Garden Landscape Design

Repurpose Old Tires

Tires are bulky and can be difficult to get rid of, as many waste haulers won’t accept them. Why not put them to good use in your backyard?

According to Michelle Bull of Lakin Tire, recycled tires are inexpensive and easy to find. “They can be picked up at a local recycling plant for a few dollars, but most people are willing to give away any old tires that they have on hand,” she says.

Know the mature size of a plant at planting time

It’s important to leave enough space between plants to accommodate their ultimate size.

Design primary paths to be at least 5 feet wide

Secondary paths can be smaller (but no less than 3 feet wide) and still retain a pleasant and hospitable passage.

Garden Landscape Design

The best landscape design for you is one that fits with your personal home design style. It should make you want to spend time in your backyard and fit with your lifestyle. Check out the following garden ideas to get inspired to make your backyard even better.