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New Study Reveals Top Outdoor Living Trends for 2013

Written on February 25, 2013 at 8:18 pm, by

A recent study conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects reveals the most popular landscape trends and in-demand features for today’s home landscape.

American homeowners increasingly are drawn to adding outdoor rooms for entertaining and recreation on their properties, according to the 2013 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends survey. The results also show demand for both sustainable and low-maintenance design.

Container Gardens

Written on May 29, 2012 at 9:04 pm, by

Spice up your back gardens with seasonal rotations in annual planters.  Your landscape design can be enhanced with the simplicity of some well-placed containers.    If you think of your patio space as an outdoor room, and it is, then think of containers and use them as you would use accessories inside to complement the furnishings.   Your outdoor  Continue Reading »

Small Space Gardens

Written on March 17, 2012 at 12:46 pm, by

A landscape does not need to be grandiose to be effective.  Frequently, the converse is true.   In a small space garden the opportunities for excellence are seldom mitigated by budget, but rather by understanding the space at hand and working with it instead of against it.  The great landscape architect, Dan Kiley, refereced ‘appropriateness’ and  Continue Reading »