Project Spotlight: Five Takeaways From an Award-winning Project

World renowned fashion designer Coco Chanel once said that “simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.” This obviously holds true for more than … [Read more...]

Outdoor Spaces: Hiring a Professional, Part III — Landscape Contractors and Arborists

We’ve discussed surveys, designs and hardscape certifications in this series — now comes landscape. And, just like designs and patios, a great deal of … [Read more...]

Outdoor Spaces: Hiring a Professional Part II — Hardscape Contractors

After using information published in the March edition of FRANK, you’re now ready for the hardscape installation. The hardscape consists of any “built … [Read more...]

Outdoor Spaces: Hiring a Professional Part One — Surveyors, Architects and Landscape Designers

PLS, ICPI, CPLD, AIA, ISA, NCMA, KNLA — what do all of these post nominals mean for you and your outdoor space? No matter the acronym or stamp, they … [Read more...]

House Plans Make the Landscape

You might wonder what selecting a house plan or having house plans drawn has to do with landscape — and it’s everything! Dreaming about your new home … [Read more...]