Category: Flowers and Gardens

Landscape Design Ideas From Around The World

It is the landscape architect or designer’s responsibility to integrate all outdoor living spaces and have them complement their adjoining indoor rooms. One reliable way of doing this is finding a theme that acts as connective tissue for all of the living spaces. Choose A Representative Theme And Celebrate It Every design theme has characteristics for which it is known, and many themes are representative of regions or cultures. These qualities serve as guardrails for landscape design ideas, such as avoiding costly rookie mistakes. For example, it’s not uncommon to have trouble selling a Florida home without a swimming pool.

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How to Improve Drainage in Your Backyard

Drain issues in the yard are among the more frustrating outdoor issues a homeowner might have to deal with. A poorly drained yard will subject you to numerous lawn drainage problems. It might be irritating if your lawn becomes swampy each time it rains. Even worse, you might live in great fear that all the rainwater will end up in your home. This article will journey you through tips and techniques on how to improve yard drainage.  What Is Lawn Drainage? Lawn drainage, also known as yard drainage, is the process or system through which water or other liquids, such

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How to Landscape With River Rock

River rocks are round, smooth stones found in bodies of water. Create a gorgeous border for your gardens and textured walking paths with river rock landscaping ideas. With several colors, shapes, and sizes, river rock offers an affordable landscaping solution. In this article, discover tips for landscaping with river rock, the perfect river rock for your garden, and how to incorporate river rock with your landscape to give your space a beautiful look.  Choosing River Rock Are you looking for an affordable way to landscape your yard? If so, let our experts show you how to use river rock in

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How to Landscape With Boulders

Have you ever wanted to create a stunning outdoor space using the natural beauty of boulders? Landscaping with boulders can provide great aesthetic value to your outdoor space, as they come in various shapes and sizes, creating unique and eye-catching features.  Landscaping with boulders also has practical advantages, such as providing an erosion control measure, adding privacy, and acting as windbreakers. With the right design ideas, landscaping boulders can transform any space into something special. In this article, we’ll show you how to landscaping boulders into your unique outdoor designs to make exquisite features in your yard or garden. Benefits

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7 Design Ideas For Greater Outdoor Living In 2023

Outdoor living in our Minnesota region is expecting a continued resurgence of practices many of us have long embraced. While the use of technology makes our lives easier in or outdoors, its the unique expressions of our personalities and lifestyles that will take our outdoor spaces to the next level. You may discover one of these seven design ideas that are underrepresented in your outdoor living space. If that’s not the case, maybe it’s time to refresh one or two to refine or elevate the overall design theme. #1. Invest In Quality Furniture And Accessories Quality materials will last longer,

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2023 Outdoor Living Trends For Simpler Lifestyles

Landscape design is constantly evolving, with new trends emerging every year. What’s interesting about the 2023 outdoor living trends is the resurgence of methods and practices that temporarily faded. The leading landscape outdoor trends for 2023 reflect a desire to enjoy outdoor spaces that are functional, sustainable, and connected to nature. Homeowners are seeking a gentler lifestyle, one that allows us to get back to enjoying Nature’s simplicity. There’s nothing about it that needs to be added or subtracted to improve it. All we have to create opportunities for its richness to enter our lifestyle. By incorporating these trends into

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