Landscape Planning

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Xeriscape Gardening in the Winter

Maintain your xeriscaped garden during the colder months -- it's possible!

Lawn Edging to Add the Finishing Touch

Does your landscaping look unfinished or dull? Try using one of these 11 ideas to edge your lawn and give your landscaping that something extra.

How to Seed a Lawn

Fall is the perfect time to reseed a lawn because weeds go into dormancy, giving the seeds a chance to germinate.

Planting Things Like Clover Instead of Grass

Do you spend more time lugging around a lawn mower, yanking weeds, and reseeding than you do admiring your big lawn?

Great Backyard Landscaping Ideas

Make your backyard an entertainment destination, or a relaxing oasis.

How to Landscape With a Berm

This landscaping feature is not only aesthetically pleasing, but practical.

Pea Gravel

Pea gravel is an attractive, ecologically friendly addition to any garden.

Creating a Low Maintenance Landscape

6 landscape elements that reduce your workload.

Do It Yourself Landscaping Ideas

The 5 things you need to gather your ideas and create your oasis.

How to Landscape Your Mailbox

Enhance your mailbox, keeping these 4 things in mind.

Hillside Landscaping Tips and Tricks

Landscaping on a slope can be tricky, but these few tips can help you design one with ease.

Easy-to-Maintain Lawns and Ground Covers

Do less maintenance and get more enjoyment out of your lawn.

Inexpensive but Stunning Landscaping Ideas

Landscaping on a budget can bring beautiful results.

How to Install a Terrace Garden

Make a sloped hill less sheer by adding flowers and plants with a terrace garden.

Plant a Clover Lawn

Plant a great looking, low-maintenance lawn with clover instead of grass.

Great Landscaping Ideas for a Spectacular Front Yard

When it comes to curb appeal, nothing is more important than the front yard.

Ornamental Grass: Low-Maintenance Alternatives to Traditional Lawn

Easy to grow and easy to maintain, ornamental grasses are becoming a popular alternative to traditional

Installing A Flag Pole

A flag pole can be a wonderful way to display patriotic feelings or to fly banners and flags that indicate

Fixing A Clogged Fountain

A backyard water fountain can dress up your yard and add a sense of elegance. You may install a fountain

Popular Outdoor Fountain Designs

Outdoor fountains can be found in just about any location and bring an air of tranquility to an area

Replacing Parts On A Solar Fountain

Matt B. When you are looking for a good quality water feature, a solar fountain is a great option. However,

The 5 Best Ways To Landscape A Hillside

It is not difficult to landscape hills. Doing so will add value and beauty to the area in which you live,

How to Estimate Lawn Care Costs

Estimating lawn care costs is essential regardless of whether you are planning to simply maintain your

Artificial Grass Pros and Cons

Artificial grass is environmentally- and wallet-friendly as it requires little maintenance. It helps

Xeriscape Gardening: Making Xerimulch

One of the most cost effective ways of maintaining your xeriscape garden is by making xerimulch yourself.

How to Plant Xeriscape Plants in Clay Soil

Planning a garden in soil that is less than ideal can be tricky, especially if you are creating a xeriscape

How to Xeriscape a Drought Resistant Garden

Deciding to xeriscape a drought resistant garden is one of the most cost-effective and time-saving decisions

How to Create a Xeriscaped Backyard

When redesigning your yard, you may want to consider creating a xeriscaped landscape. The advantages

Colorful True Xeriscape Plants for the Garden

When considering a xeriscape garden, often a picture comes to mind of a barren area full of cacti and

Attracting Butterflies to Your Xeriscape Garden

A xeriscape garden makes the most efficient use of water. This concept began in dry areas with low water

Common Sense Xeriscaping for Small Yards

A relatively new form of landscaping, called Xeriscaping, is gaining popularity. Xeriscaping is a special

What Ground Covers are Best for Hot Areas?

Ground covers are a good alternative to grass for hot areas. If the area is dry as well as hot, and if

Berm

A berm is a low, artificially made mound of earth which adds height and depth to a flat landscape. It

Cobblestones

Cobblestones make a great addition to your garden or water fountain. They are small, rounded stones you

Centipede Grass: Pests, Diseases and Weed Control

Centipede grass is a popular ground cover grass used for landscaping. The reason lies in its low cost

Benefits of Ground Covers

Some of the benefits of ground covers include moisture retention, weed prevention, and soil erosion control.

Creative Solutions: Yardscape with Borders and Walls

With a little imagination, you can easily re-work the landscape cards Mother Nature dealt you. Got

Granite Stepping Stones

Granite stepping stones make one of the best walkways that you can install. This is because granite is

Lawn Landscaping Basics

Lawn landscaping involves the creation of any pre-planned design to improve the appearance outside a

Maintaining Your Garden Fountain

After going to the trouble and expense of installing your new garden fountain you don’t want to

Your Own Garden Fountain

Have you ever thought about how nice it would be to have a garden fountain or water feature in your yard,

Best Low-Maintenance Alternatives for Landscapes

Just because everyone is not a gardening enthusiast does not mean everyone shouldn't have a terrific

Choosing the Right Grass for the Lawn

To those unfamiliar with the concept of landscaping and creating a beautiful outdoor environment, all

Alternative Landscapes for Challenging Terrain

Sometimes no matter how green a thumb you have, poor soil or the lay of the land - not to mention the