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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10 Unexpected Garden Decorations

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.


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

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

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. See more »

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. See more »

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. See more »

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

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

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

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. See more »

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. See more »