We are constantly gathering information about landscaping and landscape ideas and we want to share them. Pro Landscape Supply invites you to explore the articles below and think of them as a type of mulch to help grow your landscaping plans. We hope you find them useful and please let us know what you think. Also check out our Blog for Landscaping Thoughts and Pictures.
- Landscaping With Fruit Trees
No landscaping plan should be devoid of Fruit Trees. The fragrance alone is reason enough not to forget adding fruit trees to your landscaping plan.
The primary goal of Xeriscaping is to conserve water, so it is important to plant things adapted to your climate. It may seem that Xeriscaping is only suitable for dry climates like the southwest or desserts, but the fact is that water is becoming an increasingly rare commodity. Consider xeriscaping when gathering landscaping ideas.
- Mulching Basics
Mulch is a substitute for what happens in a natural undisturbed environment. Out in the forest or fields the natural process of decay leaves the ground covered with a few inches of organic matter from previous seasons.
- Landscaping With Hedges
For summer time beauty there are a variety of flowering shrubs that can be included in your landscaping. Forsythia is often the first of the spring bloomers.
- Box Gardens
Similar to the concept of square foot gardening, box gardening is designed to take advantage of the maximum amount of workable space in a small area.
Tulips are available in early, mid and late blooming varieties and in dozens of beautiful colors. Singles generally have smooth, simple petal structures and are used in formal plantings. Doubles look very similar to peonies with multiple petal layers.
- Organic Gardening
The basic concept behind organic gardening is that you will be growing food without the use of synthetic pesticides.
- Ornamental Bushes
New England weather can be difficult for the home gardener. When selecting shrubs and bushes it is important to consider the issues of climate and growing season.
- Stone Walls
Formal Stone Walls have been used for thousands of years to delineate borders, to create field boundaries and to help retain soil and water. If you wander through the forests of New England you will come across the remains of such walls everywhere.
- New England Shade Trees
Sugar Maples grow well in northern climates and turn a beautiful orange in fall. Japanese Maples have a more delicate leaf and sport a dark red color in the fall.
- Rose Bushes in Landscaping
- A Guide To Starting A Community Garden