"Crazy paving," the English call it.

In mixing paving and plants, the options are unlimited: the effects can range from tidy, formal surfaces, ready to withstand regular foot traffic, to casual bursts of foliage and flowers between stones, brick, and tiles. But the end result is the same: lively garden floors that invite people to stand or walk amid the plants. … Read more"Crazy paving," the English call it.

Paths that lead the way simply.

Paths form the “skeleton” of garden design by dividing space and framing plant beds. Most important, they dictate the way people move through and around the garden. Ideally, a good pathway combines the virtues of beauty and function, taking you from one point to another in a graceful way on the surface most appropriate for … Read morePaths that lead the way simply.

Flagstone Patio

The patio is a nearly always present feature of the Houston home By enlarging your living space, patios make the house feel bigger and unite the interior and exterior spaces The patio is a nearly always present feature of the Houston home. By enlarging your living space, patios make the house feel bigger and unite … Read moreFlagstone Patio

Online Landscape Design – The Pros & Cons

I’m one of those landscape designers who loves to design gardens of all kinds and as the author of several books on the subject of landscape design I am contacted by people from all over the world, from a range of economic levels. They come to me because they’ve seen my work and really want … Read moreOnline Landscape Design – The Pros & Cons

What’s So Great About Flagstone?

This is a question that has been asked about so many other products that have become household names in a very short time. If you had ever seen flagstone while driving around various neighborhoods, you would not forget what is so special about this product. The vast range of colors and hues and tints that … Read moreWhat’s So Great About Flagstone?

Houston Concrete Patios

via Concrete has been given new life in the last 10-15 years It has become a viable aesthetic, especially in contemporary and urban designs Concrete has been given new life in the last 10-15 years. It has become a viable aesthetic, especially in contemporary and urban designs. Nature gives concrete its appeal?the qualities of durability … Read moreHouston Concrete Patios