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Tulip Landscaping Ideas
June 9, 2021

Tulip Landscaping Ideas

• • – For the look of Holland, it is best to plant bulbs en masse. Whether you’re planting six or six dozen, they make the best display when planted together in loose, informal clusters. By planting bulbs of one variety or colour in mass you will achieve greater visual impact by providing uniform colour and texture. Bulbs will be easier to care for since they…

Stepping stones Landscaping IDEAS
June 5, 2021

Stepping stones Landscaping IDEAS

Consider your home s architecture when choosing a style of stepping stone. If there is keystone, brick or faux rock on your exterior walls, bring the same texture and color into the stepping stones. The path shown here was selected to coordinate with the coral hues of the patio pavers. Matching the color or texture of a nearby landscape element will give your…

Succulent Landscaping Ideas
June 3, 2021

Succulent Landscaping Ideas

The outdoor gardens at Simply Succulents® greenhouse and nursery in Cable, Wisconsin is where you’ll find our latest piece of creative garden “art”…a refurbished old outhouse! We gave this vintage throne a special re-roofing job featuring our succulent plants. The roof was refurbished and reworked to hold a bed of sphagnum moss harvested right here on our property…

Gardening and Landscaping IDEAS
May 22, 2021

Gardening and Landscaping IDEAS

Most traditional landscape management has been based on principles of control rather than cooperation. Historically, gardeners have worked hard to achieve what they considered “natural perfection.” Lush, well-tended flower beds and perfectly-shaped shrubs and hedges bordering thick, green lawns. Of course, all this “perfection and control” takes a terrible toll…

Landscape IDEAS for Ranch Style Homes
May 20, 2021

Landscape IDEAS for Ranch Style Homes

Space, accessibility and relaxed living make ranch homes popular, but their exteriors can be dull. Try these low-cost ideas for giving their outsides a little oomph. Now, after 40-some years out of trend, the open, one-story style is gaining favor once more. Younger and first-time home buyers are revisiting ranch design, drawn by the appeal of an informal and…

Boxwood Landscaping Ideas
May 12, 2021

Boxwood Landscaping Ideas

Saluting the French style, this garden features French boxwood parterres and fountains. As a formal garden, boxwoods are sculpted into geometric shapes along the lawn walkway. Boxwood Garden Contemporary style doesn’t have to mean steel and glass; it can, as shown here, mean a new interpretation of a traditional topiary and flower garden. Boxwood Arches Boxwood…

Curbing IDEAS for Landscaping
May 8, 2021

Curbing IDEAS for Landscaping

Transforming your homes landscape can be as simple as adding special touches with borders and curbing. These types of finishing applications can really make or break the look of your home. There are a variety of options to choose from giving you the opportunity to be creative when taking your yard to the next level. Advantages to having Concrete Landscape Curbing…

Pavers Patio Landscaping IDEAS
May 6, 2021

Pavers Patio Landscaping IDEAS

Brick paver patios are attractive to anyone designing an outdoor living space for many reasons: they offer attractive design options, are relatively inexpensive, and will last for years if installed correctly. With many options available for brick paver patio designs, you ll have plenty of opportunities to find the style that s right for you. The first decision…

Landscaping Ideas for Tree stumps
May 4, 2021

Landscaping Ideas for Tree stumps

Disguise an ugly tree stump by covering it. While you may choose to have stumps removed, sometimes the stump is too large, or removal is not cost-effective. Instead of just living an unattractive tree stump, incorporate it into your landscape by covering it. Disguising an eyesore like a tree stump is simple, and you can choose a method that will look best in…

Drought Tolerant Landscape IDEAS
April 30, 2021

Drought Tolerant Landscape IDEAS

Best Austin, TX and Central Texas Xeriscape Plants: This list includes our most commonly utilized, design oriented, and favorite drought-tolerant Xeriscape plants for Austin, TX and for the Central Texas area. Water-wise Xeriscaping plants will thrive in the Central Texas heat and will require very little, if any, watering after initial establishment. Furthermore…

Yucca Landscaping Ideas
April 26, 2021

Yucca Landscaping Ideas

Adam s needle is the common name for a plant known as Yucca filamentosa in plant taxonomy. Yucca filamentosa is a broadleaf evergreen shrub. It is related to many of the other commonly grown cacti and succulents. The family to which it belongs reveals another relative: It is in the asparagus family. What Adam s Needle Looks Like Adam s needle grows to a height…

Arizona Landscaping Ideas
April 24, 2021

Arizona Landscaping Ideas

Portfolio Create the outdoor environment of your dreams with backyard landscape design services from Creative Environments, one of Arizona s largest and most respected landscape design, pool and spa companies. We have spent over fifty years refining a streamlined process that delivers the very best in award winning design, quality construction, and unparalleled…

Natural Rock Landscaping IDEAS
April 18, 2021

Natural Rock Landscaping IDEAS

Connecticut landscape designs often call for the us of natural stone products. And based on the natural surrounding in areas such as Greenwich, Norwalk, and Fairfield, CT, this makes perfect sense. Incorporating natural stone into any landscape can add beauty and dimension, while maintaining the timeless look that CT homeowners crave. With the explosion of the…

