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Privacy in your Backyard

Nothing beats quiet moments spent enjoying nature and your property outdoors.  However, the availability of large backyards is becoming much harder to find. Small properties have many landscaping options for creating beautiful spaces. But, these spaces are not quite as enjoyable when there is a lack of privacy. Read on to find out how to [...]

By |December 20th, 2017|Landscape Design|0 Comments

Do you have what it takes to DIY your landscaping?

Hilltop Landscaping Are you prepared to conquer your yard on your own or do you need the pros to rescue you? Here's how to figure out if you're a good match for do-it-yourself landscaping. Whether you dream about a small garden bed or a whole landscape transformation, you need to figure out what you [...]

By |July 13th, 2017|Garden, Landscape Design|0 Comments

Drain the Rain from your property and reclaim your yard

Rain is nothing new here in Alabama.  However, the soggy grass can make it difficult to enjoy entertaining outdoors.  Reclaim your property from the mushrooms and mud puddles.  Read about strategies you can implement to drain the water from your yard. Drain into a Rain Garden: A rain garden is a planted depression or a hole that [...]

By |August 12th, 2016|Landscape Design, Landscaping, Lawn Maintenance|0 Comments

Landscape Lighting

This Old House experts explain what it takes to put your property in the best light after the sun goes down. Author: JIM GORMANTHIS OLD HOUSE MAGAZINE All About Landscape Lighting You've pulled out all the stops to make your house and yard look first-rate. So why let that hard work disappear at nightfall when, [...]

By |March 28th, 2016|Landscape Design, Landscaping|0 Comments

Put Pantones 2016 Colors Of The Year In Your Landscaping

Pantones 2016 colors, landscaping style! Rose Quartz and Serenity   This year Pantone chose 2 colors for their Color of the year. Rose Quartz and Serenity. Here is what they have to say about their color choices. As consumers seek mindfulness and well-being as an antidote to modern day stresses, welcoming colors that psychologically fulfill [...]

By |February 2nd, 2016|Landscape Design, Landscaping|0 Comments

What to Plant in the Fall

Planting isn't just a spring activity. If you're wondering what you can plant in the fall, the answer is almost anything. Here are six plant types to put in the ground during the fall. Use this list for fall planting inspiration. Turfgrass Trees and Shrubs Cool Season Vegetables Pansies Spring Bulbs Perennials Spring may be [...]

By |October 1st, 2015|Garden, Landscape Design, Landscaping|0 Comments

Landscaping Mistakes to avoid

Avoid common landscaping mistakes and learn what to do to fix them. Excessive Lawn Ornamentation People often make the mistake of putting too many decorations in their front yard, which can distract from the beauty of their natural landscape. Before setting out new items ask yourself why are you putting it there and does it fit [...]

By |August 19th, 2015|Garden, Landscape Design, Landscaping|0 Comments

Landscaping without Grass

Ideas for Landscaping Without Grass Tired of mowing? Check out these 7 No-Grass landscape ideas. 1. Rock and Pebble Garden Source   2. Drought Tolerant Plants Source 3. Garden  source   4. Pavers with flowering groundcover  source   5. Watery paradise Source   6. Courtyard           Courtyard source   7. If you [...]

By |June 25th, 2015|Landscape Design, Landscaping|0 Comments

14 Secret Landscaper Tips and Tricks

14 Secret Landscaper Tips and Tricks:   These tools and techniques are used by professional landscapers to make quick work of yard and garden tasks. Steal their ideas and make more efficient use of your gardening time and money. Get a Tarp Use a tarp to move lightweight bulky debris like leaves, weeds, and even [...]

The best free dog friendly landscaping advice

     Anyone who owns a home and a dog knows the perils of joining these two things together. Dog friendly landscaping may seem to be an oxymoron. With all the digging, chewing, peeing and trampling it may seem impossible to ever enjoy your yard again. We have rounded up some of the best free advice [...]

By |January 23rd, 2015|Fun, Garden, Landscape Design, Natural Landscaping|0 Comments