Retractable Awnings are getting fancy in everyday outdoor living. Sophisticated in design they provide near-instant protection from sun or rain when you need it. Gone are typical striped canvas awnings as a first choice. Retractable awnings enhance your outdoor living experience and are surprisingly cost effective. Like a good appliance in the kitchen, retractable awnings offer long-term value; even worth more
Plant Pots in Outdoor Spaces Plant pots in landscape design make perfect decor pieces in your outdoor living spaces. They add visual interest to a plain hardscape as they soften the edges. The container itself can be colorful with subdued plantings, or vice versa. Boring entryway? Add plant pots. Top of the stairway, choose a matching set for symmetry. Let’s
Water Fountains in Outdoor Spaces With 2019 right around the corner, ‘Times They Are A-Changin.’ Changes in landscape design are Outdoor Living rooms homeowners are adding to their properties. Yes, another room of the house, outside, turning unused backyards into functional living space. These outdoor rooms are copycats to indoor living with one exception. How many indoor rooms have Water Fountains?
Are you drawn to Outdoor Bars? Grab a barstool – we’re in Outdoor Bar Paradise – let’s take a visual tour of some outdoor bars in landscapes. Barstools give us a bird’s eye view of what’s going on around us. And, you can seat more people around a bar. If you only have a small space in your landscape and want
Need Answers to your Questions on Garden Mulch? Let’s take a quick course: Garden Mulch 101. THINK OF IT AS A SECURITY BLANKET Old Man Winter can be brutal on plants, trees, and shrubs. Taking time to prepare for a cold-spell is a no-brainer and your landscape will thank you for it. Choosing the right security blanket is as important as
Ever consider Artificial Turf For Dogs? Tired of ring around the house? (Doggie pathway) Bald spots from Digging? Never ending muddy paw prints? These are just a few of “the things we do for love” as pet owners. Our dogs can test our patience where yards are concerned. Nevertheless, you can have your sanity and a nice looking yard too.
OUTDOOR PIZZA OVENS Come and get it- Get your Pizza here! Smokin’ hot out of ‘your’ Outdoor Pizza Oven! Yes, we’re talking a wood burning pizza oven in the backyard. In the last decade, pizza ovens have become popular in our outdoor living spaces. Whats a wood-fired pizza oven? It’s a brick oven consisting of a baking chamber made of fireproof
Like Outdoor Living? We do too! Here’s our latest Outdoor Living Landscape Reveal 2018. MAN CAVE OUT THE BACK DOOR The gazebo living room is the perfect ‘Man Cave’ for all TV game viewing, ask the man of the house. He loves it. And house is right; these outdoor living rooms become extra rooms in the home. Take a crisp Fall
Portland Landscape Reveal proudly shares our latest landscape and we give it 3 Thumbs Up!! We’re talking exterior design that takes a small yard and makes it roomier with a few Oh-So-Original Ideas. “Pats on the back’ for Team Paradise 1) Make it an A-Frame Wood Structure. Maintain natural light and openness while covering guests and firepit from weather changes. Go-the-distance seat walls
Water Features In Landscape Design Looking for ideas for water features in landscape design? Your search is over. We believe Water Features are a must-have when designing your landscape. They come in many variations and create a special ambiance. Ponds, waterfalls, bubblers, reflection pools, infinity pots, spas, pools . . . whew, so many kinds to choose from. Do you want