How to pick the right type of stone for walkways

Walkways are more than just a means of getting from point A to point B. They serve as inviting paths that guide us through our outdoor spaces, connecting different areas and adding charm to the landscape. Choosing the right type of stone for your walkways can elevate the aesthetic appeal, provide durability, and create a welcoming atmosphere. In this blog post, we will explore the considerations and options available to help you pick the perfect stone for your walkways, transforming them into stunning focal points of your outdoor haven.

On-Site Design Consultation with our Landscape Architects

On-Site Design Consultation with our Landscape Architects

Clients’ Inner Dialogue might be like:  This year, we’re going to do it!  We’ve been talking about a pool for a while.  We love to entertain.  This could be awesome.  I’m going to look on Pinterest.  Woah, look at that outdoor kitchen.  Look at that fire pit!  I love these ideas.  What is this going to cost?  Where do I even start?  Let me type in local landscape architect.  Design Works!   This company does both the design and the installation.  They even do an on-site consultation. This sounds interesting.  Let me give them a call.

The Best Time of the Year to Landscape

When is the best time fo the year to landscape? It’s a question we’re often asked and there is no simple answer. Everyone wants their yard to pop once springtime arrives and the birds start chirping. Over time, that’s achievable. In the interim, it takes a little bit of work throughout each season.

Start Planning Your Spring Projects Now

Winter is the ideal time to start planning your spring yard projects. With leaves and snow falling outside, dream about your perfect yard, new driveway, or firepit and have your design ready so when spring time comes you can get to work and enjoy your outdoor space.

Maximize your outdoor time with landscape lighting

Maximize the enjoyment of your outdoor time with landscape lighting

When we discuss our services with clients, one service that most people are unaware of is LIGHTING. Lighting really completes the package. It provides emphasis on the beauty of the plants and landscape materials in their nighttime environment. Probably one of the most underrated features of landscape lighting, however, is that it maximizes the quality time spent in your outdoor living space. And given that we ALL are desperately awaiting the warmer weather, planning now for a little landscape lighting will be a good way to stay outside longer during the best months of the year.

What You Need to Know Before You Start Your In-Ground Pool Project – Part 2

In-Ground Pool Project

You’ve given thought to the pre-installation variables of your pool project; now let’s talk about hiring a pool company. Research is undoubtedly an essential part in starting the process; therefore the decision to pull the trigger is often time consuming.  After all, the company and the team that installs your pool will play a large role in the success and longevity of your dream project. To simplify the process, Design Works can offer you a reference to a pool contractor that will fit the specific needs of your project.  We understand that each project has unique components, budget and goals.  We have created professional relationships with some of the most reputable pool companies in the area, so it is our objective to help you find the perfect fit up front and start the construction project off right.

What You Need to Know Before You Start Your In-Ground Pool Project – Part 1

In-Ground Pool Project

The calendar year of 2012 has come to an end as we now turn our thoughts towards 2013. What does it have in store for you? Finally having that dream pool of yours installed possibly? There is undoubtedly no better time than right now to start developing ideas for your pool project! While it may seem like an intimidating task, there are ways to alleviate some of the stresses that come along with such a life changing decision. Of course the best way to feel confident as you enter this process is to comprise a cohesive design for you to reference as your project begins to commence.

Designing for the Future: Creating Sustainable Garden Landscapes

Creating Sustainable Garden Landscapes

What’s the buzz about “Going Green?” More than likely, you’ve seen the TV commercials about eco-friendly products, heard a speech from the President about climate change, etc. It’s everywhere! Whether you’re a skeptic or not some of the green trends can be fascinating at the very least.

Landscaping in Southern New Hampshire from the Ground up

As the end of February nears, spring lies just ahead. We “Green Thumbers” soon emerge from a seemingly eternal hibernation to get outside and get our hands dirty. As the weather warms, we remember how landscape gardening offers a real sense of rejuvenation and excitement. To help you catch that spirit, here are a few inspirational thoughts and landscaping ideas.

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