Hardscape Design: The Bones of Landscaping

Hardscape Design: The Bones of Landscaping

Pathways, stairs, walls, decks, patios, and driveways are the bones of an outdoor landscape.  Outdoor design depends on these elements to create a successful and usable space. Hardscapes, plants, and trees are complementary design elements that create outdoor spaces...
Patios and Outdoor Living Spaces

Patios and Outdoor Living Spaces

Creative outdoor spaces, such as patios and porches, are excellent ways to create relaxing living spaces in both big and small areas. Patios also elevate a basic backyard into an entertainment destination spot, perfect for family and friends to gather.  Outdoor living...
Spring Cleanup Checklist

Spring Cleanup Checklist

Spring is just around the corner and good planning and maintenance in spring will create less work and more enjoyment in summer. Here is a quick checklist of things to do in spring so that your summer yard will look fabulous.   Prune back any dead and damaged...
Gardening Mistakes to Avoid

Gardening Mistakes to Avoid

Experience gardeners and landscapers have some tricks of the trade that keeps their yards or gardens looking good throughout the year.  Here are some easy expert tips of what to avoid when planning and planting and how to keep everything looking lush and healthy....
Artificial Turf: What you need to know

Artificial Turf: What you need to know

Artificial turf has come a long way in recent years. The newest artificial turf products look and feel natural and come in a large variety of styles for lots of different applications. Artificial grass is made to look like various grass species and has a backing that...
Hiring a Landscape Contractor

Hiring a Landscape Contractor

With the summer sun often comes the decision to renovate the yard.  In the often rainy Northwest, time outdoors is precious and we all want to spend that time enjoying and relaxing and barbecuing.  Renovating the yard to build maximum enjoyment into your home space...