While it's important to have a plan for your landscape, it's more important to have a good plan in place for drainage. Not only do your plants need the right ratio of water to dry soil, you have to make sure that you keep water from building up around your home's foundation. To do that, you'll need to use one of many different types of drainage solutions to keep the water moving away from the house.
Are you moving into a new house that needs totally new landscaping? Perhaps you have just decided that your present front and back yards need some major attention. Either way, here are some ideas that might inspire you to give your gardens a gorgeous look. Mix Things Up - As you work on your landscaping design, consider mixing a hardscape with your ground cover. Think about using flagstone or brick along with grass or another ground cover.