Yep, it's true. Ross NW Watergardens spring schedule is full. The projects currently on our schedule will take us into early summer. Our sole designer is fully booked.Read More
If you have been following along with the expansion of Portland's Japanese Garden, then you know the name Kengo Kuma, the world renowned architect of the Cultural Crossings project.
His first US exhibition is coming to Portland in February. "Tsunagu", Japanese for "connect", will do just that; connect people to his work at the Japanese Gardens.Read More
I am going to assume you are familiar with Forest Park, Washington Park, Tanner Springs Park, etc. Those are all great parks. But we also have many parks that are less knows, but not necessarily less beautiful.
Here are some great lesser-know parks in the Portland area:Read More
Everything You Need To Know About Bark Dust
The most underrated way to improve your landscaping? Bark dust. It's nothing more than pieces of bark and wood that have been run through a grinder. Simply spreading it over the open spaces in your beds will make them look fresh and finished.Read More
It can be difficult to find a designer that will get your project off on the right foot. And choosing the wrong one can result in another wasted year for your yard. Why can it be so difficult to find a good landscape designer?Read More
To help you out I have put together a list of the most common gravel choices available here in Portland. For each I will also suggest uses, pro's and con's, and approximate prices. Enjoy!Read More
Maybe you have a big house on a small lot. Or just a balcony in the Pearl. Perhaps your outdoor space is just a porch and steps in the Alphabet District. You may wonder:
Can a small garden be a great garden?
Absolutely. And it isn't even that hard. Here are some principles to follow:Read More
Exciting things are happening in landscapes all over. Maybe you have seen them in your neighborhood, or maybe you will be the one introducing them to your neighbors.
What trends should you be on the look for? Here in Portland there are at least three that will continue to gain steam in 2016:Read More
Worried that you will ruin the environment while beautifying your landscape? Follow this (only semi-serious) plan for a guilt free garden:Read More
"Best plants" is subjective. But this list is full of plants that fit the prevailing landscape design meme: sustainable and low maintenance (or vice-versa). Here are 10 great plants that are sure to fit your yard in 2016, and beyond:Read More