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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…

Landscaping Around Deck IDEAS
February 11, 2021

Landscaping Around Deck IDEAS

Perhaps the most striking feature of Kristin Jackson’s recent backyard makeover is the island deck– or floating deck– she and her husband built. It’s a pleasant, shady spot in her backyard that incorporates the trees in its design. Kristin is an interior designer and author of the design and DIY blog The Hunted Interior, so it’s no wonder the deck not only looks…

Front House Landscape Ideas
February 7, 2021

Front House Landscape Ideas

Flower Garden Ideas for Around Your Porch What s not to like? This front house landscaping combines natural landscaping materials to create a unique walkway . Stone, split rail fencing, branch backed chair, and the right plants form a cohesive natural appeal as you approach the front porch. I like how the fencing was used to create separate flower beds along…

Swing Set Landscaping Ideas
February 5, 2021

Swing Set Landscaping Ideas

A backyard playset will provide hours of enjoyment for your children - do your part by making sure that it is safe, durable and attractive. The Green Scene in Northridge, CA. The number one concern when selecting a backyard playset is safety, second is durability, third is fun and finally appearance. Wooden playsets, made of cedar, redwood, cypress or pressure-treated…

Simple Flower Bed Landscaping IDEAS
February 1, 2021

Simple Flower Bed Landscaping IDEAS

While starting a flower bed requires some planning and forethought beforehand, it’s not as difficult as one might think to build a flower bed from scratch. There are many types of flower gardens and no two are ever quite the same. You can plant a flower bed any way you like – big or small, curved or straight, raised or flat – whatever. Flower beds can also be…

Low Water Landscaping Ideas
January 30, 2021

Low Water Landscaping Ideas

The New California Landscape promotes a balance between urban landscapes and the environment, includes diverse and beautiful aesthetic qualities, and facil- itates the efficient use and management of resources, especially water. These landscapes are suited to the Sacramento Region’s Mediterranean- typeclimate and support a rich diversity of plants and wildlife…

Windows well Landscaping IDEAS
January 24, 2021

Windows well Landscaping IDEAS

Looking out A terraced window well dramatically increases natural lighting in a lower level or basement. These egress windows satisfy Building Code rules. The primary rules for designing a window well are the code requirements for an egress window. The bottom of the well must be at least 3 x 3 ft., the well can t interfere with opening the window, and you have…

RED Mulch Landscaping Ideas
January 22, 2021

RED Mulch Landscaping Ideas

Making mistakes when mulching can keep your soil from reaping benefits such as conserving moisture, suppressing weeds, reducing erosion and decreasing water runoff. Landscape designers and researchers provided their best tips for making the most of mulch in your yard. Do use it as an accent. Mulching can help create healthy lawns but also has an aesthetic value…

Container Landscaping Ideas
January 18, 2021

Container Landscaping Ideas

Proven Winners ® Gardening Ideas—Use our recipes to plant a gorgeous outdoor living space The secret is out. Container gardening is fun, easy and rewarding when you use Proven Winners recipes. Think of all the creative possibilities for transforming a watering can, shoe or purse into a plant-able pot! Container gardening is the perfect way to exercise your green…

Landscaping IDEAS Retaining Wall
January 16, 2021

Landscaping IDEAS Retaining Wall

How soil “pushes” (and how to build a wall that pushes back) When you contemplate the retaining wall you re about to build, you may imagine how firm and solid it ll appear from the front, or how great the new garden will look above it. But unless you give serious thought to what goes on behind and below the wall, it may not look good for long. A poorly built…

Ranch House Landscaping IDEAS
January 14, 2021

Ranch House Landscaping IDEAS

The ranch house is as quintessentially Californian as Yosemite and artichokes. So when Eric Olsen, an architect who grew up surrounded by the iconic style in Newport Beach, saw a textbook ranch house in Corona del Mar, he fell fast for its modern but modest style—and knew it was just the place for him and his wife, Adriana, to raise their three daughters. Adriana…

Low Voltage Landscape Lighting IDEAS
January 12, 2021

Low Voltage Landscape Lighting IDEAS

You ve pulled out all the stops to make your house and yard look first-rate. So why let that hard work disappear at nightfall when, with a flick of a switch and some strategically placed landscape lights, you can roll back the darkness and put it all on display? Done right, landscape lighting makes the best of what you ve got by highlighting your home s architectural…

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