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  • Chokeberry Help Needed

    ...lo - I have two beautiful chokeberry shrubs in my landscape and I absolutely love them except for one problem. Their root system is continually growing up through the landscape plastic and rocks. I clip the roots back every few days or so, but they just keep coming. It's really… More

  • Help with Boxwood??

    ...he cause. Excuse the black wire, I'm re-doing our landscape lights… More

  • Bamboo....Friend or Foe?

    Though there are many uses for bamboo in a landscape it can be quite a troublesome plant. When I first moved in I thought it was kinda neat that there was bamboo growing along side the back fence. Now I am not so sure. It has proven to be a… More

  • Newbie

    ...cted a great amount of exotic plants from a local landscape company that they were going to throw out and this looks like a great site to be part of....Thanks.. More

  • Keeping grass & weeds at bay

    ...I weeded around three weigelas today. We then put landscape fabric and cedar mulch down. Should we use Roundup around the edges? More

  • Mulching with pine needles

    ...good idea. I have neighbors that are professional landscape designers,… More

  • install floating sphere fountain in garden

    ...re fountain or kugelburnnen is ideal for exterior Landscape designs and interior applications, Commercial lobbies/reception areas, residential indoor/outdoor, and commercial outdoor applications such as parks, entertainment areas, office buildings, and restaurants. These architectural fountains are available with granite or marble rotating spheres beginning at 12" in diameter to larger… More

  • Garden Path material

    ... looking for some suggestions/help please. We are designing an area in our garden from scratch and will be forming walking paths throughout this area. I know what I want it to look/feel like but I don't know what it is...I'd like something that is soft to walk on, almost… More

  • How cool is this?

    My physical therapist has a degree in horticulture. Our first session was so good. Although I can't compare to her knowledge of plants, we spoke in the same language. I shared some seeds with her and she is bringing me starts and seeds, it just don't get any better than… More

  • Need help landscaping patio!

    Hi, I could use some suggestions on how to landscape my patio area. As you can see, it's pretty much a pile of dirt now. I have tried to make a sketch of the area (the cross-hatched area is brick); dimensions are in inches. The only plant that I have… More

  • garden ball water feature

    ...re fountain or kugelburnnen is ideal for exterior Landscape designs and interior applications, Commercial lobbies/reception areas, residential indoor/outdoor, and commercial outdoor applications such as parks, entertainment areas, office buildings, and restaurants. These architectural fountains are available with granite or marble rotating spheres beginning at 12" in diameter to larger… More

  • Yard novice from Wilmington

    Hi all! So glad to have happened upon this site! I never had a yard before last year and the yard I've got now apparently never had a gardener before. Spent a year hacking through the vines and weeds and digging up invasive roots and tubors...who knew gardening could be… More

  • Hi From Kansas!

    OMG, I hate these Yahoo-type boards and how they eat your posts, LOL! I just did a whole intro and lost it when I went to add a photo. So hello all, and it's great to be here! I have a blog started, detailing the long hard expensive slog toward… More

  • landscape architect

    ...t seeing all there is to see. I'm searching for a landscape architect by word of mouth by people who have actually used the person they recommend. I would like to find someone who will draw up a plan for my… More

  • HELP WITH TEXAS LANDSCAPE

    I MOVED FROM FLORIDA TO TEXAS A YEAR AGO. I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO PLANT WISELY SINCE TEXAS IS VERY DRY. I NEED HELP TO FIND THE RIGHT PLANTS TO HAVE A PRETTY GARDEN USING DROUGHT-TOLERANT PLANTS. More

  • Help on landscape and designing

    Looking for ideas on how to reshape and landscape the front of my house. Me and my wife will do the labor. I need help on what to plant and how to shape the garden in front of my new house. My wife would like to keep the wrought gate… More

  • landscape??

    i have a small restaurant. i was considering planting common yarrows in the front. there's a small area of soil in the front surrounded by concrete. is this adviseable? isn't the common marrow a weed. then nothing else will be able to grow in that small area. More

  • landscape business question

    ...landscaping business: I'm looking to start my own landscape/garden design business fairly soon. Was wondering how to figure out a fair price to charge (for labor), beyond covering the costs of materials and supplies. Any thoughts? More

  • Help me landscape my new house

    My new house should be completed sometime between Thanksgiving and Christmas. It's a very modest retirement home and has lots of shade in the front. I do get a little filtered light a few hours a day. Soil is very sandy and we have experience drought conditions here the past… More

  • Help! I'm on the landscape committee!

    ...burb, in a condo. (zone 5) We need to upgrade our landscaping, and in a fit of civic-mindedness, I volunteered to help on the landscaping committee. We are removing some delapidated evergreens and viburnum shrubs. We need to completely… More

  • introduction

    ...s a long story. My husband and I have been in the landscaping business for ten years, first in Jacksonville, North Carolina and now, here, in Crystal… More

  • new member Louisiana

    ...I am looking for someone to help me design my new Landscape project. I have a post under garden design discussion forum (Post Title: Help on Landscape and designing) with pictures of my house and existing… More

  • composting under landscape fabric

    My local nurserywoman recomended a simple way to compost without building a bin. I layered shredded paper, yard debris, kitchen scraps (vegetable,fruit,coffe grounds etc), spanish moss and horse manure. I watered it ( ha, ha - just before T S Fay arrived) and put a 6 x 6 sheet of… More

  • landscape garden sphere fountain

    ...re fountain or kugelburnnen is ideal for exterior Landscape designs and interior applications, Commercial lobbies/reception areas, residential indoor/outdoor, and commercial outdoor applications such as parks, entertainment areas, office buildings, and restaurants. These architectural fountains are available with granite or marble rotating spheres beginning at 12" in diameter to larger… More

  • Landscaping Design Sofware

    Does anyone here have some landscape design software that they recommend? More