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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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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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...

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...