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7 Biggest Landscape Design Mistakes to Avoid

7 Biggest Landscape Design Mistakes to Avoid

Designing a landscape can be overwhelming. There are many things to consider: the natural environment, the lot size and shape, your budget, and more. You need to balance what you want aesthetically and what is feasible for the site. Here are some common pitfalls to...

Irrigation Methods to Prevent Flooding on Your Property

Irrigation Methods to Prevent Flooding on Your Property

When it comes to flooding, one of the worst places it can be is on your property. Flooding can happen when there's too much water in your yard, and it starts running over the ground onto other parts of the property, like sidewalks or streets. But are there ways to...

5 Benefits of Retaining Walls

5 Benefits of Retaining Walls

Even though summer is over, it's not too late to plan a home improvement project before it gets too cold outside! A great project that proves it's worth time and time again is installing retaining walls around your home. This landscaping project is a classic for a...

Landscape Tactics to Prevent Flooding

Landscape Tactics to Prevent Flooding

There are many reasons why you should invest in landscaping your yard properly. For instance, a well-landscaped yard can boost a home's value by 5.5 to 12.7%. Apart from that, landscaping your yard can have some functional benefits too. For instance, there are things...

Why Outdoor Drainage is Not a DIY Project

Undeniably, there are many home projects you can easily DIY. From completing uncomplicated interior paint jobs to hanging gallery walls and planting adaptable flowers and plants, there are plenty of fun and impactful projects you can easily tackle in your spare time....

Landscaping Ideas & Advice for Beginners

When it comes to landscape design, Austin home and business owners often ask us what advice we have for people who are just beginning their landscaping journey. We suggest the following: Begin With a Plan Our Austin landscaping company feels the first and most...

Terraced Planter Beds Result From Drainage Concerns

Terraced Planter Beds Result From Drainage Concerns

This project was completed in the Oak Hill area of Austin. The home owners originally contacted our company due to drainage concerns in their yard, but they wanted to make sure that their landscape was not impacted in the process. We were able to help remediate their...

Pergola Project – Downtown Austin

Pergola Project – Downtown Austin

At this property located just north of Downtown Austin, the home owner for this property had reported some gutters and downspouts that were draining into his back yard and under his deck, causing water to pool. They were also interested in removing an existing deck...

Will Landscaping Add Value To My Home?

At Austin Drainage and Landscape Development, one of the most common questions our Austin landscaping professionals are asked is whether or not landscaping can truly add value to a home. The answer is a resounding, yes! In fact, landscaping can actually add up to tens...