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
You have a proposal from us, which includes a payment schedule. The structure is pretty straight forward, but you may have questions. Hopefully this post will answer themRead More
You like contemporary landscape design. You picture a garden influenced by modernism, maybe even minimalism. But your home is decidedly not modern.
Should you forge ahead? Yes. Your landscape does not have to be held hostage to your home's style. Here are 5 guidelines to keep in mind:Read More
Water features are the super cars of the landscape. When you see one, your heart can not help but want it. But your brain isn't sure its a good idea.
One of the main reasons people hesitate to buy a water feature (or a super car, I would imagine) is reliability. Don't all water features leak?Read More
You have a lawn and it is lousy. Full of weeds, lots of thatch, bare dirt, lumps.... I haven't even seen your lawn but I know what it looks like.
Fixing your Portland area lawn is less work than you think it is. All you need is a lawn mower, possibly a wheelbarrow, and these instructions.Read More
Ross NW Watergardens purchased a landscape maintenance company in 2011, and has enjoyed caring for hundreds of lawns and landscapes in the years since.
However, starting July 17th we will no longer be doing any residential landscape maintenance. If we have been caring for your lawn, you may wonder why.Read More