Entries by SOTAL

Make Your Outdoor Living Cozy for Fall

Outdoor living and fall can go together like peas in a pod. You can get more enjoyment out of your outdoor living space by adjusting it slightly for the fall. Whether you’re looking to host fun outdoor Halloween parties or serve a delicious meal for Thanksgiving, a more cozy, warm, and sheltered space will allow […]

Summer Landscaping Ideas for 2019

Mindful ecology, organic gardening, pollinator and wildflower meadows, outdoor wellness, staycation, and low-maintenance are the keywords in landscaping design summer of 2019. If you’re looking to refresh your yard, or you’re finally getting around to transforming your backyard into an outdoor oasis, here are the latest trends to keep in mind when landscaping in North […]

Dreaming About a Pool? Things to Consider

A pool will truly transform your property and elevate your outdoor living. There are so many ways to design, build, and embellish a modern pool. So, read on for some ideas!  Does the warming weather have you daydreaming about a backyard pool? Before you jump in and make your dream a reality, let us share […]

Backyard Landscaping Ideas for North Virginia

Your backyard should be more than just an outdoor space. It’s an extension of your home and a living area where your family and friends can gather and make memories. Our landscape designers specialize in creating distinctive backyards that flow from your home’s design and reflect your personal style. You deserve a high-quality outdoor space […]

Reasons For A Regimented Lawn Treatment Program

All lawns and landscapes require proper nutrients and monitoring to stay healthy, lush, and green. They also need the right nutrients at the right time of year to promote the type of growth that will endure the changing seasons’ demands. Not following a regimented plan can result in damage to your lawn, spotty growth areas, […]

Stone Garden Wall Basics

Stone garden walls are undeniably gorgeous and can turn what would otherwise be a plain, boring backyard into an incredibly warm, inviting one. By using stone in the garden, we can create retaining walls or accent walls that are made of natural stones of different varieties, based on your preferences and garden style.

Making Your Backyard More Inviting

Having a beautiful backyard feels like you’re on vacation every day of the year, if you know how to get the most out of your space. You can make your backyard feel like an outdoor oasis, by creating a space where your family and friends can spend time, have fun, and enjoy the outdoors. Here […]

Landscape Lighting That Wows!

What is the first thing people notice when they arrive at your home? Of course, it’s your front yard! Since the front of your home is the first thing people see, it should highlight the style and character of your home and make a bold statement.

Right Plant Right Place – Weather Wise

WEATHER CONSIDERATIONS IN LANDSCAPE DESIGN Outdoor spaces are easy to enjoy when the weather is warm and the sun is shining. Just as much as you enjoy those moderate weather conditions, so do your plants and other outdoor elements. But when the weather is cold, rainy, windy or if there’s snow in the forecast, your […]