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Swimming Pools

Swimming Pool with Rock Waterfall

Adding the sound of water dropping into your pool. Notes: This is a nice landscaping feature to add to any in-ground pool – especially that area that borders your property

Ponds & Fountains

Flowing Water Is a Welcome Sound for Any Garden

Flowing water is a welcome sound for any garden Notes: When you think about your backyard oasis, you might consider installing a small fountain of flowing water. It doesn’t have


Drafting Your Landscaping Plan

Landscape architect designing a backyard plan Notes: If you are looking to re-do your landscape, it may be worth the investment to hire a landscape architect. There are online programs

Swimming Pools

The Option of an Above Ground Pool for the Summer Heat

Above ground pool sitting on a concrete pad in the backyard Notes: An in-ground pool may not be an option for some households – either it is too expensive or


Natural Stone Landscaping with Running Water

Natural stone landscaping with running water Notes: Natural stone landscaping is become popular in many gardens – and there is so much you can do. This landscaping is situated along

Yard Decor & Lighting

The Sound of Wind Chimes During a Summer Breeze

The sound of wind chimes during a summer breeze Notes: Nothing like a sweet soft sound of wind chimes during a lazy summer day. Wind chimes are a decorative piece

Garden Furniture

Roof Terrace Hammock Under Pergola

Roof terrace hammock under pergola Notes: Perfect location to enjoy the outdoors if your live a city apartment building with your own roof. Note the grassy area that was planted

Decks & Patios

Wooden Deck Near Lake with Lighted Features

Wooden deck near lake with lighted features Notes: You have a beautiful, well cared for deck with sitting and lounge area. What else can you add? How about lighting up

Yard Decor & Lighting

Add Some Creative Thinking to Your Garden Statues

Add some creative thinking to your garden statues Notes: If garden statues are part of your home landscaping, let’s have a little fun with your statue selection. True, you could

Swimming Pools

Modern Home with a Beautiful Patio Pool Overlooking a Bay

Modern home with a beautiful patio pool overlooking a bay. Notes: No question this is one pool you would dream to have – especially with the view. The pool is

Yard Decor & Lighting

Making a Simple Garden Decoration Statement

Making a simple garden decoration statement. Notes: Sometimes a garden gnome can add to the overall decor if it isn’t tacky. Here is a simple gnome added next to the

Garden Lighting

Porch Walkway Over Pond and Lighting in the Woods

House exterior with porch walkway over pond and lighting in the woods. Notes: You have beautiful landscaping but can lone be seen during the day. Why not highlight your landscaping

Spas and Hot Tubs

Rustic Wooden Water Hot Tub Tucked in Backyard

Rustic wooden water hot tub tucked in backyard. Notes: This is the way hot tubs used to be – and becoming more acceptable as a substitute to the deck tub.

Garden Furniture

Lounge Rattan Chairs and Desk in the Garden

Lounge rattan chairs and desk in the garden. Notes: Every deck or patio needs a chaise lounge for outdoor relaxation. This modern rattan chair withstands most weather but it can

Ponds & Fountains

Nice Summer Backyard with Exotic Landscape and Pond

Nice summer backyard with exotic landscape and pond. Notes: Love the idea of a garden pond next to the deck so that you can enjoy the pond while relaxing or

Garden Planting

Backyard Vegetable Garden in Wooden Raised Beds

Backyard vegetable garden in wooden raised beds. Notes: If you are looking to grow a vegetable or flower garden, consider raised garden beds. Raised beds allow to add and control

Decks & Patios

Open Deck Without Rails

Exterior covered patio with fireplace and furniture. Covered by wood ceiling with skylights. Notes: This style of deck is becoming popular with many new home constructions – open deck area

Swimming Pools

Luxury Shaped Swimming Pool with Attached Hot Tub

Luxury shaped swimming pool with attached hot tub. Notes: Nicely shaped pool with slope down enterance. Circular shaped hot tub area attached. Don’t know if this is heated or part

Spas and Hot Tubs

Walkout Deck With Jacuzzi Under a Make-Shift Pergola

Walkout deck with jacuzzi under pergola with a patio area for barbecue. Notes: Jacuzzi built into the deck with each access under deck for plumbing and other maintenance. Pergola with


Wooden Shed for Storing Garden Tools

Garden with gardening tools and wooden shed for storage Notes: For the yard enthusiast, there are plenty of garden tools that need to be stored and organized. Many homeowners use