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Landscaping IDEAS for Backyard on a Budget
February 18, 2018

Landscaping IDEAS for Backyard on a Budget

Photo Credit: Sara Kathleen Hailed by planners and brides alike as the new ballroom backyard weddings are suddenly big news. (Most memorable so far: the in May 2012.) Here s how Kateri and Damion Waltermeyer found happiness and epic savings in their Philadelphia home sweet home. Take Stock of Your Network Do you know someone who knows a florist? Do you know…

Tuscan Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
February 12, 2018

Tuscan Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

Beyond the flora endemic to the region, most plants that are from other areas with hot, dry summers and cool winters are good candidates. These represent the opposite end of the spectrum from tropical-looking plants. Their leaves tend to be small and often have a grayish cast - two traits that help them conserve moisture in their arid environs. A few examples…

Tropical Landscaping IDEAS for Backyard
February 8, 2018

Tropical Landscaping IDEAS for Backyard

Posted by plantpro 0 Comments Tropical backyard gardens help the mind and the body to relax. Adding modern tropical plants can update the look of any garden, giving it a unique appeal. Planting tropical trees, flowers and fruits allows a garden to stay green all year round, especially in South Florida. With the right steps, it’s easy to turn a humble garden into…

Outdoor Landscaping IDEAS Backyard
January 14, 2018

Outdoor Landscaping IDEAS Backyard

Need a reason to love rope light? We can give you three! It’s weather resistant, available in energy efficient LED and is surprisingly easy to install. We’ve seen amazing indoor DIY projects using rope light, but what about the outdoors? Rope light, also known as tube lighting, was made for illuminating walkways, adding ambient glow to decks and highlighting…

Landscape pool designs
December 19, 2017

Landscape pool designs

Virtual Reality is the most exciting, most engaging technology on the market today, and it s already completely changing how we experience movies, video games, and architecture. Today, it’s ready for you — ready for you to add even more depth and detail to your pool and landscape designs, and ready for you to start sharing even more immersive experiences with…

Front Yard Landscape Design
December 15, 2017

Front Yard Landscape Design

Landscaping is the process of making a yard or other piece of land more attractive by altering the existing design, adding ornamental features, and planting trees and shrubs. Lawn and landscaping for the front of your home can increase the value of a property by 15 to 20 per cent. They improve curb appeal, and real estate agents will tell you that homes with…

Small Backyard Landscaping IDEAS do myself
November 3, 2017

Small Backyard Landscaping IDEAS do myself

Pet Sitting Image (c) Hero Images / Getty Images More and more people are looking for someone to care for their pets when they can t - people who don t like the idea of putting precious into a kennel. Professional pet care givers comes into the home to care for the pet while the owner is away, feeding, walking, and playing with the animal(s). If you love animals…

Landscaping IDEAS for Big Backyard
October 30, 2017

Landscaping IDEAS for Big Backyard

People are investing more in the back of their property, and the home-improvement boom is driving that engine. A study by the University of Michigan found that consumers value a landscaped home 11.3 percent higher than the same home without good landscaping. But exactly which improvements pay off? And which ones waste your money? Here are Barbara’s picks: Big…

Mediterranean Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
October 22, 2017

Mediterranean Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

An avid gardener, Tom Hansen was thrilled to see freshly planted greenery in the steep, sunny yard surrounding his new home when he moved from Chicago to Marin County, California, in 1. After the first full year, though, Hansen noticed that the landscape architect–chosen, one-size-fits-all plantings of Japanese maples, ferns, azaleas, and rhododendrons were struggling…

Pictures of Sloped Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
September 22, 2017

Pictures of Sloped Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

There is a wide selection of landscaping software containing an assortment of outdoor planning features that encourage the DIY homeowner to drop his pencil and graph paper and pick up a mouse and try the best 2016 landscape design online tools. Here we provide landscaping designs, ideas and pictures to supplement your program. The first considerations in the…

Low Maintenance Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
July 18, 2017

Low Maintenance Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

If you want a low-maintenance backyard that gives you plenty of time to enjoy the outdoors, start with the right plants. As a guide: Pick varieties for your USDA Hardiness Zone. If it s too tender, it won t last, and you ll be frustrated. Choose plants that need less water. Particularly in stressful hot-weather weeks, watering can be a labor-intensive chore…

Modern Landscaping IDEAS for Small backyards
July 16, 2017

Modern Landscaping IDEAS for Small backyards

Your small patio garden design can contain many charming and stylish details and contrasts, inspired by backyard or front yard landscaping ideas, developed by professionals. Hardwood and concrete, sand and gravel interact with green plants and flowers, creating beautiful contemporary small gardens for modern homes. Advertisement - continue reading below Small…

Tropical Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
July 14, 2017

Tropical Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

Minimalist, Contemporary Home With Accordion Glass Doors Accordion style glass doors open up the living room and kitchen to the backyard, which features bright green landscape and a refreshing swimming pool. Minimalist Living Room Open to Outdoors Open and airy, the living room connects to the lush, tropical outdoors. Tropical Backyard With Palm Trees and Lush…

Suburban Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
July 12, 2017

Suburban Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

For a while it was fortunate for us that the back yard was, well, in the back . The many sinkholes left from rotted tree stumps were the only places on the whole slope not weed-infested; the whole area surrounded by a tired, moss-covered and rickety fence. I think a rusting jalopy could have gone unnoticed back there. The dogs loved it, but we usually stayed…

