Alternative Professional Landscaping Methods

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.

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How to Keep a Lawn Green in a Drought

No one wants to see their beautiful lawn wither up in a drought. But how do you keep grass green without breaking watering bans? Is the trick in how the grass is planted, or in how it's maintained?


Growing fish and plants together in a closed cycle is good for both. Learn about auqaponics in this article.

Eco-friendly landscape design involves water conservation, nontoxic pesticides and xeriscaping. Learn more about making your landscape design more eco -friendly from this article.

You need to consider a variety of factors when designing your hardscape and deciding which type of stone to use. Learn about using limestone in your hardscape design in this article.

One reason for the growing popularity of using native plants in landscape design is that it’s a way to offset the effects of bio-invasion.

Hardiness zones divide the map of the U.S. into temperature zones to give you a guideline of what plants might thrive in your area. Learn about the zones and how they're divided in this article.

A rock garden is a great way to show off your more delicate plants. Learn more about rock gardens in this article.

Natural stone works well in hardscape design. Learn more about what type of stones to use in hardscapes in this article.

Thin veneer stone is available in a wide range of natural looks. Learn more about using thin veneer stone in your hardscape design.

Growers who want to have high plant yields can now use a soil-free low-water growing system. Learn more about aeroponics in this article.

Rock gardens are a great idea if you want to draw attention to certain understated flowers. You can learn more about designing a rock garden from this article.