Landscaping Ideas

Landscape ideas abound! Find landscaping ideas for your entire yard including front yard landscaping and backyard ideas. Make your yard look its absolute best with our collection of tips and tricks.
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Did you know that if you divide certain plants, they’ll grow in other places in your yard? Hostas and daylilies are two plants that will continue to thrive after they’re divided as long as you care for them properly. Click-in to read more about this landscaping technique, courtesy of Balancing Beauty and Bedlam.

Easily Divide Hosta and Daylilies (and have free plants for life

Easily Divide Hosta and Daylilies (and have free plants for life) - Balancing Beauty and Bedlam

Groundcover plants can be a beautiful addition to any landscape. They can also solve many landscaping issues, like erosion or uneven lawns. This list from Better Homes and Gardens is a great start to learn about groundcover for a beautiful, lush lawn.

10 Great Groundcover Plants

No More Mowing: 10 Grass-Free Alternatives to a Traditional Lawn: Creeping Jenny Ground Cover

It’s never too late to build your own retaining wall flower bed! This DIY project will not only help reduce soil erosion around your house, but will add a splash of color as well. With this easy how-to guide from eHow, you’ll have a beautiful flower bed in no time.

How to Build A Retaining Wall Flower Bed

Winter doesn’t have to be colorless! Courtesy of HGTV, discover these colorful groundcovers that can withstand the cold temperatures. Click in for the complete list.

Groundcovers That Stay Green

~ EVERGREEN GROUND COVER Not all groundcovers are green in winter; some have burgundy, yellow or variegated colors. But these low-growing plants won't quit when the mercury drops.

Briar patches are thickets formed by thorny plants that can prove troublesome to one’s landscape. Read on for more on how to carefully remove briar and vines from your lawn, courtesy of San Francisco Gate’s Home Guides.

Landscaping: How to Remove Briars & Vines

Briar patches are thickets comprised of the overgrowth of plants, such as blackberry or raspberry bushes, that are both unsightly and potentially harmful due to their thorny vines. Common vines that .

Enjoy a beautiful backyard stone walkway with this DIY guide from In My Own Style. With a little landscape prep and some simple pavers, you’ll have a top-notch backyard ready for visitors!

How to create a paver stone walkway the easy way. All you need is a Fiskars machete and paving stones bought at the home improvement store.

Without regularly watering, feeding and pruning, your hedges can become unruly. Click in for five common mistakes when it comes to hedges and how to avoid them, courtesy of This Old House.

How to Maintain Hedges

How to Maintain Hedges 5 common mistakes to avoid when maintaining shrub borders

Busy in your front yard or backyard tending to your perennials? We think you’ll love these design ideas and edging tips from @MimiBakerMN. Click in for simple diy gardening tips for when you’re on a budget.

Get your garden tools ready to go and easy to access with this really quick DIY. You just need a pallet, hooks, plastic straps, and hose holder. Having the right tools helps too!

Does your home have a large tract of land that you have left unused? Transform it into a beautiful lawn with tips from eHow.

How to Clear Land for a Lawn

Growing grass in a wooded lot is possible, but has its challenges. Grass likes sunshine, and there is little of that in wooded lots, where the tree canopy can capture all the.

Wondering how to create a paradise like this in your backyard? Click in for our simple, creative tutorials! This backyard oasis will be yours with tips on landscaping, pruning and planting.

Transform Your Backyard into the Oasis of Your Dreams with these 5 Steps

Enjoy your backyard all summer long by turning it into your own design paradise this spring! Check out our tips in the article with simple ideas for fun outdoor lighting, and landscaping.