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Landscaping IDEAS for Cape COD Style Home
November 14, 2019

Landscaping IDEAS for Cape COD Style Home

Cape Cod, the cape in eastern Massachusetts is the birthplace of the Cape Cod design style that has spread throughout the country. The homes are meant to blend into the landscape, however, still stand out with their charming character. The original Cape Cod home was built to endure harsh weather conditions; carefully placed within their surroundings, they are…

Small Courtyard Landscaping IDEAS
November 6, 2019

Small Courtyard Landscaping IDEAS

Create a complete, home oasis with front yard and backyard landscaping. With a custom, intimate courtyard design, your outdoor dream can become a reality. A custom designed courtyard can provide a central area for your family to enjoy. Courtyards allow you to feel the open, fresh air while still providing the privacy of surrounding walls. Some courtyard designs…

Curb Appeal Landscaping IDEAS
November 4, 2019

Curb Appeal Landscaping IDEAS

Consider the house. Lots of people look at the size of the lawn or the shape and slope of the front yard, but many people forget a critical consideration in landscaping for curb appeal. Rule No. 1, and the one that I see ignored a lot, is that - far and away - the most enormous thing in the garden is your house,says Leslie Land, author of The New York Times…

Edible Landscaping Ideas
November 2, 2019

Edible Landscaping Ideas

By I don’t dream of owning my own land. The very thought of tilling, sowing, and managing a large plot of land makes me hyperventilate. Throw in the idea of milking cows and herding pigs, and I just get overwhelmed. Sure, it sounds great, but I’m not entirely sure this is God’s path for my family. At least not right now, and that’s okay! However, I do want to…

Garden Landscaping IDEAS Low Maintenance
October 31, 2019

Garden Landscaping IDEAS Low Maintenance

Question: We need a more low maintenance garden! Currently we maintain and care for our yard. However, it continues to present a maintenance challenge… we seem to waste a lot of time mowing the yard or operating the weed eater. Do you have any suggestions or ideas, to make the landscaping more low maintenance, easier and less time consuming? Kelly, Douglasville…

Great Landscape Ideas
October 29, 2019

Great Landscape Ideas

“How to Find the Right Landscape Architect for YOU…” *Face it, why take a chance on a landscape architect who isn’t from your area? Small changes in weather patterns may not seem significant, but your plantings surely notice everything, as they are constantly exposed to the outdoor elements. Experience should also be an enormous factor when choosing these professionals…

Landscaping Ideas Image
October 23, 2019

Landscaping Ideas Image

Front Porch and Front Yard Landscaping Ideas Our landscaping pictures will undoubtedly give many ideas for your own yard. Not only will our home landscaping photos highlight beautiful yards but will also show you some fantastic porches as well. Landscaping around your porch can increase your home s curb appeal, be environmentally friendly, and give you hours…

Japanese Garden Landscaping Ideas
October 19, 2019

Japanese Garden Landscaping Ideas

The Center, formerly the Institute, is a new educational initiative of the Portland Japanese Garden. We seek to provide a place in North America for learning the skills and techniques for creating and stewarding Japanese Gardens ( waza ) while acquainting students with the cultural heart and soul ( kokoro ) of Japanese garden arts. The Center employs an educational…

Landscaping Ideas with Logging
September 29, 2019

Landscaping Ideas with Logging

In an outdoorsy context, the term, buck up refers to cutting a felled tree and its branches up into shorter lengths. One may use a sawbuck for the operation or simply prop up the wood to be cut on other logs. Either way, it is important to elevate the wood, so that the chain of your chainsaw does not come into contact with the ground. An example that will have…

Landscaping IDEAS Using Rocks and stones
September 27, 2019

Landscaping IDEAS Using Rocks and stones

Use stone to update, add interest to your landscape As nurseries around town fill with scrumptious, irresistible spring plants, be sure to plan before you plop. As you start filling in the holes left by the ravages of our two winter days that were colder than 21 degrees, evaluate your landscape. Successful landscape design includes not only the plants but also…

Landscaping IDEAS North Texas
September 17, 2019

Landscaping IDEAS North Texas

Texas Superstar Plants identifies superior landscape plants for Texas. Combining the expertise of university and industry leaders, the cooperative program also promotes their introduction in the marketplace. With input from Texas A&M University horticulturists, nursery professionals, growers, arboretum and botanical garden representatives, and other experts…

Driveway Landscaping IDEAS Pictures
September 11, 2019

Driveway Landscaping IDEAS Pictures

Driveway is the part of house which leads towards the main building of house. To derive the attention of your guest’s driveway must be decorated well. I am here today with some easy driveway landscaping ideas by which you can decorate your drive way to make it more eye-catching. There are many ideas by which you can give new look to driveway. But before driveway…

Dog Friendly Landscaping IDEAS
September 7, 2019

Dog Friendly Landscaping IDEAS

As spring and summer approach, many pet parents are gearing up for much-needed lawn maintenance. Many problems were probably caused by Fido – destructive digging, jumping, and going potty take their toll on grass yards. Most homes aren’t what pet parents would call dog-friendly: low fences, exposed dirt to dig up, and potentially poisonous plants. A dog friendly…

Tropical Plants Landscaping IDEAS
September 3, 2019

Tropical Plants Landscaping IDEAS

In the 90s, Jack Rice took a business trip to Kauai with his wife, Kathy. Almost as soon as their plane touched down, the couple fell wildly in love with the Islands. Over the next few years, the couple frequently returned to Hawaii with their sons, John and Matt, ultimately visiting all the major Islands. Kathy took up hula dancing; Jack fantasized about buying…

