Front Yard Living… Does your front yard inspire a movement?

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Lots of transition in the country today has many people inspired to do more in their community. Did you know that you can have a similar effect by changing the way you USE your FRONTYARD? #frontyardliving The front yard typically consists of a sidewalk, driveway, walkway to the front door, front … [Read more...]

5 myths about hiring a landscape designer

5 myths about hiring a landscape designer, landscape architect, landscape professional

  Yard Shame. I’m too embarrassed to show them my yard. Living in the Southwest, in particular Albuquerque has some challenges. It’s really hard to have a nice yard here and most of us are left with a sea of gravel, old trees with dead grass or just dirt and weeds. This happens, life … [Read more...]

Pineapple and stripes can color your yard.

  Having trouble getting something blooming this year? I just can't say enough about how simple fabrics can add bits of color to your yard. Luckily the retail world has caught on to our love of ourdoor fabrics. Now is the time to swing by target, world market, pier 1, tjmaxx and other … [Read more...]

Grab a chair for this design lesson.

  Find a window that looks out onto a part of your yard. Set up a chair for a few days and peer out that window at varying times throughout the day. What can be seen from there? What shapes, colors and textures are interesting? How do you use this space? How often does it get sunlight? Is it … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving spent Outdoors!

Dinner doesn’t last all day, so what do you do with the rest of your Thanksgiving? Many folks spend the day outdoors. Here’s a look at a few things to do outside on Thanksgiving Day! Growing up in New Orleans, Thanksgiving Day was, of course, delicious. I mean, doesn't everyone have … [Read more...]