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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…

Landscaping IDEAS for Small Yards
January 6, 2018

Landscaping IDEAS for Small Yards

A path to the front door is one element that no front yard can be without. There are two main options: a path that comes from the street, bisecting the yard, or one that comes from the driveway, taking a shorter route that goes parallel to the house. A path from the street is typically set at a right angle between the street and the house and gives a more formal…

Houzz Landscaping Ideas
January 4, 2018

Houzz Landscaping Ideas

Scenic Landscaping of North Jersey has won “Best Of Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The premiere landscape design and build firm was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals…

Playground Landscape Ideas
December 27, 2017

Playground Landscape Ideas

Growing up, our aspirations to the ultimate backyard playground probably looked like this. A modest slide, a few swings and a sandbox - what more could you ask for? But then we realized not all playgrounds are made equal. Some, like this one, are fashioned out of nature itself using wood and stone - literally. Some even resemble fortress-like complexes decked…

Landscaping with Railroad Ties IDEAS
December 23, 2017

Landscaping with Railroad Ties IDEAS

For more than a century, landscaping with railroad ties has been a quintessentially American solution to just about every garden quandary. As the railways expanded across our country, trees were cut for ties and ties were used and replaced in order to maintain the safety of the rails. Now, ties are everywhere. Need to build natural stairs into a hill? Frame a…

Duplex Landscaping Ideas
December 17, 2017

Duplex Landscaping Ideas

Prior studies have proposed tectonic and climatic mechanisms to explain surface uplift throughout the Bhutan Himalaya. While the resulting enigmatic, low-relief landscapes, elevated above deeply incised canyons, are a popular setting to test ideas of interacting tectonic and climatic forces, when and why these landscapes formed is still debated. We test the idea…

Winter Landscaping Ideas
December 13, 2017

Winter Landscaping Ideas

What makes a plant popular for winter landscapes in the snowy regions of the globe? Are conifers the sole contestants? Which landscaping plants are automatically disqualified? Which shrubs are best for attracting wild birds? Answering such questions should help generate landscaping ideas for dealing with that Scrooge of the seasons, horticulturally speaking:…

Sidewalk Landscaping Ideas
December 5, 2017

Sidewalk Landscaping Ideas

A lot of homeowners keep their gardens close to the house. But here’s a different idea: Park some of that homegrown beauty closer to the curb, where it can be shared with others. We started with an ordinary suburban yard. After marking off a corner between the driveway and the sidewalk, we removed the sod and amended the soil with peat moss and compost. Then…

Landscaping IDEAS for Side of House
November 29, 2017

Landscaping IDEAS for Side of House

Redbud leaves give good summer shade and provide fall color. The west side of a house presents challenges for homeowners and landscaping plants. Subjected to sun for the hottest afternoon hours, this area is harder to cool in summer. Shrubs that shade the area help save energy, but they must withstand half a day s full sun, heat and drying conditions. In winter…

Home Depot Landscaping Ideas
November 25, 2017

Home Depot Landscaping Ideas

• Use informal hedges and flowers that require less pruning. • Opt for more grass and fewer flowerbeds, or create a rock garden. • Ask an associate at your local store for ground cover varieties that can provide greenery that rarely needs mowing. • Don’t randomly place flowers and plants on a whim. • Avoid scattered placements so that you don’t end up with a…

Hill Landscaping IDEAS Pictures
November 11, 2017

Hill Landscaping IDEAS Pictures

EP Henry provides assistance with patio paver design and paver installation services in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Whether your tastes lean more traditional or modern, EP Henry provides Cherry Hill patio paver design professionals to help you create a functional and beautiful addition to your outdoor landscaping. Our Cherry Hill patio paver installation services…

Landscaping IDEAS for Garden
October 26, 2017

Landscaping IDEAS for Garden

You’re yearning for longer—and warmer—days. You’re dreaming of rapidly disappearing snow and ever-greening grass. And you’re chomping at the bit to pull on gloves to help you garden, not keep your fingers warm. Yes, winter may have officially only just begun, but the passing of the Winter Solstice also signals the rapid approach of the New Year. What does 2017…

Northwest Landscaping Ideas
October 24, 2017

Northwest Landscaping Ideas

7700 SW Garden Home Rd Portland, OR 97223 (503) 347-1182 Late last spring my husband and I decided to get some opinions about our back yard drainage and design issues. I found Lisa on YELP and other internet sites, checked out her website and reviews for her design services, then hired her. She provided us with the consultation where she came to our yard and…

Landscaping Screen Ideas
October 20, 2017

Landscaping Screen Ideas

Swipe to view slides Evergreen trees planted in a tight row can provide much needed privacy. A single closely planted row of deciduous shrubs or trees produces a dense privacy hedge that loses much of its screening value in winter. This oleander hedge planted beside the property line wall adds two feet to its height, but also demands a depth of six feet from…

Stone Landscaping Ideas
October 4, 2017

Stone Landscaping Ideas

BHG: Obviously many gardeners already landscape with rocks and stones. Where do we typically see these materials? BP: Many people start the same way I did, by collecting stones they really like and using them as accents in high-visibility beds or even containers. Building a stacked-stone wall is also lots of fun, and you don t need concrete if it s less than…

Landscaping Ideas
September 24, 2017

Landscaping Ideas

A home with a gorgeous yard isn t just easy on the eyes: Well-landscaped homes also sell for 5.5% to 12.7% more, according to research at Virginia Tech. Only problem is, professional landscaping costs an average of $3, 219, according to HomeAdvisor.com. But pros aren t the only way to go. Here s proof: seven cheap landscaping ideas that provide all the lush greenery…

Inexpensive Landscape Edging IDEAS
September 15, 2017

Inexpensive Landscape Edging IDEAS

Does anyone have any suggestions for an inexpensive landscaping border ? We want to turn the side and front of our house into a semi-raised bed for various herbs, but we have found the cost of ready-made materials obscene. And we just don t have a couple hundred dollars to drop on just the landscaping materials. Can you help? LSN in Baton Rouge, LA Concrete for…

Louisiana Landscaping Ideas
September 3, 2017

Louisiana Landscaping Ideas

Louisiana Native Plant Society - This is the website for the official Louisiana Native Plant Society. They offer a variety of events, programs, links, and other resources to help you develop home landscaping ideas of your own using the native plants of Louisiana. Wildflowers of Southwest (Beauregard Parish) Louisiana - Here, you will find a list of native plants…

Landscaping IDEAS Steps on Hill
August 24, 2017

Landscaping IDEAS Steps on Hill

In the breathtaking catalog spreads on home and garden sites, page after page display perfectly level yards with expertly installed plantings. If you’re lucky enough to have a magazine-ready, flat area as our outdoor space, you have a great start. But if you are facing the seemingly Sisyphean task of beautifying a hill, it can feel like there aren’t many options…

California Landscaping Ideas
August 16, 2017

California Landscaping Ideas

Congratulations to the winner of the 2016 Landscape Design Competition Professional Image Landscaping and Luxury Outdoor Living Gary Brown Enterprises, producers of the Northern California Home & Landscape Expo, has developed a reputation for not only having the best home show but also the most landscaping for gardening enthusiasts to enjoy! This year…

Under Tree Landscaping Ideas
August 3, 2017

Under Tree Landscaping Ideas

Pure misery: Woodland plants forced to grow out in the open in prairie settings. One of the most unnatural yet common landscape practices is how landscapers and gardens plant individual trees in expanses of lawn. It flies in the face of how these communal plants prefer to grow – and it often stunts them for life. It looks fine, of course, because we are used…

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