Modern Garden Accessories

by Ben Bowen

What if your landscape is already completed, and isn’t as modern as you would like? Or maybe you are having a hard time completing the look because most garden accessories are traditional in style.

Here is a collection of truly modern accessories (some from Portland) that will put the finishing touches on your modern garden:

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Portland Pond Supplies

by Ben Bowen

Most of the time I do blog posts about stuff Ross NW Watergardens does well. This post is about something we do not do at all, ever- sell pond supplies.

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Do You Need A Landscape Design?

by Ben Bowen

Do you need a landscape design? What exactly is a landscape design? And if you don’t need a design, what do you need? Our landscape designer answers all those questions here.

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5 Portland Landscape Designers You Should Know

by Ben Bowen

We love designing landscapes in the Portland area.

But we know we are not always the best fit for every client or project. And we certainly appreciate that there are a bunch of talented  landscape architects and designers here in Portland. So, if you don't work with us, who should you consider? 

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Planting Bamboo In Portland (3 Things To Know)

by Ben Bowen

No other plant can give you instant height while taking up so little space. Bamboo can be a focal point or a backdrop, a sharp exclamation point or a soft accent. And if you are leaning modern or Japanese with your landscape design bamboo will fit right in.

So how to do bamboo right, right?

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The Best Ways To Use Steel In Your Landscape Design

by Ben Bowen

Steel is fantastic in landscapes. It is a versatile material, which is what custom landscape designs demand. Steel ages really well, taking on a natural patina that fits with your garden's core ingredients.

So how, exactly, do we work some steel into your landscape? Glad you asked!

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