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27
Feb

Adding a Deck to your Backyard or Not!

Sometimes adding a deck to your home in Las Vegas or Henderson, Nevada can seem like a pretty cool idea, but unless you are covering an unusable portion of yard space you might want to read this. Decks you are limited to wood or composite wood. With real wood your staining or sealing every 2-3 …

27
Jan

To Seed…Or, Not to Seed That is the Question

I saw this story and just had to have it retold Why?  Because it is so true and so many of our customers ask this question.   If you have grass in Las Vegas or Henderson, Nevada, I want to give you a huge pat on the back. It’s not easy to keep grass alive…and …

29
Dec

Desert landscape ideas for backyards

Using Smaller Plants: Small Desert Plants for the southwest.  These small cactus plants are great for a small Xeriscape landscape design.  Most will require little water and will tolerate full hot sun…perfect for those small hot places that are bare. Desert plants are susceptible to mealybugs and other insects.  Owners tend to neglect them because they …

7
Dec

A Bit About Desert Landscaping

DESERT PROBLEMS At first take, the problems of desert landscaping can seem insurmountable — few climates can compare to the desert for odds to overcome. Lack of water is the most obvious problem, but not the only one. Overnight temperatures in the desert can be quite cool, which delays the ripening of many crops that …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

11
Jul

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 …

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