As a homeowner, landscaper, designer or architect we spend a lot of time deciding what to put into our landscapes.
It is just as important, though, to know what not to include in your design. Landscape preferences are subjective, of course. But the following three things should never be in your Portland landscape design. Read More
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? Read More
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! Read More
We have three projects proudly entered into the 2018 Considered Design Awards by Gardenista. All three are projects we have profiled here, and are in our portfolio as well. 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
A large landscape project in Ridgefield is wrapping up, here are some progress pictures from the last few weeks! Read More
Sometimes local experience is really valuable. I believe landscaping and gardening is an area where you should seek out local advice. Why? Read More
Landscaper designers can be a valuable resource for you. What should your Landscape Designer bring to the table? At least three things: 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
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