10 Backyard Landscaping Accessories You Will Love

The right backyard landscaping accessories can add charm and personality to your outdoor sanctuary. Keep your eyes open for unique objects at flea markets, garage sales, or art shows. You can often find beautiful pieces that reflect your tastes and interests at reasonable prices. When it comes to backyard landscaping accessories, just remember that less …READ MORE

5 Reasons Why Backyard Fire Pits Are Popular

Backyard fire pits have become much more popular with homeowners in recent years. More homeowners are installing backyard fire pits because they provide warmth while adding atmosphere to your outdoor living space. While some homeowners prefer to install a gas burning fire pit because they are easy to start-up and cutoff at the flip of …READ MORE

Helpful Tips for Landscape Lighting Placement

Outdoor lighting is certainly functional, but it can also add a great deal of beauty to your yard and landscaping. Once you have identified the reasons you’d like to add landscape lighting, it’s a good idea to contact a landscape designer that can help by providing renderings or sketches for best lighting placement. A landscape …READ MORE

Fall Lawn Care and Landscaping Tips

If you are a DuPage County homeowner, you might not be thinking quite as much about your lawn or landscaping now that the kids are back in school and the summer backyard barbecues are over. However, there are a few things that you can do now that will make a big difference when it comes …READ MORE

Plants That Keep Mosquitoes Away From Your Backyard

When you have a beautiful outdoor living space and like to entertain in your backyard, you don’t want to have to worry about pests like mosquitoes that can put a damper on your outdoor activities. Since spraying chemical insect repellents can create unpleasant and unhealthy fumes, try planting natural flowers or herbs that can help …READ MORE

Important Things to Consider When Selecting Landscaping Steps

Landscaping steps can be constructed from several different types of materials. However, regardless of the type of material that is used, landscaping steps all serve the same basic purpose — to provide a safe and beautiful transition between two different grade elevations. Before you select the type of landscaping steps to incorporate into your landscaping, …READ MORE

4 Reasons to Replace Your Wooden Deck with a Paver Patio

Is your current wooden deck splintering, splitting, warping or rotting? Instead of spending more time and money in annual deck repairs, invest in a paver patio design that will cost less and look better over the long term. A concrete paver patio will offer you a number of distinct advantages over a wooden deck. Learn …READ MORE

7 Tips for Creating Beautiful Outdoor Walkways

A beautiful outdoor walkway or garden path will not only serve the purpose of leading your guests towards the best views of your landscaping, but can also escort visitors from an outdoor patio in the direction of a garden, water feature or secluded seating area. However, not all walkways need to lead to a specific …READ MORE