A Walk in The Park For Mental Health

When warmer weather finally arrives in Southern Wisconsin, most of us have a strong urge to get outside. No matter where you work, one of the best ways to relieve stress is to take a break and go for a walk. The beauty of nature, which is always with us, can inspire...

Ugly Backyard Syndrome (UBS)

Does your yard suffer from Ugly Backyard Syndrome, otherwise known as UBS? The one shown below does. Luckily, this yard can be saved with creative design. We have all had many weeks to look at our yards from inside, but now is the time to have a landscape architect...
GENIUS-What?? Defining Sense of Place

GENIUS-What?? Defining Sense of Place

The Latin phrase for “sense of place,” or the meaning of a place is genius loci. This is a term landscape architects use to describe the personality, or “spirit” of a place. We all have places that mean something significant to us. Meaningful places don’t have to be...