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Landscaping IDEAS for Backyard with Dog
December 10, 2018

Landscaping IDEAS for Backyard with Dog

Is your landscape going to the dogs? Is your lawn grass riddled with urine spots? There is no reason why you can t be the owner of both a canine who goes outdoors and an attractive yard. But landscaping with dogs in mind does present challenges that may require some compromises. Be prepared to perform a balancing act between what the designer in you wants and…

Landscaping IDEAS for Large Backyard
November 24, 2018

Landscaping IDEAS for Large Backyard

In our haste to tackle everything on our to-do list, we often forget the profound affect our immediate surroundings have on our well-being. The backyard in particular can become overgrown and neglected, a nagging symbol of chores yet to be done. It’s easy to overlook the potential for calm and tranquility that the backyard offers. With a minimal investment of…

Rustic Landscaping IDEAS for a Backyard
October 31, 2018

Rustic Landscaping IDEAS for a Backyard

Using landscaping stones in your Cincinnati, OH backyard can add a timeless look. The importance of having a durable and long lasting patio area as a solid foundation cannot be overstated. This is especially important when it comes to creating a natural and rustic look that won’t require extensive renovations when changing design themes in the future. Here are…

Narrow Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
October 13, 2018

Narrow Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

Everyone wants their own outdoor retreat. Unfortunately, many of us don’t know where to begin when looking at a small backyard. They can be easily neglected or never fully utilized. It’s time to make the most out of your tiny backyard. Just because the space is limited, it doesn’t mean you can’t create the garden of your dreams or the perfect outdoor space. Here…

Landscaping IDEAS for backyards
October 9, 2018

Landscaping IDEAS for backyards

By Linda Ly Backyards sometimes take a backseat to kitchens and family rooms as the center of home entertaining. But by freshening up the look of your outdoor space with the right kind of greenery, you can create a yard that feels like a little oasis and inspires fun gatherings with family and friends. Here are three easy ideas for your next backyard landscaping…

Landscaping IDEAS Backyard on a Budget
October 3, 2018

Landscaping IDEAS Backyard on a Budget

Shopping for seeds is fun, and if you’re scrupulous about it you can find some real bargains. But going to a seed swap—essentially a party where everyone shows up with seeds they’ve saved from the year before and trades them—is arguably even more fun and will save you money. Which brings about another point—save your seeds in the fall! As long as they’re not…

Tiered Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
September 5, 2018

Tiered Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

Curved Stone Walls and Fences Add Depth to A Backyard s Platform Seating Area Tiers of stone walls and wooden fences add depth and layers to a backyard garden s sparsely planted shrubbery and topiary. A sloping natural stone formation draws the eye downward to a platform seating area where a fire pit of inlaid stonework complements a stone bench embedded with…

Sloped Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
September 3, 2018

Sloped Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

Question: I have heard that a house with a sloped backyard is considered a bad feng shui house. Why is that? And are there good feng shui tips to improve our sloped backyard garden and create better feng shui around our house? Answer: A house with a sloped backyard is considered a challenging feng shui house because a sloped backyard leaves the house with no…

Texas Backyard Landscaping IDEAS
August 22, 2018

Texas Backyard Landscaping IDEAS

If you’re feeling inspired by spring and need new backyard ideas to spruce up your landscape design, your local landscaper recommends you look to aquatic gardens and water features. in Sugar Land, TX, is the area’s expert landscape architect team and recommends homeowners explore the top trends in water design before embarking on their spring and summer projects…

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…

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