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Duplex Landscaping Ideas
December 17, 2017

Duplex Landscaping Ideas

Prior studies have proposed tectonic and climatic mechanisms to explain surface uplift throughout the Bhutan Himalaya. While the resulting enigmatic, low-relief landscapes, elevated above deeply incised canyons, are a popular setting to test ideas of interacting tectonic and climatic forces, when and why these landscapes formed is still debated. We test the idea…

Winter Landscaping Ideas
December 13, 2017

Winter Landscaping Ideas

What makes a plant popular for winter landscapes in the snowy regions of the globe? Are conifers the sole contestants? Which landscaping plants are automatically disqualified? Which shrubs are best for attracting wild birds? Answering such questions should help generate landscaping ideas for dealing with that Scrooge of the seasons, horticulturally speaking:…

Sidewalk Landscaping Ideas
December 5, 2017

Sidewalk Landscaping Ideas

A lot of homeowners keep their gardens close to the house. But here’s a different idea: Park some of that homegrown beauty closer to the curb, where it can be shared with others. We started with an ordinary suburban yard. After marking off a corner between the driveway and the sidewalk, we removed the sod and amended the soil with peat moss and compost. Then…

Landscaping IDEAS for Side of House
November 29, 2017

Landscaping IDEAS for Side of House

Redbud leaves give good summer shade and provide fall color. The west side of a house presents challenges for homeowners and landscaping plants. Subjected to sun for the hottest afternoon hours, this area is harder to cool in summer. Shrubs that shade the area help save energy, but they must withstand half a day s full sun, heat and drying conditions. In winter…

Home Depot Landscaping Ideas
November 25, 2017

Home Depot Landscaping Ideas

• Use informal hedges and flowers that require less pruning. • Opt for more grass and fewer flowerbeds, or create a rock garden. • Ask an associate at your local store for ground cover varieties that can provide greenery that rarely needs mowing. • Don’t randomly place flowers and plants on a whim. • Avoid scattered placements so that you don’t end up with a…

Hill Landscaping IDEAS Pictures
November 11, 2017

Hill Landscaping IDEAS Pictures

EP Henry provides assistance with patio paver design and paver installation services in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Whether your tastes lean more traditional or modern, EP Henry provides Cherry Hill patio paver design professionals to help you create a functional and beautiful addition to your outdoor landscaping. Our Cherry Hill patio paver installation services…

Landscaping IDEAS for Garden
October 26, 2017

Landscaping IDEAS for Garden

You’re yearning for longer—and warmer—days. You’re dreaming of rapidly disappearing snow and ever-greening grass. And you’re chomping at the bit to pull on gloves to help you garden, not keep your fingers warm. Yes, winter may have officially only just begun, but the passing of the Winter Solstice also signals the rapid approach of the New Year. What does 2017…

Northwest Landscaping Ideas
October 24, 2017

Northwest Landscaping Ideas

7700 SW Garden Home Rd Portland, OR 97223 (503) 347-1182 Late last spring my husband and I decided to get some opinions about our back yard drainage and design issues. I found Lisa on YELP and other internet sites, checked out her website and reviews for her design services, then hired her. She provided us with the consultation where she came to our yard and…

Landscaping Screen Ideas
October 20, 2017

Landscaping Screen Ideas

Swipe to view slides Evergreen trees planted in a tight row can provide much needed privacy. A single closely planted row of deciduous shrubs or trees produces a dense privacy hedge that loses much of its screening value in winter. This oleander hedge planted beside the property line wall adds two feet to its height, but also demands a depth of six feet from…

Stone Landscaping Ideas
October 4, 2017

Stone Landscaping Ideas

BHG: Obviously many gardeners already landscape with rocks and stones. Where do we typically see these materials? BP: Many people start the same way I did, by collecting stones they really like and using them as accents in high-visibility beds or even containers. Building a stacked-stone wall is also lots of fun, and you don t need concrete if it s less than…

Landscaping Ideas
September 24, 2017

Landscaping Ideas

A home with a gorgeous yard isn t just easy on the eyes: Well-landscaped homes also sell for 5.5% to 12.7% more, according to research at Virginia Tech. Only problem is, professional landscaping costs an average of $3, 219, according to HomeAdvisor.com. But pros aren t the only way to go. Here s proof: seven cheap landscaping ideas that provide all the lush greenery…

Inexpensive Landscape Edging IDEAS
September 15, 2017

Inexpensive Landscape Edging IDEAS

Does anyone have any suggestions for an inexpensive landscaping border ? We want to turn the side and front of our house into a semi-raised bed for various herbs, but we have found the cost of ready-made materials obscene. And we just don t have a couple hundred dollars to drop on just the landscaping materials. Can you help? LSN in Baton Rouge, LA Concrete for…

Louisiana Landscaping Ideas
September 3, 2017

Louisiana Landscaping Ideas

Louisiana Native Plant Society - This is the website for the official Louisiana Native Plant Society. They offer a variety of events, programs, links, and other resources to help you develop home landscaping ideas of your own using the native plants of Louisiana. Wildflowers of Southwest (Beauregard Parish) Louisiana - Here, you will find a list of native plants…

Landscaping IDEAS Steps on Hill
August 24, 2017

Landscaping IDEAS Steps on Hill

In the breathtaking catalog spreads on home and garden sites, page after page display perfectly level yards with expertly installed plantings. If you’re lucky enough to have a magazine-ready, flat area as our outdoor space, you have a great start. But if you are facing the seemingly Sisyphean task of beautifying a hill, it can feel like there aren’t many options…

