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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

When It Comes to Planning Your Landscaping Project, Earlier is Better

It’s December and everyone here at Natural Landscape Group would like to wish the best of the holiday season to you and your family. Is one of your New Year’s Resolutions to transform your current landscape design? If so, you don’t need to wait for the calendar to flip to January to get started. In … Continue reading When It Comes to Planning Your Landscaping Project, Earlier is Better

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 with … 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