You have the power to change the world

2018-02-22T10:30:59+00:00 By |How To, Inspiration, Save Time|

With some simple changes to your landscape, you have the power to change your life and potential to impact the world.

Do you ever feel like your landscape is a drain? 

Whether work, time, or money, we invest our precious resources just to keep up with the Joneses, meet HOA guidelines, or to feel good about having a nice living space.

With a new outlook and a few changes, we can turn this resource drain […]

Stop working to live. Start living with PASSION.

2018-02-22T10:23:36+00:00 By |Inspiration|

I have a colleague who just suffered a significant tragedy.  One that will change life forever. Instantly.

It is sometimes difficult to make the best of a tragic situation, if make anything at all.  Moments like this give pause to look at the big picture.

Why am I doing what I am doing?  Is it all worth it?  Am I making a difference?

I try to live my life with vision.  These moments make it more urgent.  It […]

Bring Back that Wild Space!

2018-02-22T11:50:53+00:00 By |Design, Inspiration|

Add a wild space to your landscape, and learn how to murder your lawn

Back when I was a kid, I used to go to ‘Nature Camp’ at the local park every summer.  I would come home every day with some creation, be it a bowl made from creek clay or some woodland creature made from bark and leaves.  There, we also would get covered in burrs traipsing around the wild meadow trying to catch butterflies […]

What to Expect at Aesthetic Ecosystems

2018-02-05T10:54:30+00:00 By |Inspiration|

I want to take a few moments to explain my intent with this site, as well as set some expectations for you.

I have created Aesthetic Ecosystems because I have perceived a need to connect two distinct practices within landscape design. The practices of conventional landscape design can be very detrimental to the surrounding environment. And although certain elements of sustainable design are being adapted into this conventional design practice, the adaptation is often to conform […]

Here’s to 30, and Here We Go!

2017-06-14T13:54:15+00:00 By |Inspiration|

How we can all work to make the world just one step better

So yeah, this is it.  I’m 30 today.

This day marks a turning point for many 20-somethings, because they’re no longer 20-somethings.  They’re now in the ‘old people’ category in the eyes of kids.

 

A Change…

This day marks a turning point for me as well.  Today is the day I launch my website, Aesthetic Ecosystems.

 The launching of Aesthetic Ecosystems marks a distinct but […]