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Posted by Joe Mouad on Sep 18, 2020 9:14:56 AM

6 Fundamental Landscape Design Tips to Enhance Your Home in Orlando, FL

There’s a reason professional landscape designers get college degrees.

Man, there’s a lot of stuff to keep in mind.

When Orlando landscape designers study landscape design, they learn about mass, form, line, texture, and color. Then they combine these elements to transform your yard.

Sounds kind of fancy. But it’s why your new paver patio could have such graceful lines. It’s why your yard could be filled with plants with a variety of intriguing colors and textures.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Jun 22, 2020 1:51:35 PM

Understanding Yard Drainage in Orlando: French Drains, Collection Boxes, & More

Read anything fascinating about yard drainage lately?

What? You don’t think yard drains are fascinating? Hmm, maybe it’s just us.

But if you live in a newer Orlando neighborhood, chances are you need some kind of yard drainage.

Drainage here in Orlando is a continuing problem as the city grows. All the dry areas have already been developed, so nearly all the houses in new neighborhoods have drainage problems. The already-wet ground can’t absorb extra water.

New homes also often have poor soil, so water doesn’t seep in as well as it should.

What kind of yard drain is best for your house?

Posted by Joe Mouad on Apr 14, 2020 1:25:57 PM

Paver Patios: Considering Materials, Cost, and Patio Builders in Orlando, FL

If you had a fabulous patio, we could sit out there with landscape designer Eric Frisch and talk about how great paver patios are.

Oh, shoot. Maybe just pull up a chair in the grass, then. 

There are other patio material choices, of course, from gravel to stamped concrete.

But Ground Source designer Frisch sticks to pavers.

What’s so great about pavers? 

How much does a paver patio cost?

What are some designer tips for a great paver patio installation? 

Let’s take a look.