There are three important variables when designing a landscape in Michigan.
The soil in this area is usually clay, sand,
gravel or a combination of these. Most homes have basements and the
excavated soil of that basement is immediately around the perimeter of
the house. This soil needs to be amended by adding topsoil and peat moss
so the new plant material can grow properly. When I design the
landscape I always include the suggestion of a drip irrigation system
for the plant material. The plan is to properly water the plants to get those plants adapted to their new
The function of the landscape is in reference to
what are you going to do with your yard? A big garden? A backyard patio
for a barbecue with friends? How about privacy? Do you want a butterfly
garden? Do you like formal hedges or a more natural colorful and
seasonal yard? How about a water feature or a fire pit? We can
accommodate your every wish and desire.
Everyone has their own personality and it is my
intent to design a landscape for you that reflects that. My designs
abound with fragrance, scenery, and surroundings that make you feel
comfortable and want to come home to relax.
Enjoy these examples of landscapes
we have installed. I have chosen
a wide variety of properties so that you may see one that you can
relate to. Simply click on the words Residential Landscapes in the side bar and you will be taken to the correct page. Call me direct and I will meet with you personally to
discuss your thoughts.