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Landscaping Ideas Texas
July 25, 2021

Landscaping Ideas Texas

Spring is holding on with relatively mild temperatures and abundant rainfall. Of course, Texas summer time conditions are right around the corner with hotter and usually dryer weather. Here are some tips to help you be more successful in your June garden. Make plans to attend the free Horticulture Field Day on June 25, at the Texas A&M Agrilife Research…

Landscape Driveway Ideas
July 23, 2021

Landscape Driveway Ideas

3. Dress Up Your Driveway - 10 Best Landscaping Ideas - Southern

Rooftop Landscaping Ideas
July 21, 2021

Rooftop Landscaping Ideas

Thanks to clever fencing, strategically placed plantings, and creative design, this 500-square-foot rooftop garden has become a welcome retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. Photo by: Jon Whittle. Towering more than 30 floors above the street, this rooftop overlooks Sailboat Bay and Miami’s cityscape. The owner loved the views, but also wanted her…

Plants for Landscaping Ideas
July 19, 2021

Plants for Landscaping Ideas

Are you a weekend yard warrior who needs help coming up with landscape ideas to turn your yard from an unsightly mess into a sight to behold? Here are five landscape ideas to help you create a beautiful yard, even if you have a brown thumb. 1. You can t escape the streetscape An angled bench and large flower pots create a very inviting threshold. (Photo: David…

Asian Landscaping Ideas
July 17, 2021

Asian Landscaping Ideas

Swipe to view slides This Japanese maple is highlighted successfully by the low groundcovering plants at its base. Statuary and colorful plantings can be used to create a focal area from a bare wall. This courtyard sets an inviting scene from inside the home. A side yard can become a place of beauty with careful design. Asian Landscape Style Guide Use this design…

Better Homes and Garden Landscaping IDEAS
July 11, 2021

Better Homes and Garden Landscaping IDEAS

2. Taylor’s Master Guide to Landscaping by Rita Buchanan Taylor’s Master Guide to Landscaping is a great book for anyone learning to do their own home landscaping, whether you are an experienced gardener or if you are completely new to landscape design. This book covers how to choose plants that are appropriate to your climate, avoid common mistakes, plant your…

Landscaping IDEAS for Curb Appeal
July 9, 2021

Landscaping IDEAS for Curb Appeal

Swipe to view slides A well-maintained entry will help sell your home. Take black and white photos to get a fresh perspective. Before defining edges and adding mulch. After defining edges and adding mulch. The skirting effect on shrubs creates a more open appearance. Use bold paint color to perk up patio furniture. A good first impression can make a world of…

Large Garden Landscaping IDEAS
July 5, 2021

Large Garden Landscaping IDEAS

Before: This new-construction house began with a blank landscape. Image courtesy of landscape designer Rick Perry After: This landscape design includes decorative crushed-stone pathways, a garden bench to enjoy the views and a destination flagstone patio to draw guests to the garden. Image courtesy of landscape designer Rick Perry Before: The homeowners want…

Outdoor Fire Pit Landscaping Ideas
July 3, 2021

Outdoor Fire Pit Landscaping Ideas

An outdoor fire pit can be a relaxing addition to a landscape. Something is appealing about sitting in your back yard on a chilly fall evening and roasting marshmallows beside the fire pit. Although you may use it most often after dark, when it s difficult to see much about the landscaping, the fire pit can serve as a focal point in your landscape design. Choose…

Landscaping IDEAS for Front Porch
July 1, 2021

Landscaping IDEAS for Front Porch

Whether your front porch is a large area where you relax and entertain or a tiny space that is just an entrance to your home, there are plenty of things that can be done to make it pretty and welcoming in the spring and summer months. Remember to incorporate some front porch ideas when decorating your home for summer. Front Porch Seating If space allows create…

Tucson Landscaping Ideas
June 29, 2021

Tucson Landscaping Ideas

The Historic Landscape was listed on the National Register of Historic Places at the National Level of Significance on September 8, 2015. The Tucson Community Center Landscape was designed by Garrett Eckbo, one of the twentieth century’s foremost American landscape architects. Created at the height of his career, it was completed in two stages in 1971 and 1973…

Landscaping Fire Pit Ideas
June 27, 2021

Landscaping Fire Pit Ideas

Find the perfect fire pit for your backyard, patio or outdoor space. Entertain in style with bonfire pits, gas fire pits, propane fire pits or fire tables. Adding a fire pit as part of your landscaping will extend the enjoyment of your backyard for you and your guests. They provide warmth, light, a cooking source, and ambiance, making them a natural gathering…

Swim Spa Landscaping Ideas
June 23, 2021

Swim Spa Landscaping Ideas

Every Master Spas Swim Spa is completely self-contained, making it quick and easy to install. All that’s required is a solid, level surface that can handle the weight of the portable swim spa with water (around 20, lbs.*), GFCI electrical hook-up completed by a licensed electrician and a garden hose to fill it up. In less than a day, you will be enjoying the…

