All posts by Dave Wright

How To Design A Yard With An Existing Pool or Hot Tub

Why you should plan for a pool (and not the other way around). Those who fail to plan, plan to fail. Isn’t that how it goes? What about “measure twice; cut once?” When it comes to installing a pool or hot tub without a larger backyard design plan, it can often feel like you’re setting … Continue reading How To Design A Yard With An Existing Pool or Hot Tub

5 Steps to Design The Yard of Your Dreams

Having a beautiful yard is not just a sign of pride; it’s also a great way to increase the curb appeal and value of your home (and perhaps, get some longing looks from your neighbours). When it comes to landscape design and building projects, it’s always a great idea to enlist a professional’s help. Using … Continue reading 5 Steps to Design The Yard of Your Dreams

How To Design A Backyard Around Your New Pool

A new pool is a fantastic addition to any backyard. Besides providing your family and friends with a fun way to cool down in the summer heat, a new pool is an excellent opportunity to launch a backyard design and build project.  One of the biggest challenges is creating a backyard design that makes proper … Continue reading How To Design A Backyard Around Your New Pool

How to Design a Backyard Your Kids Will Love (And You Will Too)

One backyard often has to do double duty. The adults want a relaxing retreat. The kids want a space for games and adventures. We’re firm believers that you can come up with a backyard design kids will love without sacrificing your own need for an outdoor escape—and these 11 ideas will help get you there. … Continue reading How to Design a Backyard Your Kids Will Love (And You Will Too)

Do You Really Need A Landscape Architect?

When it comes to creating the outdoor living space you’ve always dreamed of, there are a few different options for making that dream a reality. Depending on your objectives, you might need a landscaper, a landscape professional, a landscape designer, a landscape architect, or if your goals are particularly ambitious, you’ll need everyone to make … Continue reading Do You Really Need A Landscape Architect?

How To Find The Right Landscape Designer?

Creating an outdoor living space that you’ll love forever starts with choosing the right design and build partner. There are so many decisions to make, so you must find the right landscape designer. But how do you know which designer is right for you? Knowing where to start is always the hardest part, but choosing … Continue reading How To Find The Right Landscape Designer?