Category Archives: Miami Beach Project

Tips for Creating a Good Residential Design

Creating a good residential design is about using your imagination to create a living environment that is both beautiful and functional. When creating such a design, some of the important things to consider are the house style, landscape style, local residential laws, the costs of implementation, the natural surroundings and local climate, and your own…
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Landscape Design Styles

When it comes to landscape designs, there is an abundance of styles you can choose from. Also, there is no hard and fast rule about any style; you can take a style and let your imagination do the rest. While you may have a preference for a particular style, you should take into consideration the…
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Sod Type and Installation

Sod, or turf, is the grass and the layer of soil that are held together by the roots. In some cases, a thin piece of material may be used to hold them together. In Miami and the southern parts of the United States, sod is popular for establishing lawns. Since sod is professionally grown, the…
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Oolite Retaining Wall in Miami Beach, FL

A retaining wall is an architectural structure that also serves a purpose to hold sloping ground in place and to prevent the movement of soil.  Retaining walls are also built to raise living spaces above the surrounding ground plain. They can be built with a series of steps or tiers or even built to create…
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Miami Beach Landscape Site Plan

Drawing up a site plan for any project is a good idea because you get a clear visual image of what you want to achieve. For this project in Miami Beach FL we put together a color site plan for our client so that he would know the layout of all the new plant material.…
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Landscaping Project at Star Island in Miami Beach FL

For this project on Star Island, Miami Beach Florida, we have removed several Ficus Lyrata trees approximately 12’ HT with 4’ Spread and other smaller trees and shrubs to prepare for the new landscape. Because of the narrow gates and the layout of the property we had to use a 25 ton crane to lift…
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Art Basel Miami Project 2012

For this project at the BASS Museum in Collins Park, Miami Beach, FL we were asked to excavate a hole approximately 36’ x 36’wide and 3’ deep with three steps of 8” down to the deepest level. Each level was framed with 2”x8” pressure treated wood with a French drain in the middle of the…
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Miami Beach Landscaping & Irrigation/Sprinkler Project

Here some pictures of a project we are working on in Miami Beach. The irrigation / sprinkler system was installed for complete coverage for the landscape. In the planter boxes close the building drip tubing was installed to irrigate the Variegated Ginger and avoid over spray. We choose to use this system because it keeps…
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Miami Beach Landscape Project

With good landscape design, your backyard can provide an outdoor living space where you can spend time with friends and family not only for entertainment purposes, but also for relaxation and enjoying nature. Because this property is located on a waterway we wanted to give the feeling of being on a beach when one is…
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Irrigation & Sprinkler System in Miami Beach FL

Here are some photos of us installing an irrigation system in Miami Beach, FL. This project has total of 4 zones and a total of 45 heads. We also installed a Rainbird digital timer. Final Landscape pictures of this project to follow soon. It’s always best to install the irrigation system prior to landscaping. [gallery…
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