Month: May 2012

Retaining Walls: Creating a More Functional Yard

May 14, 2012

Building a retaining wall can be a creative way to add functional space to your landscape or outdoor living area. A retaining wall design can also be a solution to a tricky or hard-to-deal-with yard – especially if your yard has grading issues. A sloped yard can be hard to maintain, and it’s poorly suited for entertaining, socializing and relaxing. (more…)

5 Simple Tips for Creating a Low-Maintenance Portland Landscaping Design

May 01, 2012

Low-maintenance landscape design is one of the most common requests a Portland landscaper receives. If you’re too busy with your fulfilling work, family and social lives to dedicate much time to landscaping maintenance, that doesn’t mean you can’t have a beautiful yard. Landscape maintenance can be easy if you follow these low-maintenance tips: (more…)