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4
Nov

How To Choose The Right Landscaper

This we all know. When creating a fabulous backyard takes a lot of work. You need someone who is responsive to your needs.  Choosing the right residential landscaper can be a difficult if you’re not sure how to go about it. First.  Is the landscaper compliant with all state regulations and requirements? This should be …

29
Oct

How About a Shrub?

  You can have a wonderfully green landscape in the desert.  Due to water conservation, the biggest difference between desert and regular landscaping is that instead of grass, you have a bed of rock surrounding the plants that you choose. Flowering shrubs are a wonderful way to add life to your yard, and a little …

16
Oct

October is a great time to start planting

From mid-October to the end of January is our big planting season. That’s when the weather has cooled enough to make life less stressful for new plants. As any newcomer knows, it’s tough moving into a neighborhood. Plants need time to grow roots so they can find necessary moisture and nutrients and not be totally …

4
Oct

Vegetable Gardens in Southern Nevada

In these strange days of staying in most of the time and not knowing what the future will bring, it is recommended that you should start growing some of your own food. A vegetable garden in Las Vegas area can be challenging but very rewarding.   Eating from your own garden is delicious and healthful …

28
Sep

Las Vegas has a long growing season

Las Vegas has a long growing season that generally extends from mid-February to late November (about 285 days). This sounds like a dream come true to gardeners in northern climates, but gardening in Las Vegas definitely has its challenges. People who attempt to grow plants in Las Vegas are confronted with oven-like temperatures, drying winds, …

21
Sep

Pavers for your Front or Backyard

Backyard Connection of Henderson, NV. uses a variety of professional paving products in our installations and landscape designs, including Pavestone and Belgard. Using pavers in your commercial or residential landscaping can beautify your landscaping. Be sure to view our gallery to get some ideas for your landscaping project and view our professional work. Interlocking pavers, paving …

14
Sep

Landscaping Design for Homes in Las Vegas

  Landscaping has been around for many years. It has helped enhance public gardens, business premises and of course, numerous homes. But in Las Vegas it does get quite hot in the summer time (around 110 degrees) and a bit cold in the winter (a few days below freezing). This can wreak havoc on not …

6
Sep

How to Get Started On Transforming Your Backyard

Don’t be overwhelmed by all that goes into creating your dream backyard – just take it one step at a time. Before you know it, you’ll be enjoying your fruits of your labor. Even if it takes a year to bring it all together, transforming your backyard is so rewarding and such a worthwhile addition …

31
Aug

Caring for Traditional Herbs When you live in the Desert

Traditional herbs usually mean the ones many of us are familiar with, ones which are medicinal and culinary, mints; basil’s; scented geraniums; thyme’s; and so on. Caring for these types of herb plants in the desert is different than caring for them in other parts of the country. The intense sun and dry heat we …

23
Aug

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 …