Water feature Tag

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...

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...

  While many landscapers concern themselves only with shedding water from the landscape efficiently to prevent flooding, more creative designers use a variety of water feature styles to create a more naturalistic environment. By selecting the right water feature for your space, and using best practices...

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...

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,...

WDG Design Studio offers, 2D, 3D and 3D movie designs that will take your breath away. A good design is a fabulous way to remove the guesswork of getting inside your clients head to uncover what they really desire. This album includes some of our recent...

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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...