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7 Home Landscaping Rules You Should Never Break

The exterior appearance of your home is crucial to the overall curb appeal of your property. That’s why it’s so important to plan the right landscaping, whether for aesthetics, function or a blend of both. This way, you can achieve the right look and level of maintenance that works for you. Some say rules are […]

How to Create the Perfect Backyard Garden

Gardens are great ways to enhance the beauty and serenity of your yard. Whether you want to create a flower garden, fruit and vegetable garden, or a combination of both, there are many ways you can create the perfect backyard garden as part of your unique outdoor living space. 1.    Size Things Up Choose plants […]

How to Enhance Your Dallas Backyard with a Custom Pool

Adding a pool to your backyard is a great way to celebrate the nice weather. But adding a custom pool to your backyard is even better. Who wants a cookie cutter pool design that doesn’t stand out? Instead, customize everything from the shape to the features when you partner with Outdoor Home Living. In order […]

Why You Should Add a Fountain to Your Landscape

Ever think of adding a water feature to your yard? Fountains make great additions to any landscape, playing a prominent role in landscape design for homes of all kinds. Compared with other types of water features such as ponds and waterfalls, fountains are less labor-intensive to make and less time consuming to maintain. How Garden […]

4 Benefits of Landscaping Retaining Walls

Retaining walls bring an unrivaled aesthetic appeal to any yard, but they also add a functional element too. Detailed and attractive with stone that really catches the eye, retaining walls serve to hold back earth, brush or water, hence the name: retaining.  A retaining wall can do so much, from helping you create a terrace […]

How Stonework Complements Your Dallas Landscape

Are you looking to dramatically alter your landscape to make it more beautiful, functional and enjoyable? It’s possible with stonework. From retaining walls and fire pits to patios and garden pathways, there’s never been a better time to beautify your property. You can achieve this with a multitude of shapes, textures and styles. Not only […]

How to Increase Your Yard’s Functionality

If you generally like the look of your yard, yet its shape or form just isn’t practical, you may consider increasing its functionality. After all, you have a nice yard: what good is it if you can’t use it for relaxing, playing and entertaining? Check out these tips to boost the functionality of your entire […]

Fences vs. Gates: Which Ones are Best for You?

Are you “on the fence” when it comes to how you want to enclose your property? Fences and gates may sound the same but they are different in a few ways. The one you choose will depend on your intended usage, landscape design, budget and personal style. People tend to put fences around their entire […]

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