Architectural Landscape Design Blog

How to Choose a Landscaping Company

  Many homeowners turn to a professional landscaper due to a lack of time, energy, or design skills. Choosing to hire a landscaping company can be intimidating and time-consuming as it’s essential to do thorough research on all candidates to ensure they can efficiently complete your project. Improve your property value and create the home […]

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This Is How To Have An Outdoor Happy Place

What would it take to have your outdoor living space become your outdoor happy place? You have to make some choices. You start to consider what to add to it and what to take out. This quickly leads to thoughts about getting a new design. What just a minute. Is that the best first step? […]

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How To Get Everything You Want From Your Landscape Design

  How about a majestic view of an idyllic bay?  If you dare to dream big you can come closer than you imagine. Most homeowners accept less than they want from their landscape design because they don’t understand how the process should work. Don’t worry about your needs and wants too much. They will evolve […]

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The Benefits of Home Compost for Your Garden

While many utilize composting to minimize household waste, there are many other benefits you may not be aware of. Gardeners can improve their crops drastically by using nutrient-rich compost to improve the overall soil composition resulting in a flourishing environment for all inhabitants. Ultimately, learning how to incorporate composting into your household influences a healthier […]

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Benefits of Transitioning to Low Voltage LED Lighting

  With eco-friendly and environmentally friendly movements becoming more and more popular, it’s stressed by society to start thinking about transitioning your household to low voltage lighting, whether that’s for the entire property or a specific area. Many details of owning a property can be improved from increased savings to worry-free security should the designated […]

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Low Maintenance Landscaping Plants For Difficult Conditions

Master gardeners and landscape designers know what works in difficult situations because they have experience with hundreds of possible scenarios. This gives a built-in database for quickly diagnosing difficult landscaping situations.  Poor soil is one of the top challenges. Now combine that with other challenging elements, such as full sun and drying winds, and suddenly […]

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10 Plants to Attract Hummingbirds in Your Garden

Having friendly critters visit your garden is always an exciting moment to catch in the warm months. They bring a little bit of joy to your day and make you appreciate nature that much more. A variety of hummingbirds can be found in various environments across the world. Their primary source of nutrition is nectar […]

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10 Common Landscape Design Mistakes You Need To Know

The landscape design process is the foundation for every successful landscaping project. Throughout the construction process, the landscape design is referenced every day. Observations and suggested changes should be noted because they too will affect the ultimate outcome. The best-case scenario is to completely update the landscape design after the project is built. This “as-built” […]

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17 Nighttime Landscape Design Tips That Will Make Evenings To Remember

Working homeowners value great landscapes but seldom have sufficient free time to enjoy everything their outdoor living space has to offer. There is a solution to this dilemma and that is tailoring your landscape design to meet your busy schedule. Evenings are a quieter, more peaceful time when the day’s responsibilities are behind us. It’s […]

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