Month: December 2011

Tips for Hiring a Homeowners Association Landscape Maintenance Service

December 29, 2011

Lawn Care Front YardCommercial landscape maintenance for your homeowners association does more than just preserve property value by increasing curb appeal; a beautiful landscape also sets a positive first impression for residents and guests. Portland-area HOAs can successfully hire a professional landscape maintenance service by following a couple of steps: (more…)

Winter Landscape Maintenance Tips

December 28, 2011

Outdoor Lighting for PathsHere in Portland, landscape maintenance is a year-round job. In the winter, landscaping maintenance involves clearing out old plant material, nurturing the landscape after storms, and planning for future growth. Below, we’ve listed the most important winter landscaping maintenance tasks suggested by Portland landscape maintenance experts. (more…)

4 Simple Tips for Creating a Low-Maintenance Landscape Design

December 27, 2011

mulchOne of the best parts of landscape design is kicking back and enjoying the beautiful space your hard work has created. If you’re hoping to spend more time relaxing and less time working in your garden, the following four tips can help you achieve a low-maintenance yard. (more…)

Gift Ideas for Landscape Design Lovers

December 22, 2011

5329 WDYBT celia birtwell pretty woman garden glovesDo you know of anyone who would jump at the chance to take a class categorized under Design: Landscape? Most of us do have a green thumb chum or two. Whether your boyfriend works as a Beaverton landscaper or your mother is a huge fan of smart environmental design, the landscape enthusiasts in your life will love the gift ideas we’ve gathered below. (more…)

Backyard Landscape Designs for Winter Entertaining

December 21, 2011

Portland Landscaping Patio & Fire TableWith the right techniques, year-round outdoor entertaining is possible, especially in temperate areas like the Pacific Northwest. Why reinforce your guests’ cabin fever? Invite them to a patio party and show off your stunning winter landscape design. Below, you’ll find garden design techniques that complement Oregon winters. (more…)