Category: Landscaping Water Features

Preparing Your Pool for Winter

Many homeowners spend the entire summer building a beautiful backyard for family and friends to spend time enjoying the outdoors. You can plant eye-catching flowers and trees, install a stunning pool or spa, or sit on a perfectly landscaped patio. During the Covid-19 pandemic, some people even turned their backyard into a dedicated office space for at-home work. However, at the end of the warm summer season, homeowners have to winterize their pools and other outdoor landscape design features to prepare for the harsh winter elements. Homeowners that take time to maintain and prepare their pool for winter often avoid

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Tips for Creating a Beautiful Backyard Spa

Are you in desperate need of an escape from the draining doldrums of everyday life? Perhaps its time to consider implementing a private outdoor spa on your property. Hot tubs and saunas are attractive backyard elements by themselves, but a designated spa area, complete with all the trappings of a five-star resort, can take your landscape design to the next level. Adding unique elements to the spa space creates an alluring atmosphere where you can spend time unwinding after decidedly difficult days at work, school, or after taking care of your children. Installing Luxury Spa Features First, you’ll need to

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10 Inspiring Ideas for Your Backyard Poolscape

Standing at the sink, staring off over a snow-covered Minnesota landscape, it’s challenging to conjure up the image of a sunny summer day. It’s even more difficult to picture yourself poolside when there are multiple inches of snow on the ground. However, when the snow and ice thaws and the beautiful midwest summer creeps in, you’ll be longing for the refreshing, relaxing elements of a backyard poolscape. Enhance Your Home With Beautiful Poolscaping When the hot, humid Minnesota summer makes its way around, you’ll be wishing you could dive straight into a beautiful, blue pool. Implementing a pool into your

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8 Features to Add to Your Property’s Modern Zen Garden

From scatter-brained soccer parents to overworked business executives, most people live a lifestyle that is always on the move. Moments for zen, often described as the state of “no-mindedness,” are few and far between. Also known as a Japanese rock garden, traditional Japanese zen gardens were established during the Muromachi Period (the 1300s-1500s) in Kyoto. They were found at Zen Buddhist temples, but their use has been popularized in home gardens in modern times. Your zen garden should be a place for peaceful relaxation, meditation, and introspection. It is a reprieve from the stressors of daily life. There are many

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Your Guide to Rock Waterfalls

Many homeowners look to their backyard for privacy, enjoyment, and a relaxing paradise. As the years have passed, more and more design opportunities have presented themselves to help homeowners reach this from waterfalls and ponds to plant life and rock sculptures. Incorporating a waterfall into your backyard landscaping design is incredibly simple, and there are many resources available on the market today to provide you with inspiration and direction. Whether you’ve moved into a new home or looking for ways to update your current landscaping, consider these tips and benefits when creating a rock waterfall for your backyard, thus creating

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How to Choose a Landscaping Company

  Many homeowners turn to a professional landscaper due to a lack of time, energy, or design skills. Choosing to hire a landscaping company can be intimidating and time-consuming as it’s essential to do thorough research on all candidates to ensure they can efficiently complete your project. Improve your property value and create the home of your dreams by getting professional help with all your landscaping needs. Identify the Amount of Landscaping Needed Before contacting a full-service landscaping company, it’s encouraged to consider how you plan to utilize your space and establish the desired functionality of your outdoor space. This

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