A well put together residential landscaped property is not only beautiful but will add value to your home as well. There are many homeowners who try to achieve a professional looking landscape but fall short just from lack of education. Learning the process of bringing a yard together and blending in with the natural elements and your home's exterior can help you plan your own fabulous landscaping dream. There are hundreds of options in landscaping designs but they all have one thing in common, simplicity. Only choose one theme and stick with it. You may like colored rocks or lots of butterflies but too much of a good thing can go bad in a hurry.