25 Garden Edges and Borders
Don't just ignore your garden edges and borders! They can give that personal look to what your relaxing space is all about! We have 25 different ideas on how you can turn those edges and borders into a welcoming space that overlooks the main garden.
Inexpensive Landscaping Ideas for the Frugal Homeowner
Learn how to landscape on the cheap wirh these inexpensive landscaping ideas for the frugal homeowner from cheap garden paths to cheap or free plants.
Project: Backyard walkway
This weekend Bear and I completed a project from start to finish. Can you believe it?! I know, I can't believe it either. But something I can't believe even more is that we didn't fight ONE TIME! I guess we have worked it out while discussing this project a million times over the last (at least) 4 years. So we knew the expectations before we got started. This is what we tackled in the backyard. As you can see it needed some H-E-L-P. We started by moving all the rocks out. And then we added a…
Vintage string party lights add the right kind of ambient light for a relaxed vibe to any backyard. These are durable, outdoor rated string lights, great for a backyard wedding, BBQ, or just hanging out fireside. Who needs an occasion?!
Built In Outdoor Planter Ideas & DIY Projects • The Garden Glove
Built in outdoor planters would make it easy to change your container plants with the season. Check out these outdoor planter ideas and projects!
Curb Appeal: 20 Modest yet Gorgeous Front Yards
If you live in a modest home, chances are your front yard is a modest size as well. (Although we fully recognize that everyone’s idea of “modest” when it comes to house and yard size is relative.) Just because you may have less front yard space than the rolling acreage upon which your dream house...
23 Landscaping Ideas with Photos. - Mike's Backyard Nursery
On this page I will do my level best to share with you 23 of the best landscaping design ideas that I've used over the years.
Fresh IDEEN : Interieur, Dekoration und Landschaft
Für die Hausbesitzer ist die Gartengestaltung die größte Herausforderung ihres Lebens. Es ist nicht genügend, schöne, moderne, designerische Möbel zu haben.
Native, Drought Tolerant Plants for Your Yard
Given our current drought situation in Southern California, THIS was the best year to take out our front lawn and put in native, drought tolerant plants. My city offered us $1 per square foot of lawn that we took out and replaced with native, drought tolerant plants, so we jumped on board with that. I don't even miss that green lawn - it was full of weeds and expensive to keep it green in the summer. We landscaped it so that there is plenty of room for these plants to grow and fill i…
Curb Appeal Part 2: The Landscaping
Beautiful landscaping can add a lot to the curb appeal of your home. With spring finally here, now is a great time to start thinking about the natural decoration of the exterior of your home. I'm by no means an expert in this area, but here's some basic tips I've learned: *Note:* Design elements and principles apply as much outside your home as they do inside. Keep these rules in mind when considering your landscaping. 1) When designing a flower bed consider the lines and shapes of your…
Yard Work 2011: Dry Stack Rock Planter
It seems that May is the month for yard work around here. Last year, we busted our butts clearing out overgrown brush (and even filled a 30 foot dumpster!). And this year? We've been moving plants around, removing trees, planting grass... and building a dry stack rock planter! It was a really fun project and I'm going to share the step-by-step process with you today. Talk about instant gratification. This project cost us ZERO dollars and about an afternoon of hard work. Here's how it went…
Front yard landscaping - We did it ourselves! - Family Balance Sheet
Beware: Attack of the killer yews… We bought our house from an older couple who decided to downsize into a smaller home. They were the original homeowners of the house that was built in 1969. They took very good care of the house and just a few years before we bought it from them they […]