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Tag Archive: Landscape design

Sep 28

How to feng shui your garden

I’ve always applied the principals of feng shui to my homes, but I have never thought to follow a similar ba gua format with a garden! Okay, well, I’ve only ever really had on garden before this one, but it was an acre of sloping land with only a few patches of purposeful plantings. And …

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Aug 24

10 Cheap Landscaping Ideas 

We took stock of our soon-to-be back yard today, and presently, it is about a tenth of an acre of overgrown lawn and weed with only a few raised beds here and there with nothing notable in them to speak of. I’m trying desperately to create a vision for what we want, but I need …

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Jul 31

7 Useful Things That Aren’t Plants But Are Great to Include in Your Garden 

A well balanced garden goes beyond the obvious and includes features of interest to the eye and other senses, while also supporting the overall health of the garden. Did you know you could make an “insect hotel”? For the good garden insects, that is. The other suggestions below are more obvious. However, if you have …

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Jul 30

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas to Try Now Before It’s Too Late

Your front yard is the first thing any new visitor to your property sees and  it says a lot about you and your household. Neglected or just plain boring landscapes devalue the house itself and bring down the views (and value) of your neighborhood. It takes patience to properly landscape and requires foresight. We would …

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Jul 17

How to Make Concrete Garden Borders

This is truly a nifty DIY and one that I wouldn’t flinch to start in my garden. It’s simple, yet provides a clean look that won’t fall apart like an ungrouted paver border often can. There is certainly some sweat equity that you’ll have to invest, but not too overwhelming. I personally love the finished …

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Jun 13

Six Tips for Beautiful Roses

I have recently come to terms with an internal struggle I’ve been having it all comes down to roses.  One of the satisfying contributions I need to make in this life is successfully growing an entire rose garden.  I started one several years ago when we had a large plot of land. The hardest part …

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May 26

PROJECTS — Living Willow Structures by Bonnie Gale

I just came upon this website thanks to Pinterest and am blown away! This lovely lady has come up with a number of stunning Living Willow garden designs that have been commissioned all over the contiguous States.  Either find inspiration or hire her! I am so in love with this idea! Click the link for …

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May 22

Top 10 Ground Cover Plants For Your Walkways

There is something so much more homey and inviting about a pathway with lovely ground cover plants growing through it. I especially like the look of this creeping thyme in the picture above. Purple is such a magical color. Here are some more great ideas for planting around your walkways. TOP 10 Plants and Ground …

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May 04

Hot To Make An Edible Forest Garden

If you haven’t heard of a forest garden, you’re about to learn how to take your homestead to a whole new level.  The idea is that each “layer” of plant life you cultivate benefits the next layer, so that your entire garden is almost symbiotic, a self-sustaining ecosystem, and provides you with a bounty of …

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May 03

Grow Peonies

  We used to have Peonies, and I must say, they are a gorgeous flower. I really miss them. They have a mild floral scent and seemed to have a really long bloom. They are great for inside, as well, or as a gift! Here are a few tips for growing them yourself: Grow Peonies

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