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Slope Landscaping IDEAS for Backyard
August 16, 2018

Slope Landscaping IDEAS for Backyard

The job of hillside landscaping is a problem with more homes built on sites which have major changes in elevation and steep slopes. This gardening trend is likely to continue in cities and suburban areas across the nation as most of the “level sites” are in short supply. Homeowners have a growing awareness of the dramatic value of hillside locations. The popularity…

Landscaping IDEAS for Hillside Backyard
August 4, 2018

Landscaping IDEAS for Hillside Backyard

Angie’s List member Tim Kelly of Huntersville, N.C., and his family own a home on a severely sloping golf course lot. Due to the slope, their backyard was, unfortunately, virtually useless. “After living here for several years, we decided to invest in making the backyard functional, ” he says. Beginning in early 2012, the Kelly family started seriously considering…

Landscaping IDEAS for Sloped Backyard
July 27, 2018

Landscaping IDEAS for Sloped Backyard

Problem: Long, narrow yard Solution: Divide and conquer with zones You can play around with furniture placement, lay down an outdoor rug or introduce contrasting flooring, and strategically position built-ins and garden beds around the space. Problem: Curved edges and odd angles Solution: Fake it till you make it Does the backyard boast curves or lots of odd…

Small Backyard Landscape IDEAS
July 17, 2018

Small Backyard Landscape IDEAS

Attracting a variety of birds to your backyard takes more than adding a few birdfeeders or filling a bird bath – a bird-friendly landscape should fulfill all of a wild bird’s basic needs, including food, shelter, water and nesting sites. With these keys to the right habitat, your backyard can attract a wide range of popular birds. Native Plants The best types…

Front Yard Landscaping Plan Design
July 15, 2018

Front Yard Landscaping Plan Design

For many people, the idea of planning a what their landscaping will look like, or a landscape design, for their new home can seem a little too abstract and intimidating. You may want a more inviting patio or an exotic array of plants, but accomplishing all of these goals at once might seem too overwhelming for you, or your wallet. NewHomeSource is here to recommend…

Modern Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
July 11, 2018

Modern Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

Share When you have invested into a garden swimming pool, you will have to choose the best pool deck which will be not only efficient but will complement your backyard design. We will show you some above ground pools with decks to help you decide what will be the most suitable deck for your own pool. Cool ideas for above ground pools with decks Above ground pool…

Two Level Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
July 5, 2018

Two Level Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

Swipe to view slides Backyard - Before Perspective Backyard and patio design - After Perspective The floor plan of this large family home with its doorway access to the patio drives the entire circulation plan, but once free of the building the outdoor living spaces take on a life of their own. The developer provided an elevated patio for this raised foundation…

Landscaping Backyard IDEAS Inexpensive
June 27, 2018

Landscaping Backyard IDEAS Inexpensive

Any landlord knows that inside amenities attract the tenant, but the backyard’s what seals the deal. It’s hard for renters to find a great backyard that’s well maintained and attractive. For that reason, you want to make sure your property’s backyard is breathtaking. However, when you’re on a budget, you might begin to second-guess your decision to redo the backyard…

Very Small Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
June 16, 2018

Very Small Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

Inner city life means that outdoor space is hard to come by and large backyards are almost impossible, so it’s important to work smart with what you’ve got. No matter what your outdoor set up is there are garden and landscaping ideas for small backyards to reinvent your space. Take a seat Adding a bench means if you are stuck for space it won’t be taken up extra…

Shady Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
May 31, 2018

Shady Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

My topic for the evening is Greener Gardens: One Step at a Time. I’ll be discussing options for creating landscapes that are more sustainable. Ideas range from simple steps to ambitious projects any gardener or homeowner can undertake. The goal is beautiful gardens and landscapes that are attractive and healthy for humans, wildlife, pets, and the environment…

Pie Shaped Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
May 9, 2018

Pie Shaped Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

Landscape designers reveal what inspires them to go from the drawing board to a finished garden It’s easy for homeowners planning a landscape project to come up with a wish list of desired features. What is not so easy is creating a design that will organize these amenities, flow efficiently, dovetail with the topography and existing architecture—and look good…

Landscaping IDEAS for Downward Sloping Backyard
April 11, 2018

Landscaping IDEAS for Downward Sloping Backyard

If you re researching French drains, you re probably already facing some drainage issues and looking to learn more about what types of problems a French drain can solve and whether one is right for your property. Depending on where you live, your home s most important drain may not be located in your kitchen or your bathroom. In fact, it may not be part of your…

Landscaping IDEAS for the Backyard
April 5, 2018

Landscaping IDEAS for the Backyard

A dog or dogs happily romping in the backyard is a classic dog-owner dream. Achieving this, though, takes more thought than just sending your dog out in the yard and hoping for the best. Take the time to make sure your yard provides your dog with the amenities he or she needs and loves. Fortunately, pet-friendly yard amenities are also great for people as well…

Terraced Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
March 28, 2018

Terraced Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

This is a project very near and dear to my heart. A few years ago, my husband decided that he was tired of mowing our sloped lawn in his golf shoes. He had already lost the lawnmower once or twice when it pulled away from him and shot down the slope into the fence. He decided enough was enough. And even though we had many offers to videotape him doing this incredible…

Nice Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
March 12, 2018

Nice Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

Gardens are among the most sought-after outdoor design elements, and its easy to see why. Gardens are easily customizable to fit every design style and preference from zen, Asian-inspired to romantic English countryside. People are also opting for fruit and vegetable gardens now that organic produce is in high-demand. Fire Pits: Burning Up the Charts Fire pits…

Townhouse Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
February 26, 2018

Townhouse Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

With a small budget, it is possible to turn the tiny Costa Rican townhouse backyard into an oasis. Due to the high cost of land in the urban areas of Costa Rica, real estate developers build townhomes on a small footprint. All the Costa Rican townhouses on the outer edges of the communities usually have a huge perimeter wall behind the home and the garden is…

Small Backyard Landscape IDEAS on a Budget
February 22, 2018

Small Backyard Landscape IDEAS on a Budget

When it comes to landscaping a backyard, homeowners have many options. However, many landscaping features can carry a hefty price tag and require professional installation. For homeowners on a budget, simple, do-it-yourself projects for beautifying a backyard are a better option. There are several easy ways to improve the look of your yard without breaking the…

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…

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