1. Types of Arbors

    Most of us have seen an arbor, or we may even have one. Arbors are archways that mark the entrance to a garden or a pathway. They are made of different materials and usually have plant life growing on them or around them, such as vines. Arbors can be enchanting, marking the entrance to a secret gard…Read More

  2. What’s the Difference Between a Gazebo and a Pergola?

    In the past few decades, there have been a plethora of outdoor living designs to come about thanks to the rise in popularity of homeowners wanting to spend more time enjoying their backyard and nature. While this has made the variety and uniqueness factor spectacular, it has also led to some homeown…Read More

  3. Simple New Year’s Landscaping Tips

      When the winter hits and the days are shortened, most of us head home after a long day, put on our favorite pair of pajamas and slippers, and head to the warmest place in the home, such as in front of the fireplace. There is something inherently comforting about being wrapped as snug as a bug in …Read More

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    Outdoor Holiday Decorating Tips

      Let's be honest, the holidays are some of the best times of the year for most people. It's a time to give to others, including your favorite charity, get together with family that you haven't seen for a while, and take some time to just reflect on the past year and the year to come. Decorating fo…Read More

  5. Fall Outdoor Living Space Care Tips compass outdoor design dfw

    Fall Outdoor Living Space Care Tips

    When the fall hits, there is a seamless never-ending list of items that must be done before the cold weather hits, from preparing your lawn for the long dormant season to ensuring your outdoor living space is ready to weather the upcoming storms. In our last blog post, we discussed some great fall c…Read More

  6. Fall Outdoor Living Space Care Tips compass outdoor design dfw

    Fall Landscaping Care Tips

    Fall is many people's favorite time of the year, including residents of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The weather cools off, the leaves turn insanely beautiful colors, and jeans and sweaters have returned. But with fall comes an end to your favorite summer activities, such as pool parties, and these a…Read More

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    Reasons to Choose a Residential Landscape Design Company

    Many of us love the look of a well-manicured yard. The nice, crisp edges, properly trimmed trees, and perfectly potted plants give order to our lives, especially after a long day at work or school where not everything was so cut and dry. However, if you arrive home after work to your yard that, alth…Read More

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    The Power of Covered Patio Plants

    Having a covered patio in the Dallas/Fort Worth area is almost a necessity if you want to spend time outdoors during the summer heat. The Texas sun can be relentless, but when you have a covered patio, the sun is tolerable, and you can enjoy your time in your outdoor living space. Compass Outdoor De…Read More

  9. New Year, New Backyard

    The new year is just a few days away! The New Year is a time where people set resolutions that tend to be about changing, growing, and investing in themselves for the better. However, resolutions don’t only have to be for personal change and growth. More and more homeowners  are making home impro…Read More

  10. Design Ideas For Your Covered Patio, Part II

    In Texas, it is often a challenge to enjoy the outdoors during the summer season without turning into a sweaty mess. So much so, spending time in your backyard is unbearable to the point where staying inside in the cool air conditioning is deemed the better option. Fortunately, a covered patio can m…Read More