Construction and Maintenance Tag

  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...

When it comes to entertaining outdoors at this time of year, you can't beat fire, but, should that flame be in an open pit, or enclosed in a traditional fireplace? There is no right or wrong answer, but there are some guidelines we can suggest...

A deck, is a deck, is a deck, is a deck, or is it? At WDG, we specialize in building the best landscape installations and yard features available, and we beg to disagree. We often run into customers who do not see the value in...

If you were blind to all but one color of the rainbow and were asked to describe that rainbow to an artist, how accurate do you think that artist's rendering might appear to someone with normal site? This is one of the challenges faced by...

If you go to visit our new friend Nancy, you will probably be greeted first by Jessie, her fourteen-year-old Yorkie. Jessie is mostly blind and deaf, but her tongue has lost none of its youthful enthusiasm, and you are sure to be quick friends.   When Nancy...

There are a lot of landscape companies out there that follow a “one size fits all” philosophy. They are content to install the same pergola, deck, or pool in a thousand landscapes, selling it as the best fit for every purpose. Recently, we have spent...

SO, where were you when Oklahoma City felt TWO earthquakes in a 24 hour period? Another historic day has come and gone and people will be talking about it for days, weeks, months in some circles. As you think about your landscape and the coming...