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How to Create Your Own Rock Garden

How to Create Your Own Rock Garden

If it’s time to renew your landscape, rock gardens make a beautiful and creative addition to your yard. These typically consist of a mix of rocks, boulders, sand, gravel, and whatever other ornaments and vegetation you choose to add. For those with an artistic eye, a variety of materials can be implemented to create a […]

Best Flowers to Plant in Texas

Best Flowers to Plant in Texas

Living in the heat of Texas can be a challenge, and this is certainly true for growing flowers. Keeping your flowers healthy when the temperature reaches the triple digits is quite tricky. If you want to plant flowers in Texas, here are some heat-friendly recommendations. Zinnias: This is a warm-climate plant that’s quite popular in […]

Fast Growing Trees

Fast Growing Trees

Our land is covered in myriad different tree species, and they’ve always played an integral role in human life. With an ever-increasing human population, it’s important that we continue nurturing our natural environment to maintain healthy ecosystems. Wood is used for a vast number of products, including books, furniture, and architecture. If you want to […]

Landscaping for New Homes

Landscaping for New Homes

When you purchase a new home, the builder usually includes newly planted sod, a sapling in the front yard and not much else.  This essentially provides you with a blank canvas for landscaping your new home.  Where to begin landscaping for new homes? Know Your Soil Conditions Before you start breaking ground and building your […]

Landscaping with Water Features

Landscaping with Water Features

The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Different Types Of Landscape Water Features If you want to make your outdoor space more attractive, you should consider adding a water feature to your landscape. Depending on the type of water feature that you choose, it can either act as a central component of your landscape or it can […]

Fast Growing Flowering Vines

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Fast Growing Flowering Vines

Wisteria Vine Best grown in slightly acidic, humusy, moderately fertile, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Full sun is needed for best flowering. Can be invasive (rampant growth plus rooting surface runners). This vine needs space and a sturdy support structure on which to grow. It can be slow to establish. Although vines may […]

Landscaping Along a Fence: Ideas

by Justin Case 3 Comments
Landscaping Along a Fence: Ideas

Your fences create a border, as well as a peripheral shape to your yard’s landscaping. Equally important is the safety and privacy they provide for you and your family. Typically, fences are drab and not much to look at. But why should that be the case when they’re such an integral and highly visible portion […]

Dog Friendly Landscape Design

Dog Friendly Landscape Design

A Doggie Dog World! Every dog has a unique personality and if you work with your dog’s personality and design the landscape accordingly. With proper dog friendly landscape design frustration will be less on both sides. Some dogs feel it’s their duty to patrol the perimeter of the landscape, creating a well-worn dog trail. If this […]