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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…

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…

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