Rock Landscaping IDEAS Backyard
July 6, 2017

Rock Landscaping IDEAS Backyard

It’s a backyard which I was dying to transform. The Japanese also use pure rock gardens. This raised garden is among the simplest plans you can do! A brand-new Japanese Garden Designs Package was added to our portfolio. Maybe you have the flexibility to pick the specific placement and form of your garden. Several have determined this landscaping app to be among…

Landscaping IDEAS for Backyard Corner
June 30, 2017

Landscaping IDEAS for Backyard Corner

It takes a little imagination to get a feel of what this corner lot will look like on the ground. It is different and abstract. And for some it may take seeing it finished to appreciate the added curb appeal. For us, the clients requests and a site analysis generally lay down our initial guidelines for a design. In this corner lot design, the clients requests…

Small Backyard Landscaping IDEAS on a Budget
August 7, 2014

Small Backyard Landscaping IDEAS on a Budget

Warm weather means spending more time outside. Whether you’re gardening, relaxing in your hammock or throwing a party, you can transform your outdoor space into a real living space even with a limited budget. Start by assessing your backyard to determine what might need your attention and how much time you have to complete a project. Since these five types of…

Simple Small Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
February 1, 2017

Simple Small Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

Simple water fountains are wonderful diy backyard ideas that bring life and motion to front yard and garden designs. Water fountains attract more birds and create soothing sound track that transforms your backyard or garden into a peaceful retreat. To give your water fountains more presence, you can creatively decorate small outdoor fountains, using nature inspired…

Simple Backyard Landscaping IDEAS on a Budget
May 1, 2016

Simple Backyard Landscaping IDEAS on a Budget

Start a compost pile with leaves from yard cleanups. The bare expanse of dirt, rocks and a few dead weeds makes the backyard a wasteland - dry as a bone in summer and a mud hole in winter. While your budget may not allow a full makeover, there s several frugal options that can turn your dirt-filled yard into a family- and pet-friendly retreat. Green Up With Grass…

Landscaping IDEAS Small Backyard
February 4, 2016

Landscaping IDEAS Small Backyard

Many dog owners enjoy watching their dogs run around the backyard, but you immediately regret it after seeing them dig up your favorite plants. Don’t blame your canine friend for its natural instinct. We all know how hard it is to adjust dogs to the landscaping. Try dogscaping instead. Dogscaping is a new trend in landscape design that requires you to plan your…

Long Narrow Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
December 27, 2016

Long Narrow Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

Defined areas in the yard make the best use of the space. A narrow lawn often feels small and closed-in even if it is long. The challenge in landscaping and arranging the area is to maximize the space while making it feel like a larger space. Creating a design plan that defines the space and makes the best of the long, narrow area is key before landscape work…

Small Backyard Landscaping IDEAS Australia
July 18, 2016

Small Backyard Landscaping IDEAS Australia

Overview Australians are blessed with the climate for outdoor living, and in recent years the average Australian consumer has made a quantum leap in what they expect from their outdoor living spaces. The outdoor room is now a lifestyle arena, equipped with kitchen facilities for entertaining, pools and play spaces for children, and peaceful corners in which to…

Large Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
November 12, 2016

Large Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

Most wildlife are very mobile and can usually find enough water in nearby ponds or streams or from rain, morning dew and even from insects. However, providing standing water in birdbaths or small ponds can be an effective attraction to wildlife. If you decide to provide water, remember to keep it fresh! Small water areas, filled with algae, can be toxic to some…

Landscaping IDEAS for Small Sloping backyards
December 21, 2016

Landscaping IDEAS for Small Sloping backyards

An easy, low-maintenance alternative is to carpet the slope with easy-care ground-cover plants. Create a Rockery Alternatively, you can create a rockery on the gradient. Embed rocks into the slope or, especially if the gradient is steep, terrace the slope by creating a series of low retaining walls with planting in between. Making a Rockery Rockery plants need…

Small Backyard Landscaping IDEAS Arizona
October 16, 2015

Small Backyard Landscaping IDEAS Arizona

With that much sunny weather, it is easy to understand the trend of creating outdoor living spaces One of the most underutilized areas of a home is the backyard space because so many families do not know how to make it livable. Luckily, we have a team that can help create your personal luxury space. Our design consultants will meet with you to hear your ideas…

Front Yard Landscape Design plans
September 1, 2016

Front Yard Landscape Design plans

Artificial Turf Installation Artificial turf shall be installed over a compacted and porous road base material and shall be anchored at all edges and seams. An infill medium consisting of clean washed sand or other approved mixture shall be brushed into the fibers to insure that the fibers remain in an upright position and to provide ballast that will help hold…

Landscaping IDEAS for a Hill in Backyard
October 19, 2016

Landscaping IDEAS for a Hill in Backyard

Construction on an adjacent lot and a sloping, shaded lawn created drainage issues that kept this sprawling backyard soggy with springtime thaw well into the summer and sent torrents of water into the basement during heavy rains. Several huge, decades-old white pines were planted too close to the house’s foundation, showering the roof, gutters, and patio with…

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