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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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?

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Some Garden Ideas for Next Spring/Summer

Fall and winter will be key seasons coming up. So while you are stuck indoors, start planning your garden ideas for next spring/summer.

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Garden Harvest Decor

The harvest is coming in. So celebrate the harvest with some decorative garden harvest decor piece for the table or kitchen counter.

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While Summer Beaching This August, Observe Beach Nature

Planning a summer beach trip this August? Best time of the year! But take a moment during your trip to observe nature and the landscape that make up beach areas.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Keeping Your Landscape Watered

Question. How do you keep your landscaped watered during the hot summer months? Maybe it’s time to install your own automated irrigation systems to take the watering burden away.

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Let’s Welcome the First Day of Spring

Good bye winter! Welcome spring! Today is the first day of spring. And it is time when wonders begin to take hold as new plants and blossoms begin to decorate our surroundings.

Ponds & Fountains

Small Garden Fountains

Small garden fountains don’t require professional service contractors to enjoy. You can simply install them in your landscaping plan to give you the beauty and sound of a garden fountain.

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Wooden Garden Bridge Over Small Water Stream

You have a nice little garden with make-shift stream and pond. Now let’s add a beautifully designed garden bridge. It ties your garden and water features all together.

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Backyard Pond with a Simple Waterfall

If you have a pond in your backyard, consider adding a waterfall or other moving water feature. It gives your pond its unique feature with beautiful scenery, sound and a better eco system.

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Using Landscape Contractors to Design and Maintain Your Yard

Reviewing your landscape and garden design, installation and DYI with resource information and services.

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Unique Flower Containers to Plant Flowers for the Garden

Looking to plant some container flowers around the garden and patio area. How about something different to bring some character to your garden? How about some unique flower containers.

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Adding a Garden Pond to Your Landscaping – Some Ideas

To really add to your backyard landscaping, considering add a garden pond with or without a waterfall. Add some lighting, water pond plants, and perhaps some fish. You will have a landscaping look that bring on a conversation.

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Rain Collection Systems for Rain Harvesting

In many areas around the world, rain water is a precious commodity. You don’t want to waste it. Collecting rain water is smart thinking. So setting rain barrels and other collection items can give you the water when needed most.