(702) 719-2500

Blog

17
May

Las Vegas Henderson Landscaping Ideas For Summer

The heat has arrived  across the Las Vegas Valley, but that’s no reason to throw in the towel on your landscaping this summer! Backyard Connection has a few great ideas for your yard during these warm months: from creating shaded spaces to customized hardscape, there’s plenty to do and lots of different ways to make …

11
May

Desert BackYard Rejuvenation in Las Vegas

Here in Las Vegas and Henderson, Nevada, our hot summers, warm winters and overall arid climate make for some pretty tough growing conditions. Is your desert yard in need of a makeover? The pros at Backyard Connection can help! With a little planning, dedication and regular maintenance, that dry, unkempt yard can be turned into …

3
May

Enhancing Your Backyard With Landscaping & Irrigation

Las Vegas households are already blessed with lush, abundant greenery, but transforming what you already have not only looks inviting, but can really show off your personal taste and style. A well designed home landscape also maximizes your home’s resale value should you ever be in the market. Whether it’s adding trees or shrubs to …

25
Apr

Landscape Design: Front Yard vs. Back Yard

In Las Vegas and Henderson Nevada, desert  world of landscape design, there are often big differences in the way that a back yard is designed versus the front yard. The front yard is all about curb appeal, while the back yard can be a place for outdoor living, gardening, water features, and more. In front …

16
Apr

A Firepit Garden for Summer Nights

After the origin of controlled fire — ohh, couple-a-four-hundred-thousand years ago — you have to believe the creation of the fire pit soon followed. And here you sit with an empty backyard, save for the gas grill on your patio.You’ve had plenty of time to stop thinking about a fire pit and start building a fire pit. Lucky for you, fire …

10
Apr

Landscaping Design for Homes in Las Vegas

  Landscaping has been around for many years. It has helped enhance public gardens, business premises and of course, numerous homes. But in Las Vegas it does get quite hot in the summer time (around 110 degrees) and a bit cold in the winter (a few days below freezing). This can wreak havoc on not …

4
Apr

Basics Tools for Gardening

  Starting your garden requires the right tools.   There are a few basic tools that will get you started. Here’s a sampling of garden tools to start filling your tool shed. Shovels: Garden shovels have round, pointed blades. They are necessary for moving soil, digging holes and planting… Look for one with a flat edge at …

30
Mar

Caring for Traditional Herbs When you live in the Desert

Traditional herbs usually mean the ones many of us are familiar with, ones which are medicinal and culinary, mints; basil’s; scented geraniums; thyme’s; and so on. Caring for these types of herb plants in the desert is different than caring for them in other parts of the country. The intense sun and dry heat we …

11
Mar

Rocking out in your Yard!

Many of the properties in Las Vegas, whether residential or commercial, have desert landscaping. A large part of desert landscaping involves rock and gravel to fill in the areas that would typically be covered in grass in regions that get more rainfall. Here, we will discuss the three common rock and gravel options that you …

7
Mar

The Hands of a Gardener!

Working in the yard can be really hard work. By the end of the day, you will be dusty, dirty, itchy and maybe even a little sore. A hot shower will help most of these problems. Sometimes our hands are not cared for like they should be.   Hands get dried out, cracked, cut, scraped, etc. …