Author: Paradise Designs

If you live in a coastal area like San Clemente, Dana Point or Laguna Niguel chances are that you’re dealing with a sloped backyard or garden which can be easily overlooked and quickly become a liability. Existing conditions in your yard, including drainage systems, can...

Fall is a terrific time to tackle some of the maintenance, updates or additions you've been planning for your yard. Not only do we have the satisfaction of taking care of the work, we get to enjoy the new changes with our family and friends...

Autumn is upon us and the holidays are right around the corner. In addition to thoughts of fruit tree planting and some of the inevitable yearly clean ups of our softscapes and trimming trees around your yard after Summer’s heat, come plans for the holidays...

Before and After images always provide a striking look at the difference professional design and construction can make in your home.  In this instance, our client wanted to take advantage of their backyard to create a space the whole family could enjoy. We were able to...

Landscape maintenance at it most basic involves keeping your yard healthy, clean, safe and attractive. You have made a significant investment in your landscape design and implementation. It makes sense to consider continuing the input of professionals to increase the longevity of your new plants,...

At our first meeting to discuss the design and build project at your home we begin assessing how we can make a remarkable landscape. We take into account the needs, dimensions, tastes, and style that will create your personal paradise. We have spent decades completing...

Have you considered how a redesign of your yard could affect your family’s best friend Fido? There are many considerations when redesigning you yard but it can be beneficial to consider the extra aspect of your pet. It will provide benefits for the health of both...

There are multiple use-case scenarios for retaining walls. You can imagine an almost infinite number of reasons to build a retaining wall but the main reasons are to extend the functional space of your yard by adding useful space to an otherwise unusable slope, to...

An aspect of landscape design that can be occasionally overlooked is the seating area. A beautifully designed seating area can provide a wonderful addition to both the yard and the house. When placed strategically, a seating area will expand the home. French doors opening to a...

We often discuss the benefits of including native plants in your landscape design because of the low water advantages, as well as often requiring less fertilizer. Both are very worthy options that will ease our use of natural resources and save you time and money. However,...

One of the most exciting aspects of landscape design is the opportunity to take advantage of the specific features of your particular plot of land. At Paradise Designs, we have spent decades honing our craft so we can ensure that we give our clients the...

After a long hot summer your yard may be showing the wear and tear of prolonged scorching days. Consistent quality maintenance can help. Just like a good Spring cleaning, a Fall tune-up and regular landscape maintenance service can spruce things for the holidays, as well...