Like most landscaping companies in Portland, we offer a free consultation to anyone considering a landscape project. When you fill out our contact form or call us, what should you expect?
Landscaping going to the dogs? If you have a pet who spends much time outside, they are definitely leaving their mark (pun intended). Why not design a landscape that your dog can enjoy, but not destroy?
Pet friendly landscaping involves balancing the needs and behaviors of your dog (or other pet) with your family's hopes for your garden. The result is a landscape that looks fantastic to your eyes- and your dog's.
These are just a few of the ideas we can explore in a dog friendly landscape design. Contact Ross NW Watergardens today to schedule a free consultation. Introduce us to your dog and your landscape. Let's see what we can do!
When we get 3 weeks of snow (like we did last winter) you just might start thinking about alternatives to shoveling snow off your driveway.
Could a snow melting mat system, installed under your driveway, be the solution?
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 2018: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 2018, and beyond:Read More
Does guilt keep you from doing what you know you need to do- remove unwanted plants from your garden? Do you just keep adding new plants, creating new problems and regrets?
Constant addition to a garden usually results in chaos and death (plant related, so not that serious.) At times the best solution is to remove a plant. When should you seriously consider pulling a plant?Read More
Large properties are fairly rare in the Portland area, but they do exist. Most of my clients with large landscapes (over 10,000 square feet) have similar priorities to those with typical city lots:Read More
What can you replace your lawn with? There are a ton of lawn alternatives, and I am going to list all the ones (I can think of) that work well here in Portland. All the options on my list meet these criteria:Read More
In many ways this was a typical Ross NW Watergardens project. The client wanted a landscape that was:Read More