Tag: landscape

Growing Abelia

With today’s busy lifestyles, homeowners are always looking for ways to liven up their landscapes without a lot of effort. Abelia is an ornamental shrub that is under-appreciated and underused in many parts of the country and is worth a second look. Grown for its attractive foliage and exceptionally long bloom...
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Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

Even a small front yard can be packed with charming curb appeal.You can create magical landscapes and inviting entries. 1.Extend the Porch An extended porch can make your home’s entrance feel fresh and inviting, plus it lends a bit of privacy to the inside of the home. Placing a...
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Landscape Lighting Ideas

See how the pros use outdoor lighting to highlight landscape design and beautiful exteriors. 1.Eye-Catching Light Thoughtful landscape lighting is a treat for the eyes. “You want people driving by to take a second look because what you’ve created is interesting,” says Chris Mitchell of landscape lighting firm NiteLiters in Owensboro,...
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The Essential Steps to Landscape Design

When it comes to designing outdoor spaces, take it one steppingstone at a time. 1.Start Up Front If you’re wondering where to start a landscape transformation, look no farther than your front yard. It’s the first thing that you see driving up to your house, and you can wow...
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How to Plant & Care for Succulent Plants

Creatively displaying succulents has become a fun new trend in home decorating. It is tempting to buy the pretty succulents you see at the grocery store or the trendy display you see at the garden center, but it is important to know how to care for these live plants....
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Slope Landscaping Ideas

Building your backyard on a slope can look pretty amazing. If you do it right, it can make a huge difference. Nuance is everything in landscaping: the variation of color, texture, material, and levels. The latter in particular is a landscaper’s blessing, for nothing invites exquisite contrast like a...
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