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Landscape Design for Schools
April 7, 2019

Landscape Design for Schools

Trade Schools & Colleges > Programs >Arts & Design > Gardening & Landscaping Design Spring is your favorite time of year. You are happiest when the first flowers of the season have bloomed, allowing you to wander through plant nurseries, and prepare for another season spent getting your hands dirty in the garden. Does…

Residential Landscape Design Plan
April 3, 2019

Residential Landscape Design Plan

A well-designed landscape is a pleasure to the family, enhances a community, and adds to the property’s resale value. Landscape design involves much more than placing trees, shrubs, and other plants on the property. It is an art that deals with conscious arrangement or organization of outdoor space for human satisfaction and enjoyment. The place to start is to…

Landscape Rock Design IDEAS
April 1, 2019

Landscape Rock Design IDEAS

THE CHALLENGE When James P. Gregg of Gregg Custom Building began construction on the Sullivan Residence, he needed a retaining wall system that could match the high-end look of the home itself. The home is located east of downtown Louisville in an upscale neighborhood above the Ohio River, and a pool and gardens were slated for the landscaping. THE SOLUTION…

How to do your Own Landscape Design?
March 26, 2019

How to do your Own Landscape Design?

This is the first post from Winston, the new GRS editorial assistant. My wife and I have saved thousands of dollars by landscaping our own yard. Four years ago, we were feeling overwhelmed by our back yard. We’d been in our home for a couple of years, had spent some time and money on the inside, and were ready to move on to backyard projects. We spent a couple…

San Diego Landscape Designers
March 17, 2019

San Diego Landscape Designers

San Diego Landscape Design Styles Before choosing your San Diego landscape design style, consider what style of design typically meshes best with your established home landscape architecture, community, and personal image. The style of landscape should be likened to a theme, template, or paint palette, that draws inspiration from a specific climate or historical…

Land Design Landscaping
March 15, 2019

Land Design Landscaping

Does your first hire still work for you? Employee longevity and loyalty is rare today. And the cost of employee turnover is fairly high. Every employee you lose can cost a significant amount in lost revenue, time and training. In addition to the significant savings in recruiting, hiring and training, the longer an employee stays with your company, the more they…

Sample of Landscape Design
March 11, 2019

Sample of Landscape Design

I encourage do-it-yourselfers to learn the basic concepts implemented by professionals. A great way to do that is to browse landscape design photos. To break the concepts down so as to make it easier for beginners to understand them, I organize them into the following categories: Not only will these concepts serve as building blocks for improving the look of…

Zenith Landscape Design
February 26, 2019

Zenith Landscape Design

The thoughtful master plan takes advantage of orientation and landscape to create a unique campus environment Southpointe II, a 117-acre master planned mixed use development, will become home to three new office buildings for Burns & Scalo Real Estate Services. The project consists of three five-story buildings clad in brick masonry and metal cornice…

HGTV Landscape Design
February 18, 2019

HGTV Landscape Design

The plantings around RMSer 66nick s front walk allow only a tantalizing peek at the cottage-style home, but (see next photo) Bank of Color A carpet of bright groundcover plants secure this terraced hillside. Storage Shed Takes On New Life An exuberant flower garden leads the eye toward a beautiful garden retreat. RMSer lross7577 says that Toad Cottage,formerly…

Landscape Design Journal
February 16, 2019

Landscape Design Journal

A well-designed outdoor space can totally transform a home, but whether that requires a total renovation or something smaller, like adding a new walkway, it can often be overwhelming. You may not know what plants to use. Or which materials will work best. Or even what you want the design to be. Which is where a landscape designer comes in. What is a landscape…

Landscaping Design Pictures
January 21, 2019

Landscaping Design Pictures

At Gardenworks, we are specialists in landscape design for both commercial and residential landscapes, but we also pride ourselves on our ability to chronicle for our clients the process of recreating their properties into gardens, patios, and green spaces they will be proud to show off to visitors for years to come. So when we take on a new landscape project…

Applied Landscape Design
January 15, 2019

Applied Landscape Design

The LAT program offers three degrees and two certificates. The certificate and first-year degree courses focus on the basic science, math and landscape knowledge required in all phases of the landscape industry. The second-year degree courses are more specific to the degree focus and allow students to pursue areas of interest through electives and cooperative…

Cultivar Landscape Design
January 9, 2019

Cultivar Landscape Design

As you start shopping for plants this spring, please emphasize regional native plants that support your local ecosystem. That sounds easy, doesn’t it? Well, it’s actually a bit more complicated. Sometimes the only native plants you can find are native cultivars, not open-pollinated, “straight species” natives. These native cultivars are often referred to as “nativars.”…

Landscape Design Basics Principles
January 5, 2019

Landscape Design Basics Principles

Department of Plant and Soil Science Landscape Design Basics OH 30 Leonard Perry, Extension Professor The most efficient, functional, and aesthetically pleasing home landscape should be developed to satisfy the needs of the people who will use and maintain it. The planting design should be compatible with the existing environmental conditions or restrictions…

