5 Factors That Influence Your Landscape Design

You’ve decided to transform your outdoor living space. That’s the easy part. Now comes the hard part: Deciding. What you want Where it should all go How to make it happen Some factors might be a little beyond your control, such as the type of soil you have in your backyard. While other factors, like … Continue reading 5 Factors That Influence Your Landscape Design

What’s an Arborist and How Can One Help Your Project?

  When it comes to the experts working on your landscape project, their titles pretty much explain what they do: A landscape designer….designs landscapes. A crew foreman….manages the crew. A landscape builder….builds landscapes. Another important member of the Natural Landscape Group team is our on-staff arborist. Now, we know that arborists have something to do … Continue reading What’s an Arborist and How Can One Help Your Project?

Building Permits and Your Landscape Project

A common misconception many homeowners have is that they can undertake any outdoor or external renovation project at their discretion. In reality, there are specific jobs that require local building permits before proceeding. While it varies from city-to-city, most residential landscape projects needing a permit share the following traits: Building a structure such as a … Continue reading Building Permits and Your Landscape Project

Why Your Outdoor Landscaping Needs LED (Light Emitting Diode) Lighting

Picture this scenario: You’ve updated the basement. It’s now the ultimate entertainment area with things like: Big screen TV. Surround sound stereo. Luxurious furniture. Shelves for all your favourite books. Video games for the kids. It’s perfect…except for one thing. You forgot about the lighting. Sure, it’s not a problem during the day when sunshine … Continue reading Why Your Outdoor Landscaping Needs LED (Light Emitting Diode) Lighting

Selecting the Right Plants for Your Garden

Plants come in all shapes and sizes. They come in all colours and shades. They also come with a variety of fragrances. While all plants are beautiful, not all plants are right for your garden landscape. If you’re completely transforming your outdoor living space, your garden is a blank canvas. Here, then, is how you … Continue reading Selecting the Right Plants for Your Garden

The Difference Between an Arbor, Pergola, Cabana, and Pavilion

You’ve decided to have Natural Landscape Group build a structure for your outdoor living space. (Good choice, by the way). Now comes the tricky part. You know you don’t want a common gazebo. Instead, you’re looking for something truly unique and different. That means you’re looking at things like: Arbors. Pergolas. Cabanas. Pavilions. What’s the … Continue reading The Difference Between an Arbor, Pergola, Cabana, and Pavilion