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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

9
Nov

Rocking out in your Yard!

Many of the properties in Las Vegas, whether residential or commercial, have desert landscaping. A large part of desert landscaping involves rock and gravel to fill in the areas that would typically be covered in grass in regions that get more rainfall. Here, we will discuss the three common rock and gravel options that you …

1
Nov

Small Spaces Can Be Very Beautiful

  Here in Las Vegas, homes are on fairly small plots. There aren’t many sprawling yards like you see in magazines, movies or driving through the countryside in other states. Landscaping choices should differ based on the size of your yard and on location. There are things you can do to make it look larger …

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 …

11
Aug

DESERT LANDSCAPE INSTALLATION COSTS IN LAS VEGAS

If you live in the Las Vegas area, chances are you’ve noticed that cacti and other succulents have a stately sense about them that is truly beautiful to behold. Desert landscaping takes advantage of this surreal quality and brings it home to you. But desert landscaping isn’t just about aesthetic appeal. It offers a number …

29
Jul

Landscaping Ideas for a Small Backyard

Sometimes, good things really do come in small packages. Having a compact yard means less maintenance and lower plant costs, and it doesn’t necessarily require you to sacrifice your vision of the perfect yard. In fact, Dennis Thomas of Backyard Connection in Henderson, Nevada, urges homeowners to look at the positive side of having a small …

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