7 Top Landscaping Don'ts

Avoid the time-, money- and maintenance hogs of big landscaping mistakes. Here are 7 must-not-dos of home landscaping.


In any field that requires design, it can be easy to lose sight of the unintended consequences created by the design.  In the interest of beauty, aesthetics, form and function, sometimes the ongoing maintnenance and upkeep of any given space can be sacrificed.  This situation can leave the homeowner holding the bag, as well as a very large maintenance and utility bill.  This post from HGTV presents 7 landscaping don'ts that should be a part of every skilled designer's repertoire.

Here is an excerpt from the post: