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What’s your landscape design style?

Don’t know? Perfect.

You’re gonna love this.

Landscaping pro Kim Rubert, landscape designer at Outback Landscape, shares her favorite, most popular styles for Idaho landscaping.

Warning: it might be hard to choose. 

It’s time for new landscaping, and we can sense your excitement from way over here.

So many questions!

Should I get a fire pit? Should we plan on new sod? How big should the patio be? Can we fit in a couple trees?

Whoa, whoa, whoa.

You forgot a big one, right up front.

Do I need a landscape design?



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As we have grown our business in Idaho Falls and the surrounding areas, we have had the honor to get to know you and your families. You have been generous and kind to us as our business has grown and changed since we began in 2004. As we move into temporary uncertainty with the development of COVID-19, we want to make sure that you are cared for.

Raise your hand if you love weeds.

We didn’t think so.

A good weed is a dead weed. An even better weed is one that never shows up in the first place. 

That’s why we asked Outback landscape designer Kim Rubert how she tackles these pesky garden invaders.

How to prevent weeds from growing in flower beds? Rubert shares some of the most common ways to prevent weeds, from least effective to your best bet:

Ever wonder why professionally landscaped planting beds look so great? 

Pros don’t cut corners. They take the time to properly prepare the bed before planting.

A few key steps guarantee success. Skip them (you know who you are) and your bed won’t have that crisp, clean look and healthy, thriving plants.

Kim Rubert, landscape designer at Outback Landscape, shares her pro tips on how to renovate a flower bed.

Bring on the color.

If you’re in charge of a commercial property, you already know how colorful flowers attract attention, impress customers and visitors, and bring the wow.

Ready for some next-level seasonal color tips?

Want to boost your property’s appeal with the latest seasonal color trends?

Kim Rubert, landscape designer for Outback Landscape, has you covered.

Outback Landscape designer Kim Rubert knows firsthand the importance of function, not just beauty, in landscape design.

The garage of the new house she and her husband bought three years ago flooded every spring.

Even the pros struggle with frustrations like poor drainage.

Water management is just one of the functional landscape elements we pay close attention to here at Outback Landscape. 

Sure, your landscape has to look great.

But it also has to work great.

If you’re a property manager responsible for keeping your facility safe during winter’s onslaught of snow and ice, peace of mind is everything. 

It’s always fun to plan your home’s holiday lights display.

Worried about how much water you use to keep your landscaping healthy and beautiful?

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