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Design Inspiration

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

Flower Ideas for a Blue House

Are you stuck on trying to decide what plantings will look best against a blue home? Use the iScape app and test out all types of colors for your garden before actually installing a thing.

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July 15, 2021

iScape's Summer Spice Up

Is your yard still waiting for that quick summer spice up? Especially while you’re spending so much time at home, you can focus a lot more time on some of those bare spots left over by the winter months.

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July 6, 2021

Retaining Wall Ideas that Work

Retaining walls can be used in a myriad of ways to improve landscape design, but are most effective when used to shore up a difficult slope or steep drop off.

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June 21, 2021

Designing a Fireplace for the Outdoor Patio

Pre-building a design without understanding what it might look like in the end can create costly mistakes. That’s why you should download iScape to set your vision right.

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May 31, 2021

A City Garden Makeover

Building a city garden is so much easier when you can see the final layout and understand what it will look like for homeowners and landscapers to find success planning together.

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May 28, 2021

A Retaining Wall Makeover for a Sloped Lawn

When rebuilding a landscape that has a slightly sloped lawn area, there are few solutions that work as well as creating low retaining walls. Check out this retaining wall makeover for a sloped lawn.

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May 19, 2021

Attract More with Custom Designs

Spending the time to produce a well thought out custom design absolutely sets you apart from all other contractors while making a client’s landscape more cohesive.

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May 10, 2021

Bring Your DreamScape to Life

Creating your perfect landscape doesn’t happen overnight, which is why it’s okay to take baby steps toward the final product. And with iScape, it’s easy to take that first step of designing!

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April 29, 2021

Don’t Miss These Transitional Season Trends

Curious about the up and coming trends for this spring and summer season? Here’s what you can look out for this season and what you may want to consider for your own outdoor space!

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April 11, 2021

Create a Till-Free Garden

While most gardeners think they have to till the soil over when they plant a vegetable or garden bed, it’s not necessary. In fact, it is much healthier to use a till-free technique.

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April 2, 2021

An Urban Paradise Makeover

Creating clever landscape fix-ups doesn't have to involve a high budget construction build; it can start with a simple clean up and a few appropriately chosen perennials and shrubs.

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February 12, 2021

What is the Difference Between a Pergola and an Arbor?

When designing a garden, it is important to note the differences between a pergola, trellis, and arbor; they all serve different purposes in the garden that can be immensely beneficial for the homeowner.

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February 10, 2021

Greendigs: Giving Gifts Like Never Before

Check everyone off your list with the gift of living design.

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January 28, 2021

Top Ten Pinterest Boards for Landscape Inspiration

The perfect landscape inspiration may be hard to find if you’re not looking in the right places, but it’s worth the search for your own vision board. Here’s a list of several boards for you to check out!

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January 22, 2021

When a Homeowner Has Difficulty Climbing the Front Steps

An increasing consideration for landscape design involves therapeutic landscape architecture where the designer specifically solves problems in the garden and works to create a more healing and healthful atmosphere in doing so.

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January 13, 2021

Unlock the Potential of Your Yard

Don't think your yard has potential? Think again. With iScape, you can save both time and money if only to unlock the full potential of your yard. Check it out!

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December 26, 2020

Outdoor Living in the Pandemic

Creating an outdoor entertaining area has become more than just building a “pretty garden”, but more of a health necessity.

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December 23, 2020

Remote Landscape Designers Can Make Your Garden Beautiful

No matter your concern, an iScape designer can envision and collaborate with you in order to create the best plan for the specific outdoor space you have.

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December 18, 2020

Create Side Yard Designs

Linking the front and back landscapes with a creative side yard planting design can encourage friends and family to use the side yard and also add a bit of beauty to your property.

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November 29, 2020

Thanksgiving Curb Appeal Makeover

Check out this view of an iScape digital design that demonstrates how different a home can look before and after a landscape installation.

