How a Waterfall Can Elevate Your Garden without Breaking the Budget

The sound of trickling water is almost universally pleasant, from listening to the rushing waves of the beach, to a small mountain creek trickling down the rocks as the spring snows melt down to the rivers. Many homeowners are capturing this beauty by installing a waterfall directly into their own backyard, where they can listen […]

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Reasons to Install a Zen Garden in your Backyard

Zen gardens, or otherwise known as Japanese rock gardens (translated from Japanese into dry landscape garden, are stylized landscapes with carefully arranged settings of carefully pruned trees and bushes, rocks, water features, moss, all surrounded in a layer of sand or gravel that can be raked to resemble water. In modern times, they have transcended Japanese culture […]

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5 Steps To Using The Natural Elements To Feng Shui Your Landscaping

Feng Shui is, to put it quite simply, the art of maximizing the good energy while minimizing the bad. Its focus is to help people live in harmony with their surroundings. The Chinese believe that the ancient art of Feng Shui-ing your landscaping will balance out the Ch’i, the animating force behind all living things. Using […]

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Focus Your Design with a Landscape Design Master Plan

Before you embark on a large project for your home, it is always advisable to start with a plan. If you create a plan for the interior design of your space, why wouldn’t you make one for your landscape design project? Invest in your home with intention and focus with a master plan for the […]

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Landscape Construction to Improve Your Well-Being

Landscape construction improves your yard, makes your house more of a home, and gives you more of a reason to go outside. If you want to improve your well-being, it is important to consider the investment you can make in your well-being with landscape design. In addition to spending time outdoors, there are also social […]

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Ways to protect Your Yard From Snow and Cold Temperatures

As Summer comes to an end, the people of Minnesota know exactly what is right around the corner. We know that Winter weather in this state tends to begin a few months earlier in the year than in many other states. With this in mind, preparations for maintaining yards for the snow and freezing temperatures […]

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A New Use for VR Headsets: Landscape 3D Design

In the world of technology, virtual reality, or VR, is making a big splash. You may have encountered a discussion about VR about the medical field, video games, or even a new way to travel. But, did you know it could be applied for everyday use? One interesting use for VR headsets is in landscape […]

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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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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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Four Unique Landscape Design Ideas to Implement in 2017

It’s a bit dull going through a neighborhood and seeing the same perfectly preened landscape, with very little personality and character. Break the mold, and hijack your current landscape in 2017. As long as you follow the regulations set forth by your local homeowner association, then do not hesitate to step a little bit of […]

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