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As much of the country faces extreme heat, drought and water restrictions, ScottsMiracle-Gro, the leader in lawns and gardens, is stepping up to help homeowners navigate the challenging conditions.
Check out these five water-wise native plants for your yard that thrive in one of five specific hardiness zones across the country.
Find some great lawn alternatives using native plants and xeriscaping that can give your lawn vibrancy and keep your landscape water-wise.
Want to update your yard and stay“on-trend?” These 8 hot landscaping trends include eco-friendly designs that prioritize sustainability, low-maintenance options that require less upkeep, and functional elements that enhance the usability of your outdoor space.
Here are some inspirational before & after designs of yards that were completely transformed from ordinary to extraordinary with just the tap of a finger.
Here are 5 dream landscape designs and how to recreate them on the app!
While you’re spending some time at home, why not spice up some bare spots in your yard?
Spending the time to produce a well-thought-out custom design absolutely sets you apart from all other contractors while making a client’s landscape more cohesive.
Creating clever landscape fix-ups doesn't have to involve a high budget construction build; it can start with a simple clean up and a few appropriately chosen perennials and shrubs.
Climbing plants cover structures in basically one of three ways: clinging, scrambling, or twining. Learn more about how they flower and grow in home landscapes.
As we round the corner and pick up steam in the New Year, let’s take a quick look at some of our favorite tools and top content of the 2022 year!
Whether you start on a new slate or have some kind of idea you want to build on, you can begin anywhere at any time with your outdoor designing.
Wondering how to design a herb garden? Check out these different techniques and designs that can fit any style, size or shape—all guaranteeing success.
Here are ten simple ways that you can spruce up the landscaping of your corporate housing. Keep these ideas in mind as you get started on your own project!
Add interest and uniqueness to a landscape design by choosing plants that offer textural contrast to the yard.
Summer celebrations are here! Let iScape help you design the perfect oasis.
There is a reason good fences make good neighbors. Learn more about best strategic landscaping for privacy, peace and quiet.
Curb appeal is more important than ever, especially with the ability to virtually visit an area to get an idea of where to move. Here are some vital reasons you should care about curb appeal.
A swimming pool is a great way to beat the heat, and with these pool landscaping ideas, you can create an enchanting backyard oasis where you can get cool in summer.
Spring is upon us! Before you get to work, take some time to familiarize yourself with some of this year’s biggest landscaping trends.
Using foundation plants can soften the square lines of a building, improve curb appeal, increase home safety, and enhance a truly welcoming feeling for the front of a house. Enhance your outdoor space today!
This view of the iScape digital design demonstrates how different a home can look before and after a landscape installation. For more ideas on improving curb appeal, review our list here:
Why is the cold season the perfect time to design a landscape? Cleaning up leaves in the fall will leave some gardens bare and that naked garden is the springboard for creative ideas.
In recent years, having an entertaining area outside the home is more critical than ever. Make a difference for your bottom dollar with iScape!
No matter the outdoor space or time of day, iScape can reach you where others can’t. You’re not limited, just without the right tools. Download today!
Driveways can be beautiful and improve curb appeal for a homeowner. There are several ways a landscape company can assist with a driveway cleanup and improvement. Read more here:
Thanksgiving is a welcoming holiday where we can celebrate the spirit of giving together as a family. So create an attractive front entryway to welcome them in!
Take your inspiration to the next level by checking out these ideas for your own outdoor space or holiday party. Only with iScape!
Side yards typically feature a very narrow strip of land from the front to the back. Most people see this strip as a completely wasted space, yet an attractive side yard can be gloriously beautiful and add to the value of a home.
Make your work week a little more enjoyable by designing in iScape with our many different offerings and features!
A pergola is a beautiful hardscape attribute to add to an outdoor patio and truly up the beauty level on a patio, bringing a lot of joy to a homeowner’s entertainment area.
Utilizing the iScape App tool to help homeowners entertain outside is not just about placing shrubs and trees in the landscape. It can help homeowners and designers put together a patio area design in a snap.
Take inspiration from impressive lawns and curate a garden that will stand out in its own right while matching your vision. If you’re wondering how that might happen, take a look at these tips that we’ve compiled for you.
Outdoor living doesn’t have to be complicated. Join us in transforming the definition of outdoor design and make ‘simple’ simpler. Only at iScape.
Brick homes can look stark and imposing because of the large mass of brick that is seen in front of the home. In order to improve curb appeal for the front of a brick home, it is necessary to soften the harsh lines.
Homeowners often struggle to design a yard or garden if there is a hill or slope. With iScape, you can easily design and show two very different looks for the client’s sloped space.
Brilliant green lawns are undeniably beautiful. However, there are a variety of lawn alternatives to grass that require less upkeep.
Simple, classic design combined with safe construction and plant placement all come together to create the perfect entertaining area.
Want to see your ideas before the landscaping team does the installation? Using the iScape tool, you can build a fireplace patio in less than a few minutes to see what it will look like.
Landscaping on a shady slope or hillside can be frustrating as plants can slip down the hill if not secured properly. Learn the secret to create firm hardscaping here:
The power of a well-designed landscape is often underutilized as a sales tool. But with iScape, get your clients excited about their future home before the paperwork is even signed.
