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Landscaping

Beach House Landscaping – Depends Where You Are

So you have a beach house – now what do you do with the landscaping? You may be limited where you are. But there are some ideas that may work for your beach getaway.

Swimming Pools

When Money Is Not An Issue – Indoor Swimming Pool

Let’s say money is not an issue. Wouldn’t you like to have your swimming pool indoors? Pros and cons – but mostly pros. Let’s review some designs.

Ponds & Fountains

Stepping Over Your Pond – Neatly Floating

So you have a pond! How do you get across? You could use a bridge … or better yet, how about pond floating stepping stones.

Garden Furniture

Taking a Picnic Basket To All Kind of Places

Nothing like picnic on a beautiful summer day. But first, you need a picnic basket to carry everything in. With a picnic basket, you can take your picnic to all kinds of places.

Landscaping

What You Might Need to Plant a Garden

Garden planting – it is great skill to develop. Learning how to plant and harvest your own food. It can help the environment and save you money.

Yard Decor & Lighting

Decorative Rain Barrels to Add to Your Garden

It’s raining. If only you can collect that rain and store it for those days you need it. You can with a rain barrel. A decorative rain barrel perfect for the garden.

Outbuildings

Imagine Fun With Their Residential Playset

Imagine the fun your children will have each day with their own personal, backyard playset. Their imaginations will run wild. And it can last a long time.

Swimming Pools

Small Swimming Pools

Small backyard? How about a small swimming pool. It is easier to keep clean and can offer summer cool-off like a large swimming pool.

Outbuildings

Patio Redwood Pergola for Outdoor Living

Looking for something stylish for your patio or deck? How about a beautiful pergola to block the sun and maybe grow our own overhead jungle.

Landscaping

Using Privacy and Screening Trees

Screening trees are used to screen something like property boundaries, housing sides, fences, etc. They are also used as wind breakers in heavily windy areas.

Ponds & Fountains

Taking Care of a Fish Pond

Show me your fish pond! A common request you get when mentioned that you have one. They are a nice addition to any garden landscape. But they do require care.

Landscaping

Time To Plant Your Flower Garden

May is the season when you plant your flower garden. It may be in garden beds, containers or designated areas with both perennials and annuals.

Outbuildings

Back Yards With Beautifully Landscaped Garden Sheds

Remember when you were a kid playing outside in your imaginary tree or playhouse. Make those imaginations come true with your own playhouse for your kids to play in.

Landscaping

Time To Start Your Vegetable Garden

It’s time! Time to plan and start your backyard vegetable garden. Make is a project for the entire family. It is a good skill set to know. And an appreciate to gain when the harvest comes in.

Yard Decor & Lighting

Using Garden Gnomes to Define a Yard Personality

You have a nice, landscaped yard. So what can you do to add some personality? A favorite of gardeners is the garden gnome. You can strategically place it to compliment any garden setting.

Landscaping

Understanding the Kinds of Shade Trees

As we enter spring and ready for summer, you may want to plant a new tree for your landscape. The question is what type – let’s give brief introduction with image links to key trees.

Outbuildings

Adding a Wooden Garden Fence

A nicely design wooden garden fence adds to any landscaping plan. It accents the home and garden – and provides a boundary and/or fencing options that may be needed.

Garden Furniture

Planning An Outside Dinner

It is a beautiful evening. Why not bring your dining outside? Well first, you need to have outdoor dining set for you and family. What style and kind should you get?

Yard Decor & Lighting

Adding to the Garden With Post Lighting

Did you know that some decorative post lighting can add to your landscaping design? It brings lighting to your yard that can be creative and bold.

Decks & Patios

It’s Time To Plan For Your Patio Kitchen This Summer

It is bright and sunny outside. Somewhat irritating to relax with a good book. That is when you open up your patio umbrella. It shades you from the bright sunlight so you can read, eat and relax.