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Check back often for inspiration on how to turn your outdoor living vision into a reality. Dream it then iScape it!

Combining the Outdoors and Art for Grief Relief

Engaging in different art forms, and especially those that incorporate outdoor areas in one way or another have been found to aid considerably in the grieving process. Learn more here:

Tips & Tricks

October 17, 2021

Sky Pencil Holly

Sky Pencil Holly is remarkable for its slender shape and truly deserves its name. It makes a great focal point, hedge or container planting.

Plant Spotlight

October 14, 2021

What to Do with a Concrete Patio Area

How do you deal with a concrete patio area when you have a budget that does not enable you to start from scratch? Read below for some smart tips on how to make a cement patio far more attractive.

Tips & Tricks

October 11, 2021

iScape: New Plants & Products Featuring Copper Lion Head Water Fountain, Coleus Plants & More!

Check out the new plants and products we’ve added to our database.

News

October 8, 2021

Tips for Pet-Safe Plants and Landscaping

With great plant power comes even greater plant responsibility, especially around the furry members of the household. Here are several prudent tips to ensure that your existing and future plant plans are safe for all pets.

Tips & Tricks

October 6, 2021

Plant Spotlight On Brunnera

An incredible perennial for garden zones 3 to 8 with memorable foliage and sweet tiny flowers. Read more to learn how to design with it on iScape.

Plant Spotlight

September 28, 2021

Have Fun with Your House Exterior in iScape

Make your work week a little more enjoyable by designing in iScape with our many different offerings and features!

Design Inspiration

September 25, 2021

Designing a Pergola with iScape

A pergola is a beautiful hardscape attribute to add to an outdoor patio and truly up the beauty level on a patio, bringing a lot of joy to a homeowner’s entertainment area.

Design Inspiration

September 22, 2021

Plant Spotlight On Beech Tree

Beech trees have smooth silver trunks that stand quite straight, with glossy green leaves which turn yellow, then brown in the fall. Read more on how to design with it in iScape!

Plant Spotlight

September 19, 2021

How to Grow Ornamental Grasses

Ultimately, these low-maintenance plants feed, cloth, and house much of the earth and their sustainable nature makes them an excellent choice for home gardening as well.

Tips & Tricks

September 16, 2021

How to Place a Tree in the Landscape

What starts as a small tree grows into a giant monolith in the landscape, which makes placing a tree in its permanent spot so very important. Read more on how to pick the right spot for it.

Tips & Tricks

September 13, 2021

Plant Spotlight: Groundcover Shrub Rose

Groundcover roses are tough, low-growing shrub roses that are well-suited to plant below larger shrubs and in the garden as a beautiful flowering, easy-to-grow groundcover for sunny situations.

Plant Spotlight

September 10, 2021

A Patio Furniture Makeover

Utilizing the iScape App tool to help homeowners entertain outside is not just about placing shrubs and trees in the landscape. It can help homeowners and designers put together a patio area design in a snap.

Design Inspiration

September 7, 2021

iScape: New Plants & Products Featuring Angelita Daisy, Longford Wood Patio Pergola & More!

Check out the new plants and products we've added to our database.

News

September 3, 2021

How to Get Each Backyard Feature to Perfectly Match Your Vision

Take inspiration from impressive lawns and curate a garden that will stand out in its own right while matching your vision. If you’re wondering how that might happen, take a look at these tips that we’ve compiled for you.

Design Inspiration

September 1, 2021

A Simple Life Outdoors

Outdoor living doesn’t have to be complicated. Join us in transforming the definition of outdoor design and make ‘simple’ simpler. Only at iScape.

Design Inspiration

August 29, 2021

Types of Remodels that Provide the Best ROI

In a post-pandemic world where we spend a lot more time at home, the rise in home renovation is greater than ever. iScape shows you how you can save on materials and gives you the option of working directly with someone from our team of professionals.

Tips & Tricks

August 26, 2021

Marigold: The Best Late Summer Annual Flower

While it is great when planted in bulk in the landscape, it is also beautiful as a single plant in a small pot. No matter where you put the marigold, it brings a little bit of sunshine and happiness.

Plant Spotlight

August 23, 2021

Does That Newly Built Backyard Oasis Still Add Value in 2021?

We spent 2020 locked away in our homes and folks used that time to make some amazing backyard upgrades - but are they still worth the investment?

Tips & Tricks

August 20, 2021

How to Soften the Front of a Brick: Home Makeover Edition

Brick homes can look stark and imposing because of the large mass of brick that is seen in front of the home. In order to improve curb appeal for the front of a brick home, it is necessary to soften the harsh lines.

Design Inspiration

August 17, 2021

Two Different Looks for a Sloped Landscape Area

Homeowners often struggle to design a yard or garden if there is a hill or slope. With iScape, you can easily design and show two very different looks for the client’s sloped space.

Design Inspiration

August 14, 2021

8 Beautiful Lawn Alternatives to Grass

Brilliant green lawns are undeniably beautiful. However, there are a variety of lawn alternatives to grass that require less upkeep.

Design Inspiration

August 11, 2021

3 Cacti for Southern Gardens

These very special cactus plants are grown best in the desert southwest, but can also survive in gardens and landscapes in much of the southern United States. Read more to learn how you can use these in your outdoor space.

Plant Spotlight

August 8, 2021

A Pool Entertaining Area: Landscape Makeover Edition

Simple, classic design combined with safe construction and plant placement all come together to create the perfect entertaining area.

Design Inspiration

August 5, 2021

The Best Home Projects That Add Real Value to Your House

Upgrading your home is always a good idea if you’re looking to sell it faster. With the right guidance, the process can be easy and cost-effective.

Tips & Tricks

August 2, 2021

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Whether you’re a DIY Homeowner, or you’re a Landscape Professional, get started today with iScape.