For hundreds of years, people have been marking off their territory with various types of fencing. Brick walls, for instance, were used often to outline a kingdom or a country.
Today, fences are designed to mark the line of one’s property – to keep people from walking through the yard, keep stray animals out, or pets from running outside the yard.… Read the rest
At night you are driving through the neighborhood and notice a house that seems to illuminate with a soft glow, without being over powered by high-voltage lighting. You take a second look and may think to yourself, “How can I get the lighting around my house to look like that?”… Read the rest
It’s the classic gardener’s dilemma—you want nice, fertile soil for your plants to grow, but it never fails that weeds shoot up right alongside your precious sprouts. Weeds are arguably the most prevalent garden nuisances, and they will single-handedly destroy your plants unless you take swift action to rectify the situation.… Read the rest
There may have been a time in your life when you drove up to someone’s house, got out of the car, started walking up the pathway and then took a pause. The lush surroundings gave you a reason to meander a bit. … Read the rest
It’s no mystery that today’s professionals, parents and hard-working citizens look forward to peace and relaxation after a hard day’s work. With the chaos surrounding kid-filled homes, corporate politics, and financial difficulty, sometimes peace is more than a luxury–it’s a necessity.… Read the rest
How much will your landscape design cost? From small jobs to elaborate designs, calculating the cost is quite complex. With the wrong calculations, you could be left paying more than expected and racking up unwanted debt. You can also set yourself up for despair if you miscalculate prices of goods and services and plan too quickly.… Read the rest
The Top 5 FAQs About Landscape Lighting Design
1. What elements need to be lit in my landscape?
This question can only be answered when you determine the overall effect you want. What mood are you looking for? What function will the light serve?… Read the rest
It takes just one dark secluded window, a dark unlit backyard, or a burnt-out porch light to make your home an easy invitation for an intruder. Lighting is one of the simplest types of deterrents to take your home from a target to a secure dwelling in no time.… Read the rest