Plants for the Formal Garden Style

July 21, 2019

The Formal Landscape Style is geometric, balanced, structured, and symmetrical and usually requires more maintenance than most other landscape styles. Many Formal Landscape style gardens also use fountains, pools, and sculptures to add focal points. The main plants are usually ones that can be sheared or clipped into hedges or other shapes along with lawn…. Read more >

Deck Screening Options

April 12, 2019

If you have a deck, whether it’s up high or down low, you’ve probably considered some type of screening. Adding a screen to your deck can help provide privacy to/from neighbors, help block the elements such as wind, rain, and sun, or help screen from a particular feature of your landscape. Wood Horizontal Wood Screens-… Read more >

Plants for the English Cottage Garden Style

February 8, 2019

The English Landscape style has a naturalistic and eclectic feel to it. Using colorful perennials, mixed plant borders, and gravel pathways, this style creates an organic flow in the garden. It is inspired by paintings by artists like Poussin and Lorrain and was a reaction to the more formal gardens that preceded them. English Landscape… Read more >

Woodland Garden

November 2, 2018

We just completed a woodland garden in Granite Falls. It all started with a trip to the Northwest Flower and Garden Show where the clients purchased a soft tub spa and found a greenhouse they fell in love with. Our first trip out to the site was in the snow but we were still able… Read more >

Plants for Garden Styles: Contemporary

July 9, 2018

A contemporary landscape design is one that’s classified as having a simple and minimalist feel. It makes use of native plants and sustainable materials. It is commonly characterized by single specimen plants and mass plantings and sometimes incorporates metal and concrete into the design with accents of wood. Because of the minimalism and simplicity in… Read more >