We just moved to Huntsville, TX and I don’t know what kind of ground cover plant to use that can survive the heat and sun and the strange red dirt! We had to build ... See more
Our very large willow tree (Bubba) is beautiful but I want to add more visual interest by planting several varieties of Hostas around the base of her, in particular, ... See more
Hi all I have recently bought a new home and planning to innovate new ideas for my new home. My first step is to design a patio in my backyard and surrounding it with... See more
I need ideas on how to decorate the area. I am told I need a tree but I want to tie up more property of the yard. I am looking to mow as little as possible. The pic... See more
I have premium brown mulch that I want to put on the soil below my tomatoes, any tips, ideas or anything I need to know before I do it?Edit: Do I need to replace it a... See more
Can a neighbor build a mailbox in the easement area of my property? I live on a corner lot. As you face my property, on the right, there is the main road. On my left,... See more
I got this as a gift and would like to decorate a surrounding to make it look like one in the 1980s. I'll love to have some rocks or bricks, and plants. Maybe a small... See more
I am handicapped so gravel or stones is out, it would cost a fortune to hire someone to put down pavers, any ideas?
Want to kill the grass around a tree so I can mulch around it.
I was told I didn't need a trellis - that the ivy would just cling to the fence but I'm finding that's not the case. Not yet at least. I've been able to "place" the... See more
I have rocks that line my sidewalk they are about a foot wide, and span from the house to the sidewalk (about 20 metres). I tried using a shovel to remove them and I ... See more
So many houses are styled where the attached garage juts out from the rest of the house front. This creates a wall beside the walkway to the house that creates shade.... See more
So we bought this house in North Texas With a strange slab of concrete in front of our house I would really like to just get rid of it but it’s a pretty thick slab ... See more
About thirty foot made of old 2x6 lumber and 4x4 posts. Screening off our barn area from the backyard. I have built part of a multi level deck adjacent to the wall. S... See more
I am a senior lady too old to cut grass and can not afford a gardener on fixed income. What ground cover can I plant that can withstand Bakersfield ca. summer heat... See more
this is the front of our house....what .....you see when you drive by. how do i embellish it with color? thank you
One corner of the back yard is shaded and nothing grows there. We're wondering whether to add patio stones and make a little sitting area, and we're open to any other... See more
This is a new house and so the side yard was initially a lawn. I prefer to grow flowers (attract bees) instead of a lawn, so based on articles I read about lasagna ... See more
Our new garden has a yucky brown/orange fencing with little privacy. Can you recommend ideas to help with this please in quick growing shrubs etc. Some shrubs will... See more
Live in Maine. Cannot dig or till down much due to a lot of ledge. How can I make to most of a garden ? Do I need to built half up and if so how would that work for ... See more
I’m in a warm climate, would love to grow vegetables and fruit for the family. I have a large backyard. Just not sure where to start since we are all busy. Any lowc... See more
Ditch is across backyard (60'); 5 feet wide; different depths.