18
Apr

Phrases from the Old Days

In Shakespeare’s time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes. When you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the phrase… “goodnight, sleep tight.” It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride’s father would supply his son-in-law with all the

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23
Nov

 Winter Weather!

As temperatures drop, we look to keep our crews safe. Looks like tomorrow will be icy, so the office is planning on being closed and not sending any crews out. A good reminder that we are transitioning into our winter schedule. If you have not had your maintenance visit either last week or today, please note that we have been

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21
Dec

Portland Landscape

Oregon boasts one of the most diverse variety of landscapes in the nation. We have cities, beaches, mountains, deserts, forests…you name it, Oregon has it! By living here in Portland, your home sits smack dab in the middle of these landscapes and therefore has the ability to reflect your choice of these themes. There are hundreds of mediums and ideas

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21
Dec

Landscape Designer Portland

There’s a big difference between a landscaper and the guy that shows up with a mower in the back of his pickup truck. Not to say that that guy doesn’t do a great job, but give serious thought to what you want out of your landscaper before hiring someone who is not a licensed landscape contractor. When speaking with a

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21
Dec

Paver Driveway Portland

A paver driveway is a beautiful way to improve the curb appeal of your home. They will add value and elegance to any home. Pavers are often chosen for their low-maintenance, but nowhere is that more valuable than in your driveway…often the first thing seen when approaching your house. While the upfront cost may be slightly higher, the money you save on

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21
Dec

Paver Patio Portland

There are many options when it comes to designing an outdoor living space. A hardscaped paver patio is a beautiful, classic way to go. The hundreds of styles, shapes, colors and patterns offered by paver bricks allow for a countless number of patios that are completely and totally unique.While the upfront cost may be slightly higher, the money you save on

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21
Dec

Landscape Lighting Portland

What good does a landscape do if you aren’t able to enjoy it round the clock? A well-designed landscape lighting plan can make sure that your landscape is in the spotlight when the sun goes down. In fact, some aspects of your landscape may even take on a special beauty at night. Landscape lighting also increases the safety of your

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10
Dec

Competitor Sabotage

Competitor Sabotage Nature can enrich our wellbeing. Caught up in schedules we forget to add a significant amount of it in our lives. By enhancing our outdoor environment, we not only get to enjoy nature every time we look out our window, we can readily spend time in it. One would not think this landscape needed any enhancing – but

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6
Dec

Portland Landscapers

Nowhere is the use of landscaping services more popular than here in the North West. We are just as well known for our lush, green surroundings as we are for the rain that keeps it that way. Living in the Rose City means you’ve been entrusted with your personal slice of Portland Landscape. We take great pride in our natural

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27
Nov

Garden Water Features

Garden Water Features are a must have for your landscape or garden space! Water Features provide a stimulating focal point to be viewed from many vantage points in and around your landscape. When planning your garden water feature there are three main viewing locations to be considered. 1. Viewing locations from inside your home. Often times when I meet with

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