Landscaping

Dallas Landscaping Contractors

Bailey Clark

Co-Founder
Bailey is an experienced landscape designer who specializes in unique and upscale outdoor living spaces.

Matt Walker

Co-Founder
Matt is a born builder and his attention to detail on our projects is why our customers consistently leave great reviews.

Benefits Of Landscaping

Landscaping is blends the beauty of nature with design functionality to create outdoor spaces which are both inviting and useful. A well-designed landscape not only enhances the visual appeal of your home but also improves the function and durability of your space.

Investing in landscaping makes your yard look better, increases your home’s value, and protects your yard from erosion and pests.  

Some of the most compelling benefits of landscaping include:

  • Enhanced Curb Appeal: A beautifully landscaped yard with attractive hardscaping features, vibrant plants, and a well-chosen theme can dramatically improve your home’s curb appeal, and your own enjoyment of your home.

  • Increased Home Value: High-quality landscaping is a wise investment that can significantly increase the resale value of your property. Potential buyers get very excited about homes with unique outdoor living spaces and landscaping is a key element to this winning formula. 

  • Expanded Living Space: Bring the comfort and style of the interior of your home into the outdoors by creating inviting spaces for entertaining, dining, relaxing, and more, surrounded by beautiful gardens and natural elements that take advantage of good weather days.

  • Enhanced Comfort and Energy Efficiency: Strategically placed trees, shrubs, and other landscaping elements can provide natural shade and windbreaks, helping to regulate your home’s temperature and reduce energy costs.

  • Improved Mental Health and Stress Reduction: Spending time in a beautifully landscaped garden or yard can have profound benefits on your mental well-being. Exposure to nature and green spaces has been linked to reduced stress levels, improved mood, and increased overall happiness.

  • Noise Reduction and Increased Privacy: Landscape designs featuring dense vegetation, fences, and other barriers can help muffle noise pollution from nearby roads or neighbors, while also creating a sense of privacy and seclusion.

  • Better Air Quality and Increased Biodiversity: A diverse array of plants and trees not only produces oxygen but also helps filter pollutants from the air. If the landscaping company you partner with incorporates native species and creating habitats into your backyard design, you’ll be able to support a thriving ecosystem of beneficial insects, birds, and other wildlife.

  • Edible Gardens and Fresh Produce: Integrating fruit trees, herb gardens, and vegetable patches into your design allows you to enjoy fresh, homegrown produce while adding all kinds of seasonal landscaping benefits.

  • Environmental Benefits: Sustainable landscaping practices, such as xeriscaping, rainwater harvesting, and the use of permeable pavers, can help reduce water consumption, prevent soil erosion, and minimize the environmental impact of your home.

  • Improved Drainage and Water Conservation: Proper grading, rain gardens, and other landscape drainage solutions can effectively manage stormwater runoff. This reduces the risk of flooding and promotes water conservation by minimizing the need for artificial irrigation.

Landscaping is more than just plants, shrubs, and a few rocks. Your home should be a place of beauty, and there are few more affordable ways to to add uniqueness and utility to a yard than with a thoughtful landscape design. 

Schedule a visit with one of our experienced landscaping contractors today to assess your outdoor space and we’ll follow up with a free, no-obligation quote for your project. Click the button below to get started!

Landscaping Designs

The key to a successful landscape lies in its design. Here are some popular landscaping styles to inspire your outdoor transformation:

