Month: September 2015

Hillsboro Landscapers Create Custom Outdoor Kitchen & More

Custom Fireplace Design in HillsboroToday we’re featuring one of our recent Hillsboro landscaping efforts. Our clients required elegance as well as functionality for their new landscaping, as they were preparing to host their grandchild´s wedding. Their goal was to convert their own space into a graceful, serviceable location for the big event. Fortunately, our clients had the foresight to contact our team early in order to complete their project early. In fact, we finished it a full year before the wedding. (more…)

Hillsboro Homeowners Will Love Their Local Recycling Program

Pruned Tree with Fall ColorsFall is around the corner, and with it comes the need for leaf removal. The city of Hillsboro provides valuable services for residents. Hillsboro landscapers should be aware of Hillsboro’s leaf pickup-program. And the city’s recycling programs could save you some serious cash this autumn. In this post we discuss Hillsboro’s extensive leaf pick-up and recycling program. We also explore ways that homeowners can take advantage of the city’s resources while renovating homes and landscapes (more…)

Shade Plant Recommendations for the Pacific Northwest

Hillsboro Oregon Landscaping PlantsWhat grows well in the shade? That’s a question we commonly field from our Portland landscaping clients. Here in the Portland metro area, different communities see different weather patterns, different soil compositions, and slightly different growing conditions. What does well in a shady Lake Oswego yard may not survive in a shady backyard in Hillsboro. Landscaping depends on multiple inputs, from soil condition to light patterns. Each yard also has its own microclimates influencing growth. As such, there is no simple answer to the shade question. Every yard has its own unique growing conditions, which may or may not support the requirements of specific shady plants. Speaking with a landscaping expert can give you insight into the type of plants that will thrive in your yard. (more…)
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