Paradise Designs Blog

The land surrounding our homes are most often separated into the front yard and the back yard. When Paradise Designs approaches the design challenges your particular piece of land creates, we like to make a cohesive design that tackles both areas while taking into account...

In a bit of an expansion of our recent post on needs and wants, we like to take some time to analyze your property ourselves. Our team at Paradise Designs has decades of experience designing landscapes for homes just like yours. Our thorough site analysis...

Landscape wants and needs can sometimes be shuttled into an area of expectation without a real dialogue. Here at Paradise Designs Inc. our designers listen to your ideas and strive to blend your vision with our extensive design expertise. Our goal is to design and...

Paradise Designs takes great pride in our detailed landscape design plans. Our professional designers translate your project concepts into hardline reality. We incorporate all the elements of your project calling out dimensions, materials, and details to insure your ‘personal paradise’ is built to your approved design...

In our semi-arid climate spring color isn’t always brightly apparent. However, at Paradise Designs we like to help old and future clients beautify their landscape by aiding their maintenance routines. Spring color is often a first step. It is always amazing what a few flats of...

Happy First Day of Spring! As the days grow longer and Spring showers and longer warmer days help our dormant yards come to life, our imaginations also begin to unleash a plethora of ideas about design plans for outdoor living. Your dreams for a large project...

An important part of our design and maintenance philosophy includes the positive stewardship of all our resources. This positive approach includes ensuring good use of water in our landscapes. This doesn’t just apply to high tech irrigation systems it encompasses drainage systems, and extends to...

February is well upon us and it looks like our rain totals will be scant this season. This flip from last year’s generous rains causes us to take a good look at the ongoing flood vs drought dilemma here in our Southern California Landscapes and...

We often discuss Landscape Design in our office. It’s our business and our passion. We’d like to take a minute to discuss what we do and truly define some of the ideas and concepts behind providing the best yards in Orange County to the best...

As the year winds down and we review what can be done better in the coming year, it may be worth considering hiring the experts in landscape maintenance. Over the more than 20 years of serving our clients, we’ve learned the best designed landscapes require professional...

What are Hardscape and Softscape and how do they affect my yard? Every landscaping project has two major features, hardscape and softscape. Hardscape are typically the man made features in the landscape, or the immovable pieces such as concrete, pavers, driveways, paths, walls, pergolas, kitchens, decks, water...

Our discussions with potential clients regarding backyard design often focus on what they hope their end result will be. Specifically, we want to ensure that the outcome for their yard is not only beautiful but that it matches their vision and lifestyle. Focusing our design direction...