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Stay up-to-date with the latest landscaping trends and design ideas with our blog. Whether you’re looking to renovate your outdoor area or you’re looking to hire a landscape designer or landscape architect to design your home’s landscape, our blog will provide you with the inspiration and advice you need. Get the tips you need from our experienced professionals to create the perfect outdoor area.

 

Professional Advice for Landscaping Projects

Our blog provides you with the professional advice you need for landscaping projects. From design tips and tricks to budget-friendly solutions, our blog provides you with all the information you need to create a beautiful and unique outdoor area. From selecting the right plants to choosing the perfect patio furniture, our blog will help make your outdoor renovation project a success.

 

Get Inspired by Professional Landscape Designers

Our blog posts bring you inspiring stories from professional landscape designers. Our experts will share their insights and experiences so that you can learn from the best. No matter what type of outdoor project you’re working on, we have the information you need to make sure that your project is a success. Get inspired by professional landscape designers and make sure that your outdoor renovations are a success.

       
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Transform Your Home with Retaining Walls

Walls serve to hold back soil and prevent erosion, but can also add beauty and character.
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Terraced Gardens: A Beautiful Solution for Sloping Yard

How a terraced garden can enhance the aesthetics and functionality of your outdoor space.
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Considerations for Selecting Your Plants in the PNW

Many factors can impact the success and health of your garden or landscaping project.
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How to Determine the Soil Types in Your Yard

Introduction Identifying the soil type in your backyard is vital for achieving successful gardening and landscaping outcomes. Various soil types possess different drainage abilities, nutrient levels, and water retention capacities. In a previous blog post, we have already delved into the important considerations for landscape planting. Nevertheless, this blog post will concentrate specifically on the....
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Essential Soil Amendments for Optimal Plant Growth

Introduction Having healthy soil is essential for successful gardening and plant growth. However, different types of soil have different characteristics and may require specific amendment techniques to improve their quality. In this blog, we will explore the various methods to amend clay soil, sandy soil, and silt soil, so you can effectively enhance their fertility,....
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7 Shade Plant Ideas to Consider for Your Landscape Project

Introduction When planning a landscape project in the Pacific Northwest, it’s important to consider the different types of plants that will thrive in your specific environment. Shade plants are a great option for areas of your yard that receive less direct sunlight. These plants not only add beauty and texture to your landscape, but they....
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Discover How a Landscape Designer Can Enhance Your Outdoor Space

Introduction A well-designed landscape can greatly enhance the beauty and functionality of your property. Whether you have a small backyard or a sprawling estate, there are several areas that can benefit from a thoughtful landscape design. In this article, we will explore various areas in your property that can be transformed with the help of....
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Why do You Need a Cohesive Landscape Design for your Back Yard?

Introduction A well-designed backyard is not only aesthetically pleasing but also adds value and functionality to your outdoor space. It is essential to have a cohesive landscape design in order to achieve these benefits. A cohesive landscape design refers to the overall harmony and unity in the arrangement of various elements in your backyard, including....
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10 Creative Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

Introduction A well-designed front yard can greatly enhance the curb appeal of a home. Whether you have a small or large front yard, there are plenty of creative landscaping ideas that can transform it into a beautiful and inviting space. In this article, we will explore 10 creative front yard landscaping ideas that can help....
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5 Creative Driveway Landscaping Ideas

Introduction Driveways are an essential part of any home, but they often lack visual appeal. However, with a little creativity and landscaping, you can transform your driveway into a stunning feature that enhances the overall look of your property. In this article, we will explore five simple driveway landscaping ideas that will make your driveway....
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6 Entryway Landscape Ideas

Introduction The entryway to your home is an important element of your front yard landscaping project. The entryway of a home is the first impression visitors get, so it’s important to make it welcoming and visually appealing. One way to achieve this is by incorporating stunning landscape ideas into the entryway design. In this article,....
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Essential Tips for Successful Container Planting

Introduction Container gardening has become widely popular and is a convenient method for cultivating plants, particularly for individuals facing spatial or mobility constraints. Irrespective of your level of expertise, these crucial pointers will assist you in attaining triumph in your container gardening pursuits. The best container plants for your garden will vary based on several....
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Comprehensive List of Landscape Construction Elements For your Outdoor Project

Introduction When planning an outdoor project, it is important to consider all the landscape construction elements that will be involved. From hardscape features to plantings and lighting, each element plays a crucial role in creating a beautiful and functional outdoor space. In this comprehensive list, we will explore the various landscape construction elements that you....
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Eco-conscious Landscapes: Ecological Landscaping Techniques

