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Drought Resistant Landscaping

Frustrated by dry spells and browning gardens? Think local.

8 Ways to Fight the Climate Crisis With Your Garden

Help protect the natural world with these simple tips.

How to Remove and Prevent Weeds in Walkways

Keep your outdoor stepping spaces neat and beautiful.

How to Build a Dry Rock Stream

Dry rock streams are a pretty, practical outdoor solution to drainage problems.

Landscaping Around Your Rock Waterfall

Adding landscaping around your rock waterfall is a fairly easy way of adding beauty and value to your home.

3 Ideas for Landscaping around Trees

Find out which trees and plants are compatible partners.

Driveway Landscape on a Budget

Add some pizzazz without breaking the bank.

Lush Landscaping: Enhancing Your Above Ground Pool

Since installing an above ground pool is less expensive than an in-ground pool consider spending more

Install a Trench Drain to Prevent Flooding

A trench drain can prevent dangerous overflows.

How to Trim a Bush in Fun Shapes

Create an interesting focal point in your yard or garden with a unique bush!

4 Uses for Lava Rock

Lava rock is the product of volcanoes and filled with air bubbles.

How to Clean a Landscape Stone Wall

You can clean stone easily with good old-fashioned H2O.

Materials and Techniques for Landscape Edging

Creating a border between beds and grass makes it easier to mow and adds visual appeal.

Retaining Wall Drainage Mistakes to Avoid

It is important to consider retaining wall drainage in the process of building your wall.

How to Repair a Wood Retaining Wall

Keep your wood retaining wall in good condition with these steps.

How to Build a Railroad Tie Retaining Wall

For function and rustic charm, build a railroad-tie retaining wall.

How to Edge a Lawn Without an Edger

Pavers and mowing are two potential alternatives.

Beautify Your Backyard Landscape on a Budget

You don't have to break the bank to beautify your backyard.

How to Protect Your Landscaping from Heavy Rain

Protect your landscaping from heavy rain to keep your yard safe.

Landscaping Tips for Vacation Homes

You don't need a lot of watering or upkeep to have a lush vacation home yard.

Beginning Home Masonry Projects

Turn your creative masonry ideas into reality with these easy projects.

Curb Appeal for Small Homes

Trick the eye with these landscaping strategies to make your home appear larger than it really is.

How to Revive a Flooded Yard

Bring your yard back to life after a flood with these DIY tips.

10 Lawn Alternatives (That Won't Hurt Your Curb Appeal)

Want to save money, time, and resources? Get rid of that grass and use one of these easy options!

4 Weekend Landscaping Projects

Add a new dimension of beauty to your yard in just one weekend!

How to Landscape in a Wet Climate

With a good landscaping plan, a moist climate can be a gardener’s dream.

Landscaping for Beginners

Before you rack up a large bill of flowers and shrubs, refer to these money and time-saving tips.

Outdoor Living Inspiration: How to Create a Mountain Retreat in Your Backyard

Does winter already have the best of you? Plan your spring backyard landscaping now!

An All-season Guide to Curb Appeal

It's easier to have curb appeal and sell a house in spring than in winter, but we share some tips on increasing the exterior beauty of your home no matter the weather.

A Shady Guide to Curb Appeal: How to Achieve Beautiful Landscaping

Follow these four tips that involved long-term planning and investments to get the front yard of your dreams.

An Introduction to Xeriscaping

Save water, money, and time by planting drought-resistant flora. You only have to plant them and leave them.

How to Create a Dry Creek Bed

Having problems with drainage in your yard? Consider building a dry creek bed to reduce water issues and add character to your landscape.

Grow Your Own Home Security System

Security doesn't need to be expensive or sophisticated to be effective. Deter criminals with these simple plants.

How to Landscape on a Slope

Landscaping on an incline doesn't have to be difficult when you follow our tips for irrigation, design, and fortifying the ground.

Water Wise Advice From a Sustainable Landscaper

Step into the role of environmental stewardship - it's gorgeous.

5 Things You Can Do Now to Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal

It doesn't cost an arm and a leg to make your home more welcoming.

Hide the Eyesores: Solutions for Concealing Necessary Evils in Your Yard

A strategically placed shrub or fence can increase your curb appeal while still giving you access to unsightly wires, utility panels, and trash cans.

5 Easy Edible Landscaping Ideas

5 options you can eat.

Clean Landscaping: Ground Cover As Borders

When working on landscaping ground cover there are several things you need to keep in mind. Ground cover

Disguise Your Septic Tank Cover: 3 Ideas

Septic tanks are a basic need for rural homes to function properly. Yet just thinking of the septic system

Creating Mosaic Garden Edging

Adding a mosaic design to your garden edging is a beautiful and unique way to create focal points in

Making a Drain in Garden Borders

Garden borders are not just a cosmetic finish; they can also be used to direct water in the garden and

How to Protect Your Mailbox from Snow Plow Trucks

With winter comes snow, and with snow comes the big threat to your mailbox: snowplows! The best time