Pebble Landscaping Ideas
August 16, 2019

Pebble Landscaping Ideas

Look for some ideas to bring another new look to backyard, pebbles for landscaping ideas are worth mentioning. It is no longer a secret that the addition of natural stones can elevate the beauty of backyard. However, the only problem is that stones like stones pavers and stones blocks are pricey which makes pebbles become wise option for homeowners on budget…

Easy Landscape Painting IDEAS
August 6, 2019

Easy Landscape Painting IDEAS

Simple Landscape Painting Step by Step Step-by-step tutorial of how to paint a simple and contemporary landscape with acrylic paint. I have painted mine on a 12 x 12 stretched canvas. The use of complementary colors and simplified shapes makes this painting energetic and modern. How to Paint an Abstract Landscape with Acrylics Want to paint a landscape? An…

Outdoor Fireplace Landscaping Ideas
July 27, 2019

Outdoor Fireplace Landscaping Ideas

Choosing the Right Natural Stone for an Outdoor Fireplace An outdoor fireplace is an uncommon sight, but when designed and built the right way, it can add enhance the aesthetic appeal of your backyard landscape and increase the market value of your home. However, in order to extract maximum value from this unique landscaping idea, it is important that you select…

Trees Landscaping Ideas
July 25, 2019

Trees Landscaping Ideas

“To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.” – Ghandi As a landscape designer, Jim McSweeney works with each client individually to craft a landscaping that matches their vision. This entails a three step process: meeting with the homeowner for preliminary consultation, designing a possible plan for the site, and finally installation…

IDEA for Landscape Garden
July 23, 2019

IDEA for Landscape Garden

Drought-tolerant flowers, like these black-eyed Susans, are a perfect addition to any backyard garden. They hold their bloom at different times throughout the summer and into fall for a great blast of color in your garden. They also tolerate dry weather and are a perfect plant to consider if you travel a lot and may not be home to water them. Cool Climbers Climbing…

Landscape Architecture Ideas
July 21, 2019

Landscape Architecture Ideas

Instagram is a great way to get inspired, but there are over 500 million active accounts, so who should you follow? For landscape architects, fresh ideas can be found from following other landscape architects, but also those outside the field: artists, technologists, illustrators, and designers. Here are a few of my favorite Instagram accounts, which offer unique…

Side Yard Landscaping Ideas
July 13, 2019

Side Yard Landscaping Ideas

Side yards that are long and narrow present a design challenge. Are you, yourself struggling with this challenge? Do you need some landscaping ideas to tackle it? If so, begin by asking yourself two questions about the space along the side of your house: How often do you use the area as an important route for getting from point A to point B on your property?…

Landscaping IDEAS for Sunny Area
June 29, 2019

Landscaping IDEAS for Sunny Area

An ornamental annual flower Emits a smell that deters mosquitoes Easy-to-grow Does well in pots, borders or the vegetable garden 3. Citronella Grass - Most commonly used natural ingredient in mosquito repellents Lemon-scented Does best in large planters (cannot withstand frost) Make sure you buy Cybopogon nardus or Citronella winterianus 4. Catnip - From the…

Landscape Wall Ideas
June 23, 2019

Landscape Wall Ideas

Landscape retaining walls serve both a practical and an aesthetic purpose. While originally intended to hold back dirt, their visual appeal can greatly enhance the exterior design of a home. Traditional retaining walls tend to be drab and boring but faux rock, brick, stone and wood panels can fix that problem. Cladding a concrete retaining wall with the panel…

Landscape Ideas on a Budget
June 17, 2019

Landscape Ideas on a Budget

Don’t just stand there and look pretty: Give your yard a job! “Apportion part of your property to raising food for you and your family, ” says Lee Garrard RLA/ASLA, co-owner of MedicineWheel Land Planning in Athens, Georgia and Charleston, South Carolina. “They’re inexpensive to cultivate and you’ll be surprised how well they supplement your refrigerator. “ Get…

Beautiful Landscape Ideas
June 13, 2019

Beautiful Landscape Ideas

Landscape Design ist ein Feld, in dem Sie viele Möglichkeiten, um Ihre Kreativität zeigen zu bekommen. Ihr Haus Hinterhof ist ein Ort, wo man ohne die Angst, Fehler zu machen, können Sie versuchen, verschiedene Dinge. Allerdings ist diese Aufgabe nicht so einfach. Viele Dinge müssen berücksichtigt bei der Gestaltung die gleichen sein. Darüber hinaus wird es viel…

Mailboxes Ideas Landscaping
June 5, 2019

Mailboxes Ideas Landscaping

The mailbox area of the yard is usually an afterthought when a new homeowner or home-seller is thinking about how to improve their curb appeal. But make no mistake: First impressions of a house always start at the street and if the mailbox area is an eyesore, that can create a very negative first encounter. The easiest way to combat this is to enhance the mailbox…

Landscaping Ideas for Water Runoff
June 3, 2019

Landscaping Ideas for Water Runoff

Pesticides are a commonly used method of managing pests in our landscapes. However, pesticides are poisons, so they need to be handled carefully. With spring here and summer coming right around the corner, it is a good time to reinforce those safety precautions to everyone who might be using pesticides. Permeable pavers let water pass through the spaces between…

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