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Category - Backyard Design

19
Jul

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 …

2
Jul

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 …

25
Jun

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 …

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 …

16
Nov

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 …

28
Oct

How to Choose Landscape Lighting

Designing the perfect landscape lighting plan can be overwhelming. There are a variety of lights to choose from, and you want it to look good while also providing added protection for you and your family. When it comes to choosing the right kind of landscape lighting, your main focus should be security and what part of …

20
Oct

What is Desert Landscaping?

When we think of the desert landscape, we think of sand as far as the eye can see with some cacti here and there. But there is so much more to the desert than just sand and dry heat; with a wide variety of drought-resistant plants and natural stone formations, desert landscaping might be the …

11
Oct

Do’s and Don’ts of Desert Landscapes

Do select plants, flowers, and herbs native to the region you live in; or make sure to pick ones that are drought-tolerant and can survive under the hot Southwestern sun. Do place your selected plants in groups based on their water needs; this will make the irrigation system planning easier and less costly. Do test your soil to …

5
Oct

Living in a Desert Area Design

Living in a desert area can present many problems when choosing plants, trees or any foliage to decorate the exterior of your home or business. A beautiful alternative to conventional grass and plants is desert landscaping. Most people used to think desert landscape as a boring assortment of sand and rocks. This is not true …

26
Sep

Environmental Conscious Backyard Design

Living in Nevada, residents learn very quickly that the environment we enjoy here is perfect for outdoor living. However, that benefit won’t last forever, unless we decide to live more in harmony with the nature that we so appreciate. One of the most significant impacts that all homeowners can easily control is the landscape of …

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