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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…

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

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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…

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