Posts Tagged ‘Landscaping’

Xeriscape: Water-Defying Landscaping

On a recent trip to Ojai, CA with family I noted something beautiful: desert landscaping in a raised planter bed lined with local boulders. The shopping center on West Ojai Ave., Hwy 150, incorporated the local horticulture as a design theme throughout the shopping center. It really worked for me. The crisp green Agave plants ...Read more.

Pool Fill: Remodeling with Purpose

In the world of home investment, swimming pools are a questionable feature. While useful for family get-togethers and outdoor excursions, many consider pools to be a liability which lower the value of the property. Many home owners and property investors choose to fill swimming pools, eliminating the need for maintenance and liability concerns. Crews can remove ...Read more.

5 Concrete Patio Designs that Rock (Literally)

We searched our image database to bring you some of the most interesting patio designs that incorporate natural stone designs. Natural stone, while very beautiful, can also be more expensive than manufactured stone. To provide the best service to our customers, we often suggest natural appearing stone or using natural stone as an accent to ...Read more.

Native Plants for Landscape Design

Posted by | Filed under Artificial Turf, Landscaping | Jun 27, 2012 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

According to archaeological evidence, the first farmers began to “landscape design” about 12,000 years ago. Yep, agriculture is a form of landscape design, and so is gardening.  The first men and women who walked the earth were  part of a complex ecosystem, one that required enhancement to supply human needs: food, shelter, and comfort.  This farming lifestyle ...Read more.

albedo artificial turf backyard bbq bishop's hat concrete consumer awareness design drainage driveway fireplace front-yard garden gardening green heat island Landscaping lawn care natural natural stone outdoor kitchen outdoor living patio pavers paving plants porch rain reclamation rebates remodel rustic safety san diego steep grade sustainability synthetic vinyl fencing walkway wall wallet wise water water conservation water wise wood heating Xeriscape