Landscape Planning

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flower bed growing on grassy lawn
11 Companion Plants to Grow beside Your Grass

Plant some natural pest relief.

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10 Alternative Lawn Styles

Save money, water, and the planet by switching from grass.

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6 Things You Might Not Know About Grass

It's a surprisingly diverse plant category.

Wild flowers in a field.
Why You Should Grow a Wildflower or Moss Lawn

They're cheaper, prettier, and more eco-friendly than grass.

Close up of grass lawn
8 Water-Saving Grass Types

Save some serious money on your next water bill with these grasses.

rolling hill in backyard
Hillside Landscaping Tips and Tricks

Landscaping on a slope can be tricky, but these few tips can help you design one with ease.

New landscaping with small water stream, stone balls and plants.
Do It Yourself Landscaping Ideas

The 5 things you need to gather your ideas and create your oasis.

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Great Backyard Landscaping Ideas

Make your backyard a relaxing oasis.

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Centipede Grass: Pests, Diseases and Weed Control

Centipede grass is a popular ground cover grass used for landscaping.

A Chihuahua on a clover lawn.
Planting Things Like Clover Instead of Grass

Every new homeowner fantasizes about the perfect lawn.

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Installing A Flag Pole

A flag pole can be a wonderful way to display patriotic feelings or to fly banners and flags.

Frosted cabbage in a wood planter.
Xeriscape Gardening in the Winter

Maintain your xeriscaped garden during the colder months -- it's possible!

A wheelbarrow and shovel next to a berm.
How to Landscape With a Berm

This landscaping feature is not only aesthetically pleasing, but practical.

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Fixing A Clogged Fountain

A backyard water fountain can dress up your yard and add a sense of elegance.

Pathway to a pool with surrounding artificial turf
Artificial Grass Pros and Cons

To be real, or not to be real, that is the question.

Terraces under construction on a hillside.
How to Install a Terrace Garden

Make a sloped hill less sheer with ground cover or a garden.

An outdoor fountain.
Popular Outdoor Fountain Designs

Outdoor fountains are a great decor idea.

Looking closely at a densely packed, lush clover lawn.
Plant a Clover Lawn

Plant a great looking, low-maintenance lawn with clover.

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Granite Stepping Stones

Granite stepping stones make one of the best walkways that you can install. This is because granite is

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Inexpensive but Stunning Landscaping Ideas

Landscaping on a budget can bring beautiful results.

Flowers in bed alongside grass
Lawn Landscaping Basics

Do the research, create a plan, and get to work.

Tawny sedge grass.
Ornamental Grass: Low-Maintenance Alternatives to Traditional Lawn

Ornamental grasses are easy to grow and maintain.

Dew clings to switch grass in the morning sun.
Easy-to-Maintain Lawns and Ground Covers

Do less maintenance and get more enjoyment out of your lawn.

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Common Sense Xeriscaping for Small Yards

A relatively new form of landscaping, called Xeriscaping, is gaining popularity. Xeriscaping is a special

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Maintaining Your Garden Fountain

After going to the trouble and expense of installing your new garden fountain you don’t want to

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Best Low-Maintenance Alternatives for Landscapes

Just because everyone is not a gardening enthusiast does not mean everyone shouldn't have a terrific

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Alternative Landscapes for Challenging Terrain

Sometimes no matter how green a thumb you have, poor soil or the lay of the land - not to mention the