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November 17, 2020

A Backyard Transformation: Before and After

With the modern and easy-to-use iScape app, it is much quicker to build a smart design layout, which is instantaneously visual to the homeowner, making it simple to interpret and understand.

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November 12, 2020

What is the Best Material for a Front Walkway?

Deciding on a specific front walkway material can be intimidating. But using the iScape App to design and test front walkway “looks” can help enable a homeowner or landscaper with hardscaping and landscaping.

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November 6, 2020

Vines in the Landscape

The secret with a vine is to understand its growing nature and place it on structures that are strong enough to support the weight of the vine. Learn more here:

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November 2, 2020

Halloween in the Landscape

Outdoor holiday decorating can be simple or complicated, but there are lots of ways landscapers can assist a homeowner to build exciting Halloween decorations.

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October 21, 2020

Sneak Peak into iScape's Image Database Featuring Hardscapes

Here are some hardscape features from architecture to walkways to fire pits that you’ll be interested to see to improve your outdoor living space!

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October 16, 2020

Landscaping Ideas for Autumn

These different approaches to landscaping will improve your yard appeal and continue your design inspiration throughout the colder months of the year!

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October 7, 2020

Landscaping with Groundcover Plants

Most groundcovers make a gorgeous contribution to a landscape. Read more on the different types of groundcovers and how to grow and maintain them.

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September 25, 2020

Small Yard Landscaping with Less Grass and More Flowers

Once a homeowner can see how it looks with less lawn and more flowers in digital form, it’s easy to have more confidence to implement a project, which will bring beauty and curb appeal to their small property.

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September 22, 2020

Improve Curb Appeal with a Smart Landscape Makeover

Creating a grand entrance is a smart goal when rebuilding the landscape for curb appeal.

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September 14, 2020

Make Your Home an Outdoor Paradise

What if you could enjoy some of your paradise perks in your own outdoor space? iScape can make that happen!

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September 9, 2020

Landscaping with The Color Purple

A purple-themed garden can be a lovely addition to a home landscape, particularly if the home is a red brick or brown colored home.

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September 7, 2020

Practical Tips for Building an Outdoor Kitchen and Dining Area

If you’re interested in creating an outdoor kitchen and dining area, the tips below can help you get off to a solid start.

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September 4, 2020

5 Easy Steps to Design a Landscape

Getting started is often the most difficult aspect of landscape design. If you have an area to be landscaped, go through the below checklist to help kick-off the planning.

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August 25, 2020

Cool Pool Designs

Get inspired by these before and after designs that will help make summer last a little longer.

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August 22, 2020

Designing Flower Islands for the Landscape

Below is a list of “theme” gardens that work well as an island bed.

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August 16, 2020

Transform Your Outdoor Living Simply

Whether you start on a new slate or have some kind of idea you want to build on, you can begin anywhere at any time with your outdoor designing.

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August 10, 2020

Yard Suggestions Homeowners Will Love

It’s important to have a couple yard suggestions handy for when a homeowner looks for guidance in making the outdoor design decisions.

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August 8, 2020

Perennial Garden Design Ideas

There are several design techniques for perennial garden design including the eventual size of the plant and the garden's specific sun and water needs.

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August 3, 2020

Inspiring Yards of the Month

Here are some inspirational before & after designs of yards that were completely transformed from ordinary to extraordinary with just the tap of a finger.

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July 31, 2020

Celebrate the Weekend with iScape

Perfect preparation is the key to overall success of everyone's experience, including the layout and decorations of your outdoor space.

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July 4, 2020

It is Perennial Season at the Garden Center!

Now that garden centers are chock-full of perennials, start planning the landscape plantings now.

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July 1, 2020

Annuals Add Pizzazz to the Landscape

Mixing annuals with groundcovers, perennials, vegetables, and shrubs in both garden beds and containers can mean an endless celebration of color for your landscapes. Here’s why you should add them to your landscape:

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June 22, 2020

Silver Plants for Urban Xeriscapes

Why silvery plants are particularly suited for xeriscape conditions as their special foliage is used as a survival tool

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May 20, 2020

Three Summer Yard Trends for 2020

Be smart and get ahead of the game with these 3 trends

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May 9, 2020

Custom Designs Attract More

Clients appreciate customized designs and will set you apart. Here's why:

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May 3, 2020

Softscapes or Hardscapes? What You Should Focus On

Whether it’s the growing plants or the pathways that catch your eye first, it’s important to keep the balance of any space in your yard.

