Sometimes local experience is really valuable. I believe landscaping and gardening is an area where you should seek out local advice. Why?Read More
Everyone has a budget. Even if you don't know how much you want to spend on landscaping, you probably know how much you won't spend. If you are a DIY-er then you will need some tricks of the trade to keep your budget in line. Here are 5 good ways to keep the budget in line.Read More
Here you will find some ballpark prices for landscaping here in Portland in 2018. There are also links to posts I have written on this in the past along with some other online resources that might be helpful. If I don't cover your project scope below feel free to leave a comment with a brief description and I will try to help.Read More
Finding plants for our landscape projects is often a part of my daily routine. And I love it. Browsing row after row of plants is a great way to spend a morning.
I have been to maybe 30-40 nurseries in the Portland area. A few of these really jump out as "must see" nurseries. Here they are, in no particular order.Read More
Our design process has been developed over several years, with one goal in mind: provide high quality designs in a way that is enjoyable for our clients and us.
Our landscape design service page lays out the details and process pretty clearly. Of course, even with such a comprehensive page we still get lots of questions. Most often the question has to do with our collection of the design fee in full before starting.Read More
Ross NW Watergardens has done landscape renovations that were just a couple thousand dollars and residential landscapes that were over $200,000. I can pretty much guarantee that your project falls somewhere between those two extremes...Read More
Everyone wants a beautiful front yard. But not everyone wants to spend hours every week caring for one (or lots of $$ paying for it). In fact, 7 out of 10 potential clients I speak to list "low maintenance" as a requirement for their gardens.
But how do you care for an existing landscape, using as little time and effort as possible?Read More
Best Portland Landscapers? My goal is to help you decide which landscaper is right for your garden, property, family, and budget. The list is broken up into three main categories (small, medium, large), with a couple bonus niche categories (organic, irrigation repair, low voltage lighting).
Now, you might be thinking, why would you put this list together?Read More
In the Portland metro area most people have small lawns, between 1000 and 2000 square feet. What should you expect to pay to have your lawn mowed and edged?
What if you want more than that? How much does true landscape maintenance from a pro cost?Read More