Some hillside landscaping tips

It’s easy to understand why it’s nice to own a home in the hills. The panoramic views from the top make the cost worthwhile to own a plot of land on a hill. But landscaping-wise, it’s a challenge. Hilly terrain…
Wooing the birds with window bird feeders

Birds are one of the delights of any garden, but getting the birds to come to a garden can be a challenging, but at the same time, rewarding pastime. I know of many people who like birds, and feeding the…
Herb gardening: Indoors or outdoors?

Many kinds of herbs that do well indoors, will also do well outdoors, and vice versa. This is one of the great things about herb gardening – herbs are easily grown because they don’t have large requirements, and they can…
Tree and stump removal

If you plan on buying a home that is located in wooded country, proper tree removal is surely going to be the first issue to crop up. Here, I won’t list down the benefits of living near to the trees,…
Common types of apples

In times past, you could only buy and grow a few different kinds of apple trees, which all originate from a common ancestor, the wild apple, or Malus sieversii. This wild apple grows native in Central Asia, but looks a…
Tips on choosing the right landscaping plants

Landscaping as a whole, largely revolves around planning the layout for your plantings and picking the right plants for the task. Wrongly chosen plants can ruin the aesthetics of your yard, so make sure you make the right choices! That…
How about birdbaths for your garden?

Having birdbaths (or bird baths) can liven up your garden or backyard by naturally drawing our feathered friends in for daily visits. If you like birds in your garden, than do consider bird baths, because birds generally have this habit…
Why not get yourself a backyard fountain?

Adding a backyard fountain makes a good adjunct to any backyard landscaping design concept. If your backyard design concept is centered on a “rest and relaxation” theme, a fountain should at least feature in the works. And don’t worry about…
Some backyard landscaping ideas

When people mention the word “backyard,” they mean the portion of the garden that is reserved for family and close friends. It’s the space for quiet reflection and more often than not, houses the family vegetable plot! But if you…