Introduction Ecological landscaping is an approach to designing and maintaining outdoor spaces that takes into consideration the natural environment and promotes sustainability. By incorporating native plants, conserving water, and minimizing chemical use, ecological landscaping can help create healthy and resilient ecosystems. This article will explore some key considerations and strategies for implementing ecological landscaping practices.....
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Ways to Maximize Your Outdoor Space with a Covered Patio

Introduction Building a pavilion, a gazebo or a pergola in your backyard can offer numerous practical benefits. These structures not only enhance the aesthetic appeal of your outdoor space but also provide functional advantages. In this article, we will explore the practical benefits of building an outdoor structure like a pavilion, a gazebo or a....
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Outdoor Structures used in Landscape Design

Introduction Outdoor structures play a crucial role in landscape construction, enhancing the functionality and aesthetics of outdoor spaces. These structures not only provide shelter and protection but also create focal points and define different areas within a landscape. In this article, we will explore some of the most commonly used outdoor structures in landscape construction....
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Don’t Forget Your Autum Yard Clean-Up

Introduction Autumn is a beautiful season, but it also brings with it a lot of yard work. From raking leaves to preparing your garden for the winter, there are many tasks that need to be done. While you may be tempted to tackle these tasks on your own, hiring a landscape professional can offer many....
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Here’s Who to Call for Drainage Problems in the Yard

Introduction Having proper drainage in your yard is essential to prevent water damage and maintain a healthy landscape. However, when drainage problems arise, it can be challenging to know who to call for help. In this blog post, we will discuss the different professional drainage contractors or drainage companies you can contact to address drainage....
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Comparing Different Lawn Types for Your Yard

Introduction Having a beautiful and well-maintained lawn is a dream for many homeowners. However, choosing the right type of lawn can be a daunting task. There are several options available, each with its own set of pros and cons. In this blog post, we will explore the different types of lawns – sod, ecolawn, hydroseed,....
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Tips to Enhance Your Home’s Main Entrance with a Small Garden

Introduction Creating a beautiful and inviting entrance to your home is a great way to enhance its overall aesthetic. With a little bit of creativity and some careful planning, you can create a small garden that will welcome guests and add a touch of charm to the front of your house. From water features to....
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4 Essential Questions to Answer Before Starting Your Landscape Design Journey

Introduction Embarking on a landscape design journey can be an exciting and rewarding experience. Before starting outdoor design, it’s crucial to pause and ask yourself important questions. These questions will help you gain a clear understanding of what you want to achieve with your project and guide you towards creating a stunning outdoor space that....
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10 Beautiful Native Wildflowers for Your Landscape in Western Washington

Introduction Wildflower planting in a landscape design offers numerous benefits. Not only do wildflowers add a touch of natural beauty to the landscape, but they also provide a habitat for local wildlife and contribute to the overall health of the ecosystem. Native blooms, in particular, are essential in enhancing the beauty of the landscape because....
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Native Tree Options for Landscaping in Western Washington

Introduction Native trees play a crucial role in landscaping in Western Washington. They have adapted to the local climate and soil conditions, making them well-suited for the region. By favoring native plant landscaping, you can create a more sustainable environment. This blog post will discuss the value of native trees in Western Washington. It will....
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Landscape Design Ideas for a Sloped Yard

Introduction A sloped yard can present unique challenges when it comes to landscape design. However, with the right ideas and strategies, you can transform your sloped terrain into a stunning outdoor space that maximizes its potential. In this blog, we will explore six landscape design ideas that will help you make the most out of....
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How to Take Advantage of King County’s RainWise Program

Introduction The RainWise Program, implemented by King County, is a highly commendable initiative that is primarily focused on effectively managing stormwater and safeguarding our precious waterways from pollution. With the ultimate goal of reducing the negative impacts of stormwater runoff and reduce flooding, this program offers attractive rebates to property owners who take proactive measures....
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Exploring Different Landscape Design Styles

Introduction Landscape design is an essential aspect of creating an aesthetic and functional outdoor space. It involves the arrangement and modification of natural, constructed, and abstract elements in an outdoor area. There are several styles of landscape design, each with its own unique characteristics and features. This article will provide an overview of various landscape....
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Harnessing the Benefits of Rain Gardens

