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Landscape Ideas for Privacy
July 31, 2020

Landscape Ideas for Privacy

Many homeowners use their porches, decks, and yards as extensions of their living space. To feel at ease, however, they need privacy. Walls and fences create privacy, but can be off-putting and expensive. ‘Living screens, ’ methods of landscaping for privacy, provide another alternative. When creating a living privacy fence, make sure to pick plants that are…

Nautical Landscaping Ideas
July 25, 2020

Nautical Landscaping Ideas

If you’ve ever wondered if you could pull together a nautical decorating theme in your home, have no fear; you’ll find lots of ideas here! We’ll give you plenty of suggestions and show you how to use nautical accessories to decorate your kitchen, bathroom, living room and bedroom. Living Room Seaside Décor There are so many opportunities to let your creativity…

Landscaping with Large Rocks IDEAS
July 21, 2020

Landscaping with Large Rocks IDEAS

A few large boulders placed close together can be used as seating or accent pieces. Large boulders create boundaries in the yard, and add height and texture to make flat yards more appealing. The main problem with importing boulders to a new location is integrating them with the surroundings so they appear native to the ground. A random large boulder looks out…

Front Entrance Landscaping IDEAS
July 17, 2020

Front Entrance Landscaping IDEAS

Change the look of the garden throughout the year. Give your entry garden seasonal updates with bulbs in spring, annuals in summer, mums in fall and evergreens for winter. Containers can be moved around to alter the look of the garden. At the home of Rob Saba and Mark Hogan in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., mums (Chrysanthemum), ornamental kale (Brassica oleracea) and…

Landscaping IDEAS on a Budget
July 15, 2020

Landscaping IDEAS on a Budget

Landscaping on a budget does not have to entail settling for a shabby-looking yard. From plants to patios, from window boxes to water features, learn how to save money while designing an attractive yard from the resources linked to below. 1. Save Money by Reducing Lawn Size Many homeowners obsess over controlling lawn weeds, and their obsession drives them to…

Landscaping Along Fence IDEAS
July 11, 2020

Landscaping Along Fence IDEAS

Curving landscaping lines help soften your straight fence line. A fence offers privacy in your backyard as well as a barrier to keep pets or kids in while ensuring unwanted guests - human or otherwise - remain on the other side. Fences also offer a landscaping opportunity in your yard, allowing you to define the area and bring life and color to the edges of your…

Courtyard Landscape Ideas
July 9, 2020

Courtyard Landscape Ideas

For customers who live in the city or may not have a lot of excess space to work with, a good solution for their green craving is a courtyard . Courtyard gardens feature a space enclosed by buildings or walls on three or four sides, or it can be a confined yard that is surrounded by houses with an opening off a street. The size of a courtyard can range from as…

Bush Ideas for Landscaping
July 3, 2020

Bush Ideas for Landscaping

One of the biggest nutritional powerhouses that you can eat comes in a very small package. Blueberries are packed with more cancer-fighting, anti-aging, eyesight-saving and disease-fighting antioxidants than foods like spinach and salmon. New plant varieties make growing blueberries even easier than before. Sure, they re the pie-inspiring, cereal-topping, muffin-mixing…

Light Post Landscaping Ideas
June 29, 2020

Light Post Landscaping Ideas

Q: What does suitable for damp locations mean? A: Suitable for damp locations means that a fixture can be used indoors, but should not be used in areas where it would have direct contact with water. The primary indoor example would of course be the bathroom. Damp simply means it can be around water, but not directly exposed. In the context of using a damp rated…

Terrace Landscaping Ideas
June 27, 2020

Terrace Landscaping Ideas

When faced with challenging grades, terracing is often the only solution. In this San Marcos, Calif. backyard, the pool and spa were terraced into a hillside. The spa sits high up in the yard and takes advantage of great views, while the pool is down low where the property begins to naturally level out. The backyard of this Thousand Oaks, Calif. home consists…

Landscape Ideas for Michigan
June 25, 2020

Landscape Ideas for Michigan

The housing market in S.E. Michigan may not be as robust as it was in the mid-90 s, but that doesn t mean you can t still build equity in your home. Some Michigan residents have decided to sell and relocate, while the remaining balance of homeowners have decided to Stay Put. Either way, considering landscaping improvements can both add equity, marketability and…

Lava Rock Landscaping Ideas
June 9, 2020

Lava Rock Landscaping Ideas

· Get fresh new gardening tips created by hundreds of gardeners worldwide · Gain access to hundreds of Free articles, tips, ideas, pictures and everything gardening · How to Videos for DIY Gardening Projects This past summer, we decided we would begin the task working on one bed at a time. We enlisted the help of the children to make the task go faster. As I…

Garden Beds Landscaping Ideas
June 7, 2020

Garden Beds Landscaping Ideas

This dwarf evergreen garden bed looks great year-round. And, once established, it takes less maintenance and watering than a typical flowerbed. Call it beauty without the bother. Starting with a bare landscape, we flanked the steps with dwarf blue spruce topiaries in matching allen + roth fiberglass containers (#606050). After planting an assortment of evergreens…

Ideas for Landscaping a Hill
May 30, 2020

Ideas for Landscaping a Hill

5 stars Anonymous Featured review I hadn t expected my property to be so completely transformed in just one day, but it happened right before my eyes thanks to the Birch Hill guys. The crew was just outstanding from start to finish. What a pleasant group of gentlemen to be around. Carlo, Paco and the crew leader whose name I didn t get were terrific. Barry and…

