The Xeriscaping Style Xeriscaping is a way of landscaping based on principles of low water consumption. The style originated in the arid Southwest, but has been adapted for other regions of the country. It
Why is Coverage So Poor? Conventional irrigation systems perform at about 60% efficiency, mostly due the need for coverage over irregularly shaped areas. This leads to lawns with brown spots, certain plants out performing other s
What Is an ECA? Washington state law requires local governments to designate Environmentally Critical Areas (ECA), to help manage the impacts of development in sensitive areas. In our city, ECAs fall into five different
The traditional grass lawn remains a standby of residential landscaping. When it comes to establishing a new lawn, nothing offers the instant impact of rolling out newly farmed sod. However, other choices are available
Why Use Permeable Pavers? In the rainy Pacific Northwest, nothing beats direct infiltration to avoid too much water runoff from hardscape surfaces. Seattle is one of many cities now requiring on-site solutions for storm water management.
Shared Values When there is a real connection between the designer and the installation crew on the ground, everyone on the project knows and understands the design characteristics that the company abides by. This
Are you looking for a more affordable upkeep landscape or a landscape that is more sustainable? For decades, conventional yards have been time consuming and costly to maintain. In many places, this type of
National Gardening Month & Modern Landscaping Along with bringing warmer weather, April is National Gardening Month. And thank goodness! It’s been a long wet winter in Seattle, and many other places in the