Introduction Rain gardens are becoming increasingly popular as a means of managing stormwater runoff and contributing to the beautification of properties. A rain garden is a type of water catchment system that is designed to capture, filter, and absorb rainwater, reducing the amount of stormwater runoff that enters our streams and rivers. This article will....
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8 Fire Pit Design Ideas Woodinville

Introduction Creating an outdoor living space in Woodinville is an exciting way to bring the outdoors into your home. A fire pit is a great way to bring warmth and ambiance to your outdoor living space. Whether you are looking for a cozy spot to gather around with friends and family or a larger area....
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Financing Your Landscape Project

Improving the visual attractiveness of your property and boosting its worth can be achieved through landscaping. Nevertheless, such a project can require a substantial financial commitment, and not everyone may have the immediate funds available. This article aims to provide you with a variety of landscape financing options for your landscaping project, ranging from conventional....
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Transforming Your Outdoor Space: Exploring the Benefits of Landscape Construction Services

Outdoor spaces are an essential part of our homes, providing us with a place to relax, entertain, and enjoy the beauty of nature. However, creating an appealing and functional outdoor space requires careful planning and professional execution. One of the best ways to achieve this is through landscape construction services. These services offer a myriad....
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Exploring the Principles and Possibilities of Permaculture Landscape Design

Permaculture is a design system for creating sustainable human environments. It is about designing systems that are ecologically-sound and economically viable, which provide for their own needs, do not exploit or pollute, and are therefore sustainable in the long term. Permaculture uses the inherent qualities of plants and animals combined with the natural characteristics of....
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4 Tips to Create the Perfect Landscape Design in Seattle

When it comes to creating the perfect landscape design in Seattle, there are a few key tips to keep in mind. One of the most important factors is choosing plants that thrive in Seattle’s unique climate and are well-suited to your soil type. By selecting plants that are well-adapted to the local conditions, you can....
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Transform Your Outdoor Space with a Free Landscape Design Consultation Near You

Transforming your outdoor space can be a daunting task, especially if you’re not sure where to start. If you are looking to create a peaceful retreat, an energetic area for leisure activities, or a productive vegetable garden, consulting a landscape design expert can be incredibly advantageous. In this article, you will receive a detailed guide....
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Unlock Potential Even on a Sloped Yard by Installing a Fire Pit

Introduction If you have a sloped yard, you may think that it’s not ideal for a fire pit. But with the right installation, you can easily transform your outdoor space into an inviting and cozy gathering spot. A fire pit on a sloped yard is not only possible, but can be a great way to....
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4 Creative Landscaping Ideas to Hide Unsightly Utility Boxes

Introduction If you have an unsightly utility box in your yard, you don’t have to just live with it. With a few creative landscaping ideas, you can easily hide the box and create a beautiful outdoor space. From utilizing existing foliage to building a custom cover, there are many ways to cover a utility box....
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Choosing the Best Hardscape Contractor : 6 Key Factors to Consider

Finding a qualified contractor As a homeowner, you understand the importance of taking care of your outdoor space. Whether it is for entertaining guests or spending time with your family, designing and maintaining a beautiful backyard can surely be beneficial in many ways. Hardscaping contractors play an essential role in creating gorgeous landscapes that will....
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Your Outdoor Experience with Natural Stone Fire Pits

A Popular Choice Natural Stone Fire Pits are a popular choice among homeowners and outdoor enthusiasts due to their exceptional aesthetic appeal. Craftsmen utilize natural stones to create these fire pits, which gain renown for their unique colors, textures, and patterns. Many choices for fire pits let people pick one that matches their backyard style....
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Rainwater does not have to be an inconvenience – it can be ...

By Rodrigo Frias and Will Rak   If you live in the Puget Sound area, managing rainwater on your property can be a tricky prospect. It might seem like an impossible task to turn something that is often seen as an inconvenience into something beneficial – but it’s entirely possible! With the help of a....
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How About Edible Planting?

Our professional horticulturalists know quite a bit about edibles.
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Establishing a Budget

The greatest mistake when commissioning a landscape project.
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Caring for Your New Landscape

Caring for your lawns need not be as complicated as the big stores would have you believe.
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The Ultimate Guide: Questions to Ask Your Landscape Designer During the On-Site ...

How to get the most out of working with your landscape designer.
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Landscape Care vs Landscape Maintenance

Landscape maintenance is not the same as landscape care.
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Visualizing Your Outdoor Project

We offer you the ability to ‘see’ your project in detail and move through it in real time.
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Drainage Considerations for a Landscape Renovation Project

Our experts can help you design the perfect drainage solution for your property.
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