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Zen Yin Yang Deck

Zen Landscaping Tips from the Eye of the Storm

The Tao that can be spoken may not be the Tao, but the Zen that can be seen is definitely ďon trendĒ. YardShare members Tracy and Wendy Evans show us how itís done with their lovely landscape in Hurricane, Utah....

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Sioux City

YardShare to the Rescue in Sioux City

YardShare member Masman35 in Sioux City is looking for some ideas to boost the appeal of a very plain yard. This homeowner doesnít like the rocks or the existing bushes......

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Herb Garden

The Magnificent Seven: Stars of the Herb Garden

Of all of the herbs readily available, itís sometimes confusing to try to make a decision about which ones to include in your garden. Why spend your dollars and hours of your time in growing herbs that you may never use? Often, too much of a good thing is a bad thing....

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Resort Landscape Design

Resort Style Landscape Design At Home

Most of the landscapes featured on YardShare are residential areas designed by homeowners (and they do a great job!) But we also get a chance to peek at how the other half lives, too. The concepts presented in these glamorous resort landscapes can be used to make your own yard look even better. ...

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How To Build A Firepit

Create Your Own Backyard Firepit

The caveman instinct within us comes alive when we cuddle up to an outdoor fire. That need for warmth, a way to cook our food and a hot blaze to light up the night. Itís a comfort that we all instinctively crave....

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How To Create an English Cottage Garden

Tips for Designing an English Cottage Garden

One of the most charming landscape styles is the English cottage garden. This type of design works particularly well around older, smaller homes with wood, brick, or stone facades. This isnít your frightfully well bred and proper formal British garden....

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Walkway & Pathway Garden Ideas

Walk This Way! Pathways to Add Interest to Your Garden

A beautiful garden path is an attraction in its own right, but pathways can serve many purposes in your yard. They invite you and your guests to stroll through the garden, admiring the plants and landscape. ...

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Step By Step Pond Construction

Toss a Penny in the Pond

Actually, these homeowners tossed 3 million pennies in their pond to make their landscaping dream come true. Thirty grand isnít a bad price for a water feature of this size and complexity. Hereís a blow by blow of the entire landscaping project....

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Drawbridge Driveway

A Manís Home is His Castle Ė Medieval Landscaping

Sometimes, when the chips are down, all youíve got is the quarter acre plot of land you call home. If thatís the case, you may start feeling a bit protective about your little slice of property. Thatís the time to consider adding some medieval touches to your landscape design....

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Terrific Terraces

Check Out These Terrific Terraces

Whether your yard is naturally sloped or if you want to add height as a design ploy, terraces offer a very flexible landscaping solution. Theyíve been used for thousands of years in disciplines ranging from agriculture to architecture. ...

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Stacked Stone Built In Bench

Benched! Getting Outdoor Seating Right

If you ever feel like taking a time-out outside, you need a place to sit. A very large anthill can be an invigorating seating option, but itís not one we recommend for long term use. For a more traditional solution, consider adding a bench or two to your landscape....

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3D Landscape Design

YardBusters! Featured Yard: Arnold Design

One of the great things about being a YardShare member is that you get to see examples of model yards created by professional yard designers. It is fun working with graph paper and a mechanical pencil to draw up a layout the old fashioned way; but the 3D imaging software the pros use is pretty cool!...

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What is Mulch

What is Mulch?

Mulching is one of the easiest and most beneficial gardening practices. Mulching can help you conserve water, prevent weed growth, and return nutrients to your soil. It can also serve as a nice landscaping tool....

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Little Yard of Horrors

Little Yard of Horrors

We see quite a few yards in need of a makeover here at YardShare, and this one is probably in the top 10. Owner George Graf describes his yard as downright ďscaryĒ. Itís littered with rotting wood and broken stone....

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fire pit design ideas

Fire Pit Design Tips From The Masters

Building a backyard fire pit is a favorite DIY project. You dig a hole, put some bricks and sand in the bottom, and install a decorative pit border with some rocks or bricks. Sounds simple, right?...

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