Are you convinced your yard needs a makeover? Would a few simple landscaping ideas be enough to point you in the right direction? Sometimes, that is all the do-it-yourselfer needs: specific, easy-to-implement recommendations to inspire action.
From designing front, back, and side yards to how to start a garden from scratch, consult my resources providing simple landscaping ideas to learn ways to improve your yard. Each article presented below is just a starting point; follow the links within the articles to access more detailed information on each topic. If you would like to skip right to a link to resources with pictures, scroll down to section 5 below.
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are still more common in front yards than vegetable gardens, but the latter are gaining in popularity even in this, the most visible area of the yard.
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