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27
Jun

How Often Should I Water My Lawn in the Summer?

Every living thing needs water, and your grass is no exception. But simply remembering to water your lawn isn’t enough. There’s a right way and a wrong way to do it. For example, if you’re not generous enough with your watering, the roots of the grass won’t grow deeply, leaving your lawn in trouble at …

12
Jun

Interesting Asian Ideas For Your Backyard

Relax with a Koi Pond Koi ponds are a staple of Japanese landscape design, and they’re beloved for a good reason. These tranquil features are filled with graceful fish whose scales shimmer in the brilliant Nevada sun. You don’t have to dig very deep to get enough space for koi, which makes this an ideal …

3
Jun

How To Heatproof Your Henderson, NV. Garden

If you live in The Las Vegas Valley / Henderson Nevada  etc.  Extreme heat can destroy your plants if your garden is not prepared for the heat of summer. So, how do you know if your plants are handling the summer heat? Take a walk through your garden during the hottest part of the day …

30
May

Water Conservation in Nevada

 Understand Water Conservation Efforts in Nevada As residents of a metropolis in the desert, it is natural to be concerned with water and water conservation in the Las Vegas Valley. But residents are not the only ones who think about Nevada’s water—economists, scientists, policy makers, and lawyers also have their eyes on Nevada water sources …

23
May

Curb Appeal: 5 Tips for a Beautiful Front Yard

At Backyard Connection  we understand that the exterior of your home is something that everyone can see, and most homeowners strive to create great curb appeal. Thinking about curb appeal shows pride of ownership, and it is also essential when the time comes to sell your home. Luckily, creating great curb appeal is not very …

17
May

Las Vegas Henderson Landscaping Ideas For Summer

The heat has arrived  across the Las Vegas Valley, but that’s no reason to throw in the towel on your landscaping this summer! Backyard Connection has a few great ideas for your yard during these warm months: from creating shaded spaces to customized hardscape, there’s plenty to do and lots of different ways to make …

11
May

Desert BackYard Rejuvenation in Las Vegas

Here in Las Vegas and Henderson, Nevada, our hot summers, warm winters and overall arid climate make for some pretty tough growing conditions. Is your desert yard in need of a makeover? The pros at Backyard Connection can help! With a little planning, dedication and regular maintenance, that dry, unkempt yard can be turned into …

3
May

Enhancing Your Backyard With Landscaping & Irrigation

Las Vegas households are already blessed with lush, abundant greenery, but transforming what you already have not only looks inviting, but can really show off your personal taste and style. A well designed home landscape also maximizes your home’s resale value should you ever be in the market. Whether it’s adding trees or shrubs to …

25
Apr

Landscape Design: Front Yard vs. Back Yard

In Las Vegas and Henderson Nevada, desert  world of landscape design, there are often big differences in the way that a back yard is designed versus the front yard. The front yard is all about curb appeal, while the back yard can be a place for outdoor living, gardening, water features, and more. In front …

16
Apr

A Firepit Garden for Summer Nights

After the origin of controlled fire — ohh, couple-a-four-hundred-thousand years ago — you have to believe the creation of the fire pit soon followed. And here you sit with an empty backyard, save for the gas grill on your patio.You’ve had plenty of time to stop thinking about a fire pit and start building a fire pit. Lucky for you, fire …