Articles Relating to Landscape Design

Growing and Planting Citrus Trees

Growing and Planting Citrus Trees

Varieties Grown: Navel oranges Sweet oranges Valencia oranges Pigmented/Burgundy oranges Mandarins/Tangarines Tangelos Grapefruit White/Pink Grapefruit Pummelo Hybrids Lemons Limes Kumquats Limequats Soil: Citrus trees do best on well drained loam or sandy loam soils....

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Custom Landscape Lighting Ideas

Custom Landscape Lighting Ideas

Exterior lighting can be incredibly difficult to nail down correctly. For this reason, it’s often popular to create custom landscape lighting. Lighting, itself, carries a lot of variation. If you want to invoke life, charm, and depth to your outdoor area, custom...

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Artificial Turf Around Pool

Artificial Turf Around Pool

Artificial turf is an excellent way to create the lush appearance of lawn around pool decking without the disadvantages of maintaining real grass. These disadvantages include the constant irrigation overspray on pool decking leaving unsightly water spots that can be...

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Water Features Enhance An Outdoor Space

Water Features Enhance An Outdoor Space

Water features can serve a couple of different purposes in a landscape design. First, a good landscape plan would tend to include a focal point. What better than a water feature to serve as a focal point in an outdoor space? Especially with the dry climate in the...

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Budgeting for Your New Landscape

Budgeting for Your New Landscape

The purchase and design of a backyard landscape or front yard landscape is much like the purchase of a new home. There are so many options that the final landscape cost can vary dramatically. Consider a new home build has a base price of $100K. When you start adding...

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Fire Pits

Fire Pits

Adding a fire pit as part of your landscaping will extend the enjoyment of your backyard for you and your guests. They provide warmth, light, a cooking source, and ambiance, making them a natural gathering spot for socializing, entertaining, and relaxation. People are...

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