Landscaping Tips

Landscaping Tips is a new addition to our site for 2013. This is the place where we gather and share all the “Tricks of the Trade”. We would love to hear from you, whether you are a professional or a DIY landscaper. These are stories about any landscaping project that you are willing to share in order to help others.

They can be positive or negative. Maybe we are learning from a disastrous mistake that you made? Maybe we can learn from one you avoided? Maybe you are just sharing your knowledge based on your experience as a landscaper? They can be as short or as long as you want them to be, keep in mind others will be able to post comments on your experience.

This will be a shared page that everyone will see, so please add any pictures or video that may make it easier to understand. We do ask that you provide the original source of any information that may not be uniquely yours. We feel that the original owner should always be credited with their own work.

For those of you with your own websites or blogs, we would be happy to post any links back to you so long as the material is relevant to this section.

Underneath the submission form is where you will you find the helpful tips and tricks submitted by others.

All you have to do is fill out the form below and submit it for review before we post it.


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Tips and Tricks from Other Visitors

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Patio Base 
I seem to get a lot of questions on what sub base materials should be used under landscaping projects. The questions come in from all over the world, and …

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Corner Lot Landscaping Tips Not rated yet
Corner lot landscaping design is a little different than a normal street lot, as your property now includes an additional 90 degrees of vision. Corner …

Landscaping a Slope Tips Not rated yet
When we put together an article on “Landscaping a Slope” last year, we were surprised at how much traffic it received. The article has a strong focus on …

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Accurately Estimate Patio and Walkway Sub-base Materials Not rated yet
When I first started gathering material to build this site about 3 years ago, I asked some friends what would be the most valuable information for homeowners …

Landscaping Installation Plan Not rated yet
I wonder how many of you have never heard of a landscaping installation plan before? Dream Yard is all about saving you time and money, so I figured I …

Landscaping Planning Not rated yet
Many of the biggest landscaping blunders come from a lack of landscaping planning. This is one of the reasons why we have a dedicated section in all our …

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