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March 30, 2020

iScape's Yard of the Week

Check out our favorite landscape design pick of the week!

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March 25, 2020

Spice Up Bare with iScape

While you’re spending some time at home, why not spice up some bare spots in your yard?

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March 22, 2020

Stuck at Home? iScape Away!

There is no better time to reimagine your outdoor living space than right now

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March 17, 2020

iScape Your Dream Landscape To Life

Here are 5 dream landscape designs and how to recreate them on the app!

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March 2, 2020

Give an Old and Tired Look Some Love With iScape

Can your yard use some sprucing up? Use iScape to do so, simply and easily!

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February 19, 2020

Increased Curb Appeal Means Increased Sales Price

Spice up your property for sale in no time.

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February 8, 2020

Winter Landscaping Inspiration

Here’s some inspiration to get you thinking about how your yard can shine even when it’s under a blanket of snow

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February 2, 2020

What Happens When Kids Design Your Yard?

Why not let your kids use their imagination in a constructive way?

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January 19, 2020

Design a New Garden Bed

Why and how to create the perfect garden bed with iScape

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January 13, 2020

Yard Trends for 2020

Be ready for the trends before they're ready for you

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January 10, 2020

Christmas Spotlight On: Poinsettias & Cacti

Complete your Christmas holiday with these essential, cheery decorations

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December 23, 2019

Holiday Decor, Inside and Out with iScape

Design your holidays away with no-mess guarantee

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December 20, 2019

Public Gardens for the Perfect Inspiration

Check out your local public gardens for more ideas

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November 20, 2019

Simple, Seasonal Porch Decor

Make your porch cozier with these must-haves

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November 9, 2019

iScape Design: Halloween Edition

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October 31, 2019

How to Spice Up Bare

Escape the bareness of Fall with iScape

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September 30, 2019

10 Plants to Match the Autumn Color Scheme

Turn your yard into an Autumn masterpiece!

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September 21, 2019

Simple Autumn Landscaping Ideas

Some different approaches for your fall landscaping!

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September 18, 2019

Door Fronts to Copy

15 different door fronts to inspire the perfect first impression

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September 7, 2019

iScape Your Labor Day Weekend

Enjoy the weekend and iScape away!

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August 30, 2019

Perk Up with Pergolas

Build it yourself, create privacy, or entertain like never before!

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August 9, 2019

Spice Up Your Side Yard with iScape

Side yard designs you won't want to miss

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July 22, 2019

Create a Lasting First Impression with your Front Yard

Designing that's easy and accessible

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July 19, 2019

Foolproof Designs for Summer Window Boxes

Start your foolproof planting today!

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July 5, 2019

Yard Decor for 4th of July

Celebrate with iScape!

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July 3, 2019

Recreate Your Favorite Landscape Designs With iScape

Here are 5 dream landscape designs and how to recreate them on the app!

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July 1, 2019

Planting a Tree the Right Way For the First Time

Plant the tree you'll love for ages the right way!

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May 16, 2019

How to Turn Mondays into "My Days"

How iScape can help you escape those Monday scaries

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May 13, 2019

10 Plant Suggestions for Tough Spaces

Tackle those tough spots with these perfect plant suggestions!

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May 8, 2019

How to Use iScape to Brighten Up Your Yard With Pastels

Feel the pastels come to life in your home landscaping!

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May 5, 2019

Balcony Garden Designs That Are Not-So Basic

Design inspiration for balcony gardens

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April 22, 2019

Foolproof Designs for Spring Containers

Inspiring ideas for spring containers

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April 5, 2019

Start Your Project

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