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Mountain Lodge Pond on a Budget
Backyard with a steep slope towards the house was transformed into a patio with firepit with a rock retaining wall and connecting it to a pond with a waterfall. Each rock was laid by hand. We stained the concrete ourselves. The pond has a saltwater pump and we swim/float in the four foot deep water. It has a regular pond liner. The whole thing cost under 30,000, including the fence.
The Tao that can be spoken may not be the Tao, but the Zen that can be seen is definitely “on trend”. YardShare members Tracy and Wendy Evans show us how it’s done with their lovely landscape in Hurricane, Utah.
Landscapes are usually most stunning during those times of the year when you can actually see the ground. But there is an eerie beauty to a yard covered in freshly fallen snow as well.
YardShare member Masman35 in Sioux City is looking for some ideas to boost the appeal of a very plain yard. This homeowner doesn’t like the rocks or the existing bushes...
Ed Bruske, Master Gardener and president of D.C. Urban Gardeners, offers tips on the best locations for your vegetable garden.