Lawns

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...

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...

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...

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...

When considering reworking your landscape or starting anew, it’s important to look at your yard ‘anchors’. There are many items that can anchor your yard. This center piece can be a hardscape like a sitting area or fireplace, it can be a pool or living...

What an exciting time to be alive. The technology we have at our fingerprints continues to amaze me day after day. Were you aware that you can control your irrigation with your iPhone or Android device? I am here to tell you that you are. We...

As we move out of what is typically Southern California’s wettest months, and into Spring / Summer we shouldn’t forget about the importance of water conservation. Despite seemingly record rainfall this winter and being far better off than we were last year, a vast swath...

February will require us to perform the balancing act of having one foot in winter and the other stepping ahead to Spring. We will continue with some of the winter pruning and storm clean up and drainage chores started in January while preparing for the...

With the long hot summer behind us and some of our garden  looking a little tired, it is a good time of year to assess the bones of your gardens and outdoor spaces. While your outdoor spaces are fresh in your mind from a season...

Artificial turf and putting greens are terrific way to lessen your water impact while increasing the beauty of your landscape. The use of a beautiful high end turf can save on maintenance issues like irrigation and week to week mowing while offering a convenient way...

Summer is around the corner and the cool sunny breezes beckon us to open the windows and let the sun shine in; and longer days make it easy to want to spend more time outdoors. All this leads to looking at our outdoor environments with...