archiveOctober 2017

Landscaping IDEAS for Big Backyard
Modern Landscaping

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...
Contemporary Front Yard Landscaping Ideas
Front Yard

Contemporary Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

Before starting on your new landscape design, survey your area and make some notes; you cannot concretely consider certain landscape decorating ideas unless you identify what kind of climate you are living in, how much you are willing to spend and how much space you have to work with. Additionally,...
Landscaping IDEAS for Garden
Ideas

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...
Northwest Landscaping Ideas
Ideas

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...
Landscaping Screen Ideas
Ideas

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...
Design for Backyard Landscaping
Backyard

Design for Backyard Landscaping

Now that spring is on the horizon, we’re dreaming of moments en plein air. You might say we’re waiting to inhale, because it won’t be long before the landscape comes alive and teems with color and fragrance. What better way to enjoy the splendor of this long-awaited season than on...
Basic Landscaping Ideas for Front Yard
Front Yard

Basic Landscaping Ideas for Front Yard

This design uses some simple and basic methods of accenting the entry walkway of this home while creating flower bed areas on both sides of the walkway. It also creates a buffer from any lawn sprinkler over spray which is especially important if you have colored concrete or paving materials...
Above Ground Pool Design Landscaping
Pool Landscaping

Above Ground Pool Design Landscaping

With weather in New Jersey—and frankly, the entire country—getting hotter each summer, more people are looking to add pools to their yards for a cool escape from the humidity. While above-ground pools are usually less expensive and easier to install, they don’t offer as many advantages as inground pools. So,...
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