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Ditch Landscaping Ideas
March 15, 2020

Ditch Landscaping Ideas

From efficient plants to water-smart landscaping, your lawn can certainly do its part to improve water efficiency. Ready for a shock? The average US household guzzles down 320 gallons of water a day—that’s about nine full bath tubs’ worth of liquid! And about 30 percent of that gets dumped out straight on the lawn. Conventional water sprinklers are so inefficient…

Wall Landscaping Ideas
March 13, 2020

Wall Landscaping Ideas

This post may contain affiliate links. We may receive small commissions for purchases made through links in this post. . Gabions have been around since the late 16th century and were initially used as round cylinders filled with rock to protect field artillery. Nowadays, gabions filled with rock, concrete or sometimes sand/soil can be used in a number of different…

Front Lawn Landscaping Ideas
March 5, 2020

Front Lawn Landscaping Ideas

Have you ever thought about using your front yard for a fantastic vegetable garden? Artist and gardener Fritz Haeg believes front lawns can be turned into edible estates filled with delicious homegrown vegetables - an innovative idea that s sure to impress everyone on your block. Fritz began by planting four edible estate gardens in Kansas, California, New…

Fence Landscape Ideas
March 3, 2020

Fence Landscape Ideas

Owning a home is an american dream for most. Add a beautiful white fence around your property or garden and create a pristine look. The white picket fence is one of the most indelible pieces of garden imagery of modern times. It’s a truly versatile, universal signifier of a well-kept landscape that appears on countless lawns and gardens around the world. The…

Garage Landscaping Ideas
February 28, 2020

Garage Landscaping Ideas

Your garage or carport area is a significant chunk of your home’s exterior, so why are you pretending it’s not there? Whether it’s part of the main structure or a separate building on your property, your garage deserves to be more than an afterthought. A landscape plan that includes specific design elements for the garage will bring visual continuity to your…

Outdoor Landscaping Ideas
February 26, 2020

Outdoor Landscaping Ideas

Backyard Dimensions Infographic Having trouble remembering how tall to make a seat wall? Not sure about the dimensions of a fire pit? Use this handy infographic to quickly look up the measurements of the most popular backyard amenities. Backyard Landscape Dimensions (PDF) Backyards have become a true extension of the home. When properly landscaped, a backyard…

Patio Landscaping Ideas
February 24, 2020

Patio Landscaping Ideas

Patio Layout & Placement Time: 02:54 Designer/contractor Scott Cohen takes you to several homes to show you ideas for patio placement and layout in your yard. One of the greatest mistakes I see made by novice designers is the tendency to place one large slab patio at the rear of the house. While this might be a traditional layout, in actuality it is rarely…

Landscape Company Names IDEAS
February 16, 2020

Landscape Company Names IDEAS

There are a number of options for naming a lawn business. grass, lawn image by Greg Pickens from Fotolia.com If you re planning to start a lawn care business, an important consideration is the creation of a business name. Depending on your area, you may be facing stiff competition, so your name should help you stand out from the crowd. You should also check to…

Landscaping IDEAS for Walkways
February 14, 2020

Landscaping IDEAS for Walkways

Good landscaping can add as much as 20 percent to a property’s value. Part of that landscaping includes a way to access it, whether through walkways, paths or cultivated areas. Many people make great use of the area close to their home or building by installing wooden decks and then end up using a different landscape element to connect other areas of the space…

Front Landscaping IDEAS Australia
February 10, 2020

Front Landscaping IDEAS Australia

Author: Jayde Ferguson There’s no debating that first impressions do count. Although what’s on the inside is certainly important, houses – like books, are typically judged by their covers. Especially when it comes to selling your home; first impressions matter. A home’s front exterior should demonstrate a pride of ownership and inspire curiosity. Even if you’re…

Native Landscaping Ideas
February 8, 2020

Native Landscaping Ideas

Curious about native plants? Interested in a beautiful, low-maintenance landscape? Concerned about health and water quality? Or did you just stumble on to this page by accident? Regardless, we welcome you and hope we can satisfy or pique your curiosity. In the pages that follow, we will introduce some basic Concepts of landscaping with native plants, referred…

Drought Tolerant Landscaping Ideas
February 6, 2020

Drought Tolerant Landscaping Ideas

By Linda Ly When gardening in a drought, it’s sometimes easier to just throw in the towel (er, the trowel) and put your yard on hiatus in the height of summer. Longer days and rising temperatures can be hard on thirsty plants, but that doesn’t mean you need to forgo your beautiful landscape. By learning how to conserve the moisture in your soil and choosing water…

Patio Landscaping IDEAS on a Budget
February 2, 2020

Patio Landscaping IDEAS on a Budget

These cost-effective landscaping ideas will help you create your dream garden. A great garden can raise a home’s value. But, perhaps even more importantly, it can raise your spirit. A gorgeous garden doesn’t have to break the bank, either. “The key to low-budget landscaping is to create an overall plan, ” says Patricia St. John, principal at St. John Landscapes…

Landscaping Ideas Pinterest
January 31, 2020

Landscaping Ideas Pinterest

It can be difficult to get clients to articulate what they want their dream landscape to look like. Pinterest can be a unique and familiar way for clients to share their ideas with you, but also for you to show them the work you can provide. According to a blog post by Sponzilli Landscape Group Inc., “[Pinterest is] a helpful visual tool for landscaping design…

