Clever Ways to Beat the Arizona Heat with a Shady Retreat

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 [...]

3 Benefits to a Patio Fire Pit in Your Gilbert Landscape

Gilbert Landscaping Patio Fire Pit 1) 1) 1)Entertainment Fire pits are a great way to extend your party outside.  There is no better way to gather a group of friends or family like roasting marshmallows, swapping stories or gazing at the stars while sitting around one of nature's most captivating elements. 2) Heat [...]

2017-11-13T19:28:44+00:00 October 16th, 2013|Backyard Fire Pit, Landscape Design, Landscaping Ideas|

Choosing An Outdoor BBQ For Your Phoenix Landscape Design

Custom Backyard BBQ by Dream Retreats A built-in BBQ is the centerpiece  for Arizona outdoor kitchens.  It's a key factor in outdoor entertainment.  Whether you plan to use your grill for nightly dinners or entertain for a group of 30 outdoors, choosing the right backyard BBQ for your needs in important. 1)  Deciding [...]

2017-11-13T19:28:48+00:00 August 28th, 2013|Landscape Design, Outdoor BBQ, Outdoor Kitchens|

Houzz…Great Way To Find Professional Phoenix Landscape Contractors

Dream Retreats is  now on HOUZZ!   We're a local pro in the Phoenix area specializing in Arizona residential landscape design and contracting.  If your in the market for any type of indoor or outdoor house design ideas or local contractors specializing in what you specifically want to get done,  HOUZZ is the website to checkout!  [...]

2017-11-13T19:28:48+00:00 August 22nd, 2013|Landscape Design, Landscaping Ideas|

Arizona Landscape Designs: Plants & Trees

Arizona Landscape & Design by Dream Retreats Arizona is well-known for it's extremely blazing hot summers.  During these sunny days Arizonians are not only expected to endure these rising temperatures, but plants and trees are expected to as well.  Contrary to popular belief, Arizona's landscape during our record breaking temperatures don't have to [...]

2017-11-13T19:28:48+00:00 August 19th, 2013|Landscape Design, Sustainable landscape|