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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

3 Simple Ways to Fix Dead Patches in Your Lawn

Nothing ruins a beautiful lawn more than brown spots and dead patches. And while little spots or patches can seem innocent at first, they can be signs of more significant problems in your yard. If you’ve got dead patches and brown spots, there are a few steps you can take to keep your grass healthy … Continue reading 3 Simple Ways to Fix Dead Patches in Your Lawn

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)

5 Quick Tips to Thicken Your Lawn

Homeowners everywhere dream of a beautiful green, thick, well-manicured lawn. And all this dreaming’s not for nothing. A beautiful yard is a relatively easy and inexpensive way to increase the value of your home and add that much needed “curb appeal.” A thick and beautiful lawn is also a sign that the soil on your … Continue reading 5 Quick Tips to Thicken Your Lawn

My Backyard Has a Drainage Issue…Now What?

Isn’t it great to look out into your backyard and see the beautifully manicured green grass and delicate gardens you love? Or, wait. All you see is water. Just water? Why is there so much water in your yard? Drainage problems can cause your backyard to flood, ruining grass and gardens, outdoor living spaces, and … Continue reading My Backyard Has a Drainage Issue…Now What?

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?

Why You Need Landscape Design & Build To Work Together

Design. Build. Maintain. Grow. At Wright Landscape Services, those four words are more than just a tag line; they are the rules that govern how we work. But what do they mean for you? How does Design & Build work together to create the backyard of your dreams? In this blog, we look at the … Continue reading Why You Need Landscape Design & Build To Work Together