How to Build a Paver Patio

  Creating natural rock veranda or a paver. Creating a paver or natural rock veranda…or a walk.. Could be a lovely and practical addition to your own backyard landscape, and with a little effort, attention to detail along with appropriate preparation, it is possible to reach a long lasting effect, no matter expertise and your … Read more

Flagstone Made Easy

(Flagstone patios are a great addition to any home.) Flagstone is a great material to use for exterior flooring that can be used in your yard as an area for friendly gatherings and cookouts. One benefit of flagstone is that it will last a long time with a minimum amount of maintenance. It is a … Read more

Natural Landscaping Design

If we were to have a truly native landscape in Houston Texas it would look like an abandon field of various grasses, a thicket edge of tangled vines, shrubs and underbrush or a mature grove of oaks with leaf ground cover underneath These landscapes are beautiful out in the countryside but in our suburban enclaves we seek some order and design

If we were to have a truly native landscape in Houston Texas it would look like an abandon field of various grasses, a thicket edge of tangled vines, shrubs and underbrush or a mature grove of oaks with leaf ground cover underneath. These landscapes are beautiful out in the countryside but in our suburban enclaves we seek some order and design. You say to yourself ?it looks messy or it needs to be improved upon.? Let?s say that the first requirement is it should look beautiful to you. It is your interpretation of how you want natural to look. The natural landscape is really improving upon the existing natural conditions and making it even better into our own liking. On the most wooded of lots in Piney Point and Memorial the issue becomes ?how to work with and plant under all this shade?? There is an aesthetic, a blend of the existing and the things we can improve upon based on the comforts, functions and the necessary uses of the site- a landscape design marriage. In the natural landscape interpretation we take the best of natural site elements and make it even better still based on the concept of form, function to house comfort and beauty. So now that we know the natural landscape is by no means native or natural what is it?

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