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April 25, 2016
Feng Shui Garden from lushome.com

The Bright Hall in your Landscape

To have good Feng Shui, the entrance into a home should have a Ming Tang or “Bright Hall”. This is an open area, either just inside […]
March 29, 2016
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Landscape Designs for Bend’s New Housing Styles

Today, the trend in Bend’s housing styles is an adaptation of mid-century modern home designs. Characterized by flat planes, large glass windows and open space, this […]
March 23, 2016
Photograph by Darrell Gulin/Corbis at nationalgeographic.com

Purple Monkeyflower Central Oregon Native Wildflower

  If you are looking for color in the garden, there are many excellent Central Oregon perennial native wildflowers that will work. One great choice is […]
March 14, 2016
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California Quail Habitat for Central Oregon

It is the middle of March and it snowed overnight. Work was cancelled so I went looking for something to brighten the gloomy day. I found […]
March 8, 2016
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Why Use Native Plants in the Landscape?

It is difficult to find yards in Bend, Oregon with native plants in the landscape.  Too many designs use lawns for the majority of the landscape.  We cleared […]
March 2, 2016

Outdoor Entertaining Spaces

Traditional Landscape by San Francisco Photographers Margot Hartford Photography I love looking at different websites such as Houzz and Pinterest to gather new ideas for outdoor […]