Landscaping Is More Important Than Ever

  The changes the world is facing have everyone off-balance these days. They are adapting to new ways of living, working, and socializing. People scrambled to catch up with changes and did, and many of those new ways are going to stick. The most obvious one is spending more time at home. People’s priorities have […]

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Outdoor Room Themes That Elevate Your Style

There are many reasons why outdoor living spaces are one of the top home improvement investments, but yours are unique. Outdoor rooms have numberless lifestyle and entertainment benefits, but to discover and achieve the ones that are right for you it’s paramount to start the planning and design process right. You will thank yourself a […]

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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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Pergolas: Creating Private Places

You don’t need a lot of space to create a private place in the garden. If you don’t have a place that naturally is private you can create it by adding a pergola!  It also doesn’t have to be in a corner, you can put a pergola wherever you have decided you want some seclusion. A […]

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Atriums Add Captivating Space and Light to A House

Atriums are a popular addition to houses or a design feature because they add “a feeling of space and light.” An atrium typically is a large open space, sometimes several stories high that has a glazed roof. There are large windows also. They are either located right outside main entrance doors to a house or […]

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Planting as Accents

Accents what are they? We know in decorating they are the final touches sometimes or the one wall painted a different color that captures our attention. It’s the same way in the outside world! Plantings as accents do one thing really well, they grab the attention. They direct traffic and can very subtly direct our […]

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Plan for Color in the Garden Now: Color It Warm or Cool!

Your choices of color will determine whether your garden feels warm or cool. Thinking of your small garden as an outdoor living room that needs to be painted is extremely helpful. You can do this exercise anytime whether it’s Minnesota landscaping in winter, spring, fall or summer. The question is, “How do you want the […]

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