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What are the steps involved in a new landscape construction project? If you’ve never done a home remodel before, you may be surprised at what’s involved. Please read up before embarking on your new landscaping adventure to avoid headaches
When I’ve designed an outdoor room, the perfect finishing touch is to add heat so that you can entertain even on cold evenings. The first thing I try to determine for my client is: how much heat will they need and where?
Louvered arbors from Arcadia Roofs allow you to enjoy warmth from the sun, shade from the heat and shelter from the rain. All in one system!
Ready to discuss your future backyard? I am here to help and can give you a complimentary consultation to get you started.
When space is limited but your wish list is tall, consider hiring a professional landscape designer to help maximize your yards full potential.
Julie Orr has a background in furniture design from her days as a commercial interior designer. Her motto: form follows function while also “feeling good” to the end user.
Dead Lawn got you Brown and Feeling Down? Try a Drought Tolerant Turf Alternative Groundcover instead.
I’m a homeowner who just started a landscape installation and now I get this scary notice in the mail about a preliminary notice for $2000. Huh?
Learn to Compost from the Worm Dude in Seven Easy Steps
Keeping rainfall on your property through the water-shed landscaping approach is an ideal choice for every client because it helps reduce pollution, restores life to the soils and attracts good wildlife.
This warm and outgoing Menlo Park family saw an opportunity to turn and crowed “forested backyard” into a ideal entertaining space for impromptu pizza parties or kiddie soccer games. The inside of the home is urban farmhouse so why not bring some of the farm living and European styling into the backyard as well?
Outdoor rooms with kitchens are a specialty at Julie Orr Design. We’ll meet with you and design a kitchen on the spot. I’m a designer, not a salesperson, so you can rest assured that you’ll receive only the appliances and functions that make sense for you.