Category Archives: Gardens and Landscaping

Garden and landscaping ideas, designs, pictures and tips.

A fenced-in yard is high on the priority list for many homeowners. Whether your goal is to keep children and pets safely in your yard, or to keep the neighborhood kids out, a chain link fence is a practical solution. Chain link is sturdy, virtually maintenance-free, and will last for decades. It’s also one of […]

Today we bring you our large gallery featuring a bewildering variety of fence designs and ideas for front and backyards. These yard structures can enhance or hurt home aesthetic as much as many other outdoor features. The art of yard fencing has evolved throughout the years, from simple property separators built with any available materials, to complex, artfully […]

As we all know, perennial plants are those that bloom perfectly during their growth seasons in spring or summer and would wilt to dormancy during winter. However, these plants will most likely sprout back to life during their active seasons through their rootstocks and these types are known as herbaceous perennials. What’s nice about perennial plants […]

Bonsai is a Japanese word which means “Planted in a container”. While it’s a Japanese term, the art of growing plants and trees in containers started with the Chinese which they called “pun-sai”. The art of Bonsai has evolved over hundreds of years.  It continues to be popular worldwide today for good reason.  It’s a […]

All plants need sunlight to grow but not all of them love sunlight as much as others. Some of them are known as perennials plants and flowers. They are called perennials because they grow and blossom during spring and summer seasons but start to wilt and die on autumn and winter seasons. They sprout back […]

Some gardeners like color symmetry, incorporating 1, 2 or maybe 3 colors. Other gardeners like to make their gardens POP in all colors. This gallery is for those of you who love to create a color explosion much like a Monet painting. A French painter, Oscar-Claude Monet, who was one of the founders of the […]

If you enjoy gardening, you should certainly know how you can protect yourself when doing so. Now that the weather is nice outdoors, you probably can’t wait to dig your hands into the soil, but wait! There are some precautions you should take while gardening this year. One of the things you should be aware […]

Planting purple flowers in your garden can add rich thematic colors. Many gardeners combine their purple flowers with different shades of purple or other hues to come up with new garden designs. Most of these purple flowers come with thick green leafy foliage as well that provide color throughout the season. Most purple flowers can […]

Outdoor lighting draws attention to your home’s architecture and garden. It also offers safety since well-lit areas make it easier to traverse at night. Use garden lights to highlight points of interest within your landscaping and to create a warm ambiance. Today’s garden lights receive their power through electricity or from the sun. They also […]

A garden path is an aisle that leads you towards a beautiful flowery end, where the sight of blossoms and soul soothing floral aroma awaits you. Isn’t it wonderful? However, to fully achieve this kind of experience, it should begin with an enticing path that walks you through a garden and/or your yard. Hence, you will […]

Welcome to our mini gallery featuring some of the most enticing hydrangea flower pot and planter arrangements we have found for 2016. Please remember that we wanted to publish a variety of hydrangea arrangements from a multitude of photographs so some of the arrangements we have selected for this list may not be to your […]

Everyone loves sleep, and there’s nothing quite so miserable as tossing and turning all night long and then needing to get up what seems like minutes after you finally fall sleep. Sleepless nights take a toll on our bodies and minds, affecting our productivity at work and our mood at home. Getting a better, more […]

Turning your backyard into an outdoor garden can be a lot of fun, especially if you apply the right landscaping design suitable to your chosen plants. Outdoor gardens often mean having wide enough available space so you can plant pine trees, bamboo plants, or fire trees to serve as backdrop to an exclusive environment. You […]

While the backyard is for you, the front yard is often made beautiful for neighbors and the public generally. Gardeners have a real advantage when it comes to making a welcoming home because at least 50% of a home’s curb appeal is the front yard gardens. Consider this incredible photo gallery of front yard garden […]

Welcome! We have included below some ideas of the most brilliant outdoor steps with flower planters and pots, which you can use for inspiration at your own home. This will guide you in making your outdoor area more of a lively, welcoming go-between. Remember, your outdoors will be one of the first things people will notice and […]

Turning green has become so trendy nowadays especially with hot issues about climate change and saving our environment. Meanwhile, being creative and stylish has never been out of style. This makes turning old shoes and worn out boots into planters such a cool concept. There are oodles of things we can get out of this […]

Hydrangeas are one of my favourite front and backyard flowers. Unquestionably they are beautiful, but it’s also a form of the stall shop because my mom had gorgeous hydrangeas in our yard growing up. I suspect they were one of her favourite flowers as well. As you’ll see in our extensive hydrangea garden ideas gallery […]

One Spring I had the pleasure of selling hanging baskets at a roadside stand.  It was a great job sitting in the sun surrounded by beautiful flowers making people happy selling spectacular hanging flower baskets for them, their spouse and/or parents. Not all hanging baskets are created equal as you’ll see in our photo gallery […]