Retain walls can be pretty and can add texture and elevation to your landscaping designs but most of the time they are created to hold back soil and sometimes water. They are made from a variety of materials such as, cut stone, natural stone, wood, or brick and add a tiered effect to a landscaping design in… [Read More]
What To Do When Your Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky Retaining Wall Needs To Be More Than 3-4 Foot Tall?
Many people ask if they should bag or mulch their grass clippings. Mulching your grass clippings is going to be best whenever possible. It will help save you money, help save the environment, and help your grass be greener. Mulching Makes Grass Greener A study over several years shown that clippings from lawns contain 46%-59%… [Read More]
Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky Landscaping Tips – Landscaping Design Mistakes to Avoid in Your Front Yard!
What you don’t know about trees, plants, and grass CAN hurt your curb appeal and the value of your house. The following mistakes are the ones we see homeowners making year after year… Lack of Proper Planning Many homeowners just rush into planting things here and there without a plan. A proper plan will require that… [Read More]
Do You Need Some Privacy From the Neighbors? Tips on What Trees, Shrubs, and Hedges to Use When Creating Privacy for Your Yard
Is your house a bit too close to your neighbors house? Do you have a pool and don’t want gawkers? Are you tired of looking at the neighbors broken down car rusting to oblivion next door? If so, you may want some privacy and this article helps you decide on using trees and shrubs to… [Read More]
When your home and its curb appeal are involved, walkways are more than just a way to get from Point A to Point B. Walkways turn ordinary yards into something special and elegant for your family and guests. Walkways quickly become showpieces that show off the rest of your landscaping. With some of the tips below… [Read More]
Softscaping and Hardscaping are common terms used by landscapers but not everyone knows what they mean! You need both and we’ll explain why. In our continued effort to arm you with the knowledge and tools to get the best out of your yard and landscaping company, we define softscaping and hardscaping below… What Is Softscaping? Trees, flowers, shrubs, and plants… [Read More]
Are you at a loss on what to do with your side yard ? With just a few tweaks here and there, Outer Image can transform your side yard into some much more functional and beautiful then before! Side yards are often overlooked in most landscape designs but they are essential in bringing your front and… [Read More]