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Category - Backyard Design

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 …

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 …

9
Dec

Ornamental Grass: The quiet desert beauty!

  When you live in the desert, your landscaping choices are a little thinner than many people would like. Of course, if you get creative, you can build a landscape that has depth and character. One great way to get creative with your yard is to use ornamental grass. This guide will show you the …

24
Nov

Landscaping and Pet Friendly

When a home owner gets ready to landscape the yard, two of the first things that come to mind are protecting your children and protecting your pets. If you’re like most homeowners, landscaping your yard can seem like a lost cause when you have a dog or two. So, we’ve compiled a few great ideas …