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5 Benefits to Incorporating Stonework into Your Landscape

March 25th, 2018
Stones and Firepit Landscaping Dallas

If you’re looking to dramatically enhance the natural beauty and functionality of your landscape, one solution is to incorporate stonework fixtures. From fire pits and retaining walls to patios and garden pathways, there are many ways to beautify your property in various shapes, textures and styles. Not only will your entertainment value go up, your […]

How to Choose the Right Materials for Your Patio

February 28th, 2018

A patio is a special place, a reprieve from the stresses of the day. You may head out to your patio after work with a glass of wine and a good book before dinner. Other times, it may become the bustling gathering spot for entertaining friends. Whatever the case, the material you use for your […]

7 Things to Consider When Adding a Fence in Dallas

January 23rd, 2018

As a Dallas home owner, you may be considering a fence to add value, beauty, security and privacy to your property. Before you do, consider these important factors, ranging from practicality of materials to current fence laws in Dallas, when it comes to your fence installation needs. 1. Type: Why do you want a fence? If it’s strictly for […]

8 Wow-Worthy Hardscaping Ideas

January 8th, 2018

Making the outdoors an extension of your home using strategic hardscaping solutions has never been easier. Embracing your home’s style starts with a carefully crafted landscape featuring both natural and man-made elements. From fireplaces to arbors, hardscaping balances the vegetation of your landscape with carefully crafted architectural features. Here are some ideas to incorporate: 1. Sunken Garden: Like a hidden oasis […]

Glass Pool Fencing and Railing: Daydreaming About Your Dream Pool

December 5th, 2017

Do you find yourself daydreaming about the pool and surrounding landscape you’d like to have someday? Well, why put it off? Now’s the prefect time to start planning your glass pool fencing and railing. Glass pool fences and railing systems make a luxurious addition to your pool area. They pull double duty: they keep children […]

5 Benefits of Water Features to Your Landscape

November 3rd, 2017

Running water can have a calming effect. You know this if you ever spent time near a pool with a fountain, or a waterfall, or the ocean…you get the idea. Well, you could incorporate a water feature into your own yard and it wouldn’t cost a fortune. You can get as simple or elaborate as you […]

Your Fall Dallas Landscaping Checklist

October 9th, 2017
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  It’s that time of year again: prepping your lawn for the upcoming winter. There’s lots to be done this fall in order to ensure your landscape makes it through the colder months. That’s because cooling temperatures slow above-ground growth, with moister soil encouraging strong root development, says This Old House. Here’s a handy Fall Dallas Landscaping Checklist to keep […]

3 Summer Landscape Design Trends

August 21st, 2017
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It’s summer in Dallas and you’re looking to spice things up in your front yard. How can you stand out and do something a bit different than everyone else? It’s time to incorporate some trendy summer design residential landscaping ideas into your property. Here are three helpful tips. 1. Color Blocking We’ve been seeing this trend in women’s […]

How to step up your Dallas landscaping this summer

July 26th, 2017

As a homeowner, you know you’re facing a long summer of watering and mowing the lawn. That’s all well and good, but there are other things you can do to step up your game this summer in terms of landscaping. Once you’ve got the lawn down pat, make your yard realize its potential with a […]

Kick your grilling game up a notch with outdoor kitchens

June 9th, 2017

With summer just about here, you’re probably spending more and more time outside near your pool and patio. If you’re lucky enough to have the space, it’s time to invest in an outdoor kitchen. If you entertain a lot, you likely get tired of cooking inside, missing all the good conversation, and carrying all the […]