All posts by Natural Landscape Group

How Different Types of Decks Can Enhance Your Property

A deck area is more than just a place to sit. It’s a space to entertain, chill with friends and family, or grab a quiet moment for yourself. There are many different types of decks out there and, depending on the size of your outdoor space, you can place decking in an unused side yard, … Continue reading How Different Types of Decks Can Enhance Your Property

Why Invest in Energy Efficient Outdoor Lighting?

Energy efficient outdoor lighting is an integral part of your landscape. It can add a dynamic flair to an already beautifully crafted outdoor garden, lawn and pathway design, as well as highlight unique features that make your landscape truly standout. Without lighting, it’s more difficult to enjoy your outdoor space in the evening or at … Continue reading Why Invest in Energy Efficient Outdoor Lighting?

Why a Proper Landscape Design Process is Important

Taking on any landscaping project at home can be stressful. There are a number of tools and materials to consider, along with coordinating delivery times, ensuring you have all the proper safety gear and permits if necessary, and deciding where everything is going to live even temporarily as your work progresses. However, if you follow … Continue reading Why a Proper Landscape Design Process is Important

Simple Hacks for Outdoor Entertaining

Many of us love to spend our summer afternoons and evenings entertaining friends and family. But how do you make your summer party stand out? Perhaps you focus on the food, the decorations, or making sure there are plenty of cool drinks and fun games at hand. You might also be concerned about cleanliness, keeping … Continue reading Simple Hacks for Outdoor Entertaining

Landscape Design Style Guide

With spring on the way, it’s time to start thinking about landscaping projects. That’s where a landscape design style guide can really help you find what you want your landscaping to say about you and your home. There are a number of types of landscape design styles, each with unique attributes. These styles include Japanese, … Continue reading Landscape Design Style Guide

Courtyards: Landscape Design For Your Front Entrance

Just as you are saying farewell to your guests, everyone is putting on their coats and walking out the door, you say: “Bill forgot your gloves…oh, and Sally, remind Jim to watch the roads tonight; it’s slippery out.” Then, another couple pauses to thank you for that wonderful meal you and your wife had put … Continue reading Courtyards: Landscape Design For Your Front Entrance

Three Awesome Landscaping Ideas Built Around Decks

  If you have a deck, or are certain that you want one, you’ll need to surround it with sound landscape design. There are many landscaping ideas built around decks. The goal with each deck design is to provide the perfect base for a backyard setting, while strategically combining the deck with various creative backyard … Continue reading Three Awesome Landscaping Ideas Built Around Decks

Landscape Design Ideas with Pergolas

A pergola can enrich your outdoor space in looks and practicality. Explore different backyard landscaping ideas with pergolas and the advantages of adding a pergola to your outdoor living space. What is a Pergola? A pergola is an outdoor structure with a roof. It has columns that support a roofing grid of beams and rafters. … Continue reading Landscape Design Ideas with Pergolas

Landscape Design with Existing Pools and Hot Tubs in Mind

When you already have a big water feature in your yard, it can be a challenge to plan your outdoor space. You need backyard landscaping design ideas with inground pools already planned in. Pools and hot tubs both take up a lot of room in your yard or, in the case of hot tubs, on … Continue reading Landscape Design with Existing Pools and Hot Tubs in Mind