Tips to Make Your Landscaping Pet Friendly

This blog was written in August 2018 to help homeowners create pet-friendly landscape designs. We updated with additional information in July 2021 to give our readers, even more, stand apart ideas. There are millions of products sold to pet owners every day to accommodate furry friends inside our homes. But how often do we think … Read more

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Landscaping Trends for 2021: Incredible Outdoor Living (Updated March 2021)

An overview of design ideas for patios, lawns, and gardens paints a picture of today’s lifestyle and values. That’s always been the case to a great extent, but never more than now. The top landscape design trends focus on family, entertainment, low-maintenance, and customized construction.

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Outdoor Kitchen Designs

Editor’s note This blog was originally published on April 9, 2015 and has been updated to include new information and additional images. Design trends show that more homeowners want functional outdoor space to unwind and entertain. This desire has significantly increased the popularity of outdoor kitchen designs and installations. A well-designed outdoor kitchen can increase … Read more

Landscaping for a New Home

Landscaping for a new home means getting to start with a blank canvas. There won’t be the typical mature trees, established gardens, and hardscaped areas. Instead, there is an opportunity for a landscape design and build that will enhance the architectural elements of your home. Landscaping for a new home should provide space that suits your lifestyle and the projected evolution of your property.

Create Ambience with Water Lighting

Light is an essential component to create the perfect nighttime landscape. Water and light work beautifully together to produce a striking focal point in any yard. The addition of water lighting creates ambience in any outdoor living space.

Camouflage Your Pool Equipment with Efficiency and Style

Whether you plan to use the space for your family or friends, you want the area around your pool to look beautiful, decluttered, and professional. One of the most significant issues diminishing your pool’s aesthetic is equipment. Fortunately, many stylish solutions exist to keep your equipment out of sight and organized.

How to Divide a Large Backyard

How To Divide A Large Backyard Space For Function & Beauty

Dividing backyard space for function and beauty begins with deciding which unique spaces will be most beneficial to you. Have you always wanted a garden or are you looking for a space for meditation? After you have thought about what would go into your oasis, it’s time to consider how to create a functional backyard. … Read more

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Sensory Gardens: Design and Ideas

A sensory garden is a garden space designed to stimulate and engage all the senses. Bright, colorful plants with varying textures and fragrances combine with elements of sound to create an engaging environment to help relax, stimulate, and teach. Sensory gardens provide an opportunity for disabled and non-disabled visitors, young and old, to experience joy … Read more

Beautiful Snow-Covered Backyard

Kick Those Misconceptions About Outdoor Living to the Curb with These 6 Tips!

It’s cold outside. The annuals have succumbed to frost and the Warblers have abandoned your garden bird feeder for warmer climes. After months of planting, pruning and enjoying nature’s beauty – spending whole days in the glorious fresh air – it seems as if outdoor time is now little more than toting bags of leaves … Read more

Pergola by a Pool

Pergolas Maximize a Landscape’s Potential

One great way to take full advantage of your outdoor space is by adding a light, airy and inviting pergola to your design. Regardless of the size of your landscape, if it’s not functional it’s not usable. Some homeowners have large open yards with lots of sun and room to run around but this type … Read more

Landscape Design Trends - Outdoor Living

Top Landscape Design Trends for 2016

Landscape design trends come and go, but quality design components that are sustainable and low maintenance never go out of style. Knowing the timeless elements of design is important to the foundation of any landscape project but using ideas from outside-the-box will always increase your design’s special and unique qualities. Aesthetically pleasing landscape design typically … Read more