Update your yard from drab to dramatic with some of these spectacular landscaping ideas and tips.
This page contains a complete collection of our landscape resources, tips, and inspiration. Planning a complete landscape makeover? Check out our creative ideas for improving your outdoor space. Looking for solutions to a specific problem? We have handy guides for that, too!
Get a refreshing drink if you like, get comfy, and let’s get started designing your outdoor paradise.
The posts below include tool recommendations, pest and weed control tips, suggestions for the perfect lawn decorations, and ideas for beautifying both the front and backyard. We even have thrifty ideas to make your outdoor space worthy of a magazine spread without causing financial stress. Enjoy!
Landscaping learning resources
Here is where you’ll find answers to specific questions, such as how to get rid of Japanese beetles or conserve water. This section also contains tips for a healthy, beautiful lawn and tool recommendations.
- The Best Landscape Design App for Homeowners and Garden Lovers
- Best Drought Resistant Grass
- Why Are Mushrooms Growing In My Garden?
- List of flowers in alphabetical order
- Garden Lighting Ideas To Upgrade Your Outdoor Space
- 5 Early Spring Lawn Care Tips For A Healthy Summer Lawn
- How To Get Rid Of Japanese Beetles And Save Your Garden
- Why I Love The Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller
- How To Keep Your Lawn Green And Beautiful
- Creative Water Conservation Landscaping Ideas for a Greener Yard
Front yard landscaping ideas
Want to increase curb appeal? Here is a list of ideas tailored specifically to the front yard, which often involves a different approach from the backyard.
- 33 Must-See Front Yard Landscaping Ideas For Your Home
- Beautiful flower garden ideas
- How Much Does It Cost to Landscape A Front Yard?
- Creative Garden Edging Ideas and Tips
- Cheap Landscaping Ideas for The Front Yard on a Budget
- 11 Attractive Garden Path Ideas For A Beautiful Landscape
- Front Yard Curb Appeal – 5 Easy Ways To Make Your Yard Stand Out
- Front Yard Rose Garden
- Simple front yard landscaping ideas
Backyard landscaping ideas
Imagine the perfect outdoor space for you to relax and the kids to play in. We’ve compiled the ideas and tips below to help make your dream a reality, no matter what size backyard you have.
- How Can I Make My Backyard Beautiful on A Low Budget?
- 7 Cheap Landscaping Ideas for The Backyard that Look Great
- Spectacular Landscape Design Ideas for Small Backyards
- Small Garden Design Ideas For Your Backyard
- Beautiful Backyard Landscaping Ideas
- Low Maintenance Ground Cover Ideas For A Beautiful Landscape
- 10 Beautiful Backyard Walkway Ideas
- Backyard Waterfall Ideas For A Relaxing Atmosphere
Landscaping under trees
Sometimes is hard to come up with good ways to landscape under trees. With these ideas, you’ll never have to worry.
- Landscaping under cedar trees
- Landscaping under spruce trees
- Landscaping under oak trees
- Landscaping under black walnut trees
- 13 Fun landscaping ideas around trees
Landscaping with shrubs
Shrubs offer vertical interest, privacy, and low-maintenance beauty. Check out these tips for how to incorporate bushes into your landscape.
- 6 Inspiring Ideas For Landscaping With Small Shrubs
- Landscape Shrub Ideas For Your Home
- Beautiful Red Flowering Shrubs That Make Your Landscape Pop
- Pink Flowering Shrubs For Any Garden
- 5 Deer Resistant Shrubs to Bambi-Proof Your Yard
- Growing Climbing Honeysuckle Vines In Your Garden
Landscaping with flowers
- 13 Attractive Ideas For Landscaping With Roses
- Landscaping With Petunias
- The 10 Best Night Blooming Flowers For A Moon Garden
- Landscaping with knockout roses
Creative landscaping ideas
Still on the brainstorming step? These posts contain loads of landscaping inspiration to help spark your creativity and get started designing the perfect outdoor space.
- 12 Fun Ideas For Landscaping With Large Rocks And Boulders
- 6 Low Maintenance Ideas For Landscaping With River Rock
- 13 Creative Ideas For Landscaping With Rocks
- 6 Fun Ideas For Landscaping Around Water Fountains
- 13 Fun Landscaping Ideas Around Trees
- Easy Landscaping Ideas Around An Above Ground Pool
- Landscaping Around Exposed Tree Roots – 5 Easy Ideas
- 9 Easy DIY Landscaping Ideas for a Beautiful Yard
- 10 Thrifty Landscaping Ideas for Every Budget
- Asian Backyard Landscaping Ideas For A Soothing Garden
- Hillside Landscaping Ideas For Easy to Maintain Slopes
- Breathtaking Small Japanese Garden Design Ideas
- 9 Gorgeous Plants That Grow Well Under Pine Trees
- Edible Landscaping Ideas
- 5 Must-Try Low Maintenance Landscaping Ideas
- 8 Creative landscaping ideas to hide utility boxes
- 6 Landscaping ideas around septic tanks
Native plants by state
Would you like to create a lovely outdoor space that is not only beautiful but also fun to visit? A garden that invites people to come and sit on a nice day? A garden that has native plants in it that attract butterflies, birds, and hummingbirds?
