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Backyard Landscape Design

It’s that time of year again, and you’ve been thinking about changing the landscape of your backyard, to make it into that relaxing retreat you’ve always wanted. Landscape design doesn’t have to be hard work, and it doesn’t have to empty out your bank account either. Many ideas for a low maintenance, private, multipurpose backyard landscape design can be found from diverse sources like the internet, at the library, or at a local home and garden store.… Read More

Choosing The Right Landscaping Materials Changing the landscaping around your home can be a lot of fun; a lot of hard work, but can also greatly increase the value of your home. If you plan to stay, you will enjoy the fruits of your labour.

If you plan to sell, your home is going to be a lot more appealing to potential buyers with a great looking landscape.… Read More

Old Sundial

Can your sundial really tell the time? “I am a sundial, and I make a botch
Of what is done far better by a watch”
So wrote Hilaire Belloc, but is this really fair? Sundials are the earliest known form of time-keeping having been used for some five thousand years.

The Greek historian Herodotus stated that sundials were first used by the Chaldeans and Sumerians in Babylonia, which was part of the modern Iraq.… Read More

There are many reasons why  you should incorporate landscaping stones into your landscaping design. The main one however is for beauty, pure esthetic beauty. For a landscaping design to look perfect it needs to have layers and this can be a hard thing to achieve without the use of landscaping stones.… Read More