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A healthy summer garden in Houston’s River Oaks neighborhood.

Summer Gardens: How Proper Irrigation Keeps Plants Healthy

Proper irrigation is essential all year-round, but especially during the summer. The rising temperatures are hard on plants and cause ...
A backyard shade structure with closed roof covering outdoor furniture.

Backyard Shade Structures to Escape the Summer Heat

Summer months mean more daylight, vacation season and sweltering afternoon heat, making it tough to spend too long outside. Yet, ...
Custom design-build outdoor living space with an outdoor kitchen, shade structure and walkway.

Designing an Oasis: Elevate Landscapes with Outdoor Living Spaces

Outdoor living spaces have become more than just an extension of the indoors. With the rise in remote and hybrid ...
A bee in a pollinator garden by Sara Cottle.

Nurturing Nature: Sustainable Landscape Design

In the realm of landscape architecture, sustainability isn’t merely a trend — it’s a guiding principle that fosters harmony between ...
Amaryllis in a springtime garden by Jason Sung.

In Full Bloom: 6 Tips for a Stunning Springtime Garden

From fresh, vibrant flowers to textured grasses and shrubs, a springtime garden opens the door to possibility. As the days ...
A front yard in Houston supported through year-round landscape maintenance, pruning, weeding and irrigation.

Your Guide to Year-Round Landscape Maintenance for a Healthy Yard

What difference does a well-maintained yard make? It not only enhances your property’s curb appeal, but it also contributes to ...
A custom designed swimming pool in Houston, Texas.

In with the New: Refreshing Your Landscape in 2024

Welcome to a brand-new year filled with possibilities and opportunities to transform your outdoor space into a haven of beauty ...
A meticulously maintained front landscape in Houston, Texas.

Breathe New Life into Your Landscape

As we approach winter, the dawn of the new year presents an exciting opportunity to create a fresh, inviting and ...
An outdoor fire pit designed and built by Prewett, Read & Associates.

Enhance Your Backyard with an Outdoor Fire Pit

As the chill of winter sets in, you might be wondering how to make the most of your outdoor space ...
Landscape design details featuring a woven basket full of squash and pumpkins.

Autumn Seasonal Color: Capture the Spirit of the Season

As the seasons change, our homes play a pivotal role in reflecting the spirit of the holidays that define each ...