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.
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.
Due to growing concern over the negative impact that the maintenance of manicured lawns has had on the environment, ornamental grasses have become a desired alternative. Learn about the uses of ornamental grasses in your landscape design.
If you're looking for a perennial that's hardy, long-lasting, colorful and easy to care for, the peony is a definite contender. Find out more about the plant that the Chinese call "most beautiful" in this article.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Whether they're blooming through a crust of snow or showing off their vivid colors while temperatures drop, hardy plants are thriving as the winter rolls in. And these 10 will make you want to dig that green thumb into the snow.
The yard should be a relaxing place where you can go after a long day of work and enjoy a bit of nature. Unfortunately, your backyard is anything but relaxing. Building a pond may be just the thing to bring serenity to you.
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.