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Written on August 14, 2015 at 5:46 am, by Landscaping that’s Low Maintenance

When designing the layout and type of vegetation you want in your yard, don’t forget to plan for the maintenance that you will need to keep your plants looking beautiful after they are grown. Whether you opt for a tropical...

Written on August 14, 2015 at 5:42 am, by Landscapes with the Ocean in Mind

Having a house next to the ocean is a dream come true for many homeowners in Hawaii. Once you are fortunate enough to achieve this goal, you will want to pay special attention to your yard, as the salt air,...

Written on August 14, 2015 at 5:38 am, by Plan on Landscaping

When designing the layout and type of vegetation you want in your yard, don’t forget to plan for the maintenance that you will need to keep your plants looking beautiful after they have grown. Whether you opt for a tropical...

Written on August 14, 2015 at 5:35 am, by Don’t Let Rain ruin your Day or your Yard

Not only do heavy rains often result in flooding, but they can cause other serious, long-term problems as well. Inadequate drainage can allow water to sit on the ground for days, which can create sanitation and health hazards, while water...

Written on August 14, 2015 at 5:29 am, by The Best of Beauty and Function

LanaiScapes specializes in landscape design and the creation of outdoor living and entertainment areas that are both beautiful and functional. Its team is comprised of professionals who are dedicated to customer service and industry knowledge and expertis The company is...

Written on August 14, 2015 at 5:23 am, by Getting Sentimental with Outdoor Spaces

Homes and landscapes often hold memories of families and their histories. For this specific LanaiScapes project, a client’s family history was integrated into the landscape of the yard. The client’s grandfather was a flower farmer, and the client wanted to...

Written on August 14, 2015 at 5:17 am, by Options Galore to Dine Outdoors

Barbecuing may be the heart of outdoor cooking, but it is just a small part of what you can do with an outdoor kitchen. Once a popular trend, outdoor kitchens are coming back into style, especially in Hawaii, where the...

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Written on November 21, 2012 at 6:27 pm, by A recent project of ours we Love!

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Written on November 17, 2012 at 1:00 am, by Color and Landscape

Color is among the last considerations in the landscape design process. Solving functional needs, activity areas, use spaces, and circulation patterns should be achieved first, with color being the patina in which the rest are painted. Vision is the first...

Written on November 1, 2012 at 6:40 pm, by What’s with the Ginger?

We received a question from one of our customers, She asked, “what’s happening with this ginger in my yard and is there anything I should do?” What’s happening to the ginger in this picture because the flower is old. It...

Written on October 9, 2012 at 6:06 am, by Water Features. A Relaxing Splash to your Landscape.

Nothing can give your garden a peaceful, soothing atmosphere more than water features. Be it ponds, waterfalls, or anything aqua-related, they’re sure to create a fun but relaxing splash to your landscape. Water Fountains This particular water feature never fails...

Written on October 9, 2012 at 6:03 am, by Some Houseplants Can Be Toxic to Pets

There are some everyday houseplants that may be hazardous to dogs and cats. Some symptoms are mild and don’t cause long-term damage to a pet’s health. Others, though, can be deadly. The key is knowing which are dangerous and which are...