Beyond the Backyard: Inspiring Landscape Design Ideas for Your Whole Property

When you think of landscaping, the first place that probably comes to mind is your backyard. After all, that’s where you most likely spend a majority of your outside time – playing, swimming, exercising, or just enjoying the weather. However, landscape designs span so much farther than what’s behind your house. Check out this guide to landscape designs for the rest of your property to tie it all together. 

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Why are Drought-Tolerant Plants a Great Idea for Your Landscaping?

Trying to plan your yard or garden’s landscaping but also trying to place a precedence on plants that don’t need too much watering or maintenance? We hear you – choosing drought-resistant plants is a great way to cut down on your water bill as well as the amount of work you’ll have to put in to keep them alive and thriving. But which drought-tolerant plants are best for your landscaping efforts?

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Why Should You Grow a Butterfly and Bee Garden?

Did you know that having a pollinator garden – a garden that attracts bees, butterflies, and other creatures that spread pollen from flower to flower – is extremely beneficial? There are tons of perks to having this type of garden in your living space or even just adding a few plants that attract pollinators. But which plants should you be including in your outdoor space to promote pollinators? We’ve got answers.  Read More

Living Fences: How Can Vertical Landscaping Enhance Your Outdoor Space?

If you’re looking for a way to introduce some green to your urban space or want to take your backyard up a level in terms of privacy, a living fence is the way to do it. Introducing vertical greenery is an excellent way to make the most of your outdoor living area. However, you should be particular about which plants you plan to use in your living fence – check out this simple guide to vertical landscaping. Read More

How to Create a Relaxing Outdoor Oasis with Backyard Water Features

When considering backyard landscape ideas, you’ve probably thought about patios, hardscapes, trees, plants, and shrubs. However, we’re here to add one more consideration to your list – water features for landscaping. Adding a water feature to your backyard living space is an easy way to bring an aesthetically pleasing element that also brings soothing sounds for a more peaceful atmosphere. 

But how do you know which water feature fits into your backyard landscape ideas? We’re here with a quick guide to help you find the right water feature for your outdoor living space

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How to Prepare Your Yard for Winter

Fall will be here before you know it, which means it’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to do with your plants this winter. Harsh winter weather can damage or even kill plants if they’re not properly cared for – the low temperatures, shorter days, and cold air can make it extremely difficult for plants to survive and thrive. Hometown Landscape is here with tips to help you get your garden through the winter season. 

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