Native plants help the environment by providing food and shelter for wildlife, reducing erosion, and improving overall air quality. Here are lists of native plants by state, so you can easily pick your state and see what to plant.
- Alabama Native Plants List – 7 Amazing Flowers For Your Garden
- Arizona Native Plants List: 10 of the Grand Canyon State’s Most Remarkable Floral Representatives
- Arkansas Native Plants List – 12 Best Plants and Shrubs for Landscaping
- California Native Plants List – Stunning Flowers, Succulents, Trees, And Shrubs
- Colorado Native Plants List: 12 Plants for Landscaping and Gardens
- Connecticut Native Plants List: 14 Beautiful Flower Garden Choices
- Delaware Native Plants List: 11 Stunning Local Garden Choices
- Hawaii Native Plants List: 7 Stunning Plants From The Aloha State
- Florida Native Plants List – 10 Flowers That Bloom With Beauty
- Georgia Native Plants List: 13 Southern Beauties For Your Landscape
- Hawaii Native Plants List: 7 Stunning Plants From The Aloha State
- Idaho Native Plants List: 11 Amazing Plants from the Gem State
- Illinois Native Plants List: 9 Garden Ideas You Can Use Now
- New Mexico Native Plants List – 8 Plants For A Beautiful Landscape
- Ohio Native Plants List – 10 Plants You’ll Love In Your Garden
- Utah Native Plants List – 9 Plants For A Sustainable Landscape
As much as we love plants, there are some that we love to hate. Here are tips for effectively controlling invasive plants that threaten to take over your landscape.
- How To Get Rid Of Periwinkle Ground Cover For Good
- 3 Ways To Effectively Kill Poison Oak And Reclaim Your Backyard
- How To Get Rid Of Poison Sumac For Good
- How To Get Rid Of Poison Ivy Plants
Lawn decorations can add a touch of elegance or whimsy to a landscape. The clever ideas below offer ways to complement your plants with unique additions.
- Cute Christmas Gnomes for a Whimsical Holiday
- Beautiful Gazing Balls For Every Garden
- Fun Upcycling Garden Ideas
- Stylish Tall Planters For Your Home and Garden
- Unique Outdoor Head Planters That Add Personality To Your Garden
- 11 Pumpkin Planter Ideas For Stunning Fall Décor
- Easy Summer Outdoor Decorating Ideas You’ll Love
- Wind Garden Spinners Add Fun and Colorful Motion to Your Yard
- Hang Decorative Garden Flags to Spruce Up Your Backyard
Practical pieces of your landscape can be decorative, too! These posts contain suggestions for attractive accessories for your yard, as well as tips for choosing the perfect mower.
- 5 Concrete Garden Benches Great For Backyards
- Best Outdoor Solar Spotlights For Landscape Lighting
- Self Watering Planters You Must See!
- Adorable Decorative Downspouts Will Add Style and Personality to Your Yard
- Most Popular Rain Chains – Your Questions Answered
- Greenworks Lawn Mowers Are Great For Clean, Green Gardening
- Best Lawn Mower For Hilly Yards
- Best Sprinkler For Long Narrow Lawn
- 28 Homemade Bird Feeder Ideas For Your Garden
- Best Solar Birdbath Fountain
- Hanging Bird Feeders Your Favorite Birds Will Love!
- What is the cheapest rock for landscaping
Landscaping books for inspiration and information
Encyclopedia of Landscape Design: Planning, Building, and Planting Your Perfect Outdoor SpaceGardentopia: Design Basics for Creating Beautiful Outdoor SpacesLandscpaing for beginnersLandscaping with StoneWalks, Patios & Walls – Design Ideas with Step-by-Step DIY Instructions Landscaping for Privacy: Innovative Ways to Turn Your Outdoor Space into a Peaceful Retreat
Adriana Copaceanu is a passionate nature lover living in the country on her dream property where she grows vegetables, lavender, and wildflowers that she shares with the wildlife they attract. When she's not in the garden, she loves spending time with her chickens and planning her next nature project. Check your her books below: