Category Archives: Outdoor Living Spaces

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 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 your … 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 … 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

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