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Arkansas Home Landscape

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Example of a Well-Designed Arkansas Shade Landscape

The landscape of your home encompasses the shrubs and trees, but also the annuals, perennials, groundcovers and vines.  Your lawn showcases what you plant.  A landscape also includes sidewalks, lighting, irrigation, decks and patios--it is the whole package.

Remember, the foundation to your landscape is the soil, so plan from the ground up.  Planning is key to a successful design.  Make sure you can maintain what you plant.  Know the requirements of the plants you grow--do they need sun or shade, a lot of moisture or dry conditions?  Are they prone to insects or diseases.  Do a little homework.

Know when your plant blooms and if it needs pruning.  Knowing when  and how that should be done is important.   A pretty yard just doesn't happen, but by choosing the right plant for the right location, low maintenance and beautiful is possible.




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Trees are a valuable asset to shade our homes.  Choose the right tree and know how to maintain it properly.

Which tree is right?





 Related Publications

September 2017 - Fall Color - Arkansas Democrat Gazette

August 2017 - Native Plants for Fall - Arkansas Democrat Gazette

August 2017 - Eggplants - Arkansas Living

July 2017 - Summer Bulbs - Arkansas Living

July 2017 - Tropicals - Arkansas Democrate Gazette

June 2017 - Melons - Arkansas Democrat Gazette

June 2017 - Water Gardens - Arkansas Living

May 2017 - Clematis - Arkansas Democrat Gazette

May 2017 - Arkansas Living Article

April 2017 - Arkansas Diamond Program - Arkansas Democrat Gazette

March 2017 - "Pruning" - Arkansas Democrat Gazette

March 2017 - "Bees" - Arkansas Living Article

February 2017 - Arkansas Flower and Garden Show - Arkansas Living

January 2017 - Food for Thought - Arkansas Democrat Gazette

January 2017 - Arkansas Living Article

December 2016 - Hardiness Zones (December 2016) - Arkansas Democrat Gazette

December 2016 - Arkansas Living Article

November 2016 - "Crape myrtle bark scale 2016" - Arkansas Democrat Gazette

November 2016 - Arkansas Living Article - "Persimmons"

October 2016 - Arkansas Democrat Gazette - Pecans

October 2016 - Arkansas Living Article

September 2016 - Arkansas Democrat Gazette - Summer Bulb Care

September 2016 - Arkansas Living Article

August 2016 - Arkansas Democrat Gazette - Figs

August 2016 - Arkansas Living Article

July 16, 2016 - "Weeds of Summer" Ark.Dem.Gazette

July 2016 - Arkansas Living Article

July 2016 - Bugs of Summer

June 2016 - Arkansas Living Article

June 2016 - Arkansas Gardener

May 2016 - "Fruits of Summer "Arkansas Democrat Gazette

May 2016 - Arkansas Living Article

Edible Landscaping - April 2016 Arkansas Living Article

Pass Along Plants - April 2016 Arkansas Democrat Gazette Article