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29
Jan

Backyard Landscaping Ideas

When you’re looking for backyard landscaping ideas, where ya gonna go? Easy question –  Paradise Restored.  We enjoy creating go-to spots in landscape design. So hop on a visual train ride through some of our favorite backyards. Get ready for idea central! GIVING KIDS A PLACE TO PLAY Because families come in all shapes and sizes, let’s start with kid

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14
Jan

Landscaping During Winter Months

What? Landscaping During Winter Months? Yep! Landscaping During Winter Months is a great time to get your Outdoor Living projects completed. It’s no secret landscape construction takes a few months to design and build. Why not begin in the winter and depending on the size of the job, it can be completed by spring. On the other hand, if you delay

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4
Dec

35 Hot Tubs in Landscapes

35 Hot Tubs in Landscapes If you opened this blog you must be a hot tub kind-of-person. Welcome to 35 Hot Tubs in Landscapes. Got kids? The lure of an outdoor spa is powerfully irresistible and kids come in all ages when it comes to hot tubs and spas. Soaking away a long day under the stars is backyard therapy. Some

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1
Nov

Plant Pots in Outdoor Spaces

Plant Pots in Outdoor Spaces Plant pots in landscape design make perfect decor pieces in your outdoor living spaces. They add visual interest to a plain hardscape as they soften the edges. The container itself can be colorful with subdued plantings, or vice versa. Boring entryway? Add plant pots. Top of the stairway, choose a matching set for symmetry. Let’s

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25
Oct

Water Fountains

Water Fountains in Outdoor Spaces With 2019 right around the corner, ‘Times They Are A-Changin.’  Changes in landscape design are Outdoor Living rooms homeowners are adding to their properties.  Yes, another room of the house, outside, turning unused backyards into functional living space. These outdoor rooms are copycats to indoor living with one exception. How many indoor rooms have Water Fountains?

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18
Oct

GARDEN MULCH 101

Need Answers to your Questions on Garden Mulch? Let’s take a quick course: Garden Mulch 101. THINK OF IT AS A SECURITY BLANKET Old Man Winter can be brutal on plants, trees, and shrubs. Taking time to prepare for a cold-spell is a no-brainer and your landscape will thank you for it. Choosing the right security blanket is as important as

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16
Oct

Artificial Turf For Dogs

Ever consider Artificial Turf For Dogs? Tired of ring around the house? (Doggie pathway) Bald spots from Digging? Never ending muddy paw prints? These are just a few of  “the things we do for love” as pet owners. Our dogs can test our patience where yards are concerned. Nevertheless, you can have your sanity and a nice looking yard too.

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4
Oct

Portland Landscape Reveal

Portland Landscape Reveal proudly shares our latest landscape and we give it 3 Thumbs Up!! We’re talking exterior design that takes a small yard and makes it roomier with a few Oh-So-Original Ideas. “Pats on the back’ for Team Paradise 1) Make it an A-Frame Wood Structure. Maintain natural light and openness while covering guests and firepit from weather changes. Go-the-distance seat walls

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19
Jul

Louvered Awning – Landscape Reveal (take cover from Portland rain)

Louvered Awning – Portland Here we go with reveal #4 – Louvered Awning – Portland – Yep, we are show offs! Another incredible landscape reveal that shows off retractable louvered metal awnings. How’s that for a mouth full? Both the outdoor kitchen area & lower patio boasts these convenient, Portlander weather defenders. They fight crime. . . as in, Portland’s

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28
Jun

Guided Landscape Tour – Hillside Design

Guided Tour – Hillside Landscape Want a guided tour of a hillside landscape? Let’s do it! For those of you who wonder what to do with your hillside, this may give you some good ideas. When I was wondering what to blog about this week, one of our properties on a hillside came to mind. I thought – aha, the Morrow

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