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Be the Go-To Party Spot with a New Backyard Space


Is your home the go-to spot for summer gatherings? Or are you always packing your belongings and trekking to someone else’s amazing backyard space? Summertime is just around the corner, and everyone looks forward to vacations, school being out, and of course, that backyard BBQ. Wouldn’t it be nice to have the perfect backyard to entertain in and then easily clean up after so that you and your family are never inconvenienced? If this sounds good, then it’s time to consider building out your backyard oasis with professional landscape design.

“A home in DFW without a great backyard is like a house with no furniture,” said Marc Funderburk, president of LandPatterns, LLC. “It’s somehow incomplete.” Read Post

It’s Worth the Spousal Debate: Landscape Design and Maintenance


In 2004, LandPatterns designed the landscaping for Valerie Campbell. She was ecstatic with the results (which you can see in the image featured).

Valerie continued to use LandPatterns as her landscape maintenance company through many life changes and events, including a divorce and new marriage. Her husband felt that perhaps the maintenance was too pricey so they decided to switch. Here’s what happened:

“It was terrible. We went through four different companies none of whom could maintain our lawn, much less keep up with our landscaping needs,” said Valerie. “The yard had brown spots, the plants were dying. My husband said ‘you were right. They are worth the money!’”

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5 FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A LANDSCAPE DESIGN COMPANY


Whether you are looking to make your home reflect your unique taste, or it’s simply time to spruce up the place, anyone who has embarked upon a significant landscape project knows it’s worth the time and effort to partner with a professional landscape design architect. The trick is knowing how to choose. Reading websites is interesting, but may not yield the information you need to make the best selection.

The truth is that not all landscape design companies are the same. Some will provide you with a fantastic result, while others will simply give you the cookie-cutter theme they like. Choosing requires insight into the industry, and an understanding of what to ask when you are interviewing the landscape designer. Read Post

Escape to Planet “You” through Professional Landscape Design


When you visit a professional garden, such as the Dallas Arboretum, you are immersed in a world of beauty and grace. How often have you left such an outing wishing you had such a peaceful, fantastic environment at home? The good news is you can with a little help from a professional landscape designer.

The impact that a properly remodeled backyard can have on your as the homeowner and your visitors can be immense, if you invest in your vision.  This will go beyond trimming the trees and planting new flowers.  To truly have your own incredible environment requires a detailed process That includes candid conversations about your tastes and desires, an evaluation of your existing environment, and deep-thought in order to achieve your desire while also creating a lasting environment.

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Residential Landscape Design – Putting ROI in Beauty


ROI and beauty are not words you typically see together. Yet, the truth is that professional residential landscape design provides both – increased beauty and a financial return.

Don’t just take our word for it. We have proof from other professionals:

Total Mortgage says good landscaping can add 10-15% to the value of your home:

“Landscaping is more than flowers and shrubs.  Upgrades can involve things like patios and decks, flowerbeds, barbecue pits, watering systems and plants of all sorts. As you enter into a landscaping project, you have plenty of choices about what kinds of upgrades to make.   The trick is to make improvements that prospective buyers want.  If you do, then your property value will rise.”  Read Post

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