorporate Asian-inspired features and make the garden very simple, colorful and interesting —…

Very Small Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
Modern Landscaping / June 16, 2018

Very Small Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

Inner city life means that outdoor space is hard to come by and large backyards are almost impossible, so it’s important to work smart with what you’ve got. No matter what your outdoor set up is there are garden and landscaping ideas for small backyards to reinvent your space. Take a seat Adding a bench means if you are stuck for space it won’t be taken up extra chairs…

Plants for Landscape Design
Landscape Design / June 14, 2018

Plants for Landscape Design

When it comes to landscape design many people often think of pretty flowers and lush green gardens. Though this is probably true in many cases, plants have a lot more to offer than just looking pretty. A thoughtful design utilizing herbaceous plants can make a site sustainable by providing habitat to animals, protecting water quality, increasing biodiversity, as well…

Boxwood Shrubs Landscaping IDEAS
Ideas / June 12, 2018

Boxwood Shrubs Landscaping IDEAS

Choosing your boxwood. All boxwoods are in the Buxus genus, with around 70 different species and hundreds of cultivars. Common, or English, boxwood (B. sempervirens, USDA zones 5 to 8) gets bigger, grows faster and has more pointed leaves than dwarf English boxwood (B. sempervirens ‘Suffruticosa’, zones 5 to 8). Dwarf English boxwood is particularly prized for topiary…

Pike Nursery Landscape Design
Landscape Design / June 10, 2018

Pike Nursery Landscape Design

2101 LaVista Rd Atlanta, GA 30329 (404) 634-8604 You can t get better selection than here! My annuals have performed amazingly through the spring and summer! I ve bought about $1 worth of plants from Pikes over the past year, as I ve updated our landscaping and refreshed some of our beds. The plants I ve gotten have almost always been extremely healthy and robust…

Modern Front Yard Landscaping Ideas
Front Yard / June 8, 2018

Modern Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

This recurring feature in Pool & Spa News may be called Backyard Spotlight, but this time around, we re turning things on its head with a look at a minimal, clean and beachy front yard project. Recently, San Diego-based Sage Outdoor Designs principal, Kate Wiseman, was invited back to a home in the prominent area of La Jolla where she previously designed…

Front Yard Desert Landscaping Ideas
Front Yard / June 6, 2018

Front Yard Desert Landscaping Ideas

Ok, so my problem is that I live in a neighborhood of south-facing front lawnswhich have a gentle slope downward, conveniently inviting the sun s rays to be their MOST direct. Great for a sunny front yard, terrible for a thirsty lawn. Especially during the summer months. Of course, once the City of San Diego started more serious water restrictions this year, and being…

Best Landscape Ideas
Ideas / June 4, 2018

Best Landscape Ideas

This application shows you the galleries of amazing, beautiful and impressive landscaping ideas, designs and decorations. If you have an idea about your landscape or garden, this application can help you. This app. contains the various types of landscaping ideas, designs & decorating such as : - backyard, front yard, rock, wall - waterfall, pools - flowers…

Landscape Front of House IDEAS
Ideas / June 2, 2018

Landscape Front of House IDEAS

If you like a low-maintenance yard, with as little weed pulling, watering, and pruning as possible, this design might be exactly your speed. Small cone-shaped topiaries rest on either side of the steps to the front porch, and small bushes line the railings, while not getting large enough to obscure the railings of the porch. The result is a simple, yet elegantly landscaped…

Shady Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
Modern Landscaping / May 31, 2018

Shady Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

My topic for the evening is Greener Gardens: One Step at a Time. I’ll be discussing options for creating landscapes that are more sustainable. Ideas range from simple steps to ambitious projects any gardener or homeowner can undertake. The goal is beautiful gardens and landscapes that are attractive and healthy for humans, wildlife, pets, and the environment as a…

Landscape Pictures Ideas
Ideas / May 29, 2018

Landscape Pictures Ideas

The purpose of the design in the prior picture was to create a focal point in a front yard. In this picture, we turn our attention to the side yard. In the picture above, the lawn area is quite extensive; the expanse of lawn needs to be broken up. To break it up visually and invite the viewer to the backyard, the fencing and garden arbor serve as a transition. The…

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