Private paradise front yard landscaping ideas for any yard!

There are so many different back and front yard landscaping ideas that a person can get overwhelmed wondering what to do. We all want our yards to look like a garden paradise with many different kinds of flowers, plants and trees. With a good landscaping plan and a few high quality lawn and garden tools like Bosch power tools to help you get the job done, you can make your dreams come true.

If a beautiful water garden is your dream, you’ll find it here. If you’re planting lawn or laying down sod, this will help you get organized for your project. Ponds and waterfalls are also fun to make and relaxing to watch.




My knowledge on landscaping is limited, but I have really good resources that know their stuff.

I decided to go to St. George, Utah where my wife’s brothers operate a very successful landscaping business.

I picked St. George, Utah for many reasons. This is basically a desert oasis. It’s an oasis because people made it one with
irrigation
systems.

If you can get things to grow in a desert, you should be able to get things to grow anywhere. That was my first reason, but St. George also has many micro-climates because of the moisture levels, varying soil types, and different altitudes.

Different micro-climates gives a beautiful variety of landscaping ideas within a small geographical area.

desert landscaping


OK, so there’s a lot of aspects and ideas of landscaping that I want to cover.

Click on the links below for tons of info for a beautiful yard!


landscape examples

Examples of beautiful landscape ideas.


landscaping plans

Designs and Plans for creating a landscaping project.


landscape irrigation plan

How to plan and construct an irrigation system

landscape lawns

How to prepare soil and plant lawn or lay down sod

faux rock landscaping

Types of stones and stone placement


landscape waterfall

Planning and installing garden waterfalls


landscaping walls

Planning and building brick and stone walls


make a firepit

Designing and constructing patio firepits


make a fish pond

Construction of ponds for fish and plant life


backyard fountains

Choosing and installing garden fountains


landscape lights

Planning and wiring outdoor lights


landscape plants

Choosing and planting shrubs, flowers, and ground coverings


types of trees

Choosing and planting a variety of trees



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