Creating Your Own Oasis - Landscaping Tips For Your Home! #DIYHome


Creating Your Own Oasis - Landscaping Tips For Your Home! #DIYHome

There is a lot to think about when landscaping a home. Landscaping doesn't just mean to improve a home's garden alone. Things that you should be thinking about when landscaping a home, are areas such as, the fence, hedges, decks, fountains or anything else you might want to add. To get an idea of what you can do to landscape your home, take a look through this article.

Use stones, and pebbles to decrease the amount of grass on your lawn. Stones and pebbles are attractive additions to any yard, and they do not require regular maintenance. Grass requires regular mowing, watering, and fertilizing. Reducing the amount of grass in your yard can help to save you time, and energy.

When it comes to purchasing landscaping materials, do not always believe that cheaper is better. Yes, these materials will save you money, but most of the time, the quality of these materials is not very good. Ask the employees of the store you go to, which brands are the best.

Don't gather up all the grass clippings as you mow the lawn. The small clippings decompose and supply nutrients without having to buy and apply fertilizer.

In your next landscaping endeavor you may want to include a water feature as a focal point. Water features are very appealing, not only for their appearance, but also for the beautiful noises they can make. There are many options, from fountains to faux rivers that will surely enhance your yard's appearance.

When planning a landscaping project for your house, be sure to go beyond the home-improvement stores and check out online resources. You might just find deals and products that are not carried locally. Due to the lack of a physical store, you might find that selection, and pricing is far superior.

Before you embark on a large landscaping project, contact your homeowner's association, if you have one. Many neighborhoods have guidelines and specifications regarding what you can or cannot do to parts of your property that are visible to other neighbors. They can even force you to change things, if you are in violation of set rules.

Your brain should now be swarming with ideas about how you want to change your home's landscape. Go ahead and use some of the ideas you learned today, but remember to always be on the lookout for new information, as well. You never know what you might come across when thinking of landscaping your home.

Source: Honnylyn Urna


  1. I wish I had a house to do all those wonderful DIY's to. Living in a condo makes it difficult to do all that as there are so many things we have to consider apart from having such a small space to play around with.

  2. This is so helpful and just in time for my family's home improvement project. I was planning to have the cheapest materials but now, you have me thinking.

  3. Such helpful tips could be handy to those who have space for landscaping. How I wish I have wide space with our house too. :( But I could share this to my cousins who's struggling with ideas on how they could improve their yard

  4. I like all the tips, I love landscaping!! When you have a garden in your house it feels very relaxing. I love flowers too and plants.

  5. Thanks for sharing your tips. Those who are new to landscaping will surely get good ideas from you. Wish I have my own too. Definitely, I'll be applying what you have shared here. :D

  6. If there's one dream job I want to do, that is landscaping. Wish I could go to school for that.,

  7. I LOVED that pathway around the pool. I wish we have that by our pool as well.

  8. Beautiful landscaping adds so much value to a home whether we choose to live in it or sell it.

  9. Thanks for the tips. I actually didn't know one has to inform or at least check with the association for any landscaping projects you may want to have in your very own backyard.


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