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South Florida Landscape IDEAS
December 3, 2020

South Florida Landscape IDEAS

2016 Winner UF student Lea Kindt receives her plaque from little Miss Wildflower IMPORTANT DATES Final Submission DEADLINE: midnight, March 10, 2017Award Ceremony: Friday, April 21, 2017 at the Native Plant Show Landscape architects, designers and students … show off your skills and help advance sustainable landscape solutions. AWARDS One winning design will…

Artificial Turf Landscaping IDEAS
November 23, 2020

Artificial Turf Landscaping IDEAS

The artificial turf industry is rapidly expanding. Where there were once only a few North American manufacturers there are now many other manufacturers bringing in lower quality products from outside of the U.S. Like many products in fast growing markets where there isn’t a tremendous amount of common knowledge, it is important for consumers to educate themselves…

Palm Tree Landscape Ideas
May 22, 2012

Palm Tree Landscape Ideas

Getting the Right Property If you haven t yet purchased or leased your home, search out the perfect location for growing. Find the warmest area in your locality and make sure you have good sun exposure. If you re in a cold area, find property on a ridge or hill to promote cold drainage. Ask prospective neighbors if it freezes. Look for successful growth of palms…

Simple Garden Landscape IDEAS
November 13, 2020

Simple Garden Landscape IDEAS

The stunning flavors of culinary herbs make them star players in a healthy diet, and the best way to make the most of big-flavor herbs is to grow them yourself. This article includes plans for four herb garden designs, each of which can fit into a 12-square-foot area, to help you make the best use of space near your kitchen door. See Top 12 Kitchen Herbs for…

Landscaping Ideas Minnesota
November 11, 2020

Landscaping Ideas Minnesota

With a passion for the great Minnesotan outdoors, ALD has been helping homeowners and business owners alike turn their landscaping fantasies into realities. Your property is one-of-a-kind, and it deserves one-of-a-kind service. We integrate winning design and architecture to create unique, imaginative, highly functional exterior environments. With over 12 years…

Small landscaped Garden IDEAS
November 3, 2020

Small landscaped Garden IDEAS

Backyard Vegetable Garden Our Backyard Food Factory This is how our family refers to our small backyard vegetable garden. In just 500 sq.ft. (20 x 25 ), we enjoy a wealth of fresh vegetables up to eight months of the year. Working in the garden is also a shared experience for the family, and instills in children an understanding of the natural cycles of growth…

Split Rail Fence Landscaping Ideas
October 30, 2020

Split Rail Fence Landscaping Ideas

Crossbuck Fence Design This white Crossbuck rail fence design is super for the smaller ranchette where white fencing is ideal for defining property limits, horse corrals or other enclosures. Strongly graphic and maintenance free, it is manufactured by Certainteed, which strives to provide vinyl fences for New England and northern climates that stands up to time…

Steep Garden Landscaping IDEAS
October 24, 2020

Steep Garden Landscaping IDEAS

Question: We moved to a new house in Castaic 27 years ago. There is a steep slope in back. It requires a combination of trees, bushes and ground cover to keep the soil in place. We have sprinklers that cover the entire slope. The current trees and bushes are doing fine, but we are having trouble finding a ground cover that will tolerate the colder winter temperatures…

Landscaping Ideas with Cinder Blocks
October 22, 2020

Landscaping Ideas with Cinder Blocks

Are you planning on making a raised bed? There are a lot of options when it comes to the material used to build a raised bed border. Wood is a common choice. Bricks and stones are good options, too. But if you want something cheap and attractive that’s not going to go anywhere, you can’t do better than cinder blocks. Keep reading to learn more about raised garden…

Landscape Lighting IDEAS Pictures
October 8, 2020

Landscape Lighting IDEAS Pictures

How much light do I basically need to create a pleasant outdoor atmosphere? Not all that much if you re just lighting objects in the yard. As we find with small, desk mounted task lamps, you can make a little go a long way by placing a small amount of light just where you need it. Keep in mind that at night, your eyes are already adjusted to the dark. If you…

Landscaping IDEAS for North Texas
October 6, 2020

Landscaping IDEAS for North Texas

Gardeners throughout Texas are discovering the benefits of native Texas plants. These indigenous plants use water in amounts similar to the natural rainfall, they resist our North Texas climate conditions (our heat!), and plants indigenous to each of Texas biomes creates an identity for that region of Texas. A ‘wildscape’ is a landscape that uses native plants…

Landscaping Small Garden IDEAS
October 2, 2020

Landscaping Small Garden IDEAS

Small, Shady, Landscape Planter This is a simple, easy to create idea that can be used almost anywhere with any type of garden. Even though it s for a shady area, it s not limited to that. The plants can be adapted to almost any location that just needs a little something to take up some space. Small Front Entry Patio This design uses a network of curves to transform…

PICS of Landscaping Ideas
September 24, 2020

PICS of Landscaping Ideas

Landscaping design ideas for you. You can save and share all landscaping ideas photos. This application shows you the galleries of amazing, beautiful and impressive landscaping ideas, designs and decorations. If you have on idea about your landscape or garden, this application can help you. This app. contains the various types of landscaping ideas, designs &…

