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Gazebos Landscape Ideas
May 10, 2019

Gazebos Landscape Ideas

This gazebo makes good use of a waterside location. Gazebo cost Gazebo kits cost around $5, -7, , and can be customized or painted for a more finished appearance. Your landscaper can advise you on how to integrate it into the surroundings to make the most of its classic look. A custom gazebo may cost double that of a kit or more, depending on size, materials…

Front of House Landscaping Ideas Photos
May 6, 2019

Front of House Landscaping Ideas Photos

Our country is home to some of the most beautiful God-given landscapes in the world. We’re blessed with natural treasures – from the Grand Tetons to the Grand Canyon; from lush forests and vast deserts to lakes and rivers teeming with wildlife. And it’s our responsibility to protect these treasures for future generations, just as previous generations protected…

Basic Landscaping Ideas
April 11, 2019

Basic Landscaping Ideas

If you live in urban areas where there aren t much space to work with, you can still grow your favorite vegetables in a vertical garden. You can easily create one using hanging baskets, shelves, and trellis, as well as a bit of your imagination. You can design a functional vertical system or a more architectural look to your garden. It s entirely up to you. Be…

Amazing Landscaping Ideas
April 5, 2019

Amazing Landscaping Ideas

Swimming Pool StylesFrom modern to tropical, get help picking the right pool style for your home Featured Product Steel Fire LogsDiscover these handcrafted steel logs that provide mesmerizing visuals and increased heat Welcome to LandscapingNetwork.com You ll be amazed at all the landscape design ideas you ll find throughout the pages of LandscapingNetwork.com…

Small House Landscaping IDEAS
March 30, 2019

Small House Landscaping IDEAS

There are endless options for small front yard landscape design plans, no matter the style or size of your home. Remember, your front yard is your calling card to the neighborhood. Not only is it the space that makes a first impression to your neighbors, but also it’s the place to express your taste and personality. When choosing complementary plants and designs…

Lakefront Landscape Ideas
March 7, 2019

Lakefront Landscape Ideas

To deliver a high level of expertise, we have two specialized teams. When you want to transform your landscape, our Land Design team delivers creative solutions in complex settings. Limitless The Paragon Land Design team executes larger-scale projects – from stonework and flower designs to exclusive outdoor architecture. When you’re ready to transform your landscape…

Landscaping Hillside Ideas
March 4, 2019

Landscaping Hillside Ideas

Plant a variety of low-maintenance shrubs to stabilize a hillside garden. Hillside landscaping presents several challenges to gardeners. Plants must hold soil against erosion caused by wind, water or both. Access for plant care may be difficult. Environmentalists and landscapers advise that selecting several kinds of soil-holding plants, shrubs and trees is more…

Brick Ideas for Landscaping
February 20, 2019

Brick Ideas for Landscaping

Brick has been used as a paving material for many years. Some historians even believe that the production and use of bricks dates as far back as Ancient Mesopotamia. While these first bricks may not have been what we are familiar with today, Kyle Ritchey of Milieu Design in Wheeling, IL points out that clay bricks have been largely unchanged in the past few centuries…

Landscaping with Pavers IDEAS
February 14, 2019

Landscaping with Pavers IDEAS

Pavers work well for pathways and patios. Pavers provide a versatile and durable building material for a variety of outdoor projects. The blocks are available in different sizes, shapes, colors, styles and materials, such as brick, stone and concrete, for a custom landscape feature. Pavers are designed to lock together, making most projects simple to install…

Landscape Ideas no Grass
February 2, 2019

Landscape Ideas no Grass

Landscape with your best friend in mind. Lawns are expensive, environmentally unfriendly and, for households with dogs, tough to keep green and lush. Dog urine is high in nitrogen and can burn your lawn, leaving the landscape dotted with brown spots. In addition, many dogs have allergies to grass and may endlessly lick their paws after exposure. Most dogs are…

Landscaping with Gravel IDEAS
January 31, 2019

Landscaping with Gravel IDEAS

We’ve pondered over our neglected backyard for three years now. In other words, our garden deserves more than a weed-filled lawn and a few patches of dirt. This year we hired a landscape architect to help put our ideas to paper, and now we’re finally ready to fix the landscape. The design is simple, manicured, and geometric; the 60-by-60-square-foot backyard…

RED Brick Landscaping Ideas
January 27, 2019

RED Brick Landscaping Ideas

T s overwhelming and intimidating. Stop by a garden center in spring and you re visually assaulted with color. There are so many to choose from, and each becomes a favorite. Whether or not those preferences are the best choice for your landscape is another matter. Many plantings miss the mark with color that s not quite right. Color unifies the house with the…

Rock Garden Landscaping IDEAS
January 11, 2019

Rock Garden Landscaping IDEAS

As mentioned in Step 1, my selection of plants for rock gardens will be driven by color scheme. But the use of color schemes in landscaping projects differs markedly from their use in, say, painting, in at least one important respect. And that is that plants, as living things, have growing requirements to take into consideration. So adherence to color schemes…

