Landscaping on a Budget
You don't have to break the bank (or even open your pocketbook very wide) to redo your landscape with panache and presence. We have great ways for you to save while you fashion a stylish, beautiful space. Start with lots of tips -- 45 to be exact -- to save money in the garden. That includes taking advantage of what you can make or save on your own -- potting soil and water, for example. The best way to trim your water bill is to conserve rainfall in your very own rain barrel, but we have other tips, too, to cut back on the water you use in your flowerbeds. (Hint: Our xeriscaping quiz may surprise you.) Salvaged materials are often less expensive than new and add unexpected character to gardens; here's how to use salvaged materials in your landscape. If you have a landscape budget, you can use it -- and stretch it -- wisely with ideas to spend less and save even more. That includes shopping secrets that you can put to use in the nursery; an expert lends insider knowledge for picking healthy flowers, shrubs, and trees that are economical, too.
Get a Handle on Landscape Costs
Know your landscaping costs to keep them manageable.
12 Money-Saving Landscaping Tips
Keep costs down in your next landscape project with these money-saving tips.
45 Money-Saving Landscape Tips
Landscaping can cause sticker shock. Here are 45 ways to come in below budget.
A great landscape doesn’t need to break the bank. Here’s how to have beauty on a budget.
Create a Waterwise Landscape
Create a water-saving garden that looks great, too. Low-maintenance and cost effective!
Energy-Efficient Landscaping Tips
Keep your energy costs down (and make your yard environmentally friendly!) with these tips.
Make a Rain Barrel to Save Water
Collect rainwater with this DIY rain barrel. Easy and fun!
Save Water in Your Garden
Watering is costly and time-consuming. Here are some smart ways to save on water.
Save Money in the Garden
Frugal gardening is sometimes just common-sense gardening. Here are some tips.
Stretching Your Landscape Budget
Spend less and get more! Here are ways to stretch your landscaping budget.
Tips for Saving Money in the Garden
More frugal tips! Here are ways to save money in your garden. Easy and profitable!
Landscape Costs: Decks, Fences, and Walkways
Get an idea of costs for adding decks, fences, or walkways to your yard.