Category Archives: Renovations

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    InteriorDesign

    Posted on October 14, 2016 by Kristin in Projects, Renovations.

    Whether you are looking to make an outdoor place an outdoor room or renovate an indoor space, the rules of design really don’t change. Designers are challenged with site constraints whether we are designing a small space or 30 acres. I always ask my clients many questions to help translate their thoughts into design goals […]

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    HDG on DIY Yardcrashers

    Posted on September 3, 2016 by Kristin in 3 Dimensional Models, First Time Landscape Owners, Projects, Renovations, Texas Natives, The New Homeowner.

    HDG Landscape Design was fortunate enough to be selected as the first and only Texas designer for DIY Yardcrasher’s Houston episode.  The California crew and host soon realized things really are bigger in Texas after receiving lots of donated resources from generous local companies including Tomball’s beloved nursery, The Arbor Gate.  We were about to […]

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    Agave

    Posted on July 25, 2016 by Kristin in Landscape Plant Material, Projects, Renovations.

    Agave spp. is one of the most spectacular show stopping plants for the southern landscape with the most common species of this genus being Agave americana, also known as Century Plant, due to its long lifespan. The Agave species is most recognized as being used in tequila. Agave can grow to a height of 4 […]

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    Endeavoring DIY

    Posted on June 23, 2016 by Kristin in First Time Landscape Owners, Renovations, The New Homeowner.

    If you didn’t read the article on Hiring an Installer, then I recommend it before continuing. The same concepts will apply.  With a DIY project, service must be the highest priority on your list. You will need the help of a team of professionals who have done it before to “do-it-yourself,” and you will need […]

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    Hiring A Designer

    Posted on June 23, 2016 by Kristin in First Time Landscape Owners, Projects, Renovations, The New Homeowner.

    There are many types of landscape designers and companies offering design services.  Each company has different goals and approaches to design. Determine what your goals are, what design services are most valuable to you, and pick a design company you trust. Look on the company’s website for a description of the designer’s background you will […]

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