Category: Water Feature Design

Light Up Your Landscape

Make Your Outdoor Living Space Inviting with Control Lighting Portland homeowners can add hardscaping, and a patio cover with a fire pit to expand outdoor living space and increase enjoyment during inclement weather. What they may overlook is the importance of landscape lighting. Portland’s  winter months bring dark days—many residents feel disheartened at the prospect of leaving for work in darkness and arriving back home in darkness. Landscape lighting can make an outdoor space feel cozy and inviting, even during Portland’s soggy winter season. (more…)

Water Features for Portland Landscaping: Proper Planning, Design & Maintenance

Portland-Landscaping-Water-Feature-DesignSince ancient times, people have appreciated the healing powers of water. Modern research proves that the sound of flowing water decreases stress levels. The playful gurgling of a stream can lift a person’s spirits, while water’s sparkling movement enchants the eyes. Beyond a yearning for beauty, our Portland landscaping clients cite additional reasons for installing water features, such as achieving a balance of elements (fire, water, metal, air, and so forth). Moving water is also an excellent way to drown out traffic or other unappealing sounds. Water features can attract entrancing wildlife to your yard. Finally, if you’re looking to create a Zen/meditative garden space where you can escape the cares of the world, a water feature is a key ingredient in your overall design. (more…)

Water Feature Designs for Portland Landscaping

Boulder Water FeatureIncorporating a water feature into your Portland landscaping can help transform an outdoor space into a tranquil oasis. At Landscape East & West, we pride ourselves on creating water features that complement your space, address your needs and suit your lifestyle. From koi ponds and custom bubbling fountains to luxurious pools and hot tubs, our expert team will create a feature that radiates tranquility and blends seamlessly into your landscaping design. Learn more about our water feature design services and contact us today for a free estimate. We look forward to speaking with you! (more…)

Water Feature Design Tips: Creating a Zen Retreat

Landscape Water Feature Design Portland OregonWater is the most calming element. Humans naturally delight in the endless sounds and sights of water. If you’re looking to add interest to your outdoor area – or if you’re looking to mask unwanted sound, such as that of the traffic on a busy street – there’s no better approach than adding water features. Portland garden lovers can create a beautiful water feature that blends seamlessly into the surrounding landscape by following these tips: (more…)
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