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Garden Design Idea: The Mediterranean Garden Look

first “photo remodeling” image copyright image by Pixabay The Mediterranean look Notes: Have you ever been to the Mediterranean? Those quaint, little towns that hug the sea? If no, you

Ponds & Fountains

Decorative Edging Stone to Border Your Pond

A beautiful pond in the backyard needs one key landscaping design. Decorate your pond with decorative pond rock to border and surround the pond landscaping.

Yard and Garden

Getting Ready for Your Summer Yard – Landscaping Plan

Summer is coming – time to re-do bathroom with a new design and function. It is something you have been planning for a long time. Now it is time!

Yard Decor & Lighting

Building a Bird Paradise In Your Backyard

Imaging having a bird paradise in your backyard. Hearing the bird songs – viewing the different colors – and identifying birds of all types. It makes for fun entertainment for everyone in the family.

Garden Planting

summer landscaping (sunny flowers) –      Vinca

The nice thing about vinca is that the flower can take a very hot summer day and remain colorful and virbrant. Drought tolerant too. Perfect bedding flower.

Garden Planting

summer landscaping (sunny flowers) –      Geraniums

copyright image by Pixabay 1 | Pixabay 2 What to know about geraniums – Notes: Light:  full sun    –    Height:  6-12 inches; 1-3 feet    –    Season:  spring, summer, fall, with some winter blooms


photo image analysis: Setting Up a Small Garden

So you have a small backyard – not much room to do anything except a couple of chairs on a patchy lawn. So why not turn you small backyard into an elegant oasis. It will become the favorite place to be.

Garden Planting

summer landscaping (sunny flowers) –      Petunia

The hardy petunia is one of gardeners’ favorite flowers. It grows in many zones and spreads like wild fire. And the colors are all over the place.


April Showers Bring May Flowers … and More!

April showers bring May flowers. And it can be one of the beautiful seasons of the year. So let’s take a look of those magical flowers that pop up early.

Garden Planting

summer landscaping (sunny flowers) – the     Sunpatiens

Need a bedding flower that will bloom all season long with full colors? Then you need to look at the colorful sunpatiens. They thrive in sunny conditions.

Garden Planting

Landscaping With Ornamental Grasses

Ornamental grasses are a great addition to any garden and landscaping design. They come in varied color schemes with beautiful plumes or flowers.

Garden Planting

summer landscaping (sunny flowers) – the     Colorful Gerber Daisy

The gerber daisy is one of most popular cut flower. It grows well outside and blooms for entire season with beautiful colors.

Swimming Pools

Building a Backyard Pool? 4 Nifty Additions

Swimming pools are among the most popular recreational features for homeowners today. Whether it’s an in-ground or above-ground pool, kids and adults alike love to splash around in the cool water on a hot day.


A Palace For a Good Friend

My dog is my best friend. So for him/her, we are going to give them a beautiful dog house. Something that will nice in the back yard that he/she can call home.

Garden Planting

Understanding Perennial and Annual Flower Plantings

Many first-time gardeners have a question about types of flowers. So start by understanding perennial and annual flowers and how to use them in landscaping.

Decks & Patios

Deck Design: Stylish Additions for Increased Aesthetic Appeal

Get ahead of the spring planting and construction season with a new deck design. Adding outdoor living space can make your home look beautiful while adding equity you can use later if necessary. We talk about five popular styles of decks, and how these designs can make your house a home where everyone wants to gather.


It is Almost Holland Tulip Time

This happens to be one of the best times of the year. That’s when tulips come of full bloom in Holland. Let’s take a look at the Dutch tulip landscape to welcome in the Spring!

Garden Planting

summer landscaping (sunny flowers) – the     White Shasta Daisy

The shasta daisy is one of the most popular flower plantings for garden. It blooms nice in the summer sun and can spread with seedlings.

Decks & Patios

photo image analysis: Porch/Deck Combo

Here is a great idea for small homes that can add value. A combo porch and deck area with privacy landscape that will give you a great setup for entertaining and dining.


Adding a Garden Water Well a Vintage Landscape Look

You have heard of wishing and flower wells, but what about a read garden well? A well just like the days of old. Wouldn’t that make a nice garden decor piece?

Swimming Pools

Swimming Pool Design

If you could install a swimming pool in your backyard this summer, what pool design would you use? It all depends on the budget. But if you want your swimming pool to add value, design it correctly.


Being Creative With a Sand Zen Garden Design

Let’s be creative in your garden design. How about doing a sand zen garden. Using sand, rocks and some ornaments to create build, relaxing design.

Decks & Patios

Having a Covered Deck for More Comfortable Enjoyment

Imagine walking out onto your deck and it’s a bit cool and shady – perfect for a nice conversation with friends. That is because you have installed a nice cover over you deck. It could be a solid roof or pergola.

Garden Furniture

Summer is For Picnics – Do You Have a Picnic Table

Picnics … picnics … picnics. Some of the best times of summer to coming together for a picnic outdoors. Let’s look at getting a picnic table to enjoy these picnics even more.


Spring Planning: Using Stepping Stones in Your Garden Landscape

It’s time to start planning your spring landscaping ideas. Would you like to do something different this year? How about using garden stepping stones as an decor piece to liven up your landscape?