I have two long flower beds that lay against the back of my house as seen in the picture below. I have Columbins, snapfdragons, irises, four o'clocks and i believe th... See more
I have a hole, in the middle of the ground, in my backyard, filled with good top soil, about 1.5 feet deep. It has lots of tomato plants in it, but every time it rain... See more
When it rains the moisture remains under the deck for a long time because there is no drainage. There are no openings at the bottom of the deck to allow water to esca... See more
Has anyone tried using old carpet as weed mat for their garden? If so, how successful was it and were there any drainage issues. Thanks in advance!
We made this fire pit outside and it needs something behind it. Any suggestions would be great, we will be adding some small red stone around it.
I was scouting out a location for a new bird feeder and found this egg on the ground next to my back porch. Looks like a chicken egg, however we don't have an chick... See more
A few weeks back one of you talented ladies posted how a shaded area of your garden was transformed into a rock garden. All of the base rocks were the same but about ... 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
Because electric and plumbing are underground I can not dig into the ground and plant trees or bushes
Our neighbor gave us crushed marble, but there wasn't enough to fill the area. We used carpet as landscape fabric, but it has disintegrated and is a mess.Last summer ... See more
I dug up low-lying, spreading azaleas in front of my front door and translated them in the side yard. Their had been 3 tiers there for many years, made from landscape... See more
my husbands late wife planted this lovely red rhododenron plant 5 years ago along the back fence .I love admiring it in the summer when it has the most beautiful red ... See more
The small circle has hostas growing but I cannot get grass to grow under this little leaf linden tree
What plants would be best in an area with little sun?
I can't afford to replace this ugly awning so I have to make do with what I have. Someone also stuck that cute little arbor in that corner and cemented it in place. N... See more
I'm replacing my patchy grass with playground mulch for my dogs in their yard area. Did a small area last year and now expanding it. Know it's only a matter of time... See more
I have a large birdbath that I would like to add a fountain to. That way maybe the water will stay fresh longer and we can watch the birds. I know they'll enjoy it. D... See more
I would like to add flower pots and furniture in my front yard but I have experienced theft in the past. Any suggestions?
It seems like most of what I plant rots because of the clay.
get direct sun ...
Summer can be brutal in the California Valley. My backyard plants only get shade in late afternoon. I'm looking for an easy and attractive way to cover then, as neede... See more
I would like year round flowers and nice seating