Tag: landscaping

how to tame your backyard space

How to Create a Tame Backyard Space

Mother Nature is already an excellent designer, making it easy to choose plants for your land, besides what nature already offers. Here are some suggestions on how to choose plants for your land.

how to choose plants for your land

How to Choose Plants for Your Land

Mother Nature is already an excellent designer, making it easy to choose plants for your land, besides what nature already offers. Here are some suggestions on how to choose plants for your land.

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3 Lawn Care Practices You Can Do Yourself

Your lawn should be the pride of your landscaping. Thick, vibrant green grass makes any outdoor space more beautiful, drives up your property values, and keeps your yard cool and comfortable. Unfortunately, you probably can’t get the lush lawn of your dreams without help.

Indian paintbrush (Castilleja linariifolia) wildflowers growing in the mountains of central Idaho.

Guide to Native Plants of the Mountain West

The Mountain West is a region of majesty and beauty. The wide mountain range lends to native plants that can survive in adverse conditions. The following native plants of the Mountain West can be seen in various habitats and do well in area gardens and landscapes.

Guide to native plants of the Southwest: Opuntia santa-rita

Guide to Native Plants of the Southwest

If you live in the American Midwest or Southwest, you are surely no stranger to the difficulties of trying to maintain a luscious, verdant garden. It can be incredibly hot and dry, making it tough to cultivate many strands of ornamental plants.

Guide to native plants of the Southeast: Sanguinaria canadensis

Guide to Native Plants of the Southeast

Noticing native wild plants in your area, and then choosing them for your own garden, is a great way to make sure your outdoor space looks great year round. Here are three selections for the Southeastern states of North Carolina, Georgia and Florida.