Layering Garden Landscaping

Posted on June 26, 2018 By

There are a lot of homes that could do a bit more garden landscaping which is a good thing. The truth is that this is something that should be treated with excitement as there is nothing more fun than landscaping the garden. This will allow your imagination to flow and work overtime as you will…


Build a Rain Garden

Posted on June 24, 2018 By

There’s a new garden in town. It is (mostly) easy to install, looks good year-round, requires almost no maintenance and has a terrifically upbeat impact on the environment. No wonder rain gardens are such a great new gardening trend! Storm water runoff can be a big problem in summer during heavy thunderstorms. As the water…


Inspire Yourself and Others With a Healing Garden Landscape

Posted on June 22, 2018 By

A healing garden can inspire, not just with the healing plants it contains for medicinal and meditational purposes, but the landscaping of a healing garden can also inspire. Many elements can be used for inspiration, including water features, statues, trees, trellises, flowers, paths, ponds, chimes and sculptures. Almost anything can be used to inspire, depending…


Tools For Garden Landscape Design

Posted on June 17, 2018 By

Whether you are a beginner landscape designer or have done some DIY landscaping the past, it can often be difficult to come up with ideas. Garden landscape design can seem like a very complex proposition to someone who hasn’t had lots of practice, which is why it’s important to follow the number one rule –…


The Beauty of Landscaping

Posted on June 15, 2018 By

In architecture, landscaping refers to the science and art of modifying land areas by organizing natural, cultivated, or constructed elements according to a comprehensive, aesthetic plan. This landscaping involves the elements of topographical features like hills, valleys, rivers, and ponds or growing things like trees, shrubs, grass, and flowers as well as constructions like buildings,…


Organic in the Garden Grass Hay

Posted on June 14, 2018 By

Grass hay is an excellent organic ingredient for the backyard gardener. It has in the past been avoided due to the possibility of transferring weed seeds into the vegetable garden but quality composting methods have slowly made it a more popular ingredient. Some years ago when I was first trialing grass hay in the compost,…