Landscape Ideas

"Natural Hardscapes / Native Softscapes"

Increase the value and beauty of your home or office by creating a Plano landscape that is tailored to your taste, needs, likes and dislikes. Check out, take note or write into the "new client questionairre" the things that suit you and that you like!



  • Aesthetic Appeal, Reading/Relaxing, Entertaining, Outdoor Dining, Lighting
  • Outdoor Kitchens, Saunas, Sleeping Porches, Fire Places & Pits, Arbors
  • Attract Birds & Butterflys, Kids & Animal friendly, Scented Gardens
  • Privacy/screening, Shade, Sound Barriers, Storage,/Utility Areas
  • Flower Beds, Patios, Pools, Fountains, Rock Gardens, Paths, Expansive Lawns
  • Drainage Remediation, Rain Gardens, Irrigation Modifications, Green Roofs


  • Walk up and Drive by Appeal, Entrance Enhancement
  • Expanded Beds and Plantings, Easy to maintain Lawns
  • Stone or Aesthetic walkways, Borders, Boulders,
  • Landscape Lighting, Seating areas

Retaining Walls

  • Boulder, Pavestone, Wood, Chopped Stone, Builder Stone, Stacked Stone,


  • Gravel/Aggregate, Flagstone, Tile/Slate, Pavestone, Concrete, Wood Decks


  • Straight Edge, Chopped Stone, River Rock, Boulders, Flagstone, Builder Stone


  • Gravel/Aggregate, Flagstone, Tile/Slate, Pavestone, Concrete, Decking, Mulched


Please see our "Landscape Photos" page for specific plant species. Always choose local/native, drought tolerant plant species.


  • Shade/Privacy, Ornamental/Full Size, Evergeen/Deciduous, Attract Birds


  • Foundation plants, Evergreen/Decidious, Various Colors & heights


  • Cover large areas quick, Evergeen/Decidious, Flowering, Trailing


  • Attract Birds/Wildlife, Vibrant Color, Primarily Decidious(come back each year) 


  • Height/Vertical Element, Visual Movement, Mass Plantings


  • Plant Buffalo or Zoysia for reduced water & maintenance

Soils - visit

  • Amend your soils with compost, additional amendments, Till the soil


  • Hardwood Mulch breaks down and provides natural nutrients to soils

Garden Features


  • Neigbor Fences, Screening, Privacy, Most common is Cedar


  • Shade Structures, Outdoor Living Rooms, Can be made with curves


  • Screening pool equipment, Element Height in Garden

Water Features

  • Garden Globes, Pondless & Pond Water Features

Pots & Containers

  • Window/Stand Alone Planters, Clay/Glazed Pots of various sizes & shapes
  • Plant Annuals and/or mix with perennials

Fire Places / Pits

  • Enjoying the Cool Fall weather, Gathering area, Pits or Fireplaces

Outdoor Kitchens/Grills

  • Grill areas, Built in Grills, Full Outdoor Cooking experience

Landscape Lighting

  • Bring your home to life at night, Additional Security


  • Relaxing, Reading, Sitting or Entertaining, Small Cafe tables or large dining tables
  • Large Stumps & Thoughtfully placed Boulders make great natural seats




Plant Nurseries

  • Rhodes, Green Mamas, Northaven Gardens, Southwest Wholesale



Interlocking Concrete Paving Products

  •,, Interlocking Concrete Paver Institute

Outdoor Grilling Products

  • BBQ's Galore, The Firehouse

City Gardens

  • Heard Musuem, Dallas Arboretum, Ft.Worth Botanical Gardens
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Good Books to have

  • Plants of Texas, Good, Bad & Ugly, Native Grasses


  • Native Plant Society of Texas, North Texas Green Building Council, TNLA
  • BBB, Local Chamber of Commerce, Local Garden Clubs
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