Helping you plan your home improvement project, from start to finish

  • 7 Tree Maintenance Tips

    The benefits of trees in your yard are truly endless, but an unhealthy tree can cause problems. See 7 tree care tips to keep them healthy.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Mar 25, 2021
  • Lawn Care For New Homeowners

    Every new homeowner makes mistakes, especially when it comes to their yard. But I’m here to help. Here’s what every new homeowner needs to know about caring for their lawn.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Mar 25, 2021
  • Unique Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

    The front yard of a home is the first thing visitors see. Learn about some unique ways to make yours stand out with these landscaping ideas.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Nov 10, 2020
  • The Best Backyard Fence For Dogs

    Consider backyard fence ideas for dogs to help keep your furry friend contained without taking away from the look of your home. ImproveNet is here to connect you to local fence installation professionals.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Nov 5, 2020
  • How To Landscape With Stones

    Embellish your front and back yards with decorative landscaping rocks to add an extra dimension of natural beauty. Find everything you need, from inspiration to price lists and contractors, at ImproveNet.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Sep 10, 2020
  • 2020 Landscaping Trends

    The hottest of 2020's landscaping trends are undoubtedly incorporating rocks into your outdoor designs. Combine this with water features and you've got most people's idea of a true backyard oasis. It's not all about rocks, though, with the rise of the staycation and lots of people sheltering, it's more crucial than ever that your yard brings you peace and joy.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Sep 3, 2020
  • 5 Secrets To The Perfect Backyard

    There are a few elements that transcend personal style, location and even budget. They create a framework for you to build on and transform your outdoor space into something special and uniquely yours. Here are 5 secrets to the perfect backyard and a few ways to make them work for you.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Aug 25, 2020
  • Landscape Lights You Need To Know

    Landscape lighting is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to enhance your curb appeal and illuminate your home even after the sun sets. Smart, well-designed landscape lighting will not only provide a safety element outside the home, but it will also give you and your loved ones more time outdoors.

    By Jacob Hurwith Aug 25, 2020
  • Top 5 Ways Landscaping Can Lower Your Energy Bill In The Summer

    Many homeowners are aware that smart landscaping can save water, reduce landfill waste through composting and create habitat for beneficial wildlife. However, did you know that a few simple changes to your home landscaping can even lower your summer energy bills?

    By Rick Ryan Aug 25, 2020
  • Low-Maintenance Shrubs For Your Yard

    You have plenty of options to choose from when it comes to easy-care gardening. Low-maintenance shrubs could be the answer to what you’re looking for. See a few low-maintenance shrubs for landscaping.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Aug 25, 2020
  • 5 Signs You Are A Lazy DIY Landscaper

    Landscaping is supposed to be fun and give you an outlet for a relaxing afternoon alone or a fun activity with the kids. The second landscaping turns into an actual job, much like a career, the passion starts to take a turn for the worse.

    By Jacob Hurwith Aug 25, 2020
  • Landscape Timbers: What You Need To Know

    Landscape timbers give every homeowner the ability to turn their eyesore exterior into a landscaping masterpiece. Landscape timbers presents a challenging DIY project, but one any determined landscaper can handle.

    By Jacob Hurwith Aug 25, 2020