Monday, November 28, 2016

Rock Landscaping Made Easy

Rock landscaping gives you another advantage of revealing the real beauty of nature using the magnificent effect of the various landscape boulders. These landscaping rocks also help change the look of your place without having to add too many plants just to have an elegant appeal.

Boulders, stones and pavers are great materials to be used with this kind of landscaping style. However, planning is still very important in every project you need to accomplish that you have to gather more of your creative wits and talents in managing your layout that will suit your home and lawn perfectly the way you want it to be.

The first thing you need to look at is the general appearance of your home in relation your front and backyard, your garden and the lawn. Consider your budget to fit your desired landscape plan. If you have a vast amount of resources and money, you may be thinking of having a major makeover to your residence by now. Consider repainting your house from both the indoors and outdoor walls. Colors and design must match with your desired landscaping layout. Your ability to use your photographic memory and visual skills coupled with the knowledge of using landscaping symbols become excellent layout foundations for your desired landscaping project.

Landscaping with stones and rocks may give you a cheaper cost. Yet, if you prefer some stylish variants like concrete pavers, stamped concrete, paving stones, stone tiles and bricks, you need to raise your budget reasonably. If you will introduce some new plants with your rock landscaping project, make sure that it will excellently compliment with the size, texture, color and shapes of your stones, boulders or pavers. There should be balance and harmony within every aspect of your landscaped environment that will not only match your house but would even add more beauty to the entire neighborhood at both daytime and nighttime. The surroundings should not only add beauty and elegance but must also promote green living in its best qualities.

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Friday, November 25, 2016

Modern Patio Design

Get ideas for modern patio design. See how concrete, pea gravel, and decomposed granite are used on this modern patio design to create a look that ties into the rest of the yard.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

How To Make An Outdoor Concrete Fire Pit

This modern outdoor concrete fire pit is can be built over a single weekend and is great centerpiece for outdoor entertaining. This is not a difficult project but is time consuming and labor intensive. Concrete fireplaces and fire pits should be constructed carefully. When exposed directly to high amounts of heat the moisture trapped inside concrete can expand causing the concrete to crack and in extreme situations explode. I lined the inside of the fire pit with fire brick and filled the bottom with lava rock to ensure that the majority of the heat form the fireplace is not coming in direct contact with the concrete. Please check out my website for more detailed instructions.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

How To Start A Flower Garden

Starting a flower garden is a great landscaping idea to beautify your yard or add to an existing garden. Learn how to design, amend and plant a new flower garden in this how-to video from

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Ideas For Patios

An inspirational film filled with ideas for patios with expert advice and top tips to help you complete the job with confidence.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Pavestone Venetian Stone™

Pavestone's Venetian Stone™ Series gives a distinctive cleft surface texture to pavements. It's modular pattern equalizes the scale of any project and is fitting to most any architectural elements.

The possible applications for pavers are only limited by your imagination. Maximize your outdoor living experience with a design that is all your own. Create a scenic walkway in a beautiful downtown park. A variety of hues and textures allow you to have unlimited possibilities to both compliment and enhance the natural beauty of any surrounding while being friendly to the environment. From palatial outdoor entertainment areas to pool decks with a relaxing spa-like feel, you can count on unsurpassed strength and flexibility. Concrete pavers can withstand the forces of weather, water and traffic. Plus, they are especially designed to withstand freeze-thaw conditions, making them a good choice for cool as well as warm climates. Your design project will be as beautiful years from now as it is the day it is installed.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Landscaping Ideas For Front Yards

Landscaping ideas for front yards, DIY Network photos of front yard landscaping designs and get ideas for your own garden. See how some creative front lawn landscaping ideas resulted in dashing new looks for two yards.

Friday, November 4, 2016

Lawn Care & Design : How to Design a New Landscape

Design a new landscape for a garden by considering certain factors, such as the amount of sunlight, adding character to a flower beds, the budget and design of walkways or patios.