Landscaping gardens is different from gardening. While both design and tend to gardens, landscaping gardens are projects as a whole – designing the whole plot or area of the lawn or garden, including planting and tending to lawns, gardens, shrubs and trees, even to lightning, water management and aesthetic additions (decors). Gardening involves growing, planting and tending to specific plot areas of plants, flowers, vegetables or herbs.
We feature seven must-read landscaping blogs that will give you more insight on how to care for your garden and improve its overall design.
While this is a lawn care, landscape and pest control company, their blog doesn’t scrimp in giving generous practical advice to its readers on how to care for their trees, lawns and gardens. Their posts, short but full of details, educates readers on how to spot potential or growing problems in their own gardens and give tips on lawn care maintenance and improvement.
Neave Group is a full-service landscaping contractor based in New York. And while their professional background boasts of different specializations (pools, sports, landscaping and décor), they manage to shell out some design tips on landscape design trends and practical design solutions based on season, location and house type.
Journalist and landscape designer Jane Berger features gardening and landscape design features and trends. From garden sculptures to new trees that will work well based on area and location, she also features gardens that have captured her eye because of its landscape design.
Susan Morrison is a landscape designer based in Northern California with a design philosophy of creating beautiful, sustainable gardens that fit her clients’ lifestyles. She features design strategies, layouts and plans with actual outputs and regularly writes about design features, garden design books and tips on making your garden look beautiful and still be sustainable.
Maintained by landscape and garden design Deborah Silver, what draws you into her blog is the fact that she writes about her actual projects – from start to finish. Her photos show projects from start to finish, featuring a before and after shot that is impressive and inspiring at the same time.
A commercial landscape contract, High Grove has established itself a thought leader and educator in the industry. Featuring articles that cater to both professionals and homeowners, the blog is maintained by its employees, giving it more personality and perspectives from different angles.
A blog focusing on water management issues, it highlights several case studies, detailing water and cost savings on properties they manage – proof that what they actually preach works.