It’s that time of year again! The weather is getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and spring has finally sprung! Let’s look at a few different ways to add pops of color to your landscape in the early season.
In years past, our yards were used quite differently than they are today. With the COVID-19 pandemic ever changing the way we live our lives, thoughtful landscape design will continue to gain momentum as families spend more time at home.
Serving our clients calls for me to split time between our North Woodward offices and our Traverse City location. Certainly the smooth beaches and bay views of the northeast Michigan shoreline has a special magic. It is one of my favorite places in the world. But in the course of a normal day there is […]
We love to incorporate rock or stonework into the landscape. There are so many varieties in the rocks themselves, and even more variety in the possibilities of using them to your advantage. Stone adds texture and contrast and requires little or no maintenance. Stones can be used for an assortment of purposes both decorative and […]
Pantone’s color of the year has been annually announced for the last 20 years. Each year, it gains popularity among the public yet mostly influences Designers of all kinds. We take the color of the year into consideration when it sparks our creativity for new color combinations in the garden. 2020 Color of the Year […]
There are many ways to go about a landscape project and making it happen may seem daunting as there are numerous options. With the right amount of planning these points will be a helpful guide to your landscape renovation. The First Step is a Master Plan When homeowners begin to think about a landscape renovation […]
When it comes to our garden beds, late season perennials are overlooked early in the season by showier annuals. While we all love the early and mid summer blooms, these plants will give you something to look forward to as the other blooms start to fade. High Impact Perennials for Late Summer Liatris spicata, AKA […]
If you have taken a look at our portfolio you can see that we have been privileged to create some amazing outdoor living spaces. Some have been outfitted with all the creature comforts of an indoor family room/kitchen space. These amenities include food and drink at hand, media centers, fireplaces and ceiling fans. But maybe […]
We design and build extraordinary outdoor spaces so our clients and their families, friends, and neighbors can experience the great outdoors just outside their doorstep. Our designers incorporate features to enhance the experience: Patios, seating, landscape lighting, pergolas, BBQ stations, fireplaces, fire tables, and fire pits. All things to make for a safe and comfortable […]
Writers like to predict trends. Garden magazine writers and experts across the country have forecast noteworthy ideas shaping the landscape world in 2018. Most trends maintain their popularity from the past year, but sometimes the so-called trends of the new year sound like they’re coming out of left field with no real basis as for […]