your home has a perfect lawn and backyard, you may be thinking
about adding a waterfall, backyard pond or koi pond perhaps just creating a bit of private space to relax and hide away from the barbecue or swing set!
Remember, every project
gets done one step at a time. Don't get overwhelmed looking
at the finished product. Just pick one element that you like
and start there.
as fast as your budget and energy allow. With a bit of work
and patience, in a few weeks, months - or maybe
even years - your dream landscape will emerge. It will be
worth the wait.
In the meantime, learn how to get the
greenest lawn or the most perfectly trimmed hedges on the
the neighbors with your green thumb and landscaping expertise - with the help of do-it-yourself resources on
planting, seeding lawn grasses, mulching, pruning, and tackling bigger projects.
Or find commercial service
providers to help you get your front yard, lawn or back yard
in perfect professional shape...
Earth Kind Landscaping
- Check out illustrated design plans
with information on landscaping for energy conservation, how to reduce the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides, and related tips for creating a green home landscape.
LawnTalk - Have the greenest lawn on the block with expert lessons
in eight chapters on grass types, shade, lawn pests and disease,
feeding, watering and mulching from the University of Illinois
- All about lawn care, this is a great resource for learning more
about grasses, lawn diseases, weeds, planting and feeding
with more on lawn mowers, trimmers and snow throwers.
& Landscape - The digital version of the print
magazine for professional U.S. landscapers includes news,
an active Online forum, and an extensive directory of related equipment dealers
and service providers.