Landscape Design

7
Feb

PLANTERS IN LANDSCAPES – ADD PANACHE

Planters in landscapes add a distinctive and stylish elegance.  Regardless of your landscape theme, adding these delightful, eye-friendly plantings makes a difference. They definitely bring the wow factor!  Choosing the correct planters and plantings to go in them is very important.  By acquiring designer know-how, shade-versus-sun plant knowledge, growing conditions, and texture/color logic, you’ll be ready for the upcoming season

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4
Feb

Outdoor Kitchens in Landscape Design

Remember camping?  My sister loved to build the best ‘camp kitchen’ possible. Yes, the great outdoors surrounded us but she made sure at-home convenience was right at our finger tips when we cooked a meal.  Those memories are unforgettable.  I think of modern day ‘camp kitchens’ now called ‘outdoor kitchens’ in landscape design.  They too are memory builders for families.

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3
Apr

Paradise Restored Earns RedBeacon 2013 Home Service Award

Paradise Restored Earns RedBeacon 2013 Home Service Award Redbeacon is a Home Depot company whose mission is to connect consumers with the best service providers to meet their needs. Every day their site is visited by thousands of consumers looking to book home service professionals. When they focused their efforts on HOT TUBS/SPAS in Landscape Design, putting in over 10

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22
Jan

2013 Best of Houzz Award

PARADISE RESTORED LANDSCAPING & EXTERIOR DESIGN of PORTLAND, OR Receives Houzz’s 2013 ‘Best Of Houzz’ Award Annual Survey and Analysis of 11 Million Monthly Users Reveals Top-Rated U.S. Professionals PORTLAND, OR — January 20, 2013 – Paradise Restored Landscaping & Exterior Design of Portland, OR has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” 2013 by Houzz, the leading online platform for residential

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22
Jun

What are French Drains and why are they important?

A French Drain (also known by blind drain, rubble drain, rock drain, drain tile, perimeter drain, land drain or French ditch) is a trench designed to help collect excessive moisture found underground. This is an essential tool in landscape design for wet or bad drainage areas. Good drainage in the landscape is as important as proper irrigation. Too much water

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23
May

Ornamental Pruning for your Landscape’s Health & Beauty

In a Pacific Northwest Landscape, Trees and shrubs should be examined annually for pruning requirements. Too often, pruning is ignored for several years. Then some trees and most shrubs become overgrown and often weak, making drastic pruning a necessity to bring the plant back to usefulness. Regular pruning will help keep the plant in bounds, keep its growth vigorous, and

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23
May

Paradise Restored on KPTV – 12! Click to view – Enjoy!

Paradise Restored on KPTV – 12! Paradise Restored Landscaping & Exterior Design appears on the popular KPTV Channel 12 show “Good Day Oregon” in Portland for it’s amazing Landscape Designs! Check out our segment with Chloe Houser featuring an amazing Outdoor Living Space and custom landscape design tailored to the Pacific Northwest lifestyle. You’ll Love this Outdoor Living Area Beautiful

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3
Apr

Japanese Garden Design

The garden, like any art form, has evolved over most of the world. As with other art forms, the landscape garden has developed in many different directions. In England, where much of the American gardening heritage hails from, clipped lawns and formal rose gardens rule the day. Across the channel, France has given us the parterre and the allee, sure

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31
Jan

Rainbow Weather

After it rains, there are lots and lots of water droplets in the air, around us. When the sun comes out, white light will strike all the drops of water. Each and every water drop of the millions and millions of water droplets acts just like a prism in that it separates the single strand of white light into seven

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5
Oct

1947 English Style Property – Incredible Transformation

1947 English Style Property – Incredible Transformation   http://www.google.com/search?aq=f&gcx=c&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=1947 Gresham House INCREDIBLE TRANSFORMATION – OWNER VIDEO OF PROJECT – TAKE A LOOK! Micah Dennis, owner of Paradise Restored Landscape, came to our property in early May of 2011 and took a long look at a 1/2 acre yard that needed a lot of help: poor grading; limited patio areas; lacking

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