How Good Design Can Transform a Space

In the ‘before’ photos below you will see a typical ‘Forgotten’ back yard with weeds, awkwardly planted trees, a poorly sited utility shed, and grading issues. It all adds up to a space where the entertaining area is not attractive and uncomfortable to use. A modest amount of professional landscaping support who made just a …

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Synthetic Turf

Do I Really Want All This Lawn? Is Synthetic Turf a Viable Green Alternative? Yes it’s true, by installing synthetic turf instead of lawn you are decreasing you carbon footprint. Less water will be used and therefore water will be conserved and your water bill will be lowered. Reduced use of fertilizer, herbicides and pesticides …

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Property Boundaries and Limitations

At Lifestyle Landscapes, we always work within the boundary limits of our clients’ property. There are spaces adjacent to, or included in a clients’ property which they may be responsible for maintaining, but limit the use of the property These areas are called Right-of-Ways, Easements and Setbacks. Setbacks are typically determined by municipalities and are …

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The Walker Rock Garden

Drive by 5407 37th Avenue SW in West Seattle and you will find a garden designed for whimsy and fantasy. Created over twenty years ago by Milton Walker, a Boeing mechanic, its towers, walls, and paths are Seattle‘s version of the WattsTowers (in the Watts neighbor in California). This unique garden is constructed using rocks …

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