Creating Mystery, Anticipation and Depth in Just Twenty Feet

How can you create a sense of mystery and anticipation and make your garden have depth? The Japanese have done this for centuries. They developed a technique to conceal parts on a garden from the initial view; than gradually to reveal them. In just a twenty-foot space lush foliage and planted containers in a layered planting […]

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A Quiet Corner: Outdoor Living Spaces

There was a time in many parts of America, where using the outdoors for the dual purposes of dining and entertaining just wasn’t done. In rural America many people working on farms often stopped for a mid day “dinner” under the shade of the trees. But it was more for gaining the sustenance needed for […]

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Circular Brick Patio Rooms Provide Emphasis

One of the nicest things any backyard can have is an inviting place right off of the house that provides a place to sit, dine, relax, read or entertain. You want it to feel private and warm and inviting. Brick pavers are one of the most versatile products to use because they can be installed […]

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Boulders Key Solution For Shoreline Restoration

Boulders are a versatile way to change, maintain, and transform shorelines and landscape. The possibilities are endless. Maintaining lakeshore can be a constant maintenance concern for homeowners on lakes, ponds, and rivers. Having your shoreline wash or erode away can be frustrating, costly, and scary. Using boulders for shoreline restoration can be the answer to […]

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When to Build A Terraced Retaining Walls And Why To Hire Someone to Do It

Building terraces and retaining walls require special skills and the ability to move some materials that may weigh up to 100 pounds! If you install some terraced retaining walls in your yard you’ll get two immediate benefits: flat-planting beds in locations that may have been unusable and a solution to soil erosion problems. Terraced retaining […]

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Sloping Landscapes Do Offer Great Opportunities

A sloping yard can present landscape challenges. But it also offers great benefits. The slopes can screen views you don’t want to see. They can add visual interest because of the different levels. You can direct visitor’s eye to what you want to see. Plus slopes offer great opportunities for planting and outdoor living areas. […]

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