Month: August 2012

Project Spotlight: Lake Oswego Outdoor Kitchen Design

August 16, 2012

An outdoor kitchen is an increasingly popular way to transform your backyard landscape into an awe-inspiring place for entertaining friends and family. We recently transformed a Lake Oswego patio into a natural stone outdoor kitchen against a lush backdrop of Douglas firs in a natural stream corridor. The crowning jewel: a wood-burning pizza oven built with San Francisco Cobblefield stonework. (more…)

End-of-Summer Pruning: Preparing Trees and Shrubs for Fall

August 07, 2012

While it may seem that landscaping Beaverton, Portland, and other perpetually green locales would bRosese a year-round job, the truth is that certain months of the year are very quiet from a landscaping perspective. August, for instance, is a time to put lawn care maintenance on hold, since most plants, including grass, enter their dormant season during the hottest time of the year. (more…)