Architectural Landscape Design Blog

Prep Your Fire Table for Winter

It isn’t uncommon for our minds to wander off toward long summer nights when thinking about using fire tables. Those memories typically fill with lively conversations happening into late hours as everyone crowds around the fire table. With the winter months coming up, it’s time to get your backyard ready for those cold weather nights. […]

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3 Landscape Winterization Tips To Relax Your Minnesota Mind

That beautiful view outside your window needs some loving care. There’s still time to take a few steps to protect your home and landscape for the winter. The most important action is to get outside and take a look around for anything unusual because you know your home and conditions that may arise. To help […]

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Anchoring Landscape Bed With Boulders

Using boulders on your property is not only aesthetically pleasing, but they also help create boundaries. If you have a flat yard, you’re helping add height and texture. However, when moving boulders to a new location, it can be challenging to make them look native to their new surroundings. For example, if you don’t integrate […]

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Outdoor Living Lifestyle Wellness Benefits

The research is pretty clear that our happiness is tied to our relationship with Nature. An outdoor living lifestyle can lead to the loss of anxiety, a boost to the immune system, and profound states of general wellness.  Human beings are meant to be connected with Nature and science backs this up. Maybe you are […]

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How to Winter-Proof Your Patio

A winter-proof patio is an attractive option for those that want to make the most of their outdoor space during the winter months. There are several ways to accomplish making your outdoor space more comfortable when it’s cold, and many of them you can do yourself with the right tools and information. What You Need […]

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How To Make Outdoor Kitchens Safe For Family and Friends

Here’s something you might not realize about home cooking: it’s surprisingly dangerous. Each year in the U.S., about 5,000 people are injured and 480 are killed due to home cooking-related fires. That’s why safety is a top priority when you’re designing an outdoor kitchen. With proper design, these kitchens are even safer than indoor kitchens […]

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Creative Ways To Make Outdoor Room Storage Attractive Or Invisible

Look at photos of outdoor rooms in magazines or on Pinterest or Houzz and you’ll see they all have something in common: no clutter. That’s because clutter ruins the look and feel of a room, not to mention impacting its safety. Unfortunately, most homes are jam-packed with clutter. The average U.S. home contains 300,000 individual […]

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Material Upgrades That Instantly Enhance Your Outdoor Room Investment

Adding an outdoor room to your home? Congratulations! You’re making a great investment that amps up your square footage and adds extra enjoyment to your home. But here’s something important to keep in mind: Now isn’t the time to skimp on the details. The details of the design and decor matter as much in an […]

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What You Need To Know About Custom Stone Furniture

You want your home’s landscaping to stand out. You want it to be different. You’ve spent nights dreaming about the perfect outdoor space to relax, entertain guests, or escape to when you need a break. What you’re really looking for are custom designs that put the finishing touches on a vision you’ve had for a […]

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