Guide to Residential Landscape Design

To many homeowners, landscape design can be intimidating. This is understandable, considering the potential costs and complexity of landscape projects. At the same time, a little knowledge goes a long way in creating a yard design that meets your needs and an installation that realizes your vision.

Yardzen landscape design clients in their newly-installed Austin, TX backyard.

Bottom line: whether you intend to hire a designer or to do it all yourself, an understanding of landscape design and build fundamentals will serve you well.

Curious to learn?

Below, we’ll walk through some of the most commonly asked questions about landscape design and build, and share resources from our team to help you prepare for your project—from selecting paving and reducing water consumption to boosting curb appeal and creating that perfect backyard gathering space, we’ve got you covered.