California Landscaping Ideas
August 16, 2017

California Landscaping Ideas

Congratulations to the winner of the 2016 Landscape Design Competition Professional Image Landscaping and Luxury Outdoor Living Gary Brown Enterprises, producers of the Northern California Home & Landscape Expo, has developed a reputation for not only having the best home show but also the most landscaping for gardening enthusiasts to enjoy! This year…

Under Tree Landscaping Ideas
August 3, 2017

Under Tree Landscaping Ideas

Pure misery: Woodland plants forced to grow out in the open in prairie settings. One of the most unnatural yet common landscape practices is how landscapers and gardens plant individual trees in expanses of lawn. It flies in the face of how these communal plants prefer to grow – and it often stunts them for life. It looks fine, of course, because we are used…

Zero Landscape Ideas
June 22, 2017

Zero Landscape Ideas

Xeriscape landscaping or, simply, xeriscaping,by definition, is landscaping designed specifically for areas that are susceptible to drought, or for properties where water conservation is practiced. Derived from the Greek xeros meaning dry,the term means literally dry landscape. Note that xeriscape is pronounced as if it began with the letter, Z, which sometimes…

Easy Landscaping IDEAS for Beginners
June 17, 2017

Easy Landscaping IDEAS for Beginners

Homeowners can quickly tire of the way their yard is landscaped – or maybe not even landscaped at all. Everyone wants a pretty, well-kept yard that looks planned. So what if you’ve never landscaped before? Many people are scared to try it themselves, thinking that landscaping is best left up to professionals. Good news: it’s not! There are plenty of simple ways…

Landscaping IDEAS for Wooded Area
November 30, 2012

Landscaping IDEAS for Wooded Area

Buying a cottage on Cape Cod was the homeowners dream but the weedy, wooded, spider- and mosquito-filled lot had become a nightmare. After: Dream Realized Chris Lambton and crew push back the wilderness and clear the weeds and fallen, rotting trees then extend the deck to create designated dining and food prep areas. Insect-repellant flowers and herbs, like…

Back Yard Landscaping Ideas
April 17, 2013

Back Yard Landscaping Ideas

If your home is your castle, but the area right outside looks like a blackened, scarred landscape worthy of a medieval battle scene, you know you have work to do. Your home s landscape wasn t meant to be abandoned, abused and neglected; it s an asset. In fact, a functional, beautiful yard can increase a property s value by as much as 20 percent [source: Colorado…

DIY Landscaping IDEAS for Small Yards
August 23, 2016

DIY Landscaping IDEAS for Small Yards

Small yard landscaping is no easy task. Despite less surface area, homeowners, or apartment owners who want a flashy curb appeal, need to work that much harder to make their yards stand out. Fear not, as there are five easy and simple small yard landscaping tips you can do to make sure your home or apartment doesn’t get lost in the neighborhood chatter. Add Flowers…

Sloping Garden Landscaping IDEAS
December 12, 2012

Sloping Garden Landscaping IDEAS

A Birmingham, Ala., couple couldn’t believe their luck when a larger townhome down the street came up for sale. Before moving, they wanted to have both the new front yard and new backyard redesigned and landscape plans drawn. The busy professional couple were not gardeners, so low maintenance was a priority. They wanted year-round good looks, so evergreens were…

Landscaping Ideas with Rock
November 29, 2010

Landscaping Ideas with Rock

If you own outdoor power equipment, you owe it to yourself and your yard to use them in the best ways possible. But it’s easy to let your equipment sit in storage with no idea what to do with it. You have the tools, you just need some inspiration to make your yard the envy of the neighborhood—and to do it quickly and easily. Edge Around Your Lawn A string trimmer…

Neighborhood Entrance Landscaping IDEAS
January 17, 2016

Neighborhood Entrance Landscaping IDEAS

Front Yard Infographic Having trouble remembering the width of a driveway gate? Not sure how much space you need for parking? Wondering how wide to make your front walkway? Find all these dimensions and more on this handy infographic featuring common front yard elements. Front Yard Dimensions (PDF) Traditionally, front yards serve two main purposes: providing…

Pea Gravel Landscaping IDEAS
September 28, 2016

Pea Gravel Landscaping IDEAS

Hard yet soft ― these seemingly contradictory qualities are part of gravel s appeal. Durable enough to cover paths, terraces, and driveways, gravel conveys a softer mood than most other types of paving, says Susan Calhoun, garden designer for the Bainbridge Island, Washington. It feels more organic than pavers or brick,says Calhoun, who prefers to limit the…

Landscaping Block Walls IDEAS
July 15, 2016

Landscaping Block Walls IDEAS

The blocks for this project have a locking flange — which makes the installation easy. The interlocking blocks can be used to build walls up to 28 inches high. Follow the block manufacturer s instructions concerning wall height limits. Plan your layout. Avoid having downspouts pointed at the retaining wall and, if it s against the house, keep soil and mulch well…

Small Garden Landscaping IDEAS UK
November 27, 2016

Small Garden Landscaping IDEAS UK

What are some great garden ideas & garden designs? Everyone has an idea in their head about what makes their dream garden. You should always keep the conditions of the land in mind, as well as their own personal preference and taste. You can inject a “feel-good” factor into your garden design to help it feel welcoming and inviting to both you and your…

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