Category Archives: Landscape Design

How to Pick Summer Plants for Your Yard

Are you looking to enhance your backyard’s outlook with some summer plants? Alternatively, are you looking for an ideal summer plant that will thrive best in your area? If yes, you are in the right place. This blog seeks to provide you with an insight into some of the best ways to lighten up your…
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The Trails and Tribulations of Landscaping in South Florida

South Florida is largely a tropical region. Its most defining characteristic is heat, freezes being a rarity. Temperatures during the night do not go down as much as it does in other parts of the state. With such a climate, most houseplants are outdoor plants in South Florida year round. The plant material is mainly…
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RED, WHITE AND BLUE YARD FUN

Weekends provide the opportunity to hang out with friends and family. Engaging in an activity that is relaxing, refreshing, and exciting is the ultimate weekend plan. While many people prefer going out to parties, traveling, and shopping, many others prefer peace, tranquility, and activities that are not so involving. Going out might be costly compared…
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Landscape Lighting for Tropical Gardens

Tropical gardens are where everything is large, green and dramatic and adding a little landscape lighting to it makes the entire night in your garden look magical. Do not invest too much for your tropical garden to look good only during the day, imagine all that lushness with a soft glow all through the night…
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Landscaping Ideas for Warm-Weather Edible Plants

Living in warm weather means, you have many options when it comes to growing flowers and shrubs, and there are a variety of edible plants that will thrive in hot weather. Vegetables tend to tolerate heat best when it comes to edible plants, and some of these edible blooms are so ornate that you can…
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Spring Flowers That Attract Bees and Promote Pollination

If you are an avid gardener, you are likely familiar with the vital role that bees play in your garden. Bees make your garden healthier and can prolong the life of your flowers. The critical services that bees contribute to your plants are so essential that one of every three bites of food you take…
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Beautiful Garden Border Shrubs

Now that you’ve taken great care to create the perfect garden, you’ll want to do all you can to protect it. Fences can distinguish the garden space from the rest of the yard and keep pests from ruining your plants. You can also choose from a variety of border shrubs. These live fences can be…
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Orange Plants for Your Fall Garden

Now that the fall season is here, you may want to achieve a new color scheme for your garden. Burnt orange, bright shades of red and greens that are both muted and pronounced are a few choices. If you want to make your fall garden more attractive with shades of orange this season, there are…
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Creating a Rock Garden

A rock garden is a beautiful way to make your home’s exterior look appealing and inviting. Even if you have a lush green lawn, you may still want a rock garden to add another earthy element to your yard. The type of rock garden you choose will depend on the size of your garden and…
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Modern Landscape Design Ideas

For so many of our clients at Cortada Landscape Design, designing the interior rooms of their homes is second nature. They’re perfectly at home choosing paint colors, hunting for the perfect furniture, and finding the best piece of artwork for that space above the mantle. But, when it comes to making their outdoor space look…
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