Our favorite landscaping projects of 2016

Outdoor kitchen by Garden City Florascaping

For those of you who tuned into my blog last season, I’m really sorry to leave you hanging for so long between posts!  It’s a testament to how busy we were as a company in 2016, but at least we have some really cool landscaping projects to show for it.  So many really, I’ve had a hard time narrowing down my favorites which is what I’ll attempt to do here.   So, without further adieu (drum-roll please), our Top 10 Projects in 2016:

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Patio design – why it matters for your landscape.

Why do we need a good patio?

In Missoula, our summers are short but oh-so-sweet.  Warm temperatures, long days, and clear skies all beg us to get outside and soak it up all we can.  We have many options for doing this, including the plethora of river and trail options around Missoula.  And when you’re done floating the river or cleaning the mud off your mountain bike, many of us reach for a cold beverage and a patio or deck in our back yard, just not quite ready to go inside and plop down in front of the TV.  Attitudes like this are what makes Missoula a special place.

paverstone patio by garden city florascaping

Imagine having a cold beer on this patio!

What makes a good patio?

To really get the most out of your patio, there are a few things you ought to consider.  What size do you need?  What shape is best? What’s the best material for it?  What’s the best location for it? Read more

Your best yard. Ever.

Tips from some Missoula landscaping pros for making 2016 the year of your best yard.  Ever.

It’s February.  And it’s snowing as I write this.   This isn’t the time most people are thinking about their landscapes, unless it’s something like, “Where am I going to put all this snow?” or “Is it spring yet?”   Still now, while the snow is falling on Missoula, is the time you need to take the steps for your best yard ever. Read more