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There are many ways to transform your yard using plants but creating a new hardscape can truly create a dramatic difference. Let’s explore some possibilities for all budgets.   You May Be Wondering What Exactly Is Hardscaping?  Hardscape refers to all the hard structures in your yard such as the patio, a concrete retaining wall, […]

Overview Plant a designed garden space by selecting flowers that look good together, that can grow in the space provided and that contain a range of sizes, colors, textures and types. Many gardening retailers offer instructions and plants for ready-made landscape designs for particular areas, such as front-entries, around foundations, mailboxes and trees, along fencing […]

Overview Low maintenance landscaping involves conserving your maintenance energy in two main areas. These areas are mowing and watering. If a low maintenance backyard is the goal, a homeowner must choose ground covers wisely and consider any flowers carefully. There are both ground cover plants and flowering plants that are considered drought resistant. This means […]

Using Rock To Enhance Your Landscaping!   You want to give your yard an uplift but you are not sure how.  So you contact your local landscape architect and they suggest rocks landscaping as an alternative to grass or other lawn cover.  It sounds interesting.  No more mowing the lawn or watering.  Less work once […]