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Yard Decor & Lighting

Using Garden Metal Art for Yard Decoration

You want something rustic looking for your yard – something that can take the weather and still look good after the season. That something is metal art ornaments for the yard and garden.

Garden Planting

Getting Ready for the Apple Harvest – And the Fruit Thereafter

Fall is coming … and with it is the apple harvest. So what can the apple become once it’s picked and processed.

Ponds & Fountains

Some Interesting Pond Landscaping Ideas

So you are thinking of putting in a pond for the backyard. Any ideas on what kind of pond? Let’s review some pond landscaping ideas that you can consider

Swimming Pools

Some Swimming Pool Additions You May Want to Consider

So your have a backyard swimming pool. Do you need to spruce it up to make it exciting again? Some of these swimming pool additions that may do the trick.

Swimming Pools

Putting in a Swimming Pool – Let’s Decide Pool Hardscaping Ideas

What is pool hardscape? It is the material that is used to surround the pool – plus any other landscaping that merges the pool with the patio. The material may include cement, tile or best yet, stone.

Garden Planting

Time for the Harvest – Gathering It In for Production

The harvest. It is starting up all over the country for food items we take for granted. The grape – corn – wheat and more. Let’s review (in photos) what comes out our gardens and food production farms.


Small Garden Landscaping Ideas

Not much you can do with a small back yard. Right? Not correct! With some creative thinking, you can transform your small yard into a beautiful garden paradise.

Yard Decor & Lighting

Time for the Scarecrow to Go Up – Just Before Harvest

The garden harvest is just about to begin. It’s now time for the scarecrow to go up – for harvest (most definitely) and possible bird control (unlikely).


Adding a Pergola For Garden Decor or Shade

Imaging having a nice pergola over your deck or patio area. It provides you some shade and makes your deck/patio and other garden are look great.

Garden Lighting

Solar Garden Lighting When Wired Lighting Is Too Expensive

You would love to bathe your yard and home in lighting during the night, but it requires expensive setup and wiring. Have you consider using solar garden light – the technology may surprise you.


Decorating Your (sub)Urban Garden

You may think that landscaping a small urban garden is not worth the time. But we some creative thinking, you can build a garden oasis that will make you proud of your urban lifestyle.

Swimming Pools

photo image analysis: Landscaping Your Above Ground Pool Area

Who says an above-ground pool won’t look nice in your backyard? With a bit of landscaping and building a deck to surround and hide the pool wall, you may have something that will look great.


When the Rains Don’t Come – It’s Time For Yard Irrigation

It’s hot outside! And no forecast for rain soon. So to keep you garden growing – and more importantly your trees and shrubs – out comes the yard irrigation system.


Landscaping Space for Family Lawn Games

Summer is a great time to play some lawn games with your family. It is an opportunity to get the kids out of the house and away from their electronics.

Ponds & Fountains

photo image analysis: Using a Garden Waterfall in Your Landscaping Design

Imagine having a garden waterfall in the corner section of your garden landscape. You can create any type of foliage garden surrounding the waterfall that will be fun to create.

Swimming Pools

Rock Swimming Pools – Another Design Consideration

Need to decide how to design your swimming pool area? Let’s go with something unique. How about a rock swimming pool? It will blend nicely with your landscape.

Decks & Patios

Enjoying Your Outdoor Living Space in Style

Landscaping hardscapes are perfect for outdoor living. Use them for fire pits, fireplaces, outdoor kitchens, ponds and fountains. Some sample pics below.

Garden Planting

Needing Shrubs for Your Home and Yard Landscaping

Decorative shrubs are an important element for any yard landscaping plan. They function as screening, flowering or accent shrubs to bed and outbuildings.

Garden Planting

Yummy! Yummy! Fruit. Do You Have Fruit Orchard?

You certainly want to plan for a fruit orchard. It could be a large or a small backyard orchard. Learn to grown your own fruit for cooking and canning.

Garden Planting

summer landscaping (sunny flowers) –      Salvia

Do you need to dot your sunney garden plot with color? Try the beautiful salvia flower. Comes in reds, whites, and blues. Thrives in hot climates.