Monthly Archives: November 2012

Rocking Hard: Ideas for Landscaping with Rocks

By |2012-11-27T17:42:06-07:00November 27th, 2012|Blog|

Gardens and landscapes gain fresh appeal when they contain natural elements like rocks and boulders. Ideas for landscaping with rocks take advantage of the visual heft and form of the materials to enrich the garden with depth and dimension.   photo credit: The Consortium via photopin cc The effects of using rocks in landscaping can

What Is Xeriscaping?

By |2012-11-25T17:33:37-07:00November 25th, 2012|Decorative Rocks|

Las Vegas homeowners face several challenges to maintaining appealing landscapes. The climate is dry and hot. Watering restrictions are in place and an ongoing drought makes conserving water essential. In light of these issues, many homeowners might wonder, what is xeriscaping? Xeriscaping is a way of landscaping that reduces the need to rely on water

A New Look: Natural Pools and Swimming Ponds

By |2012-11-20T22:26:20-07:00November 20th, 2012|Decorative Rocks|

Putting a pool in the backyard doesn't have to mean laying a boring deck and adding a diving board to the deep end. In fact, if you want to create a unique outside environment, take a look at these nature-inspired swimming pools (or ponds), and consider doing something like this to create your own backyard

Fun and Fierce Hieroglyphics and Where to Find Them

By |2012-11-15T17:59:22-07:00November 15th, 2012|Blog|

As evolved humans, we often take our roots and our past for granted. Living in busy Las Vegas, this is especially true. However, there are treasures for those local history buffs who are interested in something more than modern day affairs. Just be ready to pack up the car and go on an adventure. photo