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Garden Design Article Issue 03-03-05
Welcome to another great issue of your landscape design and gardening newsletter.A simple small xeriscape design, how to make your own ...
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Do It Yourself Yard And Garden
Patio design ideas, pictures, plans, and information on how to design and install patios. Backyard Plans, Pictures and ideas ...
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How To Design A Garden Plan
Most people see garden design and landscaping on two different levels. While designing a garden implies a smaller more intimate project ...
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Yard & Garden Designs Gallery
The styles and planting schemes of garden design and landscaping are practically endless. The information, ideas, and pictures available ..
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Garden Pond Stream Planting Scheme
This colorful planting scheme uses an unusually large variety of plants. Most gardens don't use such a large combination of perennial and...
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Water Trees And Shrubs In The Winter
Every Fall, I get asked the same question many times. “Should I water my plants and lawn during the Winter and if so, how much?”. Yes, you..
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Rustic Southwest Garden Gate
While some folks might call this rustic southwest garden decoration, most of us would say the garden and home are just a bit run down. ...
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Landscaping Planting Color Schemes
It's a lot easier to figure out which plants you'll choose and use if you know what color combinations work best together. While this page..
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Garden Design Tips Newsletter
A simple idea. Where do I start? What can I do to my yard? These are the most common questions I get and unfortunately they're hard to ...
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Japanese Stone Garden Ornaments And Statues
Another example of Japanese stone ornaments and lanterns. A stand of bamboo makes up the majority of garden plants in the background of ...
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Discover How Easy It Is To Stamp Concrete
As stamping concrete becomes more popular and in demand, it is also becomeing more accessible to the home owners and do it yourselfers...
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Elements Of Japanese Garden Design
Japanese gardens and landscape design is based on the principle of Kanso or simplicity and an abstract vision of the elements of Nature...
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Free Garden Bridge Plans and Ideas
Arched Garden Bridge, How To Build A Foot Bridge, Large Bridge, Step By Step Garden Bridge, Garden Path Bridge, Free Bridge Plan, ...
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Yard And Garden Planning
Without proper planning, your new landscape can be more work than it has to be and can actually take away from the beauty of your home and..
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Bermuda Grass Lawn Turf
Geographic Zones: Bermudagrass is a perennial, warm-season tropical lawn and pasture grass that grows best in the southern states where ...
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Random Flagstone Garden Path
Throughout this directory, you'll see a lot of flagstone walkways like this that are laid out without any cutting or mortar. The reason ...
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Fall Gardening Checklist
As Rudyard Kipling once said, "Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade." A lot of gardeners see Fall as a time to start putting their..
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Iron Garden Entry Arch Gate
This is a more close up view of the last photo. In garden and landscape design, different elements create different atmosphere and ...
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Garden Entry Arch
Something as simple as this entry arch can serve several different purposes as well as be a decorative addition to the garden. While a ...
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Natural Woodland Garden Arbor
This natural entry arbor made from trees is just one of the many fine points of this garden. The natural stone retaining wall along with ...
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Decorative Garden Furniture
The decorative value of the outdoor and patio furniture you choose most often does a lot more than add a functional element to the garden...
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Killing Weeds In Lawn – Spot Kill Weeds Without Hurting Lawn
Even the most well kept and manicured lawns get a weed from time to time.Pulling weeds can be hard work and leave holes in the lawn grass...
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Garden Of Rocks
I just threw this one in because it's unusual. I'm not sure whether to call it a rock garden or garden of rocks. It is a garden though ...
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Attracting Birds To The Winter Garden
Throughout the spring and summer, we are treated to the melodious songs and chattering conversations of a variety of birds in the trees ...
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Natural Garden Arbors And Arches
Natural arbors, arches, and other garden decor obviously require a bit of vision and planning to create. However, if the right plants are ..
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Rye Grass Lawn Turf
Geographic Zones: Ryegrass does best in the northern states, especially around the coast where moist conditions combine with relatively ...
