Creating a Professional Backyard Landscape

You can achieve a stunning landscape by creating a focal point and planning carefully. Landscape architect Maureen Smith shares simple steps on how to create a professional backyard landscape.

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Achieving a Professional Landscape

Landscaping can make the difference between a drab backyard and a little corner of paradise. But random plantings in your spare time could lead to a patchwork of styles that don't come together. The key to a professional-looking landscape is careful planning, from choosing a focal point to researching which trees and flowers thrive in your area. Landscape architect Maureen Smith shares each step of the process.

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