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Tucson may have mild winters compared to other areas of the country, but there can still be times when it is too chilly to enjoy your outdoor living spaces. Adding a fireplace to your landscape design is a great way to improve your backyard and...

In the U.S., tens of millions of acres are covered by turf grass. Lawns are a practical and enjoyable feature of the landscaping in areas that receive steady rainfall, but in the southwest, grass alternatives are far more practical. Plus, you won’t need to mow...

Mediterranean landscapes are a delight for the senses. They are characterized by soft colors, gravel walkways, and plantings with fragrant scents. Since Mediterranean gardens are traditionally drought-tolerant, this look works well for homes in the Tucson area. Pergolas Pergolas are decorative structures covered by fragrant, climbing plants...

The lovely Powerscourt Gardens are part of Powerscourt Estate in County Wicklow, Ireland. The estate itself has been voted in the Top 10 Houses in the World by Lonely Planet, and the gardens have been voted the third best Garden in the World by National...

Stourhead is one of the most famous examples of the English landscape garden. It’s a 2,650-acre estate located at the River Stour in Wiltshire, England. The gardens were completed in the 1740s, and were widely described as being a work of art. History of Stourhead The Stourhead...

Synthetic lawns are particularly popular in the parts of the U.S. that don’t see regular rainfall year-round, like Arizona. They are eco-friendly, and they look as beautiful as a natural lawn. A synthetic lawn will stay gorgeously green without watering or fertilizing, and there’s no...

Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, built the grand Sansoucci Palace during the mid-18th century. Located in Potsdam, Germany, it served as a retreat away from the pressures of public life in Berlin. The beautiful grounds surrounding the palace, Sansoucci Park, have become world-renowned for...

The monsoon storms in Arizona can pour an alarming amount of water onto your property in a short amount of time. Is your backyard equipped to handle the precipitation? If you’ve previously had problems with water drainage, consider talking to a professional landscaping company before...

Nestled in British Columbia is the lush landscape of Abkhazi Garden. This small garden makes a big impact with its unique design and colorful array of plants. The garden is home to ponds where you can see birds and turtles relaxing, and it’s maintained following...

Having a lush, green lawn offers many benefits—it looks beautiful, it’s perfect for playing games and relaxing on, and it feels soft underfoot. However, keeping your grass healthy and maintained can take a lot of work—and in Arizona, it also takes a lot of water....