Old Fallen Birch Tree

The paper birch tree is readily identified by it white paper bark that peels off.

This birch has fallen some time ago, life span of the birch is relatively short in comparison to other trees (100+ years) at about 30-40 years.

White trunk and branch bark is a unique feature of this tree and is a top landscaping pick for a feature tree in front yards.

We have many types of birch tree pictures at our Birch Trees page

Row of Cedar Trees

Cedar being an evergreen tree makes for a great year round hedge.

These white cedar trees run the edge of a driveway and provide more of a wind break.

Many property owners plant a row of cedars as a property line break rather than use more expensive options such as a wood fence.

There are many types of cedar trees and more pictures can be found on our Cedar Trees page

Pine and Cedar Tree Decor

Making a natural center piece is easiest if you have access to branches of a pine and/or cedar tree.

The white pine and cedar are evergreen trees so creating a natural display can be done any time during the year,

Christmas is the best time. Especially with twinkle lights and a few snowy décor accessories.

We have lots of Pictures of Christmas Trees

Wood Trail Post

Established conservations areas will have trail posts marking your walking route as in the photo above.

Some trails are left to the walkers to figure out. If you have ever been lost or without anyone’s help for directions near dark it can unnerving trying to get back to the vehicle .

This state of mind can easy against work again your safety.

When ever there is a walking trail board posted, take one or more photos of the map so you can refer back to the trails.

White Pine Tree

A mature white pine is one of the taller trees in the forest.

In the evergreen tree class, because it retains it’s green needles year round.

In the Autumn a large perimeter bed of fallen needles is created .. which animals rummage around in and source the seeds found in pine cones

White Pine trees is readily identified by it’s soft needles.

Weeping Birch Tree

Weeping Birch Tree is great feature tree in one’s garden with it’s graceful drooping downward branches.

This church landscape design features a large wood cross left to weather grey.

A Weeping Birch tree can be found in most garden nursery centres .. not so much in the big box building stores!

Landscape Design Chairs

Resin Adirondack Style Chairs

Adding these low maintenance chairs into your landscape design adds a focal point in the garden   ..  with a resting spot to enjoy a tea or cold drink.

Selecting a striking color adds contrast and draws the eye to your seating arrangement ..  you can then build out the garden area with your favorite trees or flowers.

Resin Plastic chairs vary in price and quality. One area to inspect is the size of the 4 vertical legs. If legs are too small, the chairs may wobble side to side over time … a firm based area of patio style stones will prevent the legs with sinking into the ground.

Suggest you buy at least two chairs  .. so someone can join you!

Landscaping Ideas Driftwood

Landscaping Idea: Old driftwood can be used as a unique garden accent  … especially interesting if is a unique shape  … and more so if found for free

Nice part about using old driftwood is that the  piece(s) are usually light weight and can be worked in and move around the garden    … this allow you to test and find the best creative spot in your garden!