Landscape Garden IDEAS Pictures
September 20, 2020

Landscape Garden IDEAS Pictures

If you’re looking for garden design ideas, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled a collection of photos showing a variety of garden styles to help get you started planning the garden you’ve always dreamed about. The right plants and accessories can set the tone for your ideal outdoor atmosphere — an invigorating escape or a relaxing retreat. You can…

Zero Maintenance Landscaping IDEAS
September 18, 2020

Zero Maintenance Landscaping IDEAS

Swipe to view slides Designed to be low maintenance, this front garden has massed plantings and no lawn. 567 Photography This California yard features low maintenance, yet lively plants. Shades of Green Landscape Architecture in Sausalito, CA. Most Popular Links Low Maintenance Backyards Low Maintenance Front Yards Sustainable Landscaping Lawnless Landscaping…

Landscaping Ideas Flower
September 12, 2020

Landscaping Ideas Flower

Go ahead, throw a garden party … for yourself! This corner bed ensures that every time you enter or leave your house, you’ll be greeted with bright, boisterous blooms. The house serves as a backdrop so the eye stays on plants. Even better, plants in a self-contained bed like this can grow to their full potential because they have no competition from trees, shrubs…

Landscape Planting Ideas
September 10, 2020

Landscape Planting Ideas

Find a curated collection of wall planters, clay pottery, wooden planter boxes & more. From modern vertical panels to timeless lead containers, you will find a variety of products available now. Deciding which plants to use for your home s landscape can be a challenge. Many factors must be considered, beyond simply choosing the plants you find to be the…

Landscaping IDEAS for Steep Slope
September 8, 2020

Landscaping IDEAS for Steep Slope

Learn how I create planting designs for my clients. Discover great, useful tips and ideas. Landscaping steep slopes can be a challenge. Your house may be at a higher elevation with your land sloping down and away from it. Your land might also slope towards your house, your house being at a low point. When landscaping steep slopes in this situation, proper drainage…

Front Walk Landscaping Ideas
September 5, 2020

Front Walk Landscaping Ideas

A gentle curve obscures the path ahead, inviting further exploration. The other pleasure of this garden, designed by Jeff Allen: The path is lined with soft, fragrant plants that invite you to brush up against them. The Best Approach The most appealing front walkways are wide enough for two people to walk side by side comfortably. This patterned walk, designed…

Driveway Landscaping Ideas Photos
September 3, 2020

Driveway Landscaping Ideas Photos

For designs where the driveway is far from the front door (or even if it is not!), you can insert parking where the walk would begin. What does this do? This brings you closer to the front door. Parking is created where there might have not been room. It creates a courtyard like setting. You can outline the parking area with edgings for interest. To see how…

Mondo Grass Landscaping IDEAS
September 1, 2020

Mondo Grass Landscaping IDEAS

Before describing black mondo grass (picture above) and providing information about its care, I feel obliged to offer some clarification regarding the names of this and similar plants, such as lilyturf. Monkey grass is a moniker that you ll hear in this context, a fact that can confuse folks as to precisely what plant we re talking about. That s why serious-minded…

Single Family Home Landscaping Ideas
August 30, 2020

Single Family Home Landscaping Ideas

What goes into a Residential Landscape Design? Darbi uses art and science to improve your home landscape design. Her aim is for a visually appealing, functional ecosystem – a landscape design that considers what’s best for you and the environment. Single family homes and residential communities make up the vast portion of the built environment. To make the most…

Artificial Grass Landscaping IDEAS
August 28, 2020

Artificial Grass Landscaping IDEAS

Swipe to view slides Artificial turf requires no water or ongoing maintenance to continue looking good. Since you don’t need to water or mow, you can create skinny strips or tight curves that might be difficult to maintain using living grass. Artificial turf comes on a roll, so circles and curves cost more because you still need to pay for the corners you cut…

Front Flower Beds Landscaping IDEAS
August 24, 2020

Front Flower Beds Landscaping IDEAS

Welcome guests with front yard plantings that complement your home. Include blooming plants to create an eye-catching display right outside your door that makes coming home a treat. Typically, entry gardens include a mix of foundation plantings, walkway beds and driveway borders. Spice up these practical, needful gardens with clever design elements to make your…

Front Walkway Landscaping IDEAS
August 18, 2020

Front Walkway Landscaping IDEAS

This classic front yard walkway leads from the driveway to the front porch. Elaine M. Johnson Landscape Design in Centerville, MA. Walkways are an important part of front yard landscaping. A beautiful walkway will greatly enhance your home s curb appeal and provide a way for you and guests to get to your front door. You ll want the walkway to look nice and be…

Landscaping Ideas Walkways and Paths
August 16, 2020

Landscaping Ideas Walkways and Paths

Because access is necessary in most yards and landscapes, a garden path or walkway is generally a necessary hardscape element in most plans. And since it s possible to build one out of most materials such as gravel, concrete, flagstone, pavers, or bricks, you have an opportunity to be creative as well as budget minded and cost effective. In many instances, adding…

Landscaping Lighting Ideas
August 6, 2020

Landscaping Lighting Ideas

When it comes to lighting your landscape, a little goes a long way. That s because your eyes need less light outdoors than they do indoors in order to see light, shadow, and pattern. To plan your outdoor lighting, walk around your yard at night, envision how and when you want to use your spaces, and rely on these tips. The Basics How light is seen during the…

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