Four Things You Can Do To Add Valuable Space With Backyard Landscaping Design

If your backyard is nothing more than grass, trees and a fence, you may want to get more use out of this space. Adding things like a garden, water features and entertaining or relaxation areas can be a great improvement for your backyard. Adding paths, patios and retaining walls can help you create the space you want in your backyard. Here are some things that you may want to do to makeover your backyard space: Read More 

How to Care for Gerbera Daisies Properly

You can plant gerbera daisies in your landscape to add beauty and style. Following through with the proper care of these flowers can provide you with several weeks of blooms in various shades of yellow, red, and orange. This guide explains what you need to know to incorporate your gerbera daisies into your landscape's design. Where to Plant Gerbera Daisies Plant your gerbera daisies in an area that offers plenty of sunlight. Read More 

Tips For Building A Block Retaining Wall In Your Yard

Retaining walls can be as decorative as they are functional, and they're a great addition if you are looking for some added reinforcement in areas where your yard's elevation is inconsistent or you're concerned about soil erosion. If you have decided that you want to install a block wall for a retaining wall, it's important that you know the fundamentals for solid construction. Here's a look at what you need to know to build a block retaining wall that will provide stability and still look great. Read More 

Turn an Old Ladder into a Rustic Outdoor Plant Stand Instead

There are so many creative ways to display plants at multiple levels. One such way is with a ladder. Rather than spending money on buying a new ladder, you can use an old wooden ladder that you already own, and are considering throwing away, to bring rustic charm to your porch, patio, or garden area. This guide shows you how simple it is to transform a wooden ladder from a home improvement tool to an eye-catching landscaping item. Read More 

The Guilt-Free Yard: 5 Rules To Follow For Ethical Landscape Irrigation

People may hate you because your lawn is beautiful, but don't give them any other reason to give you the stink eye. Be a responsible sprinkler owner by following 5 simple rules: 1) If your sprinkler system runs on rainy days, you will be judged. If you don't want your sodden yard to be featured on social media, snapped while getting soaked by your noble irrigation system in the middle of a gray, stormy downpour, don't ever let your sprinklers run while it's raining. Read More