Since the dawn of property ownership, people have been defining their property boundaries and garden spaces with wood and stone. Millions of years later, not much has changed, but thanks to the internet, you don’t have to spend hours brainstorming ideas that can make your borders the envy of the neighborhood. Edging is nothing more [...]
Summer is coming. As the days get longer and the temperature rises, one thing becomes increasingly precious in our back yards: Shade. We want to enjoy our back yard retreats in the warmer seasons, and shady spots help us sustain our outdoor enjoyment. Of course you could opt for a tried-and-true patio umbrella, but there [...]
Wouldn’t you love to enjoy the beautiful Arizona fall season outdoors? Creating an outdoor living space in your backyard will allow you to do just that! Endless opportunities await you and your new outdoor living space, such as outdoor kitchens and BBQ’s, fireplaces and fire pits, wood fire ovens, pizza ovens, nicely paved patios, creative [...]
Water features can serve a couple of different purposes in a landscape design. First, a good landscape plan would tend to include a focal point. What better than a water feature to serve as a focal point in an outdoor space? Especially with the dry climate in Arizona, the sound and sight of running water [...]
Gilbert Landscape Outdoor Kitchen by Dream Retreats Investing in an outdoor kitchen will add utility, value and enjoyment to your Arizona backyard landscape design! When planning for your new backyard kitchen there are some factors to keep in mind. LOCATION - The ideal location usually means a place that avoids main traffic flow [...]
This maintenance free backyard is now a great place to hangout! We worked with the homeowners to create a design that they will enjoy spending time in their backyard. Not only is this backyard virtually maintenance free but it is also visually appealing!
Escape in this Gilbert backyard landscape renovation! Marbella landscape pavers were installed over an existing patio and extended to create additional patios that tie seamlessly with the pool deck. An Aluma-Wood patio cover was built off from the existing patio to provide additional shade from our sizzling Arizona sun! Stone veneer was added to the [...]
Chandler backyard landscape design With Arizona's year round warmer climate, outdoor living is just part of daily life. Arizona backyard landscapes are often an extension of the home. Pools are common place in Arizona landscape designs. Having knowledge on the best plants to choose for your poolside landscape is important for longevity [...]