  • Rustic (Texas Hill Country Style): Embrace the natural beauty of Texas with native plants, wildflowers, landscaping stones, and natural wood features. Add water elements like ponds and streams for a touch of serenity.
    • Considerations: Ensure the design fits naturally into the terrain and climate of the region. We source landscape materials locally to maintain an authentic look.
    • Customization Options: Incorporate rustic elements like a fire pit, a wooden fence, or a naturalistic waterfall. Add boulders and driftwood for a more organic feel.
  • Desert Landscaping: North Texas is just hot and dry enough to host desert-inspired landscape with drought-resistant plants like cacti and succulents. This typically involves a lot of gravel and sand, plus minimalist designs featuring bold, sculptural plants.
    • Considerations: Choose plants that can withstand high temperatures and minimal water. Proper drainage is essential to prevent water pooling and root rot.
    • Customization Options: Add interest with unique cacti arrangements, decorative rocks, or a dry creek bed. Incorporate desert-inspired art pieces or a small seating area for enjoying the landscape.
  • Xeriscaping: Conserve water while maintaining a stunning landscape through xeriscaping. Utilize drought-tolerant plants, rock gardens, mulched beds, and native grasses for an eco-friendly and low-maintenance outdoor space.
    • Considerations: Group plants with similar water needs together for efficient irrigation. Use permeable materials for pathways to allow water infiltration.
    • Customization Options: Create a winding path through the xeriscape with stepping stones or gravel. Add height and dimension with raised beds or terraced gardens.
  • Functional Spaces: Create practical yet beautiful outdoor areas with features like herb gardens surrounding an outdoor kitchen, non-slip pathways and tropical plants around a pool, or pergola-covered seating draped with climbing vines.
    • Considerations: Think about how you live, and your favorite home activities like cooking / grilling, entertaining, and so on. Consider adding outdoor features which enhance the aspects of home life you already enjoy.
    • Customization Options: Incorporate built-in seating, a fire feature, or an outdoor bar or kitchen. Add lighting for evening enjoyment and highlight key features with spotlights.
  • Seasonal Planting: Some landscape designs change with the seasons, keeping it interesting throughout the year by selecting plants that bloom in different seasons. Even the winter months can be made attractive by adding the right evergreen plants.
    • Considerations: Choose plants that thrive in your climate and have staggered bloom times. Consider the mature size of plants to avoid overcrowding.
    • Customization Options: Create a focal point with a stunning tree that offers multiple seasons of interest, like a Japanese maple or a flowering dogwood. Add bulbs for a burst of spring color and ornamental grasses for fall texture. Add raised garden beds for growing edible plants and herbs according to the season.
 

Everyone has different tastes which makes landscaping your yard a very personal, and customized, process. Especially when there are so many great options! 

Click the button below to speak with one of our landscape designers today to discuss your project, and get a free quote, right away.

Landscaping Installation

Bringing your landscape design to life involves several key steps:

  • Site Assessment and Planning: Our team will evaluate your property’s soil quality, drainage, sunlight exposure, and climate conditions to create a detailed landscaping plan for your project.

  • Soil Preparation: We’ll test and amend the soil as needed, ensure proper drainage, apply mulch and fertilizer to promote optimal plant health, and otherwise improve the soil to prepare for new landscaping plants and trees.

  • Plant Selection and Placement: Our experts will choose plants suited to your local climate, arrange them for ideal growing conditions, and group them based on their watering and sunlight requirements.

  • Hardscape Installation: We’ll construct pathways, patios, retaining walls, water features, irrigation systems, pergolas, arbors, and other structural elements to enhance your landscape’s functionality and aesthetics.

  • Finishing Touches: Finally, we’ll add decorative elements like garden art and landscape lighting, implement ground covers, and conduct a thorough walkthrough to ensure every detail meets your expectations.

How Much Does Landscaping Cost?

The cost of landscaping varies based on the project’s scope and complexity. Factors influencing the overall expense include consultation and design fees, materials like plants and hardscaping elements, and labor.

Trust Clark Outdoor Designs to transform your yard into a beautiful, unique outdoor space with character and style that perfectly fit your home’s design.

Contact us today to schedule a visit and take the first step towards a beautiful new yard that will enhances both the look and function of your home and your yard.    

Testimonials

“What a great experience overall. They transformed our outdoor space. Matt and his team were great. They made sure we were completely satisfied before taking the final payment. He has also been around to answer a few follow-up questions and add some details to our outdoor kitchen after completion. Highly recommend!”

“Clark Outdoor Designs did an amazing job on my outdoor kitchen.   They were very easy to work with and were proactive with giving us timelines and schedules .  All self induced change orders were very fair. No change orders that were not self induced.  Would recommend and will use again.”

“These guys are incredible. Two days and they were done.  Such attention to detail and the finished product is amazing. They even went above and beyond and had their gutter guy come reroute a downspout that I had been trying to get the pool company to do for a month.

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