How (Not) to Maintain Your Xeriscape

Posted On: January 17, 2017

Here are tips from our landscape experts for maintaining and preserving your xeriscape to save time and money while beautifying your home. 1. Replace Your Lawn with Gravel & Unique Stones Replacing your lawn with gravel reduces maintenance time to almost zero. You’ll save water and money by saying goodbye to sprinklers and mowers! Gravel…

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Creating a Tropical Oasis at Home

Posted On: November 18, 2016

Go Green in Your Personal Oasis Go green–by bringing in plants, that is! Our landscape architects in San Diego and Orange County recommend layering various types of plants for a lush landscape, to bring a vacation feeling and relaxation to your backyard. Palm trees, stalks of bamboo, and vibrant flowers blooming with color make it…

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Landscaping Privacy Ideas: Screening Plants, Trees, and Fences

Posted On: October 25, 2016

Landscaping Privacy Benefits: Safety, Comfort & Noise Landscaping privacy isn’t just about keeping people out of your business – it’s a safety issue. Especially when you’re at a dinner party with friends and your neighbor is rubbernecking for a little too long. It’s just plain awkward. When you have children, designing your landscape with privacy…

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How to Bring a “Vacation Home” Feel to Your Backyard

Posted On: August 22, 2016

Spa Retreat for Complete Serenity You don’t have to make a trip to that high-end spa to enjoy a stunning outdoor space designed by San Diego landscape architects. Time to lay back, relax, and let the bubbles work their magic. View Full Project Details This California backyard exemplifies the notion of the ideal way to…

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Family-Friendly Home Design Ideas

Posted On: August 3, 2016

Why Remodel for a Family-Friendly Home Design? There are a lot of changes that happen, at the beginning of parenthood and throughout the growth of the child, so there’s no reason to add a move to a better home into the mix. Enjoy staying in your community without the need to relocate to a new…

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Benefits of Simultaneous Home and Landscape Design

Posted On: July 1, 2016

Top Reasons for Home and Landscape Renovations Think about the reasons that you wanted to do the renovations in the first place. What is most important to you? Maximizing the value of your investment, saving on time, or creating greater functionality? Notice how the following triggers for starting a remodel (Source: Houzz,U.S. Renovation 2014) mirror…

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New Innovations at the 2016 International Builders’ Show (Ibs)

Posted On: June 10, 2016

Landscape & Home Remodel Trends for 2016 Every year vendors, manufacturers and, custom home builders from all over the world travel to IBS to show, people like us, what their hot new products are and where they see the industry going. We sent our co-founders, Josh Rosenthal and Dave Milton, to IBS in Las Vegas…

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Exterior Lighting Ideas to Impress

Posted On: March 7, 2016

1. Walkway & Path Lights The majority of this slideshow features images in our design portfolio. We specialize in crafting eco-friendly landscape construction techniques that are low impact on the environment, while also improving your home. Below you will find frequently asked questions about exterior lighting and how it can increase the ROI of your…

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Landscape Beautification Awards – CLCA San Diego Chapter

Posted On: July 17, 2015

This continues our trend in award winning projects. For the last 4 years we have won San Diego’s Best award in the following categories: Landscape, Contractor, Construction Company, as well as Kitchen & Bath Remodeling. In 2016 Eco Minded Solutions Won: Landscape Renovation Large – Achievement Award Commercial Construction – Achievement Award Landscape Renovation Achievement…

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Sustainable Luxury Home Remodeling: Tips, Ideas, and Inspirations

Posted On: May 25, 2015

There’s never a need to sacrifice the luxury you deserve, to live in a green and environmentally conscious home. In this blog, learn how a sustainable whole home remodeling project can add beauty, elegance and significant savings in water/energy usage. “What we are seeing now is clients who want the same beautiful yard, but one…

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