Collection of yard and garden ideas

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You are surfing the web and you see amazing photos of residential landscaping. You find yourself pining for expansive decks, a water feature, a great fire pit, a nice little gazebo. I mean, you can really see yourself relaxing in your backyard, enjoying the tranquility of the space.

Trees are a wonderful addition to any yard. We all know that they allow there to be more oxygen in the air for us to breathe, but they have many more benefits. Trees offer shade, reduce the effects of pollution, give your lawn a more appealing look, and can even improve your mood and mental health.

Mowing is an essential component of lawn care. It increases the aesthetic quality of your property and keeps your lawn healthy and green. But careless mowing can lead to more harm than good.

You’ve had enough of the hot weather. You want to beat the heat. What better way than putting in a pool? You’ll be able to turn your own backyard into a resort.

Lattice screenings are commonly used in gardens, spas, backyards, or used as dividers in your house. They can provide privacy in your backyard.

Outdoor kitchens are gaining in popularity, specifically in the USA and European countries. Amateur cooks and barbecue fans, prefer to have the kitchen set up out in the garden.

A koi pond is the absolute finishing touch on a tranquil backyard, but the process of building and maintaining one can be anything but calming. Bringing any animal into your care is stress-inducing, but with koi, the quality of care for these gorgeous carp impacts your entire backyard.

Any construction needs a blueprint, just like you need the necessary tools to complete the project. To make sure you have the necessary tools, you might want to design a checklist of things to have on hand before going out into the field to start your building.

Every pet owner wants to give their furry friend a cozy place to call their own. And a doghouse is ideal for any pooch that loves exploring its yard. Don’t run out and buy the material just yet—

While it is common to plant flowers and shrubs in your garden, have you ever thought about planting a tree? Many people think of a tree as something that stretches into the sky and takes over a garden but that is not the case.

You’ve heard of smart homes; and how a smart home can help save money, make life easier, and add security to your home. But what about smart gardens? What could you do to make your landscaping smart for easier maintenance and beauty.

Are you concerned about water conservation and the use of chemicals in your yard? Homeowners tend to look for low-maintenance ways to beautify their homes without the need for large amounts of grassy areas.

There are things that homeowners can do to increase the value of their home. Remodeling the bathroom and kitchen is a great way to increase the asking price of a home. The primary thing that you can do when it comes to the home’s exterior is to improve the landscaping.

One of the most important parts of your backyard or any yard is – storage shed. An important question when shed-hunting is what all options are out there and what do you need it for?

A deck is where we all gather for large parties, celebrations, and the occasional barbecue. Your deck is your livelihood; it’s the place where you experience most of life’s greatest moments, and it can even turn into a perfect getaway you can take advantage of without leaving the house.

Landscaping can sound like a scarily expensive project. But it doesn’t have to be. You can have a beautiful yard with a little bit of creativity. Dive into these tips on how to landscape your backyard on a budget.

Open spaces are more important now than ever, and when investing in your garden before a sale, you should keep in mind current trends. While older generations might prefer a simple garden and focus more on the type of grass and wildflowers, younger generations are all about smart gardens and tech.

A vertical garden, also known as green wall, moss wall, live wall and a few other things is a technique of gardening. This method employs a panel that is vertically suspended to grow plants with the aid of hydroponics. A vertical garden can stand on its own or be attached to a wall.

Looking for an easy-to-grow lush plant that gives the tropical look? Then consider dragon wing begonias for color and growth.

Trees are remarkably hardy. They survive harsh winters, baking sunshine, waterlogged grounds, and even periods of drought. But, much of this is due to the fact that they have good roots, able to search out the nutrients and water the tree needs to survive for decades.

Wood pallets! What used to be byproducts in the distribution of goods and materials have now become decorative items for home and garden. And they are easy to come by – if you know where to look.

Do you need some striking colors in the spring that will attract butterflies and hummingbirds, then try columbine flower for your garden.

Do you have a bare wall, mailbox pole or other, or perhaps and trellis or structure that needs some gardening? How about climbing clematis?

Does your garden have flowering hollyhocks? These are tall, majestic perennials that bloom all summer long. Make great flower as backdrops.

Lavender is one of the most useful plants in any garden. It’s more like a herb, with aromatic lavender flowers that can be harvested.

Right from cooking a meal to eating outside in lovely weather with family, there is no better way to enjoy these little things than in an outdoor kitchen created from scratch. While there are many ideas and thoughts that one comes up with when thinking of an outdoor kitchen, you have to put in the right effort.

Small outdoor spaces such as apartment balconies and town home patios don’t have much room for garden planting. So that is where vertical gardens come into play.

Growing beautiful climbing plants seems to be intimidating to many gardeners. We are all used to planting regular close-to-the-ground plants that are easily managed, but a vine seems like it might be very difficult. Vines are different, but not more difficult.

Hydrangea flowers: one of the most beautiful perennial flowers to have in a garden. They are easy to grow and beautiful colors for cutting and drying.

Phlox perennial flowers. They can be used as ground cover and stem flowers that bloom for 2-3 weeks with beautiful colors.