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Investing in Commercial Landscaping for Added Value

Investing in Commercial Landscaping for Added Value

New year, new builds on the horizon 2023 is upon us, and many commercial real estate developers are ready to use that new year's motivation to plan their next build. One critical part of a commercial property that many developers probably won’t think about until it’s...

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Bubblers for Small Yard Appeal

Bubblers for Small Yard Appeal

Water features stay hot in 2023 Water features have been growing in popularity over the past few years, and they certainly aren’t slowing down in 2023! Those who are looking to revamp their exterior spaces this year are probably prioritizing function and a calming or...

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How to Pick the Best Stone For Your Patio Space

How to Pick the Best Stone For Your Patio Space

Concrete and pavers and slate, Oh My! One of the most challenging parts of landscape design is the pure volume of options there are for almost every element of your design. Do you want real grass or artificial turf? Do you prefer brick or slate for your outdoor...

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Why Design is the Most Important Part of Landscape Planning

Why Design is the Most Important Part of Landscape Planning

What is landscape design? Landscape design is the strategic arrangement of elements to create an outdoor space that fits your needs. In more technical terms, landscape design is finding a balance between hardscapes and softscapes, which are exactly as they sound: the...

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Water Features 101: A Crash Course on Water Features

Water Features 101: A Crash Course on Water Features

Water features are the hottest landscaping trend In the same way that home design trends are always changing and evolving, landscape trends are changing, too! One of the most up-and-coming elements of landscape design that is becoming more and more popular in the PNW...

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6 Tips to Winterize Your Yard

6 Tips to Winterize Your Yard

Winter is coming faster than you think As wonderful as the Summertime is in the Pacific Northwest, there’s something special about Fall. In just a short amount of time, the colorful leaves have fallen and mornings have become just a little bit chillier.  But, if...

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The Basics of Commercial Landscape Design

The Basics of Commercial Landscape Design

What is commercial landscape design? Landscape design is the aesthetic arrangement of design elements to create an outdoor environment that meets your goals and needs. By definition, landscape design in a commercial context doesn’t differ much from a residential...

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Getting Your Yard Prepped For Fall: 5 Things To Do Now

Getting Your Yard Prepped For Fall: 5 Things To Do Now

Fall has (finally!) arrived in Vancouver! Despite an uncharacteristically warm and dry early Fall, we’ve finally reached peak Fall in the Pacific Northwest! Leaves are changing colors, the rain is back in full force, and the return to mostly indoor living has...

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Four Steps to a Beautiful Backyard Transformation

Four Steps to a Beautiful Backyard Transformation

The backyard of your dreams is just a few steps away If you’re like most Washingtonians, designing your dream backyard has probably been moved to the back burner in favor of spending your time and money inside. And it makes sense – we spend a lot of time inside our...

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The Ultimate Guide to Landscape Design

The Ultimate Guide to Landscape Design

Design is not just for interiors With the popularity of home improvement and DIY, interior design gets all the glory. But we think exterior design (or landscape design) is just as important – if not more important – than its interior counterpart. After all, the...

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How To Bring Common Home Design Styles to Your Landscape

How To Bring Common Home Design Styles to Your Landscape

The outdoors should be just as important as the indoors Picture this: you’ve finally purchased your forever home (in this insane market, nonetheless!) and have tirelessly designed and decorated every space to make your house as cohesive and beautiful as possible. But,...

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Five Ways to Bring Some Luxury to Your Patio Space

Five Ways to Bring Some Luxury to Your Patio Space

An elevated space is a happy space No matter your lifestyle, we think everyone can benefit from an elevated patio space, especially when we Pacific Northwesters have to cram all of our outdoor time into just a few months when the weather is nice. The great thing about...

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Four Creative Ways to Fill Wasted Space In Your Yard

Four Creative Ways to Fill Wasted Space In Your Yard

Summer is in full swing in the PNW, and if you’re anything like us, you’ve probably been spending lots of time outside (except when it’s 95º+, are we right?). Whether you love your backyard or are still dreaming up the perfect space to accompany your home and family’s...

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How Water Features Can Elevate Your Yard for Summer

How Water Features Can Elevate Your Yard for Summer

Water Features: The Perfect Yard Addition in 2022 If you’ve perused our blog before, you’ve probably noticed that we love water features. Not only are water features beautiful conversation starters, but they are extremely versatile and can be designed to fit any...

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Plants That Thrive in the Pacific Northwest Summer

Plants That Thrive in the Pacific Northwest Summer

Pacific Northwest Plants 101 Whether you consider yourself to be an avid gardener or not, you’re probably familiar with some of the more popular and common plants we see here in Pacific Northwest gardens and yards. Compared to the rest of the US, Washington has a...

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5 Unique Landscaping Ideas for Your Kids and Pets

5 Unique Landscaping Ideas for Your Kids and Pets

You don’t have to sacrifice beauty for functionality and fun If you have kids or pets, you probably know from experience that your backyard space has more uses than just looking nice. While you, the homeowner, may have ideas and dreams for your yard, sometimes giving...

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