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2
Jun

How to Handle Slopes in your Landscaping

Innovative Strategies for Retaining Walls How to Handle Slopes in your Landscaping . . . Retaining walls. Yes, but there are other ways to handle slopes in you landscape. You will be surprised at how interesting and important these retaining wall methods can be. The primary purpose of these sturdy structures is to prevent soil erosion and effectively hold back

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26
May

Should I add a Skylight to my Covered Room

WHY WE SAY ‘Go For It’ . . . It’s a big yes from the Outdoor Living Guy and the rest of the crew at Paradise Restored Landscaping & Exterior Design. Why not “Light Up Your Life?” I’m sure we all can remember family get-togethers at parks with huge covered structures . . . the food on picnic tables under

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7
May

Outdoor Eating

What? Outdoor Eating as a Blog Topic? Yep. Time to dust off the outdoor dining furniture and setup outside for spring & summer. As content-odd as “Outdoor Eating” might seem, it’s actually a smorgasbord of culinary delights and design must-haves.  So tuck your napkins in your shirt fronts, ‘cuz here comes Bar-be-ques, appetizers, and chilled beverages . . . Now

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9
Mar

100 Backyard Kitchens

What’s Cooking? Ever thought that designing your backyard living space is similar to putting together a good recipe? One filled with ingredients your family enjoys most – ingredients that totally appease and satisfy their taste buds? It’s true, outdoor living spaces start with the same kind of recipe. A design plan with ingredients that totally appease and satisfy your families’

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13
Feb

Contemporary Backyard Design

The Fantastic 5 in Backyard Living Contemporary design is all about the now and the future . . . as such, Contemporary Backyard Design is all over that definition. What does 2020 hold for landscape design? Living Life Large in your Backyard! Fabulous Sun & Sun Downs Outdoors much? Stuck indoors in a rut? Get outside. Lack of sun can

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6
Feb

YouTube Landscape Design

Videos from Last Year – You’re Gonna Love Hi Guys, got a comfy seat to settle into? ‘Cuz your about to see some DyNoMITE YouTube Landscape Design videos. These How-to’s, Design Ideas, Before & Afters, all kinds of destination spots in backyards – well, lets just call it “the works” in landscape design – represent a good year for Us

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19
Sep

Outdoor Living Space Ideas

Unique Outdoor Rooms You Want to Live In When it comes to Backyard Living, there are Design Star wannabes and Design Star Masters. What does design have to do with backyards? Everything. Outdoor Living Space Ideas have come a long way Baby. They’ve come the furthest over the years – than any other area of your home. Stepping out the

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3
Sep

Backyard Grapevine Arbor

Don’t Forget to Stop and Smell the Rosé Hi guys! Here we go Again! Landscape Reveal and this little story is filled with wine puns . . . why?  1) They’re always in Pour taste. 2) The property has a Backyard Grapevine Arbor! Take a small backyard, add a landscape design plan created by experts (Paradise Design team), add the

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23
Jul

Make Your Backyard an Oasis

That was Then, This is Now Backyards, they’ve been a Changin’ since the 1990’s, ya think?  Back then, Yards were Yards. How’s that for insightful? Remember when backyards had a focus-point lawn with flower beds and dozens of shrubs? Kids played hide-n-seek ’til dark as lighting was usually a patio floodlight. Perfect example of a 90’s style backyard is shown

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7
May

Patio Designs

Patio Designs – Reveal 2019 Hip, Hip Hooray! It’s the first design reveal of the Season! We were thrilled to work with the Martinez Homeowners to showcase their backyard patio design in a little property we like to call: Fenced Patio is People Hangout – Dog Run on the Side As backyard patio designs go – this one is a

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