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How To Start A New Lawn From Seed
This guideline on how to start a new lawn from seed is created for new lawns and landscaping projects or where the old lawn has been ...
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Geometric Formal Garden Shapes
While so many formal gardens exhibit geometric shape in different degrees, some, like this design, are prefectly symetrical and made up ...
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Southwest Yard Flagstone Path
This flagstone path is a good example of how some elements create the shape of the design for other elements and spaces in the landscape...
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Rustic Stone Landscaping Steps
Rustic, worn, and overgrown. Hardscapes like these stone steps make thier home and help create the atmosphere in some of the most beautiful
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Covered Garden Path
While there are a lot of different ways to define and accent a garden path or walkway, something like this vine covered arch is on the ...
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Zoysia Lawn Turf Grass Information
Geographic Zones: Zoysiagrass grows well in an area stretching from the north of Maryland across the southern states to the coast of ...
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Tips For Laying A Sod Grass Lawn
Installing a sod yard is instant gratification. It's exciting to see your beautiful new lawn almost instantly appear. Laying sod isn't ...
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How To Build Garden Fences
Fences can have much more purpose in landscape design than just boundaries. While privacy, noise screening, vision screening, and ...
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Small Shady Garden Planter
This small shady garden idea is simple to create and can accent almost any spot that needs a fix or focal point.This peticular design ...
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Japanese Zen Garden
The Zen Garden is not the typical garden design as most Westerners know it. Zen gardens are dry landscapes created primarily to promote ...
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Pictures Of Lawns And Seeded Grass Lawns
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Buffalo Grass Lawn Turf
Geographic Zones: Buffalo Grass grows throughout the Great Plains region of the U.S., which includes many of the states in the middle of ...
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Water Garden And Pond
This is the third and final pictures page for water garden and pond ideas. While there are hundreds of pictures and ideas in this gallery...
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Big Help For Small Gardens
Small gardens have some of their own special design rules. Less space doesn't mean less work. If anything, it means more focus on detail ...
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Garden Gazebos
Building gazebos is a bit more involved and challenging than most other garden structure projects. However, with the right instructions, ...
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Railroad Tie Steps And Stairs
Railroad ties are often used in many landscaping and garden projects. Most often steps and retaining walls. And while I don't use any in ...
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Decorating Outdoor Steps
While old patina stained garden stairs like these are garden decor all by themselves, this consistent mass planting of all alike elements ..
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Entry Gate Garden Arch
As I've said, you can place a garden arch or arbor almost anywhere in the garden and it can appear as an entryway, exit, or invitation to ..
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Free Garden Plans
We set out in search of free garden plans and designs online expecting to find just a few.
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Formal Flower Garden Ideas
Formal gardens do claim some of the most colorful planting displays, flower beds, and examples of mass planting. Among all the different ...
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Garden Gate Pictures
All elements in a yard or garden design, even an entry gate, play some role in the decor or functionality of the design. While some ...
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Garden Soils – Sterilizing Garden Soils Naturally With Heat From The Sun
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Evergreen Hedge Garden Entry Arch
There's a lot more to this garden entry hedge than first meets the eye. If you look through the entry you can see the planned perfection ...
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DIY Landscaping / Rock Garden Walls
Dry stack rock garden walls will require a little muscle and determination. Other than that, it's fairly easy to build your own with a ...
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Backyard Garden Ponds & Water Gardens
There are several pages of pond design and water garden pictures in this directory with links to hundreds of sites with great ideas. There..
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Colorful Formal Flower Garden
There is some serious inspiration behind the design of a formal flower garden like this one. Along with the ideas and design plan itself, it
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Garden Path And Walkway Ideas
Because access is necessary in most yards and landscapes, a garden path or walkway is generally a necessary hardscape element in most plans.
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Formal Herb Garden
Whether we look at this as a formal garden idea or as an example of an herb garden, the design has some nice detailed characteristics and ..
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Grass And Lawn Thatch
Grass thatch is a tightly intermingled organic layer of dead and living shoots, stems, and roots that accumulate just above the soil ...
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Symmetrical Formal Garden Design Idea
This incredible formal garden shows a perfectly symmetrical mirrored design on both sides of the dividing line. Besides the detail which ...
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Moss Rock And Garden Statues
‍Moss can make some garden elements and even entire gardens look and feel aged and established. Trouble is that sometimes it may not even ..
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Carpet Grass Lawn Turf
Geographic Zones: Carpet grass is a type of grass that is native to the inner Gulf states. This gives it an effective growth area from ...
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Railroad Tie Garden Stairs
As I've stated several times in this directory, railroad ties aren't an element of choice for creating my own landscape designs and plans...
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Rock Garden Xeriscaping Idea
Rock gardens and xeriscaping ideas are often thought of as in the same design sense. Mention xeriscape design and most folks will picture ..
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The Japanese Garden
Japanese, Asian, and Oriental style garden plans generally follow several basic design principles. Reduced scale, enclosure, angle of view..
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Formal Garden Pictures
While I don't personaly incorporate much formal design into my own landscaping, I did want to add a few examples and pictures of gardens ...
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Focal Points In Garden Design
Focal points in the landscape can be naturally occurring or strategically placed features or plantings that draw the eye to themselves ...
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Small Paved Front Entry Garden
This is one of our first and still and still one of my favorite designs. While there really isn't a whole lot to it, the flow and shape of..
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Tropical Garden Path
As with many garden and landscaping ideas, the plants along this garden path create most of the atmosphere, style, and theme. The Palm ...
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A Sunken Patio Garden
Transforming a swimming pool into a sunken patio isn't your average everyday landscaping project. However, for the owners of this backyard..
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Front Entryway
Landscaping front entryways. This category has a lot of different faces. There are entrances to gardens, yards, courtyards, driveways...
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Tropical Landscaping
While the tropical landscaping and garden style has traditionally fit well with with Mediterranean, Spanish, Tuscan, California, and other..
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Rose Gardens
Rose Garden Ideas - Most rose gardens rarely capture the true potential that these plants have in the overall landscape plan. Generally...
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Circular Driveway Designs
While parking is always a main consideration in landscaping and especially front yards, a standard driveway may not fit the property and...
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Butterfly Gardens
Typically, the butterfly garden is more about the right plants than design. And while you'll find some plans and pictures of butterfly ga...
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A Very Formal Vegetable Garden
A formal vegetable garden might be a consideration for saving space while accomplishing two different purposes. A combined vegetable gard...
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Meditation Gardens
A meditation garden implies a sense of seclusion and personal space. Naturally a place where one can relax, reflect, unwind, ponder new ...
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Mediterranean Landscaping
The Mediterranean garden design and landscaping style is one of the most popular throughout the world.If you're thinking of this style but..
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Garden Step Ideas
Garden steps and stairs, like any other element in landscaping and garden design, can do a lot for creating and designing different atmos...
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Yard & Garden Designs Gallery
The styles and planting schemes of garden design and landscaping are practically endless. The information, ideas, and pictures available...
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Colorful Hillside Rock Garden Planting Ideas
Some hillside yards need terracing with rock or some other type of retaining wall. Rock gardens and the planting ideas used to create them..
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Garden Plans Book Review
I have a passion for garden and landscaping books. Even if I never look at them or read them. I just like having them. You know...just in ..
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St. Augustine Lawn Turf Grass
Geographic Zones: St. Augustine lawn grass grows in warm, coastal areas best. This includes the areas near the Gulf of Mexico as well as ...
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Fescue Lawn Turf Grass Information
Fescue grass grows best in colder climates. For the most part, it will survive well in the majority of central and northern states. Only...
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