English Style Gardens

Design trends are always coming and going. However, whether it is fashion, interior design, cars or landscapes, some styles are always classic.   English garden style creates a whimsical and storybook appearance. With evergreens such as boxwoods that can be turned into hedges and topiary, it offers...

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Thanksgiving Tablescapes

Tomorrow is a big day of eating and being with family and practicing thankfulness and gratitude.  For those that are hosting the big gathering and need some last minute tablescape ideas, here are a few that will steal the spotlight from the turkey. This table is...

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Season for Mums

This is the time that you will start to see the bright colors of mums on everyone's porch. They can be planted, placed in urns or set out on your front porch. Take a look at these bright ideas and go plan on purchasing some...

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Dahlias!

Peonies are the show stopping flower for the late Spring and early summer months, but have you been seeing all the hype of the late summer and early fall flowers of dahlias?! Dahlias are everywhere at the moment and one of the most on trend...

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Teaming Up

Architects, Project Managers, Builders, Interior Designers and Landscape Architects make a successful team when designing, building and selling a home. Each profession has extensive knowledge in their field and can make decisions that increase the value of the project.   Why collaborate with landscape architects and landscape...

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Total Eclipse of the Garden

The eclipse may be over, but the energy and excitement still lingers. Over at DG2 Design, designer Brad Priest wrote about tips on creating a moon garden for your back yard. And today at DG2 Home, we are posting flowers that have celestial names so...

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Creative Concrete

Concrete doesn't have to be dull and grey. When planning your outdoor patio space, or other areas in which concrete is the ideal choice, look into options that bring a creative and eye catching look to your space. Prices range depending on the different stains...

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Outdoor Classrooms

It's August! For many, it's back to school month. Who doesn't love sharpened pencils, new erasers and empty spiral notebooks? (Pocketbooks excluded).   School is almost here but that doesn't mean you have to wait for them to go to school to keep them learning. Take a...

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Shade Trees

We are in the dog days of summer. Highs in the mid 90's and the humidity is unreal in the Midwest region. Like most new neighborhoods, trees are not developed and your backyard has little seedlings of trees. If you reside in an older and...

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Help Out Mother Earth

Story after story and weather patterns and photographs of nature are showing that humans are not be the nicest to our planet. At DG2 Home, we encourage homeowners to think of sustainability and to be resourceful with their landscapes. Everyone can start at home to make...

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