Alternative professional landscaping methods have moved away from traditional landscaping practices. Green landscaping, xeriscaping and using landscape design software have all become popular landscaping methods of late.
Aquaponics is a food growing system that integrates fish and plants so that they both benefit from each other's waste products. Learn more about how you can use aquaponics for your garden in this article.
Some home and garden experts recommend spending between 5 and 15 percent of your home's value to landscape your yard. Well, we've got 10 tips to keep your landscaping budget in check -- and to ensure a lush, lively lawn. See more »
An outdoor fireplace, a decorative gravel path or a charmingly rugged stone wall can dramatically change a backyard. We have 10 of some of the most popular stones you can use in your hardscape. See more »
Garden decor is one of those areas where beauty is in the eye of the beholder. The fiercely trimmed lawns and clipped hedges of the 1950s have given way to a new interpretation of the garden as an area for self-expression. See more »
Aeroponics is a deceptively simple growing method that uses very little water and no soil. As counterintuitive as that may seem, aeroponics has yielded more crops in less space and in less time than traditional methods. See more »
The green movement is becoming more and more popular, gaining momentum daily. And there are many popular systems and programs that can help restore some of Earth's depleted resources. Agroforestry is one practice that does just that. See more »
Green landscaping is an alternative method of creating an attractive lawn or yard without using hazardous chemicals. In addition, green landscaping introduces water- and energy-saving methods to your lawn maintenance routine. See more »
Reproducing plants out of season gave man a measure of control over nature. The allure of it sparked the imagination and inspired new methods for building structures devoted to plants. So how do greenhouses work? See more »
Imagine you're in a garden with a verdant ground that is punctuated by flowers and two pebble paths. When delicate flowers intersect with inanimate, structural objects, there are hardscaping design principles at work See more »
As the population of our planet soars and arable land declines, hydroponics will allow us to produce crops in greenhouses or in multilevel buildings dedicated to agriculture. How else will hydroponics save plant populations? See more »