Landscape Business Names 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…

Landscaping IDEAS for Wrap Around Porch
November 12, 2018

Landscaping IDEAS for Wrap Around Porch

Also Called Wrap Around or Farm House Porches Country porches are so popular that restaurants use them for branding like Cracker Barrel who lines them with plenty of rocking chairs. And who doesn t take a second look when driving past one on a country road (or highway for that matter). Mary and I love country porches. Country style porches vary but all have one…

Landscaping Mound Ideas
November 4, 2018

Landscaping Mound Ideas

Swipe to view slides For these beautifully planted mounds to thrive, the sloping sides must rise at a very gentle rate. A long, low berm was used here to screen off the unattractive footing of the wall behind. This slight rise was created to keep the moisture sensitive crowns of these cacti above the surrounding soil, and where drainage is poor, mounding like…

Landscaping IDEAS for Walkways and Paths
October 25, 2018

Landscaping IDEAS for Walkways and Paths

When landscaping a yard, walkways often get overlooked. We concern ourselves with pools, patios, and plant selections, but then we neglect to consider how to connect the different spaces in our yard. By ignoring paths, a garden can become disjointed because of the lack of thought put into the transitions and connections. Not only do walkways guide people throughout…

Landscaping IDEAS for Raised Ranch Style Homes
October 19, 2018

Landscaping IDEAS for Raised Ranch Style Homes

Quiet doesn t mean dull. Designed to fit into the existing landscape rather than stand out from it, a ranch house generally presents The Raised Ranch is a domestic vernacular that was popular in American suburbia in the 1970s. With its entrance on the ground The open floor plan of a raised ranch-style home presents challenges for interior decorators. Creating…

Border Ideas for Landscaping
October 5, 2018

Border Ideas for Landscaping

Edging materials improve the look of your garden beds, while keeping mulch and soil in and grass and gravel out. But what kind of edging is best? One of the most commonly used materials is treated landscape timbers. They re inexpensive, last a long time and are easy to install. They may be stacked end to end or stacked and secured with long galvanized nails…

Pacific Northwest Landscaping Ideas
October 1, 2018

Pacific Northwest Landscaping Ideas

This Sammamish, Washington family had outgrown their backyard. Their old landscaping included a swing set and large expanse of lawn, which they no longer used. Heidi Skievaski, owner of Sublime Garden Design, a company based north of Seattle, came up with a plan for turning their unused backyard into a nature-inspired retreat that would suit the needs of the…

Full Sun Landscape Ideas
September 27, 2018

Full Sun Landscape Ideas

If you have dry, sunny areas on your property and wish to grow plants there, you need to select full-sun plants that are known for their drought-tolerance. Following is a list of perennials that qualify. Many of these perennials are popular in rock gardens. Also see my companion piece, 10 Best Perennials for Sun. Note that a location in your landscape is considered…

Landscaping Shrubs and Bush Ideas
September 23, 2018

Landscaping Shrubs and Bush Ideas

Many flowering shrubs attract birds with their berries and provide brilliant fall foliage. But they are perhaps at their best when blooming, during which time they can stand alone as specimens and serve as focal points in a landscape design. It is the splendor of their blooms that is the focus of these pictures of flowering shrubs. The bushes chosen for this…

Small Space Landscape Ideas
September 21, 2018

Small Space Landscape Ideas

Got a green thumb? Like do-it-yourself projects? These time-tested stormwater features will beautify your yard and fight pollution at the same time. Native Plants Native plants can provide an attractive, cost-effective and environmentally friendly alternative to traditional lawns and landscapes. In addition to providing valuable food and habitat for native butterflies…

Landscaping Ideas for Split Level Homes
August 30, 2018

Landscaping Ideas for Split Level Homes

Back in the 1950s and ‘60s—when the USSR’s launch of Sputnik made outer space the new frontier, and the Beatles were transforming rock and roll music—the split-level home began to emerge on the American suburban landscape. At the time, the style appealed to a wide swath of buyers because it was a fresh design and it was grander than the modest bungalows that…

IDEAS for Landscaping with Rocks
August 18, 2018

IDEAS for Landscaping with Rocks

Mulch choices depend on multiple factors. Mulches give the landscape a finished look while also minimizing maintenance in garden beds. Lava rocks supply a durable and attractive choice, but they aren t suitable for all garden areas. Deciding on whether to use lava rocks or an organic mulch, such as bark, in the landscape depends on the types of plants you are…

Outdoor Landscaping IDEAS Small Yards
August 10, 2018

Outdoor Landscaping IDEAS Small Yards

If your yard feels cramped, dull or otherwise in need of of a pick-me-up, don t worry! You don t have to dig up the backyard and start from scratch to make it feel homey and new. Just make some small investments. Your focus should be the patio area, so start there. Here are some inexpensive patio ideas to help spruce up your small yard: #1 Add a path of pavers…

Landscaping Ideas for Shaded Area
August 2, 2018

Landscaping Ideas for Shaded Area

Shady spaces present their own set of unique challenges but can become a sanctuary in a garden with the right design and plants. Shade grows moss, it makes a yard cold and dreary, darkens interior rooms and omits sun loving flowers. Solving an existing shade condition is not easy, and options are few. But there are ways you and your designer can use plants to…

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