For a couple of months you worked with Ross NW Watergardens on a landscape design. Then you signed off on a contract to install the landscape. You waited even longer for your slot in the schedule to arrive. Now, finally, it is time to plant. Guess what?
Some of the plants, so carefully chosen, are not available. Why? Read More
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. Read More
Ross NW Watergardens has two vineyard / winery projects in the pipeline, one a home above a couple’s winery and the other a new garden at a winery that is soon to be built. Wondering what design principles come into play? Here are three things we have learned while planning for these projects: Read More
Here is a list of commonly used landscape and landscape design terms, so you and your designer can speak the same language. Landscape jargon can be regional, so this is specifically for the Portland, Oregon area. Read More
Ross NW Watergardens used to do a lot of irrigation system and water feature repairs. Back then we had one landscape crew, no maintenance crews, and didn't do any design work. We now have multiple crews and do quite a few designs. We don't want to add technicians, so...
We are no longer taking on repairs for systems or features we did not install ourselves. But don't worry, we have some great referrals for you: Read More
Are you looking for someone to design and build custom fencing for you, perhaps one with horizontal slats? Do you need someone skilled to guide you through the options for your new cedar or ipe deck? Read More
Portland area landscape designers and architects that Ross NW Watergardens recommends. Read More
Once your ADU is completed you will probably realize that your landscape is gone, available space is tighter, and there are now two structure that feel like the yard belongs to them.
How can you create garden that works as well as your ADU does? You can hire a landscape designer or DIY, either way these principles will help as you develop a plan. 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
How much will it cost you to hire a landscape designer? Depends on a few factors such as... Read More