Ross NW Watergardens Profiled by Total Landscape Care

by Ben Bowen

As mentioned on this blog, and anywhere else I could find, we were named a finalist for TLC's "Landscaper of the Year" program last fall. It is an honor and has been a great experience for us.

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5 Low Water Use Plants For Portland

by Ben Bowen

That amazing plant has long term costs. How much maintenance will it require? How much water will it use? Before you head to the nursery this spring spend a couple minutes thinking about the true cost of the plants you will add to your Portland landscape!

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Child Proof Landscaping?

by Ben Bowen

In my search for child proof landscaping I have come across some great ideas. Here are just a few that you can try.

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Surprise! In Landscape Design

by Ben Bowen

A post about surprise, and buck teeth.

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The Joys Of Landscaping In Lake Oswego Oregon

by Ben Bowen

Lake Oswego, Oregon is one of our favorite places to work (don't tell Portland). If you look at our Portfolio you will see that many of our best projects have been there. In fact, three of those Lake Oswego landscape projects are actually on Lake Oswego. So, yes, Lake O has been good to us.

But is it the easiest place to execute a landscape project?

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How Ross NW Watergardens' Landscape Schedule Works

by Ben Bowen

How does a landscaping project get on our schedule? And is the start date set in stone?

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How Much Does Landscape Design Cost?

by Ben Bowen

How much will it cost you to hire a landscape designer? Depends on a few factors such as...

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Why is one quote higher than the others?

by Ben Bowen

It may be company, the time of year, the project, or just a communication issue- but there is usually a good reason for the difference

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Ross NW Watergardens Named "Best of Houzz" for 2014!

by Ben Bowen

For the second year in a row we were awarded the "Best of Houzz" badge for customer satisfaction. What does that mean? Basically, we got a bunch of good reviews from happy customers. If you were one of them, thanks!

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Should Your Landscaper Be Licensed?

by Ben Bowen

You need a license to drive, sell liquor, kill, and.... landscape?

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