Front of House Landscaping IDEAS Pictures
April 12, 2021

Front of House Landscaping IDEAS Pictures

Their front yard landscape designs could be used in most locations. We ve included a landscape plant guide below to highlight the plants that Lisk used for the projects we ve featured for you. Mary and I know how landscaping can visually enhance the look of any front porch. The combination of the right plants and hard scape helps to create appealing front porches…

Florida Landscaping Ideas for Small Yards
April 10, 2021

Florida Landscaping Ideas for Small Yards

Living Florida-Friendly begins with selecting the right plant for the right place. If you select suitable plants for your landscape and care for them according to Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ principles, they will likely thrive. Florida is a diverse state which includes a variety of soil types, temperature ranges, and rainfall patterns that differ dramatically…

Australia Landscaping Ideas
April 6, 2021

Australia Landscaping Ideas

If African elephants were introduced to Australia, they could protect the country s savanna from devastating wildfires. Photograph: Juniors Bildarchiv / Alamy/Alamy Introducing large herbivores to Australia could stop the spread of gamba grass, blamed for many of the countries bush fires David Bowman is a professor of environmental change biology at the School…

Best Landscaping IDEAS for Small Yards
March 31, 2021

Best Landscaping IDEAS for Small Yards

12. Keep maintenance to a minimum. One of the great things about small spaces is that they’re easy to clean. So don’t muck with this advantage! Arthur suggests using more planters rather than ground-cover soil. “Otherwise mud inevitably ends up all over your small patio space, ” he says. “Containers give you the warmth of planters but are more manageable.” Native…

Landscape IDEAS for Small Area
March 29, 2021

Landscape IDEAS for Small Area

Creativity and planning can produce a low-maintenance yard on a budget. Even though your time and your finances are limited, you would still like your yard to be attractive and welcoming. Creating a low-maintenance yard on a budget has its challenges, but there are many ways to meet them. Good planning, a little gardening knowledge, creativity and a willingness…

Traditional Landscaping IDEAS
March 25, 2021

Traditional Landscaping IDEAS

When it comes to enhancing the look and feel of your garden, nothing beats traditional landscaping. You probably already know how important it is to maintain both your front and back yards, but establishing a ‘traditional landscape’ that surrounds your home involves more than just ensuring your lawn is well manicured. ENJOY IN MORE WAYS THAN ONE What’s inside…

Front Windows Landscaping IDEAS
March 23, 2021

Front Windows Landscaping IDEAS

According to landscape economist, John A. Harris, good landscaping can add up to 28% to the overall value of a home and it can cut the home’s time on the market 10% to 15%. In addition, if you take your landscaping to the next level, upgrading it from a “good” to “excellent, ” in terms of design, condition and placement, you can add 6% to 7% to the value of a…

Playsets Landscaping Ideas
March 21, 2021

Playsets Landscaping Ideas

These small backyard tips give clever decoration and strategic design ideas to maximize your space. Many residential areas are looking to build more homes in smaller spaces. This means smaller plots, smaller homes, and smaller backyards. Whether you’re designing for a small home or small backyard, you have the same objective: maximizing space. Most homeowners…

Sidewalk Landscaping IDEAS Pictures
March 17, 2021

Sidewalk Landscaping IDEAS Pictures

Learn how I create planting designs for my clients. Discover great, useful tips and ideas. Front yard landscaping ideas can include many areas. Planting beds, driveways, walkways, privacy, and types of plants to use are just a few. Here you will find many ideas and tips to help you with your design. Front Yard Landscaping Ideas For Color Your front yard presents…

Landscaping Ideas Small Area Front House
March 3, 2021

Landscaping Ideas Small Area Front House

Share Landscaping ideas for small front yards can offer many creative solutions and bring your tiny front yard to a new level. Even the smallest front yard can be transformed into an eye catching garden which will attract the attention of neighbours and passers-by. A well-maintained and landscaped front yard is a complement to the house and shows the taste of…

Caladium Landscaping Ideas
February 27, 2021

Caladium Landscaping Ideas

My idea of a great summer weekend is spending 10 or 15 hours in the garden. But I know not everyone feels the same, and that includes Longfield Gardens co-owner Pete Langeveld. Pete has one of the nicest yards in his neighborhood, with neatly landscaped beds and tons of color all summer long. He loves gardening, but with a busy job, several teenaged children…

Chicago Landscaping Ideas
February 21, 2021

Chicago Landscaping Ideas

One look at our one-acre garden in suburban Chicago, and you’d swear it’s always been there. Fact is it’s been 15 years in the making. From the boxwood and gravel courtyard, to the double lawn labyrinth, to the sunken fountain garden, to the exuberant perennial borders to this year’s newly planted hornbeam hedge, you would never know that a self-taught gardener…

Landscaping IDEAS in Michigan
February 19, 2021

Landscaping IDEAS in Michigan

Resources for giving native plants a chance around your yard and garden. What if you could create a beautiful landscape in your yard with plants that came well-adapted to your soil and climate? There would be less need for fertilizing. You could back off the watering, saving time and energy as well as water. When fall sets in, you’d need fewer protective barriers…

Landscape Island Ideas
February 13, 2021

Landscape Island Ideas

Island beds are a beautiful touch to a vast, flat yard because they draw attention to the size of the yard with their elegant and unique styles. You can find all sorts of ways to make your island bed uniquely yours, but here are a few ideas to help you create your own unique design. Patterns You can grow your island bed plants in a pattern. You can choose a pattern…

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