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Urban Landscaping: Types of Green Roofs


Green roofs are a relatively new concept in the landscaping domain – they are related to transforming the terraces of buildings in urban regions into mini landscapes that would help add more green cover in the concrete jungle. One of the challenges with this concept is that the older buildings are not designed to support […] Read more

Landscape Designing: Retaining Walls


Landscape designing is not just about placing plants and trees in attractive arrangements. There are some other concepts and ideas too that can be used to create deliberate variations for better soil retention, use of acreage and sometimes just better visual impact. The retaining walls are one such concept that is used quite commonly in […] Read more

Choosing a Landscape Contractor


Landscaping your house or any property adds a lot of value to the location and brings in a premium value; this increases the return on investment on such properties multi fold. However, the value is really associated with a quality landscaping. A poorly down landscaping could damage the property or even put it under threat. […] Read more

Urban Landscaping: Green Roofs


Green roof is a contemporary concept that looks to bring back some natural environment the modern concrete jungles. With extensive urbanisation a lot of the forest covers and natural life has been driven out of the modern cities. With growing global warming and pollution concerns, there is a growing intent to bring back some degree […] Read more

Rock Landscaping Rocks!


We always like seeing the humble rock get its fair due in landscaping discussions. There is so much more to landscaping with rock than just dropping a few boulders around – a well-thought-out landscape design that incorporates rock is a work of art. You can invoke a quiet mountain stream, a rough desert canyon, a […] Read more

Local Laws – Planning For Lawns


This is one of those “bureaucracy gone mad” stories that you hear about every now and then. Boing Boing recently reported on a couple who replaced their grass lawn with drought-tolerant plants – and got sued by the city! While this takes place in Orange County, California, US (world-famous for invasive government that micromanages your […] Read more

Tip For The Outdoor Living Space


The part of your landscaping plan that is perhaps the most important is the part you’re going to be using. An outdoor patio, deck, or porch will be your place to enjoy the outdoors and entertain. Here’s a good guide to the basics of creating a high-end outdoor space on a low-end budget. In addition, […] Read more