Pacific Landscape Design
January 3, 2019

Pacific Landscape Design

Swipe to view slides In a South Pacific-inspired landscape, find ways of using sound to create a serene environment. Here, a bamboo windchime sets the scene. Pergolas or open-sided pavilions can create a comfortable outdoor seating area, and can be built to screen out mosquitoes. This water feature evokes the lines of the plunge pools widely used in Bali. Wide…

Garden Landscape Design Philippines
December 30, 2018

Garden Landscape Design Philippines

Candidate must possess at least a High School Diploma, any field. At least 3 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position. Applicants must be willing to work in Doha. 10 Full-Time position(s) available. Candidate must possess at least a High School Diploma. At least 2 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required…

Landscape Design Huntsville Alabama
December 28, 2018

Landscape Design Huntsville Alabama

Nature s beauty can be seen everywhere through landscape designs. Not everyone has a green thumb or the knowledge to coordinate a landscaping plan that s aesthetically pleasing and meets the unique needs of the property. Landscape contractors can help add curb appeal to the exterior of your home or strategize how plants should be laid out. Job Description Generally…

Resort Landscape Design
December 26, 2018

Resort Landscape Design

A panel discussion on the ideas and processes behind modern design, hosted by SRQ Media. -David Young will join Architect Glenn Darling and Craftsman Dale Rieke in a discussion about this new addition to the Ringling Museum campus. -DWY to present work at the Ringling Museum as part of the Center for Architecture Sarasota series featuring architecture and design…

Modern Front Landscape Design
December 8, 2018

Modern Front Landscape Design

With wall-to-wall windows, an expansive deck and sleek architectural designs, the Aquadisia estate on Florida s Siesta Key was designed to celebrate breathtaking views of its 200-foot Gulf Coast shoreline. But after years of neglect, the vistas took a backseat to the property s, overgrown and incoherent landscaping. The owner loved the clean lines of the modern…

Desert Landscape Design IDEAS
November 28, 2018

Desert Landscape Design IDEAS

While ideas for desert landscaping are often thought of as being the same as xeriscaping, it isn’t necessarily always true. Xeriscaping is actually a set of principles and methods for creating water wise landscapes and gardens regardless of style. Still, when a client tells me they want a xeriscape design, most times they really mean they want a landscape or…

Arcadia Landscape Design
November 14, 2018

Arcadia Landscape Design

Arcadia Landscape Inc. has been landscaping Southern Arizona homes and businesses for 30 years, along the way winning accolades for its work on projects that include Miraval resort and spa, government facilities and high-end desert homes. Arcadia’s owners, Jan and Tom Marshall, maintain that one of the company’s chief tenets in landscape design is that the environment…

Interior Landscaping Design
November 8, 2018

Interior Landscaping Design

What do indoor plants mean to you? To us, it means more than just plants. Our designers and landscapers create entire indoor environments that stimulate the senses. In doing so, we make your people and your customers feel great. From single reception or office plants in containers to lavish planting displays in atriums and other large work spaces, Ambius indoor…

Natural Landscape Design IDEAS
October 27, 2018

Natural Landscape Design IDEAS

Homeowners across America are changing the face of the typical American lawn. Learn strategies for the natural landscape homeowner who is looking for neighborly ways to garden for nature. Using gardening and landscaping practices that harmonize with nature, they are diversifying their plantings, improving wildlife habitat, and reducing lawn mower noise, air and…

Small Garden Landscape Design IDEAS
September 29, 2018

Small Garden Landscape Design IDEAS

One of the many highlights at this year’s Northwest Flower & Garden Show were the inspiring container gardens gracing the scenic sky bridge at the Washington State Convention Center. Fifteen designers pulled out all the stops to create their 8 ft. x 6 ft. masterpieces, artfully demonstrating that you don’t have to have a massive space (or a massive budget)…

Residential Landscape Design IDEAS
September 25, 2018

Residential Landscape Design IDEAS

Swipe to view slides The design phase of the residential landscaping process will result in a detailed plan for your yard. Huettl Landscape Architecture in Walnut Creek, CA. The construction phase may include the excavation of a swimming pool. The Green Scene in Northridge, CA A perspective plan shows a drawing or computer-generated image that shows the colors…

Front House Landscape Design IDEAS
September 19, 2018

Front House Landscape Design IDEAS

Free Landscape Design App for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch • “When you’re planning a new garden, or considering a change to an established one, it can be difficult to visualize the results. This is where iScape comes in handy.” – The NY Times • “If you’re DIYing it, iScape Free makes it easy to plan out what to buy and how to put it all together. If you’re hiring…

Prairie Style Landscape Design
September 17, 2018

Prairie Style Landscape Design

Developed in the late 19th and early 20th century, this regional approach to landscape design celebrated the open character, horizontal expanse, and native vegetation of the Midwest. Landscape spaces were organized as a sequence of outdoor rooms and views, emphasizing the interaction of sky and landscape. Horizontally-branched native trees and shrubs such as…

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