The Secret to Entertaining All Year

Posted On: September 20, 2019

Outdoor Kitchens An outdoor kitchen is a key element to making your yard suitable for year-round entertainment. While you may have a perfectly fine kitchen indoors, when you’re entertaining in your yard, you’re not going to want to have to go back and forth between your kitchen and your guests. An outdoor kitchen allows you…

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Lawn and Landscape Edging Trends

Posted On: August 13, 2019

Today’s Trendiest Edging Options So, what are these trendy edging materials we keep mentioning? Below are a few of our favorite trendy lawn edging materials. Metal edging. At first, metal edging sounds a bit boring, but it doesn’t have to be just a sheet of metal (even though that’s one of the strongest options!). Metal…

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2019 Landscaping Trends in San Diego

Posted On: July 25, 2019

Extending Your Living Space with Hardscapes With California’s mandate of a 20% reduction in water use for San Diego residents, more and more homeowners are choosing hardscapes to adorn their yards with. Instead of watering plants, San Diego homeowners can find themselves relaxing in their outdoor kitchen or on their patio. Some of the trendiest…

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Best Patio Designs for San Diego Backyards

Posted On: May 23, 2019

Fire Features From open fire pits for roasting marshmallows to outdoor fireplaces for added warmth on chilly evenings, nothing says elegance and sophistication like a fire feature. The warm, flickering glow becomes the visual centerpiece and natural gathering place when you have friends over for a party. Best of all, natural gas fire features are…

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How Does Xeriscaping Save Water?

Posted On: April 29, 2019

What Is Xeriscaping? Picture the natural landscape here in San Diego. Rocks, palms, succulents, cacti, and ground cover may come to mind. This is essentially what xeriscaping is—designing a landscape that mimics what naturally grows in the area to minimize the need for irrigation. People living in dry regions across the western U.S. have embraced…

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Hardscape Ideas for Sloped Landscapes in San Diego

Posted On: November 28, 2018

Retaining Walls To create a flat spot to put a garden or patio, you almost always need a retaining wall. This holds back the soil, controls erosion, and breaks up the slope. Retaining walls can be made of many different materials, from natural looking boulders to cleanly cut paving bricks to weathering steel plates that…

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Types of Hardscape Materials for San Diego Landscapes

Posted On: September 27, 2018

Hardscape Design “Hardscape” refers to the immovable, non-living areas of a landscape, such as: Patios Gazebos Walkways Pergolas Sheds Retaining walls Pavers Fire pits Water features We have developed relationships with local suppliers who provide only the finest quality materials for our designs. Popular Hardscape Materials Our creative landscape designs can feature a wide range…

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Building an Outdoor Living Space for the Whole Family

Posted On: February 7, 2018

Property Boundaries Whether in the form of a wood fence, brick wall, or hedgerow, you may find it important to create a boundary around your property if you don’t already have one. This encloses your yard to eliminate the fear of children or pets wandering where they shouldn’t. It also improves privacy if you want…

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How to Create an Eco-Friendly Landscape

Posted On: January 22, 2018

What Is Eco-Friendly Landscaping? Green, sustainable, or eco-friendly landscaping is defined as the practice of creating and maintaining a section of land in a way that conserves energy and natural resources with minimal impact on the environment. More traditional methods of landscaping require significant upkeep in order to keep the soil and plants hydrated, fertilized,…

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The Benefits of Artificial Grass in San Diego

Posted On: December 19, 2017

Lifestyle For elderly homeowners or those with physical restrictions, lawn care can pose a risk to health and safety. Artificial grass alleviates the worry or added expense of lawn maintenance, while providing an even surface for walking to reduce the risk of injury. Those who travel frequently or only spend part of the year in…

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