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Underneath an interstate highway sits a 5 1/2 acre park that provides an escape from the hustle and bustle.
Photo: Sharp Frame Media

Landscapes of the Month: Revitalising a Downtown Dallas Park

In Dallas, Texas, amongst all the exciting new growth, some of the essential details, including the landscape, had been neglected. So, the mayor desired to redesign the Dallas parks by re-shaping and dedicating over 20 acres of downtown Dallas to parks. At the center of the plan for reconstruction, with over five and a half […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Maintaining a Private Botanical Garden

Located in Houston, Texas, this client desired a lush, tropical botanical garden that features a large and diverse variety of plant material. They wanted to bring together some traditional aspects of a southern garden, such as formal hedges and colorful flowers with a varied plant palette. In the back, the edge of the property backs […]

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Photo: Designscapes Colorado, Inc.

Landscapes of the Month: Blending a Contemporary Backyard with the Indoor

Located in Denver, Colorado, this client desired a lush, inviting backyard space while keeping any maintenance that may be required to a minimum. The client also wanted a space that blends the interior with newly created outdoor rooms. To successfully complete this project, the client hired Designscapes Colorado, Inc., based in Centennial, Colorado, to take […]

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Photo: Maxwell Monty

Landscapes of the Month: Creating a Biophilic Oasis Indoors

Located in Salem, Oregon, this client wanted a biophilic oasis in the State Treasury Building for employees with hopes of creating a reflection of the country in the surrounding area. To mirror the surrounding area, murals and paintings from around the state were placed within the building since the client wanted to represent the beautiful […]

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Photo: Sandy DeFoe

Landscapes of Month: Maintaining an Aging Shopping and Office Center

Located in North City, Missouri, the Briarcliff Shops and Offices intends to provide a unique, up-scale location that supplies shopping, dining, offices, and events, including a park and pond, to the local community and city at large. In order to maintain this area, Embassy Landscape Group, Inc., based in Riverside, Missouri, was hired to take […]

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Photo: Dan Degrush

Landscapes of the Month: Maintaining a Charming English Garden

Located in Cherry Hills, Colorado, upon two acres of English garden-style landscape, is a European cottage-style home. The home has a pool, a main entertaining space, and a few smaller patio areas that contain flower beds, rocky paths, and a wide-ranging lawn area. In order to correctly maintain this residence, Lifescape Colorado was hired to […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Overcoming Steep Slope Challenges by the Chesapeake Bay

Located on the Chesapeake Bay, a newly purchased vacation home had set a list of goals with the intent to secure the house and foundation all while creating an environmentally friendly section of the shoreline. The home is positioned on a hill that borders the Chesapeake, and it has a clear waterfront view. Next, all […]

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