Landscape Pricing Information To Help You Budget For Your Project

by Ben Bowen

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.

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Five Easy To Love Perennials

by Ben Bowen

Perennials bring color and texture to gardens and landscapes every spring and summer. There are hundreds to choose from, and a trip to the nursery can be overwhelming. Use this list to guide you to the right perennials for the places in your landscape.

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10 Landscaping Tips (That Keep Your Budget Low)

by Ben Bowen

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.

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5 Portland Nurseries You Have To Know About

by Ben Bowen

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.

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We Collect The Design Fee Up Front- Here's Why

by Ben Bowen

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.

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The Complete (Lazy Person's) Guide To Landscape Maintenance

by Ben Bowen

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?

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