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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 […]

Fire Pits Explained

If you’re looking for a cozy hangout surrounding a crackling fire, or you just want a fun place to toast marshmallows or roast hot dogs, you might consider a fire pit.

Decks vs. Patios FAQs

Adding a deck or patio to your home not only increases its value, but also your available living space. In fact, many homeowners think of their deck or patio as an outdoor living room, dining room or, in some cases, even kitchen. Choosing whether to build a deck or patio deserves careful attention as either […]

How Virtual Reality is Changing Landscape Design

Virtual Reality is one of the most exciting, engaging technologies today, and it’s completely changing how we experience movies, video games, architecture, and even landscape design. That’s right! Now, you can see your future backyard in 3D virtual reality, and the experience is truly mind blowing!

Integrated Landscapes

Integrated landscape management involves long-term collaboration among different groups of land managers and stakeholders to achieve multiple objectives and expectations within the landscape for local livelihoods, health and well being. There are many different approaches to integrated landscape management, with different entry points, processes and institutional arrangements.

Stacked Rock Basics

A stacked rock wall is any stone wall constructed without the use of mortar to bind it together. Retaining walls and freestanding accent walls can be built using the stacked rock technique. These walls gain strength from the weight of interlocking stones stacked with a slight batter, or upward and backward slope.