The Outback Blog

Landscape planning? No problem. It’s well underway, right? You’ve been pondering this for years.

Let’s see, your dream landscaping includes a multi-level patio; fully equipped outdoor kitchen with pergola; a stunning grove of river birch; luxury lighting; an expansive fire pit; a babbling brook with a splashy waterfall; and a mini golf course. The heliport might have to wait till Phase 2.



Right plant, right place. 

Sounds easy enough. 

Choose plants that are well suited and happy where you plop them, and they’ll flourish, with healthy root systems and just the right amount of light and water. 

Miss the mark, and you’re setting your green friends up for overcrowding, disease, insect damage or just plain dying of thirst. 

Need some tips on proper plant placement and selection?

Here you go:


Nothing brings people together outdoors like a fire pit.

The evening seems luxuriously longer. Chill? What chill?

Then somebody breaks out the marshmallows, chocolate bars and graham crackers.

It doesn’t get much better than this.

Here are 6 important things to consider before adding a fire pit to your landscape: