How to Incorporate Pantone’s Color of the Year into Your Backyard

Pantone's color of the year into your backyard

There’s no gray area when it comes to color. If you want to make your neighbors green with envy, you have to keep your yard in the pink. You’ve got a golden opportunity right now because the 2019 trend-setting Pantone Color of the Year happens to be close: Living Coral. Pantone sets the fashion and home industry trends by choosing an annual color for the stylish to follow.


5 Ways To Make Your Neighbors Jealous Of Your Backyard

You work hard to take care of your lawn and garden.

From mowing and weed-eating, to clipping and pulling weeds, there’s a lot that goes into making a beautiful landscape. So why shouldn’t you have a little fun with all of that hard work and do some things that will make your backyard the envy of the neighborhood? Read More


Invasive Plants and How to Manage Them

invasive plantsThere are plants in a garden that need careful management or they will over run a garden and can cause problems around the home. Invasive plants can actually bring down fences or kill other plants in a garden. These types of plants can also grow outside the confined area of the garden that they have been assigned. So it is important to use these tips to manage any potentially invasive plants.

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How to Pet Proof Your Backyard Infographic

HomeAdvisor created this great infographic describing how to pet proof your backyard. Take into consideration fencing areas, common areas, and organic fertilizers to protect the garden and also your pets. Knowing which plants to grow in your yard will also help you keep your pets safe from illness. Simply adding a dog house or fencing can keep your pets safe in their own backyard. Carefully using safe fertilizers and planting pet safe plants to your garden can also help keep a pet safe. Remember hanging decor and bird feeder. A cat or dog can easily jump high only to hurt themselves.

Remember your furniture. If you have nice furniture and you do not want your pets on the cushions, then take precautions. You can add paper that scares the pet or training to make sure the pet does not climb on the furniture.

Take a look at how you can pet proof your backyard. Read More


Dividing Your Outdoor Areas for Backyard Flow

Dividing Your Outdoor Areas

When looking at your backyard and the design of it, it is nice to take a look at the flow and what you want to do with your backyard.  This will help you establish a way to make your backyard functional, beautiful and engaging. Dividing your outdoor areas for different purposes can help you manage how to use your backyard.

Understand your Backyard Dimensions

Understanding your backyard dimensions is important to establishing your plan.  The size of your backyard and the type of environment is key to developing your backyard strategy.   Read More