Category: Landscape Design

How To Choose the Best Outdoor Lighting Solutions

Outdoor lighting goes beyond illuminating your home at night. Outdoor lights can elevate your home’s personality, highlight landscaping and architectural features, and define the ambiance around your home. Achieving the desired results with outdoor lighting requires careful planning and execution. It means knowing what lighting, warmth, and spacing you need to transform your patio or backyard. Here are helpful tips on choosing the best outdoor lighting solutions. Determine the Purpose of the Lighting Before choosing the outdoor lighting solution, you have to establish the goals you want to achieve. It could be illuminating your yard, highlighting landscaping features, or for

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Landscape Design Ideas From Around The World

It is the landscape architect or designer’s responsibility to integrate all outdoor living spaces and have them complement their adjoining indoor rooms. One reliable way of doing this is finding a theme that acts as connective tissue for all of the living spaces. Choose A Representative Theme And Celebrate It Every design theme has characteristics for which it is known, and many themes are representative of regions or cultures. These qualities serve as guardrails for landscape design ideas, such as avoiding costly rookie mistakes. For example, it’s not uncommon to have trouble selling a Florida home without a swimming pool.

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Landscaping Visions Come To Life: A Customer First Approach

Landscaping is a personal and creative endeavor that requires a unique approach to bring the customer’s vision to life. A one-size-fits-all approach is not adequate for the diverse needs of each individual property and its owner. That’s where a personalized, customer-first approach to landscaping sets companies apart from their competition. Customer Relationships Require A Shared Vision A customer’s vision begins with a conversation about how they plan to use their outdoor space, their desired budget, and their willingness to take on the maintenance it requires. This is not a discussion about the landscaping company’s capabilities, but rather, who they are

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Growing A Woman-Owned Landscaping Company: A Personal Account

  As a woman-owned and family-operated landscaping company, we understand the importance of balanced representation in our workforce. We believe that women in particular bring a unique perspective to our once traditionally male-dominated industry. This is a benefit for companies like ours that service high-end residential homeowners, and where women often are the primary decision-makers. The following describes some of the other benefits you can expect when you choose to work with a women-owned landscaping company. Women Are Natural Collaborators We believe in the power of collaboration. We understand that a successful landscape design requires teamwork and an understanding of

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7 Design Ideas For Greater Outdoor Living In 2023

Outdoor living in our Minnesota region is expecting a continued resurgence of practices many of us have long embraced. While the use of technology makes our lives easier in or outdoors, its the unique expressions of our personalities and lifestyles that will take our outdoor spaces to the next level. You may discover one of these seven design ideas that are underrepresented in your outdoor living space. If that’s not the case, maybe it’s time to refresh one or two to refine or elevate the overall design theme. #1. Invest In Quality Furniture And Accessories Quality materials will last longer,

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Hillside Landscaping Ideas to Improve Your Sloped Property

Most people would love a beautiful garden, but the challenge of hillside landscaping on a slope can be daunting. A steep slope can make it difficult to find level ground for planting and can lead to soil erosion if not adequately addressed. With creativity and hard work, you can turn your sloped property into a stunning garden oasis. Here’s what you need to consider for hillside landscaping on a slope and some tried and true hillside landscaping ideas to get you started. What to Consider for Hillside Landscaping Ideas Hillside landscaping presents unique challenges to consider. Before you start picking

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