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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…

Grass Ideas Landscaping
July 31, 2018

Grass Ideas Landscaping

Every homeowner dreams of an outdoor space with lush, green grass. But the reality is that for many of us, that doesn’t exist. Maybe you haven’t quite found time for proper lawn care maintenance or there’s a patch of grass you can’t bring back to life. Dead grass reduces curb appeal and can simply be a reason not to spend time in your yard. The good news is that…

Outdoor Seating Ideas Landscaping
July 23, 2018

Outdoor Seating Ideas Landscaping

For her own front yard, designer Margie Grace of Grace Design Associates Inc. matched the hardscape to her home s architectural syle for a cozy cottage garden. To keep the yard low maintenance she laid a large patio using Arizona flagstones, then filled the rest of the space with lush flower beds. A reclaimed concrete bowl is transformed into a water feature…

Balcony Landscape Ideas
July 1, 2018

Balcony Landscape Ideas

Stylish roof garden design and ideas - from New York to London You may also like: City Gardens | Small Gardens | Garden Rooms | Patio and Decking Ideas Inspired by projects such as The High Line in New York City, architects, gardeners and urban planners are transforming the most overlooked and underused part of any building - the roof. With a little thought and…

Boxwood Shrubs Landscaping 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…

Best Landscape 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
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…

Landscape Pictures 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…

Bamboo Landscaping Ideas
May 25, 2018

Bamboo Landscaping Ideas

The bamboo garden design does not just focus on plants; it also provides opportunities for outdoor furniture and bamboo structures. Information related to plants is at the top of this page and other garden related topics such as fencing, fountains, and furniture are linked from further down. You will find links to products such as; tiki bars, benches and gazebos…

Walkout Basement Landscaping IDEAS
May 23, 2018

Walkout Basement Landscaping IDEAS

A home with a walk out basement looks great, as it sits within the landscape. It is like the home grew up out of the surrounding countryside; however, building a walk about basement is a skill that takes into account the surrounding terrain. Walk Out Basement Considerations Almost any home can be built with a walkout basement. The only type of home that wouldn…

Bush Landscaping Ideas
May 21, 2018

Bush Landscaping Ideas

Blueberries are such an easygoing shrub, it s a wonder more people don t grow them. There are various types of blueberry bushes that grow best in different regions - from the very small wild blueberry grown in Maine, to the large rabbiteye grown in the South. Here in Minnesota we fall somewhere in between with the half-high blueberry. Many cultivars grown in…

Front Garden Landscaping Ideas Australia
May 19, 2018

Front Garden Landscaping Ideas Australia

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Hillside Landscape Ideas
May 11, 2018

Hillside Landscape Ideas

Hillside Nursery s Landscaping helps to beautify Wichita and surrounding communities. With over 90 years experience, we offer complete residential and commercial services from landscape design to installation. Getting your landscaping project started is simple Bring sketches, measurements and pictures of the area to us for a complimentary in-house consultation…

Landscaping with River Rock Ideas
May 5, 2018

Landscaping with River Rock Ideas

River rock is one of the most popular stone products used for landscaping purposes. There s a good reason for its popularity. It comes in an endless variety of shapes, sizes and colors. So it can be used with any landscape design you have in mind. In this article, I ll share some tips and ideas for using river rock in your next landscaping project. If you need…

Garden Landscaping Ideas on a Budget
April 29, 2018

Garden Landscaping Ideas on a Budget

Stones, sand and gravel are predominant in a Zen garden. Zen is a specific path of Buddhism that emphasizes the importance of meditation and quiet contemplation, but you certainly don t need to be a Buddhist to enjoy the benefits of a Zen-inspired garden. A Zen garden is a type of dry landscape that s been appreciated in Japan for many centuries. Flowers are…

Drought Resistant Landscaping IDEAS
April 25, 2018

Drought Resistant Landscaping IDEAS

The pursuit of the perfect lawn has long troubled Americans. We mow them, we seed them, we care for them – really, it can get obsessive. And that’s just the grass; let’s not forget about the overall landscape design, including the flowers, the ornamental trees and those little stone frog fountains spitting streams of water. It’s become more than a hobby. This…

Retaining Wall Landscaping IDEAS
April 15, 2018

Retaining Wall Landscaping IDEAS

Retaining walls are practical and beautiful elements to include in a landscape. They can help solve a variety of problems and offer unique planting opportunities as well. A retaining wall can be a good do-it-yourself project for a variety of skill levels. Get started on yours with our retaining wall ideas. Retaining walls are most often used to help hold back…

Patio Landscape Ideas
March 10, 2018

Patio Landscape Ideas

Backyard Landscape Ideas ​A Frog’s Dream Aquatic Services-Morris County NJ Backyard Landscape creations in Morris County New Jersey aren t just beautiful works of art created by blooming flowers, outdoor fire pits, outdoor kitchens, or artisan crafted stone walls. Backyard Landscapes are an extension to your home. A place to relax, breathe in the fresh air, and…

Garden and Landscape Ideas
February 20, 2018

Garden and Landscape Ideas

What the Home Visit Includes: The landscape design appointment (for areas up to 2, 500 square feet) includes walking your garden, discussing the project, a plant list and a hand-drawn planting diagram. The plant list and hand-drawn diagrams will be completed off-site and presented within 3-4 weeks. If your project involves items other than plants and the installation…

Croton Landscape Ideas
January 28, 2018

Croton Landscape Ideas

Crotons are popular in all types of tropical landscaping, but are they right for your garden, flowerbeds or containers? Understanding more about these plants can help you use them in the very best way to ensure they not only thrive in your landscape, but that they become a beautiful focal point for you to enjoy. About Crotons Crotons ( Codaeum variegatum ), also…

Home and Garden Ideas Landscaping
January 18, 2018

Home and Garden Ideas Landscaping

Landscape Design Style Guide Use this design guide to determine your favorite landscape style. Browse 21 different design sheets featuring suggestions for colors, décor, materials, plants and outdoor fabrics. Whether you want a Tuscan-inspired yard, a traditional English garden or mid-century landscape this guide will prove useful. A well-designed landscape can…

Long Driveway Landscaping IDEAS
January 12, 2018

Long Driveway Landscaping IDEAS

Country home driveway landscaping is an important part of your home and property presentation. The driveway gives guests and neighbors a first impression of your home. Your driveway is used every day, and it is nice when it looks beautiful and taken care of. In addition to looking good, your driveway design needs to be durable, functional and comfortable to drive…

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