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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...

There is a new awareness that good design is good design wherever we find it. This presents new opportunities and challenges to the thinking landscaper. More and more clients are becoming aware of new and more detailed design ideas having to do with “staging” their...

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...

When we talk about reinventing paradise, many people assume a large space is required to create quality landscaping. This could not be further from the truth. While it is true that some elements are best left for larger lots, a lot of our favorite designs...

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,...

Stay-cations, Private Home Resorts, and Luxury Landscaping are all ideas that are coming of age as more and more homeowners move toward investing in their home properties, overspending on premium resort travel and other types of relaxation. Especially in today's economy, investing in improvements that allow...

At Ward Design Group we have a passion for Contemporary and Modern Landscapes and Modern Architecture. These contemporary designs are the brainchild of founder Jerry Ward. Modern landscape design (also called contemporary landscape design) is about straight lines, in-organic shapes, geometry, bold features, stark graphic elements,...

As the seasons change, it is only natural that we start to think of our lives in terms of what we would change. Inevitably, for many of us that including the home we live in. There was probably a time when the sight of home...

When thinking of landscaping, many homeowners never get past plant material. Plants are great and represent most of the landscaping that has been done down through history. They also represent a major portion of the cost of many installs and add their own cost to...