Architectural Landscape Design Blog

5 Reasons why Trex and Azek Decks are Superior to their Alternatives

If you’re looking to add a new deck to your home, it’s important to do your research on the best type of deck for your needs. There are far more materials to consider than just wood. Learning about the various materials and their benefits will help you make the best decision. Many homeowners are pursuing […]

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How 3D Landscape Design Will Add a New Dimension to Your Yard

Creating the perfect backyard space is exciting! There are as many different creative designs, options, and ideas as you and your design team can imagine. It’s important, however, that you take advantage of the right technology to effectively communicate that vision. 3D design is a useful design tool that allows you to do just that. […]

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Spruce Up Your Yard by Introducing a Vanishing Pond

Are you looking for that extra way to spruce up your yard? Maybe you have the perfect garden design with all the plants, flowers, and trees you wanted, but it’s still missing something. It isn’t the retreat you envisioned. Waterscaping with a vanishing pond may be just the solution to your dilemma. What Is a Vanishing […]

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Taking Your Outdoor Gathering Spot to the Next Level with Phantom Screens

After a long week, there is almost nothing better than the serenity of relaxing outdoors.  Also, we can all relate to the satisfaction of entertaining friends and family in our homes, to celebrate events, or for low-key dinners and gatherings. As appealing as outdoor space can be, many factors prevent this type of enjoyment. Nobody […]

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Using Big Stone Boulder Work to Create a Majestic Backyard

What makes South Minnesota landscapes so breathtaking? Some will say it is the beauty of nature surviving in harsh conditions. Some will say it is the unique mixture of rocks and plants. You don’t need to go on a hike to enjoy these sights. Boulder work makes these gorgeous landscapes come to life right in […]

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How to Go Green and Shape Your Property with a Garden that Lasts

A well-planned and properly maintained garden can make your home a showcase. It can create a sanctuary for you and your family to relax and enjoy the outdoors. You should begin with a landscape design that includes the elements you want in a plan that requires low maintenance. That makes it a smart choice for you […]

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Using Fire Rocks to Spark Your Backyard Pit This Summer

Lazy summer days and cool summer evenings fly by all too quickly, but thanks to ever-innovating outdoor accessories, residents can enjoy their backyards even after summer ends. One of the newest and most unique accessories to grab homeowners’ attention are fire rocks. Fire rocks, as the name suggests, are manufactured “rocks” designed to be used […]

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Weighing the Benefits of Long-Lasting Aluminum Decks

Whether you are making the decision to build a new deck or replacing an old one, a solution you may not have considered is long-lasting aluminum.  If you are planning to spend time and money on a deck, below are some benefits of using aluminum as the material for that project. Bugs and Wildlife Unlike […]

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Backyard Horticulture for Beginners

According to the American Society For Horticultural Science, Horticulture is the art and science of plants. It combines aesthetics and knowledge to improve your outdoor environment. Harvard Health Publications says that gardening can actually improve your health. Here’s how to enjoy backyard gardening even if you don’t have a green thumb. Grow Your Own Food […]

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