Professional Landscaping

Professional landscaping requires creativity, a sense of design and a lot of knowledge on plants, soil and irrigation. Professional landscaping involves manual labor, but the landscape design and the landscape architecture are the major components.

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By using urban permaculture design principles we can help create a more sustainable lifestyle. Learn more about urban permaculture in this article.

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By paying attention to your dog’s set of behaviors, you’ll be able to design a backyard that is uniquely suited to your best friend’s habits.

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As the green movement has become more popular, people have begun to pay closer attention to management systems that could potentially replenish some of our planet’s natural resources. Learn more about agroforestry from this article.

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As global climate change wreaks havoc on the environment, green landscaping is one proven way to tend to your lawn in an eco-friendly manner. Learn more about green landscaping materials in this article.

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Though there are hybrids, the predominant natural species of marigolds are African and French. Learn about the different types of marigolds in this article.

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Due to the extreme changes in weather, as well as the dry air and cold winters in the Midwest, it can be a challenge to plant flowers in this part of the United States. Learn about annuals that thrive in the Midwest from this article.

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Landscaping isn't only about beautifying your home and adding to its worth. Learn how your garden can cut heating and cooling bills in this article.

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Make your garden an asset after dark as well as during the day by adding solar lights. Learn about the advantages of solar lighting in your yard in this article.

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Although the hibiscus is a perennial flower with a reputation for growing in exotic locales, it’s actually possible to grow certain varieties of this plant in the Midwest. Learn more about hibiscus from this article.

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Perennials, as the name implies, return season after season, so they’ll be in your garden for quite a while. Learn more about the ideal Southeast perennial in this article.

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Begonias, cosmos, marigolds, pansies and petunias thrive in the South. Learn what types of annual plants thrive in the South in this article.

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To thrive in the Midwest, perennials need to survive the winter. Learn more about the hardy plants that can bring year-round beauty to your Midwestern garden in this article.

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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.

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Landscaping in the Midwest can be a lot of work. To minimize the effort and cost of tending to your garden, install any of these 10 perennials.

By Chris Marlowe & Beth Brindle

Want to add color, greenery and life to your yard without having to do loads of gardening work year after year? These five popular perennials could be just what you -- and your garden -- need.

By Sarah Siddons

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While there are many perennials that will thrive in gardens throughout the southern United States, this article looks at the five most popular perennials of the South.

By Rosalind Jackson

There is perhaps nothing more delightful than the first signs of spring. Once the first green buds of a new year arrive, the cycle begins, and everything seems fresh and shiny again.

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If you're wondering what annuals will thrive best in the Southeastern region of the United States, you've come to the right place.

By Rosalind Jackson

So you've got full sunlight, lots of butterflies -- and limited precipitation. What's a gardener in an arid climate to do? Find out.

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Looking for a lot of color and variety in your garden that you can change year after year? Any or all of the annuals discussed in this article could be just what you're looking to find.

By Sarah Siddons

If you're looking to have a little fun brightening up your landscaping, sunroom or garden, planting annuals is a relatively easy and effective approach that offers satisfaction for the gardening novice and expert alike.

By Rosalind Jackson

Gardening in the Northeastern United States presents its own unique set of challenges. These obstacles can be especially troublesome when trying to plant perennials, or plants that have to survive the long winters and renew themselves every year.

By Julia Layton & Vivien Bullen

Following the last frost, the Northeast has a climate that's agreeable to a number of beautiful annuals. The most popular of these will come as no surprise to those who spend a good amount of time in their gardens.

By Vivien Bullen

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Crabgrass is like a bully on a playground, pushing weaker kids out of the way and taking over the jungle gym. Your first instinct may be to remove the offending grass away from other plants. But in the right setting, crabgrass does have its purpose.

By Kathy Price-Robinson

The name may sound a little strange, but monkeypod trees are actually beautiful shade trees that can grow to enormous dimensions. So what does that have to do with monkeys, anyway?

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