Landscaping IDEAS for Large Yards
May 22, 2020

Landscaping IDEAS for Large Yards

A lush, green lawn is both practical and gorgeous. But it has its disadvantages: it needs constant watering, frequent fertilizing, and regular mowing to stay looking nice. With all of the maintenance, it can start to feel like owning a lawn is less relaxing than it should be. These lawn-free landscapes are just as lovely as grass turf, with a fraction of the…

Home Remodeling – worth considering
May 21, 2020

Home Remodeling – worth considering

Have you thought about remodeling your house? If not, you should do it. House with remodeling - it is modern and original. Many people want to turn their home into the most comfortable and enjoyable place to live. Remodeling can unrecognizably change the appearance of the house. Nevertheless, it’s difficult to immediately decide on a change. Many questions arise…

Circular Driveway Landscaping Ideas
May 16, 2020

Circular Driveway Landscaping Ideas

Your driveway is a very important aspect of your home’s landscaping and curb appeal. The amount of driveway design ideas are practically endless. You can create an elegant entrance that has many details or you can go modern and keep your driveway simple and sleek. There’s a lot that goes into choosing the right driveway design for your home. You have to decide…

Landscaping Ideas Photos
May 14, 2020

Landscaping Ideas Photos

Your backyard should be your sanctuary, your playground, your own intimate connection to natural beauty and the rhythms of life. When we bought our current house a year ago, it wasn’t any of those things. Years of neglect had left the backyard in a sorry state. The lawn was lumpy and compacted. The only tree, a 50-plus year old Norway maple, had been topped and…

Landscape Bridges Ideas
May 10, 2020

Landscape Bridges Ideas

Like an artist selecting paint colors for their masterpiece the designers at Stony Bridge Landscaping take great care to select just the right variety of plants, colors and textures to create landscapes that are both innovative and beautiful. But their palette includes more than flowers and shrubs. The demand for hardscaping has grown significantly in recent…

Houzz Landscape Ideas
May 8, 2020

Houzz Landscape Ideas

Bei der Auswahl geeigneter Pflanzen sollten sich Hobbygärtner ausgiebig informieren, welche Pflanzen winterfest sind und sich für den eigenen Traumgarten eignen. Je nachdem, welchen Aufwand Sie bei der Suche nach Garten-Ideen betreiben möchten, sollten Sie die Bepflanzung planen. Gießen, Düngen, Aussäen oder Rasenmähen - selbst ein kleiner Garten bringt bei der…

Landscaping IDEAS for Front Porch Area
May 2, 2020

Landscaping IDEAS for Front Porch Area

It is the space at home where we sit and relax with a good book, enjoy a small meal or a snack, converse with family, friends, and neighbors, or welcome visitors to our home. It is our front porch. Front porches are almost uniquely American and were a necessity before air conditioning as a place to sit and get out of the heat. A covered area enclosed with railings…

Landscaping Ideas in Florida
April 30, 2020

Landscaping Ideas in Florida

Save money by planting the tubers of these tropical plants in partial shade to full sun. If you are placing the tubers in very sandy soil, mix in some organic matter such as compost or peat to help retain moisture. Water several times a week to help plants get established. Too busy for tubers? Need quick color? Purchase transplants in 6-inch pots for an instant…

Desert Landscaping Ideas
April 26, 2020

Desert Landscaping Ideas

If you live in an arid region where lush lawns are simply not possible, consider desert landscaping ideas with materials and plant life that work with your natural surroundings – and let your personality shine. It’s easy to create dynamic desert landscape design plans when you keep these three things in mind: scale, color and shape. The rocks, trees, shrubs and…

Landscaping IDEAS for Courtyards
April 24, 2020

Landscaping IDEAS for Courtyards

Commonly described as intimate, intriguing and inviting, front courtyard gardens serve as a transition from the chaos of the streets and world to the serenity of your garden and home. In areas with warm climates, such as California or the Southwest, front courtyards are often used as outdoor living spaces, while in the colonial architecture seen in New Orleans…

Desert Style Landscaping IDEAS
April 22, 2020

Desert Style Landscaping IDEAS

Desert landscaping, or xeriscaping, is becoming increasingly popular across the country. Xeriscapes manage with what little natural precipitation is available, but they also have an aesthetic appeal of their own. They are easy to maintain, and plants mostly have neat, self-limiting growth habits, that thrive in poor soil. With four major deserts in the Southwestern…

DIY Garden Landscaping Ideas
April 18, 2020

DIY Garden Landscaping Ideas

Whether you dream about a small garden bed or a whole landscape transformation, you need to figure out what you can conquer yourself and what you need help with. Here s how to evaluate the possibilities and challenges of do-it-yourself landscaping. Analyze Your Skill Set If your thumb is more brown than green, or if you think the color wheel is a painted round…

Tuscan Landscaping Ideas
April 8, 2020

Tuscan Landscaping Ideas

Swipe to view slides Ornamental grasses are a beautiful way of adding motion and a soft texture to a Tuscan landscape. Flowering thyme between the pathway stones gives off a lovely fragrance when walking and is a traditional Tuscan element. In this colorful garden, native plants mingle with Mediterranean species for a waterwise and low-care landscape. The warm…

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