Category Archives: residential

Nosey Neighbors? No Problem with Ingenious Landscape Design


Nothing spoils the peaceful feeling of your home like a lack of privacy. Even if your neighbors keep to themselves, having a 2 or 3-story home with a view directly into your backyard minimizes your seclusion. Fences can only do so much, so how do you address this problem and still maintain the beauty of your home?

This was a previous challenge faced by Marc Funderburk, president of LandPatterns, LLC, and his team of professional landscape designers.

“We were contacted by a custom builder who needed a professional design that encompassed a pool,” said Marc. “Then we were introduced to the client, who had other goals we needed to consider.” Read Post

Remarkable Celebrity Landscape Designs – What’s Your Style?


When it comes to style, we often look to the stars – Hollywood stars that is. In a recent article in People magazine, we got a glimpse into some of the most stunning backyard spaces around, which made us wonder what landscape star style do you have? Check out our list of favorites below and you decide!

Some Like It Hot!

Do you enjoy the feel of a warm, toasty fire on a cool evening? Perhaps with a group of friends, or just on your own, sipping on your favorite beverage. Then you and country singer Maren Morris enjoy a fire pit, which was her one must have.

The key to deciding on a specialized feature like a fire pit is to ensure it aligns with the style of the home as well as the personality of the client,” said Marc Funderburk, president of LandPatterns, LLC. “Whether it’s an open concept or an outdoor room, it’s important to consider the desired outcome to achieve the best result.”

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Be the Go-To Party Spot with a New Backyard Space


Is your home the go-to spot for summer gatherings? Or are you always packing your belongings and trekking to someone else’s amazing backyard space? Summertime is just around the corner, and everyone looks forward to vacations, school being out, and of course, that backyard BBQ. Wouldn’t it be nice to have the perfect backyard to entertain in and then easily clean up after so that you and your family are never inconvenienced? If this sounds good, then it’s time to consider building out your backyard oasis with professional landscape design.

“A home in DFW without a great backyard is like a house with no furniture,” said Marc Funderburk, president of LandPatterns, LLC. “It’s somehow incomplete.” Read Post

It’s Worth the Spousal Debate: Landscape Design and Maintenance


In 2004, LandPatterns designed the landscaping for Valerie Campbell. She was ecstatic with the results (which you can see in the image featured).

Valerie continued to use LandPatterns as her landscape maintenance company through many life changes and events, including a divorce and new marriage. Her husband felt that perhaps the maintenance was too pricey so they decided to switch. Here’s what happened:

“It was terrible. We went through four different companies none of whom could maintain our lawn, much less keep up with our landscaping needs,” said Valerie. “The yard had brown spots, the plants were dying. My husband said ‘you were right. They are worth the money!’”

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5 FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A LANDSCAPE DESIGN COMPANY


Whether you are looking to make your home reflect your unique taste, or it’s simply time to spruce up the place, anyone who has embarked upon a significant landscape project knows it’s worth the time and effort to partner with a professional landscape design architect. The trick is knowing how to choose. Reading websites is interesting, but may not yield the information you need to make the best selection.

The truth is that not all landscape design companies are the same. Some will provide you with a fantastic result, while others will simply give you the cookie-cutter theme they like. Choosing requires insight into the industry, and an understanding of what to ask when you are interviewing the landscape designer. Read Post

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