Landscaping IDEAS for Entrance Driveway
June 19, 2021

Landscaping IDEAS for Entrance Driveway

The appearance of your driveway and entryway sets the tone for your visitors as they see your house for the first time. They also add to “curb appeal” and can make a big difference in the resale value of your home. Envision the dramatic impact of a red brick or paver driveway! Holloway Company has countless ideas for beautifying your driveway or entrance in ways…

Landscaping with Boulders IDEAS
June 13, 2021

Landscaping with Boulders IDEAS

Steps Choose the boulder(s). Select a boulder from either on your property or somewhere close. The weight and logistics of moving large boulders will make long distance moves very expensive. Chose the kind and color of rocks naturally found in your area to make the boulder look more natural in the environment. Make sure the boulder is proportional to where it…

Tulip Landscaping Ideas
June 9, 2021

Tulip Landscaping Ideas

• • – For the look of Holland, it is best to plant bulbs en masse. Whether you’re planting six or six dozen, they make the best display when planted together in loose, informal clusters. By planting bulbs of one variety or colour in mass you will achieve greater visual impact by providing uniform colour and texture. Bulbs will be easier to care for since they…

Stepping stones Landscaping IDEAS
June 5, 2021

Stepping stones Landscaping IDEAS

Consider your home s architecture when choosing a style of stepping stone. If there is keystone, brick or faux rock on your exterior walls, bring the same texture and color into the stepping stones. The path shown here was selected to coordinate with the coral hues of the patio pavers. Matching the color or texture of a nearby landscape element will give your…

Succulent Landscaping Ideas
June 3, 2021

Succulent Landscaping Ideas

The outdoor gardens at Simply Succulents® greenhouse and nursery in Cable, Wisconsin is where you’ll find our latest piece of creative garden “art”…a refurbished old outhouse! We gave this vintage throne a special re-roofing job featuring our succulent plants. The roof was refurbished and reworked to hold a bed of sphagnum moss harvested right here on our property…

Gardening and Landscaping IDEAS
May 22, 2021

Gardening and Landscaping IDEAS

Most traditional landscape management has been based on principles of control rather than cooperation. Historically, gardeners have worked hard to achieve what they considered “natural perfection.” Lush, well-tended flower beds and perfectly-shaped shrubs and hedges bordering thick, green lawns. Of course, all this “perfection and control” takes a terrible toll…

Landscape IDEAS for Ranch Style Homes
May 20, 2021

Landscape IDEAS for Ranch Style Homes

Space, accessibility and relaxed living make ranch homes popular, but their exteriors can be dull. Try these low-cost ideas for giving their outsides a little oomph. Now, after 40-some years out of trend, the open, one-story style is gaining favor once more. Younger and first-time home buyers are revisiting ranch design, drawn by the appeal of an informal and…

Boxwood Landscaping Ideas
May 12, 2021

Boxwood Landscaping Ideas

Saluting the French style, this garden features French boxwood parterres and fountains. As a formal garden, boxwoods are sculpted into geometric shapes along the lawn walkway. Boxwood Garden Contemporary style doesn’t have to mean steel and glass; it can, as shown here, mean a new interpretation of a traditional topiary and flower garden. Boxwood Arches Boxwood…

Curbing IDEAS for Landscaping
May 8, 2021

Curbing IDEAS for Landscaping

Transforming your homes landscape can be as simple as adding special touches with borders and curbing. These types of finishing applications can really make or break the look of your home. There are a variety of options to choose from giving you the opportunity to be creative when taking your yard to the next level. Advantages to having Concrete Landscape Curbing…

Pavers Patio Landscaping IDEAS
May 6, 2021

Pavers Patio Landscaping IDEAS

Brick paver patios are attractive to anyone designing an outdoor living space for many reasons: they offer attractive design options, are relatively inexpensive, and will last for years if installed correctly. With many options available for brick paver patio designs, you ll have plenty of opportunities to find the style that s right for you. The first decision…

Landscaping Ideas for Tree stumps
May 4, 2021

Landscaping Ideas for Tree stumps

Disguise an ugly tree stump by covering it. While you may choose to have stumps removed, sometimes the stump is too large, or removal is not cost-effective. Instead of just living an unattractive tree stump, incorporate it into your landscape by covering it. Disguising an eyesore like a tree stump is simple, and you can choose a method that will look best in…

Drought Tolerant Landscape IDEAS
April 30, 2021

Drought Tolerant Landscape IDEAS

Best Austin, TX and Central Texas Xeriscape Plants: This list includes our most commonly utilized, design oriented, and favorite drought-tolerant Xeriscape plants for Austin, TX and for the Central Texas area. Water-wise Xeriscaping plants will thrive in the Central Texas heat and will require very little, if any, watering after initial establishment. Furthermore…

Yucca Landscaping Ideas
April 26, 2021

Yucca Landscaping Ideas

Adam s needle is the common name for a plant known as Yucca filamentosa in plant taxonomy. Yucca filamentosa is a broadleaf evergreen shrub. It is related to many of the other commonly grown cacti and succulents. The family to which it belongs reveals another relative: It is in the asparagus family. What Adam s Needle Looks Like Adam s needle grows to a height…

Arizona Landscaping Ideas
April 24, 2021

Arizona Landscaping Ideas

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