Do you want to grow food in your front yard but city code or HOA rules won't allow it? If so, there is still hope. Plenty of edible foods will fit right in to your flowering borders that line your home and walkways. The following are a few to consider adding to your landscape design.
Perennial color and texture
There are three perennial vegetables that can grow undercover in a flower bed:
As a landlord, you're probably always on the lookout for ways to economize and make your work easier. One way to do both is to adjust your landscaping to embrace xeriscaping. What is it, and how can you implement it? Here is a quick guide for any xeriscape newbie.
Xeriscaping is a method of designing a landscape plan that minimizes water usage, makes use of natural water-saving elements, and keeps the overall yard maintenance low.
Are you looking to spruce up your yard but you don't have a large truck or SUV to get all the flowers and other items that you want? There are a few ways you can still complete all the exterior home improvement and landscaping products that you want to do, without having to put your car at the risk of being damaged or dirtied. Instead, you want to rely on the help of professionals and the resources that the stores where you buy products can offer you.
A retaining wall is a necessary addition to your yard. Such walls are designed to shore up soil, typically on a slope, leaving one side free-standing. Retaining walls can make otherwise tricky slopes able to be landscaped or even used for outdoor living. Though a very practical installation, your retaining wall can also add visual interest to your yard.
Classic Brick Wall
Brick is a classic for walls, and this holds true for retaining walls as well.
Living in a neighborhood where you do not have to worry about taking care of the sidewalk, except for paying half the bill when the city gets it repaired, is a rather ideal situation. But, this particular arrangement is not something that every homeowner gets to enjoy as some of them are responsible for all costs. It is also their complete responsibility to hire a company to handle the sidewalk repairs.