The Value of Custom Design
"The complexities that arise in designing a garden or a landscape come from the necessary intersection of multiple disciplines in order to address all the layers... " Read more here.
 

Dry-stack Stone Walls
"If you’re interested in adding a wall or raised planter to your garden, there are many techniques and materials from which to choose. Depending on the style or your... " Read more here.
 

Outdoor Lighting to Brighten Your Seattle Landscape
"This article shares some ways to create nighttime beauty in your Seattle-area landscape and offers general information on the various types of landscape lighting..." Read more here.
 

Eat Outside, Cook Outside: Creating Outdoor Kitchens in Seattle
"Do you enjoy dining al fresco but tire of transporting plates, utensils, serving dishes, wine glasses, water glasses, etc., between your indoor kitchen and..." Read more here.
 

Is Your Garden in the Doldrums? Plant These Trees and Shrubs for Stunning Summer Flowers
"How is your garden faring now that summer has arrived and with it a long string of dry, warm, sunny days?..." Read more here.
 

The Dirt on Soil, Compost, and Mulch in Seattle
"What is soil? What is compost? What is mulch? What's the difference? Does it matter? The answer to the last question is yes, it matters, and if you know..." Read more here.
 

Is it Possible to Design Low-maintenance Gardens in Seattle?
"Would you ever consider asking a landscape designer to create a garden that requires intensive maintenance? Probably not, you have an unlimited..." Read more here.
 

Bartlett Trees, Our partners in Tree Stewardship
"Do you know what a professional resource we have in our National and State Gold Sponsor Bartlett Tree Experts? For starters they have offices all over..." Read more here.
 

Trees For Keeps
"While we design gardens and plan for an environmentally sound and greener urban environment perhaps those of us with the expertise on tree species..." Read more here.
 

Best Trees for Seattle - Part 1: Practical Tips from Landscape Designers
"Have you ever visited a nursery in search of a tree and been overwhelmed..." Read more here.
 

Best Trees for Seattle - Part 2: More Practical Tips from Landscape Designers
"Selecting a tree for your landscape is such an important undertaking..." Read more here.
 

Winter in Seattle - Designing for Winter Interest in Seattle-area Gardens
"Why wait until spring to enjoy your garden? Seattle’s mild climate..." Read more here.
 

The Ground Plane: Paving Solutions for Seattle-area Patios
"The sunny summer days and long, warm evenings of the Pacific Northwest make many of us yearn to be outdoors for as long..." Read more here.
 

Asian Design Ideas
"Landscape design clients often express an interest in creating a landscape that resembles a Japanese garden. Although there are several different..." Read more here.
 

Desperately Seeking Ideas: Visit Botanical Gardens to Find Inspiration for Your Seattle Garden
"Are you happy with your garden? Would you like to make changes but don’t know..." Read more here.
 

 

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