Winter Landscape Ideas
January 29, 2020

Winter Landscape Ideas

Gardeners in snowy regions have plenty of reasons to get cold feet about winter: Plants are at rest and their bright colors dissipate, leaving a palette of white and gray. And with nothing to plant, they might think there are few winter landscaping tips - or to dos. In fact, careful planning in spring, summer, and fall - plus a few easy accents during winter…

Stone Steps Landscaping IDEAS
January 25, 2020

Stone Steps Landscaping IDEAS

Landscape Express can help you with your landscape design and backyard hardscaping ideas. We use top quality manufactured pavers and concrete products from Techo-Bloc, Cambridge Pavers and Nicolock in addition to natural stone products quarried here in New England. We use the best landscaping rocks that can complete your all your hardscape patio ideas. From pool…

Landscaping IDEAS with Pea Gravel
January 15, 2020

Landscaping IDEAS with Pea Gravel

Swipe to view slides European Gardens in York, SC Elaine M. Johnson Landscape Design in Centerville, MA Charles C Hugo Landscape Design in South Berwick, ME At first glance, gravel driveways appear quite simple - grade the ground flat, spread some gravel and start using it. Well, it turns out there is more than meets the eye. Adam Heath, Design Director for Mid…

Landscaping Edging IDEAS with Stone
January 13, 2020

Landscaping Edging IDEAS with Stone

Edging makes your landscape look complete and it also serves an important practical purpose. It keeps individual elements from intruding on each other s space. The key is not to overdo it – too much edging can interrupt the flow of your garden. In addition, edging is prone to damage if it s used in a frequently mowed part of your yard. Determine Where Edging…

Landscaping Ideas for hills
January 11, 2020

Landscaping Ideas for hills

Dream Big. Dream Small. We Love Them All. Designers are the secret behind great landscaping. It’s the years of learning, experience and listening that make the difference between a nice yard and extraordinary landscaping. It doesn’t matter what size the project is, our designers are here to create just what you had in mind. Come meet them. Jerry Epping, Landscape…

Landscaping IDEAS Around House
January 7, 2020

Landscaping IDEAS Around House

The idea is simple: Foundation plants should enhance your home, make it more welcoming, and tie it to the surrounding landscape. Unfortunately, these house-hugging plantings frequently consist of stiff evergreen shrubs that do little for the house they adorn. Even worse, they re often sheared into something closer to green loaves of bread than to anything found…

Garden Landscape Ideas
January 5, 2020

Garden Landscape Ideas

Shop Garden Décor Whether it’s for your yard, garden or patio, there are infinite accessories to enhance your outdoor space. Check out this curated collection of décor that will make your space truly unique. Veggie Garden Guide Use this infographic to find out when, where and what vegetables to plant in your garden. Get tips for garden orientation, size and irrigation…

Japanese Landscaping Ideas
January 3, 2020

Japanese Landscaping Ideas

Asian Landscape Style Guide Use this design sheet to help you create the perfect Asian landscape. You ll get ideas for color, décor, materials, plants and fabric. It is a great starting point for any landscaping project. Asian Landscape Style Guide (PDF) Traditional Japanese gardens are designed for peaceful contemplation. They draw heavily on Buddhist, Shinto…

Landscape Lighting Ideas
January 1, 2020

Landscape Lighting Ideas

Landscape Lighting Inspiration Gallery With a project like landscape lighting, it s sometimes hard to know what to do or where to start. The slideshow below helps you to better understand your options and visualize the impact outdoor lighting can have on your home. See Your Landscape in a New Light 1. Observe your landscape. Which two areas or architectural features…

Tree Landscape Ideas
December 30, 2019

Tree Landscape Ideas

Reliance Foundry Co. Ltd Bryce Tarling Great landscape design focuses on user experience In a past life, I spent my summers doing landscape maintenance and construction. While much of the work was fairly routine—pushing lawnmowers and trimming hedges—I developed a keen eye for working with greenspaces in my community. Now that I work for a company that specializes…

Natural Landscaping Ideas
December 26, 2019

Natural Landscaping Ideas

Elegantly organized by season, this lyrical yet practical guide to backyard restoration gardening celebrates the beauty, the challenges, and the rewards of growing native plants at home. Judith Larner Lowry, winner of the prestigious John Burroughs award, here builds on themes from her best-selling Gardening with a Wild Heart, which introduced restoration gardening…

School Landscaping Ideas
December 22, 2019

School Landscaping Ideas

The school complex should appear to be a unified development, not a haphazard collection of buildings, play fields, and parking lots. To achieve this, the landscape architect will use the site survey plan in locating the various facilities you have decided to incorporate in your school complex on the site. The relationship between the building and the space surrounding…

Stone Landscape Edging Ideas
December 20, 2019

Stone Landscape Edging Ideas

Edging creates clean, crisp lines between beds and other areas. It is most visible between a lawn and the adjoining garden, but landscape edging can define a flower border, a shrub bed, or the transition from a patio to the surrounding garden. It emphasizes the lines of beds, and it leads the eye to the next garden focal point. From a practical standpoint, landscape…

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