Shades of Green

In many of our blogs we talk about color- color in the foliage, color in the flowers, color in autumn, and the importance of contrast. The most basic of all colors, and Mother Nature’s natural color is green. And the various shades of green leaves, along with the deep...
Color for all Seasons

Color for all Seasons

Details Landscape Art, a Sonoma County landscape design-build contractor, creates gardens that look amazing all year long. We believe that a successful garden must look good all year long. And one of the keys to success is a planting scheme that shows color in each of...
Drought Tolerant Plants

Drought Tolerant Plants

Much of Northern California, and certainly the North Bay has experienced drought over the last several years. Even in non-drought years (such as the winter of 2016-2017), the rainy season is brief – maybe four to five months of occasional rain followed by a completely...
Evergreen Trees and Conifers

Evergreen Trees and Conifers

When we design garden for a client, we consider many lifestyle factors in selecting trees and plants, such as: Will there be outdoor entertaining areas? How much maintenance is the client willing to undertake? Is there a need for year-round privacy? The answers to...