Inside: How to Landscape When I watch landscaping shows on HGTV I am always amazed at how easy it looks. You get a few friends together, dig up the grass, lay down some pavers, add a pergola or water feature. Voila! A ho-um yard becomes spectacular. The next thing you know, you’re off to the ... Read More about How to Landscape
Following a devastatingly hot and dry summer, reality has set in and we knew we had to made a dramatic change to our landscape in view of future forecasts of continuing drier and hotter than normal weather for years to come. So we designed an entirely new front yard landscape which removed all St. Augustine…
The Invincible Yard: 17 Ideas for Lazy Landscaping
Some people love the backbreaking business of tending to lawn and garden. Then there’s the rest of us—who’d rather relax and let that little piece of heaven largely take care of itself. Ahead, easy ways to make your outdoor space the envy of the neighborhood.
The Perfect Border for Your Beds: Defining a Garden's Edge With Stone
Most people struggle with perfect garden borders, but this idea is stunning—and takes just 20 minutes: This is going viral on Pinterest! This is the garden bed that is against the front of our home and it looks much different than when we moved in a few
Goodbye Grass: 13 Inspiring Ideas for a "No Mow" Backyard
Americans love our lawns but let's face it: Creating a perfectly manicured yard is time-consuming. Just think about all the weekend hours you've spent cutting, watering, fertilizing, and weeding the grass. And even after all that hard work, it may still not be perfect. But we've got a little landscaping secret for you. Ditching the lawn doesn't mean giving up on your space. In fact, some of the most luxurious, green and well-designed yards don't have a single blade of grass. So what are you…
Tired of spending beautiful summer days mowing your lawn? Want a more environmentally friendly, drought tolerant grass alternative? I share the process I used to replace my ugly lawn with pretty and practical no mow lawn alternatives.