American Rose Garden Blog

Stories about our landscaping projects and landscaping general interest topics

Looking for Spring? Look no more. Get out there and check out these home and garden resources.

Snowmaggedon and Snowpocalypse 2019 are behind us now, thank goodness. For those of you wondering where Spring is, look no more. It might still be a bit chilly but you can feel Spring in the air - and at events all around us. So, put on your galoshes, grab a map and...

Dealing with a Heavily Sloped Landscape

The shape of the greater Seattle area landscape was scoured by glaciers for thousands of years. During the last ice age (Pleistocene), an ice sheet nearly a mile thick covered much of Puget Sound, carving the familiar north to south pattern of hills we see around us....

American Rose Garden Earns 2018 Angie’s List Super Service Award

American Rose Garden is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List in 2018....
Think Differently About Winter Landscaping

Think Differently About Winter Landscaping

Just because it's winter here in the Pacific Northwest doesn't mean your garden can't look good. Witch hazel, winterberry, and holly, fragrant daphne and blooming hellebores all make for a colorful display even though our skies are cloudy and gray. Need proof? There...

Stone Stairway and Path

Stone Stairway and Path

This was a big landscaping construction project. We built a long path way and stairway out of stone. The view is amazing. Another fall project done! Our landscaping construction services are available in Redmond, Issaquah, Kirkland, Bellevue, and most of King County.

When It Comes to Investing Wisely in Your Home, Landscaping Wins

When It Comes to Investing Wisely in Your Home, Landscaping Wins

Even in hot housing markets, if people drive by your home and are not impressed, they’re not going to walk inside. You only get one chance to make a first impression when a buyer pulls up to your home. That’s why the best bang for your buck comes from projects that enhance curb appeal. First impressions count the most.

History of Landscaping

History of Landscaping

The land is a canvas and your yard is your own personal work of art. Landscaping our plots of land to become aesthetically pleasing is a practice that goes back thousands of years – before even the first English rose garden or French hedge maze. Researchers across the...

Retaining Wall, Flower Garden and Parking Space

Retaining wall, flower garden and parking space for 2 cars. Client from Issaquah wanted a retaining wall for a flower garden and parking space for two cars. First we had to build up the yard to make the retaining wall level. Then we placed the stone to make a...

Fire Pit and Retainer Wall

Client wanted a new fire pit and retainer wall to separate his house from rest of the yard. We built the fire pit foundation then put very solid fire pit insert on the top. The surface and surrounding area are built of stone. Then we built a retaining wall close to...

Rock Stairs in Fall City

Rock Stairs in Fall City Clients had stairs made from old train track wood that was in very poor condition. They wanted to upgrade their stairs to rock. We removed the train railing and replaced it with beautiful rock steps that makes thier landscap look like a park...

Flagstone Path and Patio at Madrona

Flagstone path and patio at Madrona Client in Madrona wanted a flagstone path and patio.There was alot of leveling that needed to be done, once the ground was level, filling in the sand and flagstone really made a difference to the landscape of this home. In a limited...

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