Are you stuck on trying to decide what plantings will look best against a blue home? Use the iScape app and test out all types of colors for your garden before actually installing a thing.
Is your yard still waiting for that quick summer spice up? Especially while you’re spending so much time at home, you can focus a lot more time on some of those bare spots left over by the winter months.
Retaining walls can be used in a myriad of ways to improve landscape design, but are most effective when used to shore up a difficult slope or steep drop off.
Pre-building a design without understanding what it might look like in the end can create costly mistakes. That’s why you should download iScape to set your vision right.
Building a city garden is so much easier when you can see the final layout and understand what it will look like for homeowners and landscapers to find success planning together.
When rebuilding a landscape that has a slightly sloped lawn area, there are few solutions that work as well as creating low retaining walls. Check out this retaining wall makeover for a sloped lawn.
Creating your perfect landscape doesn’t happen overnight, which is why it’s okay to take baby steps toward the final product. And with iScape, it’s easy to take that first step of designing!
Curious about the up and coming trends for this spring and summer season? Here’s what you can look out for this season and what you may want to consider for your own outdoor space!
While most gardeners think they have to till the soil over when they plant a vegetable or garden bed, it’s not necessary. In fact, it is much healthier to use a till-free technique.
When designing a garden, it is important to note the differences between a pergola, trellis, and arbor; they all serve different purposes in the garden that can be immensely beneficial for the homeowner.
Check everyone off your list with the gift of living design.
The perfect landscape inspiration may be hard to find if you’re not looking in the right places, but it’s worth the search for your own vision board. Here’s a list of several boards for you to check out!
An increasing consideration for landscape design involves therapeutic landscape architecture where the designer specifically solves problems in the garden and works to create a more healing and healthful atmosphere in doing so.
Don't think your yard has potential? Think again. With iScape, you can save both time and money if only to unlock the full potential of your yard. Check it out!
Creating an outdoor entertaining area has become more than just building a “pretty garden”, but more of a health necessity.
No matter your concern, an iScape designer can envision and collaborate with you in order to create the best plan for the specific outdoor space you have.
Linking the front and back landscapes with a creative side yard planting design can encourage friends and family to use the side yard and also add a bit of beauty to your property.
Check out this view of an iScape digital design that demonstrates how different a home can look before and after a landscape installation.
With the modern and easy-to-use iScape app, it is much quicker to build a smart design layout, which is instantaneously visual to the homeowner, making it simple to interpret and understand.
Deciding on a specific front walkway material can be intimidating. But using the iScape App to design and test front walkway “looks” can help enable a homeowner or landscaper with hardscaping and landscaping.
The secret with a vine is to understand its growing nature and place it on structures that are strong enough to support the weight of the vine. Learn more here:
Outdoor holiday decorating can be simple or complicated, but there are lots of ways landscapers can assist a homeowner to build exciting Halloween decorations.
Here are some hardscape features from architecture to walkways to fire pits that you’ll be interested to see to improve your outdoor living space!
These different approaches to landscaping will improve your yard appeal and continue your design inspiration throughout the colder months of the year!
Most groundcovers make a gorgeous contribution to a landscape. Read more on the different types of groundcovers and how to grow and maintain them.
Once a homeowner can see how it looks with less lawn and more flowers in digital form, it’s easy to have more confidence to implement a project, which will bring beauty and curb appeal to their small property.
Creating a grand entrance is a smart goal when rebuilding the landscape for curb appeal.
What if you could enjoy some of your paradise perks in your own outdoor space? iScape can make that happen!
A purple-themed garden can be a lovely addition to a home landscape, particularly if the home is a red brick or brown colored home.
If you’re interested in creating an outdoor kitchen and dining area, the tips below can help you get off to a solid start.
Getting started is often the most difficult aspect of landscape design. If you have an area to be landscaped, go through the below checklist to help kick-off the planning.
Get inspired by these before and after designs that will help make summer last a little longer.
Below is a list of “theme” gardens that work well as an island bed.
It’s important to have a couple yard suggestions handy for when a homeowner looks for guidance in making the outdoor design decisions.
There are several design techniques for perennial garden design including the eventual size of the plant and the garden's specific sun and water needs.
Perfect preparation is the key to overall success of everyone's experience, including the layout and decorations of your outdoor space.
Now that garden centers are chock-full of perennials, start planning the landscape plantings now.
Mixing annuals with groundcovers, perennials, vegetables, and shrubs in both garden beds and containers can mean an endless celebration of color for your landscapes. Here’s why you should add them to your landscape:
Why silvery plants are particularly suited for xeriscape conditions as their special foliage is used as a survival tool
Clients appreciate customized designs and will set you apart. Here's why:
Whether it’s the growing plants or the pathways that catch your eye first, it’s important to keep the balance of any space in your yard.
There is no better time to reimagine your outdoor living space than right now
Can your yard use some sprucing up? Use iScape to do so, simply and easily!
Here’s some inspiration to get you thinking about how your yard can shine even when it’s under a blanket of snow
Why not let your kids use their imagination in a constructive way?
Complete your Christmas holiday with these essential, cheery decorations
Whether you’re a DIY Homeowner, or you’re a Landscape Professional, get started today with iScape.