Landscaping How To Guides

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How To Grow Hostas

Posted by Landscaping Ideas on 19th January 2012

Hostas are one of the most frequently used landscaping elements. These attractive plants are available in a variety of sizes and colors. In addition to their unparalleled aesthetic appeal, they are also notoriously hearty, making them a fine choice for landscaping projects of all sorts in a wide variety of locations.

How To Control Weeds Without Harmful Chemicals

Posted by Landscaping Ideas on 20th January 2012

If you plan to really enjoy your outdoor living area, chances are that you would greatly prefer to enjoy that space without the hassle of weeds. For those of us who have children and pets however this has traditionally been an uphill battle. We prefer, for the most part, not to use chemicals that can be harmful to our loved ones—human and animal alike. On the other hand, we would like to enjoy weed free living without spending all of our available free time in that pursuit. The good news is that today’s gardener (novice and experienced alike) has choices that haven’t always been readily available in days long past for weed control without the chemicals that can cause so much damage.

How To Build A Garden Bench

Posted by Landscaping Ideas on 19th January 2012

You’ve put together a wonderful garden. Your hard work has paid off. The flowers are in bloom and the vegetables are growing. It’s a perfect compliment to your attractive yard. After all of those hours of hard work, you can finally enjoy the fruits of your labors. Unfortunately, you have to stand in order to do so. You don’t have a bench.

How To Plant A Weeping Cherry Tree

Posted by Landscaping Ideas on 17th January 2012

You’ve probably heard to the beautiful cherry trees in Washington DC. I have never been there myself, but have always heard how beautiful it is when the cherry trees are blossoming. After see the spectacular pictures of these trees it’s a wonder more people don’t have these trees implemented into their landscaping plans.

How To Build A Retaining Wall

Posted by Landscaping Ideas on 17th January 2012

Retaining walls are a common need. Many properties have sloping or uneven yards. Those frequent issues can create a practical need for retaining wall construction. They also provide opportunities to use retaining walls as an aesthetic landscaping effort.