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Ward Design Group and WDG Design Studio is the culmination of 3+ decades in and around the landscape industry for Mr. Jerry Ward. It all started when 36 cents would buy a gallon of gas and that one gallon could be translated into freshly cut...

  Twenty years ago, all you needed for a retaining wall was a chainsaw and a stack of railroad ties. While these retention systems were effective in maintaining proper drainage and controlling erosion, they deteriorated rapidly, and some leached harmful chemicals into the soil. Wooden retaining...

Green walls, also known as living walls, bio-walls, eco-walls, or vertical gardens, are walls partially or completely covered with vegetation. Some include a growing medium, such as soil, others are grown in hydroponic systems, a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water,...

When it comes to fencing, most people stick with the norm by having panel pine or birch fencing installed on there properties. Even though they provide a great deal of privacy, there is not much to be said about imagination. In Oklahoma we are famous for...

Nothing is more primal than the look and feel of moving water. Water soothes the soul and centers us back to the important things in life. Here at Ward Design Group, we pride ourselves in the over 2000 water features we've installed over the years....

Time for another installation of Jerry's favorite plants for Oklahoma landscapes! Today's special variety is the Smoke Tree or Cotinus coggygri. The Smoke Tree so called for its small pink “tufts” exhibited in the Spring. These tuft blossoms “puff” in the warmth of early Summer,...

Mirror, mirror on the wall, when it comes to creative outdoor spaces in Oklahoma City, whose the greatest of them all? No, but seriously, we are going to talk about using mirrors today in your outdoor designs. Other than confirming just exactly how good looking...

 Modern landscape design (also called contemporary landscape design) is about straight lines, in-organic shapes, geometry, bold features, stark graphic elements, and hardscape that really make a statement. In contemporary landscape design, traditional landscape design rules are turned on their head. Water features may be square. Pergolas and...