5 Things Your Garden Designer Wants You to Know

May 17, 2017

A well thought out design for your garden has many great benefits. If you have already decided to obtain a design you likely are aware of at least a few.   The more freedom you give your designer the more creative the space will be. Sometimes site limitations can hinder possibilities but often that can… Read more >

How to choose a landscape contractor

August 25, 2016

It is a common misconception that landscaping is something anyone can do. Unfortunately, we know way too many people that have had nightmare stories from working with the wrong people or even trying to DIY not knowing the skills necessary for the job. Construction skills are typically focused and specialized and everyone has a strength… Read more >

The benefits of having a design

August 24, 2016

Managing and establishing expectations is one of the most critical elements to any project. We have found that having a design is the most useful tool in managing expectations. A well planned and executed design does not happen by chance and is not just hocus pocus. There is a lot of forethought, knowledge, skill, passion,… Read more >

Design ideas for your side yard

June 17, 2016

Most of us can identify an area of our garden that is underutilized. The long lost and forgotten space known as the side yard is the most commonly underutilized and sometimes the most challenging. Often it is out of sight and therefore out of mind. Everyone wants to maximize usable space in the garden, especially for… Read more >

Transforming drainage issues into beautiful garden features

June 3, 2016

Drainage and management of storm water runoff is becoming more regulated and everyone is becoming more aware of the issues improper infrastructure can create. We are seeing an increasing number of new homes and remodels with drainage “issues”. Managing drainage on-site is very important but typically drainage features are an eyesore that get placed in the… Read more >