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Category - DIY Landscaping

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 …

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 …

4
Jun

Basics Tools for Gardening

  Starting your garden requires the right tools.   There are a few basic tools that will get you started. Here’s a sampling of garden tools to start filling your tool shed. Shovels: Garden shovels have round, pointed blades. They are necessary for moving soil, digging holes and planting… Look for one with a flat edge at …

7
May

The Hands of a Gardener!

Working in the yard can be really hard work. By the end of the day, you will be dusty, dirty, itchy and maybe even a little sore. A hot shower will help most of these problems. Sometimes our hands are not cared for like they should be.   Hands get dried out, cracked, cut, scraped, etc. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

4
Sep

Succulents and Desert Plants Provide A Natural Look

The “natural” look is not only huge right now, it’s one of the most ideal Arizona landscaping ideas for conserving water. With water shortages being a problem, home owners cannot justify planting the backyard with plants that require a lot of water. Choosing natural succulent plants, and creating a real desert oasis in the backyard, …

25
Aug

Landscaping Your Backyard Can Add Value

Your home’s exterior can look great with landscaping. By using a couple of simple concepts, it is possible to refine your own landscaping skills considerably. Don’t allow yourself to put off a project just because you can’t afford it. There is no rule that says you cannot complete your work in stages in order to …

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