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Grilling out, enjoying drinks with friends and spending time in your backyard: Those are all things you can do with an outdoor kitchen.

To make sure you can actually do all of those things, though, you need to have a well-designed outdoor kitchen space.

Here are seven common outdoor kitchen design mistakes to make sure you avoid.


5 Steps to Renovate Your Flower Beds

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Ever wonder why professionally landscaped flower beds look so great? 

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

A few key steps to renovating plant beds guarantee success. Skip them and your bed won’t have that crisp, clean look and healthy, thriving plants.


You’re ready to make your outdoor living dreams a reality by hiring a landscape designer. But what should you do to prepare for your first meeting with the landscape designer?

Getting prepared for your landscape design consultation will not only speed up the process, but it will also help them create the perfect design for you and your property. So, make sure you take the time to plan.

Here are five things to do to prepare for your meeting with a landscape designer.


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. Learn about the important pieces of a functional landscape design.


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 lawn and landscape healthy and beautiful?

When you’re watering your landscape, those gallons add up.

Here at Outback, we’re irrigation experts. 

Here are ten tips to help you save water when watering your lawn and plants.


Here at Outback, we love getting our hands in the dirt, building patios brick by brick and feeling the sun on our faces.

It’s why most of us got into this business in the first place.

But we love technology, too.

Landscape industry tech has exploded lately, and we use it every day. 


It’s time to stop gazing sadly into your ho-hum backyard and create your dream backyard.

Not sure what you need? We have lots of innovative ideas for high-end backyard designs.

Not sure how much it will cost?

Our landscape designer Kirk Jeppesen offers a price range for eight of the hottest backyard enhancements, from low end to high end.

Relax — we’ll make this easy. 


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