Landscaping most often refers to any activity to make a piece of land more attractive by altering the existing design, adding ornamental features, and planting trees and shrubs. While this may be appealing, be careful what you ask for!
Not all irrigation systems are created equal! Many times, the allure of a cheap price and quick installation provides a system that costs much more to operate due to its high-water usage. The short gain in price will soon be diminished by additional water usage and cost.
Stone is a popular hardscape material due to its durability that can last a lifetime. A hardscape is a design that is constructed using natural and man-made, non-living materials. Common types of stone used in landscaping are granite, slate, limestone, and sandstone.
A water feature can magnify the overall beauty of a landscape design. Popular water features include fountains, ponds, waterfalls, and streams. The soothing sound of water offers a serene atmosphere for relaxation. Birds, butterflies, dragonflies, frogs and other small animals will become frequent visitors.
Lighting can provide beautifully lit pathways; highlight architectural features and focal points; as well as create interesting textures and shadows. In addition to the aesthetic value, lighting provides security from theft and trespassing. A lighted landscape ensures that residents and visitors can safely navigate the
Paradise Landscapes Design Process
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A site visit will be required to draw a base plan. This will be an informal sketch of an existing building(s), property lines, utilities, driveways and walks, existing vegetation, and overall layout. Measurements are taken and the distance between structures, property lines, and other notable landscape features are recorded.
The second phase of the Paradise Landscapes Design Process will be the creation of a concept plan. The professional team will use the horticulture training received with twenty-five years of experience, and artistic backdrop to create a one-of-a-kind landscape. It is important to remember that no two landscapes will be the same. No cookie-cutter landscapes
The final step is a beautiful, scaled, hand drawn design in full-color format created by Paradise Lanscapes. The Final Plan is generally will be created on a 11x17” sheet of Bristol art paper. I will use comic art markers for a brilliant color display. Color will bring life to the drawing and help the client visualize the long-lasting result.