A landscape is enticing because of the feeling it evokes. Entry gardens are especially important to making people feel welcome in your space because our outdoor environments ‘speak’ to visitors before anything else they see upon approaching the home. The best entry gardens are relaxing, inviting, and interesting. Walking a path to the front door […]
The perfect addition to your landscape in 2016? A natural, private oasis, of course!
Introducing our environmentally-friendly, clear and clean natural swimming pools! Natural swimming pools have grown in popularity worldwide. Aesthetically, we can design whatever look you want: natural, architectural, even a pool that looks like a traditional pool. The difference is that a natural swimming pool uses a combination of plants and sand filters to keep the […]
One must maintain a little bit of summer even in the middle of winter. – H.D. Thoreau Outdoor Craftsmen doesn’t slow the pace in winter (tempting though that may be). Winter is one of our busiest and favorite seasons because we have time to work on systems, maintain equipment, get more training and education under […]
The beauty of curves.
The beauty of curves. Mae West once said “The loveliest distance between two points is a curve”. We couldn’t agree more! Outdoor Craftsmen designs focus on the curves in every landscape – this is what makes each unique. It is how we uncover beauty and wonder in the natural environments of our clients. Our world […]
Our landscape designs invite you to sit for awhile…
Many of the plants and trees we use when designing are intended to create a space that is easy to enjoy, but difficult to leave. No matter how beautiful a garden, it must first entice you to pause, relax and reflect. We don’t want you or your visitors feeling distracted or unsettled. We incorporate plantings […]
Connecting to the land.
When we improve the appearance of the land, we are working in an area of higher consciousness, or awareness, to define spaces of purpose and tell the stories of the people who live there. We work for something greater than ourselves and are not motivated by personal gratification but by lasting fulfillment and transformation for […]