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Restoring a Historic Landscape

Restoring a Historic Landscape

Creating Unity in a Period Landscaping Years of homeowners, with all their tastes and designs, can often overwhelm a classic home, diminishing its stateliness. We emphasize the history of the home and restore the character of your landscape. The Challenge Challenge 1:...

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Serenity in Small Spaces

Serenity in Small Spaces

Camas, Washington has a lot of hills! Most homeowners are not sure exactly what to do with a hilly yard, especially if it is small, but there are a lot of options to overcoming these challenges. Jennifer came to Greenhaven looking for some solutions for her...

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Complete Guide to Fish Pond Cleaning and Maintenance

Complete Guide to Fish Pond Cleaning and Maintenance

Having a koi pond or water feature is an amazing way to unwind and relax. Koi ponds and other natural outdoor spaces create a space for you to mentally cleanse from the day. But it is hard to sit by one if it is overrun with algae and smells. And if you have koi fish...

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5 Secrets to Creating Privacy in Your Yard

5 Secrets to Creating Privacy in Your Yard

If you love spending time outdoors in your yard but don't love feeling like you're on display for the neighborhood, then this post is for you. We'll share five secrets to creating privacy in your yard so you can enjoy some peace and quiet. Whether you have a small...

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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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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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