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4 Benefits of Landscaping Retaining Walls

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Retaining walls bring an unrivaled aesthetic appeal to any yard, but they also add a functional element too. Detailed and attractive with stone that really catches the eye, retaining walls serve to hold back earth, brush or water, hence the name: retaining.  A retaining wall can do so much, from helping you create a terrace […]

How Stonework Complements Your Dallas Landscape

Thursday, January 31st, 2019
How does your outdoor space define you?

Are you looking to dramatically alter your landscape to make it more beautiful, functional and enjoyable? It’s possible with stonework. From retaining walls and fire pits to patios and garden pathways, there’s never been a better time to beautify your property. You can achieve this with a multitude of shapes, textures and styles. Not only […]

Outdoor Home Living Wins Consumers’ Choice Award for 4th Straight Year

Sunday, December 30th, 2018

Outdoor Home Living Wins Consumers’ Choice Award for 4th Straight Year For the fourth year in a row, Outdoor Home Living in Dallas has received the Consumers’ Choice Award for excellence in two categories: outdoor home additions and landscape contractors. We are very proud of this distinction, and it just goes to show you how […]

How to Increase Your Yard’s Functionality

Friday, November 30th, 2018
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If you generally like the look of your yard, yet its shape or form just isn’t practical, you may consider increasing its functionality. After all, you have a nice yard: what good is it if you can’t use it for relaxing, playing and entertaining? Check out these tips to boost the functionality of your entire […]

Fences vs. Gates: Which Ones are Best for You?

Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Are you “on the fence” when it comes to how you want to enclose your property? Fences and gates may sound the same but they are different in a few ways. The one you choose will depend on your intended usage, landscape design, budget and personal style. People tend to put fences around their entire […]

Outside is the New Inside: The Year’s Biggest Outdoor Design Trends

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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The outdoor season is still upon us despite the threat of a chill in the air. You still have time to make your outdoor space function like an interior space for entertaining, relaxing and just being. Here are some top tips to harness the hottest design trends that optimize your backyard’s true potential. Outdoor Rooms […]

6 Tips for Functional Outdoor Living Spaces

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
How does your outdoor space define you?

Whether you have a small backyard or an expansive one, making your living space functional is key. After all, what good is owning a home if you can’t entertain, relax and have fun there? Check out these six tips will help you infuse beauty and charm to your outdoor spaces. 1.    Establish Clear Traffic Patterns […]

5 Benefits of Residential Lawn Maintenance and Management

Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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  Maintaining your lawn doesn’t happen through neglect. It only occurs through patience, dedication, and a lot of TLC. But while you may understand the demands of what makes a good landscape great, you may not have the time, equipment or patience to do it yourself. That’s where a professional comes in – one that’s […]

5 Benefits to Incorporating Stonework into Your Landscape

Sunday, March 25th, 2018
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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 […]

8 Wow-Worthy Hardscaping Ideas

Monday, 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 […]