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Alpine Landscape Design
July 19, 2019

Alpine Landscape Design

Alpine Design is a landscape design firm specializing in beautiful residential and public outdoor spaces. We provide creative, innovative, and sustainable solutions that serve function as well as form. In addition to creating extraordinary designs for both difficult and simple spaces, we prepare detailed cost-estimating and budgeting, bid solicitation and evaluation…

Residential Landscape Design Dallas
July 15, 2019

Residential Landscape Design Dallas

We offer full landscape services from custom landscape design to installation. Whether you are looking for a traditional, contemporary, native or prairie landscape design, we are equipped to help you transform your outdoor space. We start by meeting you and assessing your property. We inquire about your likes and dislikes, what landscape design ideas you would…

California Native Landscape Design
July 5, 2019

California Native Landscape Design

Not a rock goes unturned. They clearly explain — and spread — their passion for native landscapes. Los Angeles Times Water shortages and water rationing are commonplace throughout California, rendering expanses of lawn and thirsty, nonnative plants unsustainable. Unfortunately, these remain the most popular choices for homeowners for two main reasons: the misconception…

Boulders in Landscape Design
June 21, 2019

Boulders in Landscape Design

Smooth stone contrasts with the ferns. Photo © 2005 Lee Anne White Plantings thrive on the hillside, nestled among boulders. Photo ©The Fockele Garden Company The boulders tie the flagstone patio and pond to the woodland garden. Photo © 2005 Lee Anne White Water plants and boulders edge the pond. Photo © The Fockele Garden Company Boulders set the theme in the…

Landscaping Design Tools
June 9, 2019

Landscaping Design Tools

Landscape architects sometimes design large-scale gardens for public areas. Karl Weatherly/Photodisc/Getty Images Landscape architects are responsible for creating pleasing natural environments in backyards, parks, campuses and playgrounds. They also design the landscaping along public roads and highways. Landscape architects carefully analyze the terrain to…

San Francisco Landscape Design
May 28, 2019

San Francisco Landscape Design

By Sharon King Hoge | Photographs by Marion Brenner Lauded for inventive landscape architecture and urban and master planning, San Francisco’s Surfacedesign has emerged as a leading international firm. Its three principals—James Lord, Roderick Wyllie and Geoff DiGiralomo—may all be California natives, but their wide-ranging work spans the globe. We spoke with…

Landscape Designers Chicago
May 24, 2019

Landscape Designers Chicago

The Obama Foundation on Monday named a team of landscape architects for the Obama Presidential Center, to be led by the designer of Chicago s 606 trail and Maggie Daley Park. Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, based in New York, will head the team, which will include two Chicago landscape design firms: Site Design Group, headed by Ernie Wong, and Living Habitats…

Napa Valley Landscape Design
May 22, 2019

Napa Valley Landscape Design

History Vineyard in 1938, images courtesy Pam-Anela Messenger.In 1876 John Weinberger, an Ohio native, purchased a 240-acre estate in St. Helena, CA, where he settled with his family and founded the J.C. Weinberger Winery. He operated the business for only six years before a former employee murdered him. His widow Hannah continued the business, successfully operating…

Definition of Landscape Design
May 18, 2019

Definition of Landscape Design

Swipe to view slides Landscaping can be defined as the addition of plants, manipulation of terrain and the construction of structures. There are many different styles of landscaping to choose from. Photo by Ray Kachatorian. Landscapes can be purely aesthetic or serve a function such as outdoor cooking. Landscaping Defined Modern landscaping is a process that…

Landscape Border Design
May 16, 2019

Landscape Border Design

April is World Landscape Architecture Month, a time to celebrate the work of landscape architects across the globe and to introduce our local and regional communities to the profession and the benefits of its work. In Los Angeles this is especially important as we continue to reimagine the city as a leader in 21st Century growth. Landscape architects in LA, and…

Design and Garden Landscape
May 14, 2019

Design and Garden Landscape

It is a solid reputation of quality service, skilled workmanship, and expert knowledge that has attracted Maryland residents, top developers, builders, and commercial management companies to select Homestead Gardens Landscaping as their preferred partner in the industry. Our award-winning landscape team provides professional services to enhance your landscaping…

Custom Design Landscaping
May 12, 2019

Custom Design Landscaping

When an outdoor space is inviting and functional, we enjoy it more. When we start each and every project, we take the time to understand how you would like to enjoy your space. What are your interests, preferred colors, favorite smells? Would grilling on a bluestone patio on an outdoor terrace be up your alley, or is manicuring boxwood hedges in the English garden…

History of Landscape Design
April 30, 2019

History of Landscape Design

Through the history of human civilization, land development has been an integral factor in our progress as a species. We are connected to the land. As humans went from being hunters and gathers to gardeners and farmers, we forged a connection to the land. Likewise, as societies have evolved, so have the patterns that have influenced land development. Land formations…

Landscape Design Arlington Texas
April 24, 2019

Landscape Design Arlington Texas

At Xtreme Lawn Care, we re committed to offering exceptional landscape services that ll leave your property looking amazing. Our Arlington team of professionals ready to take on a variety of different types of jobs. Whether you want a lawn installed or flowers planted, we can take care of the details of a job from start to finish. We can also help with weed control…

Landscape Design Bend Oregon
April 16, 2019

Landscape Design Bend Oregon

Any qualified and experienced landscaper will tell you that a successful and practical landscape starts with a sound Bend Oregon Landscaping design. Landscape design isn t simply about deciding where to build your landscape, although location is an important part of the design. It also involves choosing the plants and flowers you will incorporate in your Bend…

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…

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