Design By Function

 

Getting Started With Design by Function

It’s your garden – why pay thousands of dollars to have a professional designer plant his vision? You don’t need to be a horticulturist or experienced gardener to have a gorgeous outdoor living space. Let us help you create that garden of your dreams. Welcome to Design by Function!

 

Design by Function: Arbor Bench

Garden arbors and benches are as beautiful as they are functional. And when used in the proper setting with the right plants, they can take your outdoor living experience to a whole new level. We’ll give you the design, you pick the plants!

 

Design by Function: Butterfly Garden

This garden design is so beautiful, it’ll give you the butterflies! Invite some gentle winged creatures into your yard with this inspiring and colorful butterfly garden. We’ll give you the design, you pick the plants!

 

Design by Function: Container Garden

Give your patio – or any other outdoor space – an elegant, colorful makeover that won’t break your budget. Container gardens offer a lot of punch without consuming an entire space – or your budget. We’ll give you the design, you pick the plants!

 

Design by Function: Entire Site Plan

You have the power to create your ultimate outdoor living experience. From the front yard and side of your home to the back, help your entire property bloom in color and function. We’ll give you the design, you pick the plants!

 

Design by Function: Fragrance Garden

When designed correctly, a fragrance garden is as amazing to look at as it is to smell. Consider adding one in your back yard and bring your outdoor living experience to scent-sational heights. We’ll give you the design, you pick the plants!

 

Design by Function: Front Foundation

Your family may spend the most time in the back yard, but your neighbors stare at what’s growing out front. Give your “other yard” a boost of personality and curb appeal. We’ll give you the design, you pick the plants!

 

Design by Function: Gazebo Planting

If you’re considering adding a gazebo in your garden – or if you’ve inherited one when you moved into your home – surround it with a stunning landscape that offers as much privacy as it does beauty. We’ll give you the design, you pick the plants!

 

Design by Function: Kidney-Shaped Perennial Garden

Your yard has more to offer than a nice patio and lawn. Create a perennial garden filled with color, texture and interest – then enjoy outdoor living beyond watching the grass grow. We’ll give you the design, you pick the plants!

 

Design by Function: Mailbox Garden

One of the easiest – and cost-efficient – ways to help boost the curb appeal of your home is to add a simple mailbox garden at the end of your driveway. This particular plan is a small concept that brings huge results. We’ll give you the design, you pick the plants!

 

Design by Function: Patio Garden

You don’t need expensive patio furniture and a top-of-the-line grill to enjoy outdoor living at its best. A well-planned patio garden will draw your family outside, as well as enhance the look of your yard. We’ll give you the design, you pick the plants!

 

Design by Function: Planting Along Walkways

Instead of leaving vast amounts of boring space between the front of your home and the sidewalk, consider adding a curved, inviting path or walkway down the center of your yard. We’ll give you the design, you pick the plants!

 

Design by Function: Privacy Screen

Tired of looking into your neighbor’s yard every time you walk out your back door? A privacy screen is a beautiful solution that creates a private outdoor living space, as well as boosts property value. We’ll give you the design, you pick the plants!

 

Design by Function: Raised Bed for Annuals or Perennials

You’d love a colorful garden in your boring back yard, but is it possible with your water restrictions and limited experience? Yes! Try this simple plan for a raised perennial bed and give your yard a burst of color. We’ll give you the design, you pick the plants!

 

Design by Function: Rose Patio Screening

No matter what your property size, it’s the setting you create on and around your patio that brings it to life – and helps sets the mood of your entire outdoor living experience. We’ll give you the design, you pick the plants!

 

Design by Function: Rock Garden

Say goodbye to your troublesome sloped areas and hello to a gorgeous new garden that’s rock steady. We’ll give you the design, you pick the plants!

 

Design by Function: Shade Garden

Dedicating a corner of your sunny yard to a shade garden is a great way to gain some backyard relief from the heat, as well as get some different plants in your garden that you otherwise couldn’t try. We’ll give you the design, you pick the plants!

 

Design by Function: Succulent Garden

You don’t need to live in the desert or semi-arid regions to grow a succulent garden. What’s more, growing one along the side of your house is a great option to help boost property value. We’ll give you the design, you pick the plants!

 

Design by Function: Utility Screening

Screening unsightly utility boxes doesn’t have to be an ugly task. In fact, it can be a great way to boost the look and feel of your yard, as well as provide a little more privacy to it. We’ll give you the design, you pick the plants!

 

Design by Function: Vegetable Ornamental Garden

This vegetable ornamental garden is so beautiful, you’ll eat it up! Combine edibles and ornamentals in the same bed to offer unique interest, as well as help save a little money in the produce section at your grocery store. We’ll give you the design, you pick the plants!

 

Design by Function: Window Box

It’s a small gardening space with big impact! A window box garden brings added charm to a home’s appearance and is easy to create. Even better: It can help boost curb appeal without bursting your budget. We’ll give you the design, you pick the plants!

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