How much should I spend on my landscaping?

May 15, 2012 - Blog, Budget - Post by: Mary - 6 Comments

Great question! There are many different factors when it comes to a landscape project and if you have never done one before, try to think of it as you would any other home remodel. The most expensive part of the installation is typically the hardscape, so please set aside about

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Help! This place is a mess

April 27, 2012 - Design - Post by: Mary - 2 Comments

We’ve seen most everything and unfortunately we are invited to remedy incorrectly installed landscapes all the time. So whether you had good intentions of doing things yourself and got in over your head or the landscaper you hired left the job before completing it to your satisfaction, we can assist

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What do I do first?

April 27, 2012 - Budget, Design - Post by: Mary - 5 Comments

Checklist of how to begin a landscaping project: 1. Where am I landscaping? The backyard, the front yard or both? 2. What are the outdoor activities that I would enjoy most in my new landscape? 3. What is my budget? Based on question #2, what gets top priority? 4. Will this be

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The ideal time to landscape…

April 27, 2012 - Design - Post by: Mary - 2 Comments

Is there an ideal time to landscape? Yes and no. Many factors must be considered to determine your ideal time to landscape. Your timetable includes: – your available finances – whether you are landscaping in anticipation of a major event (wedding, move, remodeling project) Luckily for us in the SF

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How to choose plants for your project

April 27, 2012 - Blog - Post by: Mary - 1 Comments

Going to the Garden Center and buying plants based on your favorite color may please you for the afternoon, but for long-term enjoyment some thought and a bit of research will yield great results. We highly recommend working with our designer so that you can get expert advise and save money

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