Paradise Designs Blog

Did you know that California has more plant species than any other state in the nation? I’m not really surprised…but if you were wondering, at least one third of California’s native plants are found nowhere else in the world. Our native plants are not only...

Have you thought about starting an edible garden in your yard? I think now, more than ever, people are realizing the importance of growing their own food. Growing fruits and vegetables seems like an ancient practice in our modern society of busy, overscheduled families buzzing...

Want to know the perfect solution to being stuck at home and still enjoying the outdoors? You guessed it, California Rooms and Covered Patios! These are the next best thing to being outside these days, because for now, being stuck at home is the new normal....

Maintaining a healthy landscape and keeping your properties looking their best is an integral part of living in Orange County. Getting your landscape up to par increases your home value but it also makes you happy coming home to something you can be proud of....

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...