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Best Landscaping Ideas For Your Home

Update your yard from drab to dramatic with some of these spectacular landscaping ideas and tips.

beautifully manicured front yard landscape

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.

Landscaping Ideas

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.

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.

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.

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 with shrubs

Shrubs offer vertical interest, privacy, and low-maintenance beauty. Check out these tips for how to incorporate bushes into your landscape.

Landscaping with flowers

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.

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.

Invasive plants

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.

Lawn decorations

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.

Landscaping accessories

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.

Landscaping books for inspiration and information

Encyclopedia of Landscape Design: Planning, Building, and Planting Your Perfect Outdoor SpaceEncyclopedia of Landscape Design: Planning, Building, and Planting Your Perfect Outdoor SpaceAmazon buy buttonGardentopia: Design Basics for Creating Beautiful Outdoor SpacesGardentopia: Design Basics for Creating Beautiful Outdoor SpacesAmazon buy buttonlandscaping for beginners bookLandscpaing for beginnersAmazon buy buttonLandscaping with StoneLandscaping with StoneAmazon buy buttonWalks, Patios & Walls - Design Ideas with Step-by-Step DIY Instructions Walks, Patios & Walls – Design Ideas with Step-by-Step DIY Instructions Amazon buy buttonLandscaping for Privacy: Innovative Ways to Turn Your Outdoor Space into a Peaceful RetreatLandscaping for Privacy: Innovative Ways to Turn Your Outdoor Space into a Peaceful RetreatAmazon buy button

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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 out her books below:

How to Grow Lavender for Fun and Profit: Lessons Learned from Planting Three Hundred Lavender Plants

How to Raise Chickens for Eggs: A Guide to Raising Happy, Healthy Chickens for Nutritious, Organic Eggs at Home

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