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I hired a professional to clear my lot in my backyard, put fence up, irrigation and sod. He rough grated the lot as you see in the picture and put the
Hello, I am in the process of trying to create a useable backyard out of a hill. The back yard slopes down directly towards the back of the house. My
Hi Susan - I am really enjoying your website with all of your insightful ideas and suggestions regarding so many aspects of landscape design. We own a
Great ideas for fall landscape color with red leaves, berries, and evergreens.
Learn How To Use Trees Successfully in Your Landscape
My outdoor spa was built 3 inches too high out of the ground to meet code restrictions for drainage. The deck for the spa will connect to the back patio
Hi Susan, Can you recommend specific shrubs and perennials for my foundation? Specifically the area along the house, under the triple window. We are
Get my free ebook (normally this sells for $19.95) Trees for Landscaping.
It's a great reference book and also has beautiful photos.
Evergreen Trees - great information on which to use for privacy and how to place them.
Flowering Trees - which are my favorites and why!
Shade Trees - Why not choose those which have dazzling fall color?!
Find out their sizes, planting zones, how fast they grow and more!
Shade perennials can be colorful and interesting. If you want to create a perennial shade garden, consider some of these great plants.
Hello, I have a photo of the corner of our home that is a mess. We used to park a fold-out camper there and it had stones covering the area but due to
Hello. We just built a home on top of a hill. In order to get a backyard for our boys to play, we had to put in a retaining wall which is 10-12 feet
Is there some regulation in NJ stating that there should be spacing between new sidewalk slabs and property line on my neighbor's property so that water
I have a wet area in my yard that takes a few weeks to a month to drain.It is a low spot that the rest of the yard slopes into.The total size of the yard
There are many cheap landscaping ideas (less costly!) that you can use and still have a great landscape design. Find out what some of them are.
I often see cracked concrete so I am afraid to have a concrete patio. The landscaper we are asking to is suggesting travertine pavers but cost a lot. Is
I purchased the home I grew up in in 2009 after my Mom passed. We have been in non- stop renovation since becuase little was done since president Johnson
If you are looking for a Hydrangea plant for your garden, here are some of my absolute favorites. Many bloom most of the summer.
Hello Susan:we recently lost a twenty foot hemlock to drought that has left a gap in the screening between us and hospital parking lot. the gap has another
My back yard has a hill, and the water runs down to my carport making a muddy mess every time it rains. What can I do to fix the problem? I've put bricks
Slippery brick can be unsafe but here are two ways to take care of this problem. Read about the solutions here.
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