Whether you consider the relationship of landscaping to a commercial complex or residential development as icing on the cake or as a vital ingredient in the distinctive appeal of the whole project, there is little doubt that your concern is real and an important part of your planning. There are so many con
Beautiful landscapes don’t just happen, especially the impressive manicured planting areas, walkways and colorful, cooling retreats that grace Florida’s best office buildings, hotels and commercial developments. Municipalities also realize the benefits of parks and playgrounds, and they encourage artis
There is little doubt that traditional small towns and urban communities have changed over the decades. But there is also a sense that older communities made more sense than the suburban sprawl of recent decades. What does that have to do with landscape planning, design, construction, and maintenance?
Every homeowner today is aware that a home's value is enhanced by that elusive quality known as "curb appeal," and that a well-designed and properly-maintained landscape is a selling point for any home on the market. But what about backyard landscaping ideas that boost the enjoyment quotient for residents
Plants, pathways, flower bed border stones, and trees—most people view these landscaping features as purely aesthetic. Yet, all it takes is one episode of HGTV’s show “Curb Appeal” to show you the impact of landscaping on property values. On the show, pros move in and work their magic to transfo
Just as in art, architecture and interior design, perspective and the existence of a focal point are vital considerations in landscape design. Even in nature, the human eye can identify "layers" of different elements that come together to form a total picture. The next time you look at a forest, a beach sc