Garden Walls – Walling, although the most expensive kind of boundary, is immensely durable, and can form the perfect perimeter to any garden. There is a wealth of materials from which to choose, from natural stone, or reconstituted stone, to patterned concrete. Most walls are free-standing, but remember that retaining walls, supporting a bank or
Backyard Landscaping Ideas
Backyard Landscaping Ideas – The most important element of landscaping in section is the overall plan. Without one, you backyard will look like a patchwork of landscaping styles. Begin by sketching the existing permanent structures such as house, shed, deck, pool and trees. Now is a good time to take inventory of the existing plants
Using Colors To Improve Outdoor Living Space
Using Colors To Improve Outdoor Living Space – As suburban gardens become smaller, outdoor areas have evolved into more of an extension to our interior living space. Much more thought needs to be given to decorating the available space so that it becomes a totally integrated area. Color in particular greatly affects our moods and
Trees And Lawn Live In Harmony
Trees And Lawn Live In Harmony – The environment in which we live and work is greatly enhanced by the use of trees, shrubs, ground covers and turf. Plants combined with architectural elements such as buildings and walkways provide a functional and aesthetically pleasing atmosphere for our day to day activities. In a properly designed
Using Color In Garden Design
Color is very much a matter of taste in the garden design as anywhere else. Some people want their garden to be a riot of reds and bright colors; others prefer a more subtle approach of misty blues and pinks in association with silver leaves. Others again will find the variety of colors provided by
Planning Walkways – Walkways are a great way to enhance the look and safety of the outside of your home, and incorporating them into your landscape design plans is easy. But there are several things you should keep in mind when planning walkways for your garden.
How To Create A Perfect Garden Design?
How To Create A Perfect Garden Design? Landscape gardening generally refers to a process of creating a designed garden that should have some of the following elements: timber construction, walls, fences, water features, paving, steps, turf and various plants of course.
Using Macramé Plant Holders
The art of making macramé plant holders has existed for a very long time, and macramé itself dates back to as early as the 13th century. Macramé is a type of art that uses tying knots as opposed to knitting, braiding, or weaving. Usually knots are square knots using half hitch and also full hitch
The Modified Garden
The Modified Garden – For many people, a completely new design of their garden would be inappropriate. The existing garden may have evolved without any guiding plan, but often it incorporates features and elements that it would be a pity to lose. These article shows how an existing garden can be modified, by pulling together
The Impressive Benefits of Sod for Your Lawn
Americans love their lawns. You can tell because we drop around $40 billion annually on taking care of them. Granted, a lot of that goes to lawn care equipment, but it’s still a staggering amount of money.
7 Causes of the Brown Spots in Your Lawn
Imagine spending hours every day tending your lawn to wake up and find brown patches ruining the otherwise beautiful stretch of lush, green grass. It’s severely frustrating and alarming, especially if you think you’ve done everything right, but there is still dead or dying grass randomly appearing one day.
Exotic Plants For Your Landscape
Exotic plants for pots can be placed in the garden during summer, but really need the protection of a greenhouse or conservatory during the winter.