Five Shrubs That Look as Good as They Taste

2017-06-14T13:20:14+00:00 By |Design, Edible, Uncategorized|

Five Shrubs That Look as Good as They Taste

The word ‘shrub’ is rather interesting.  It kinda reminds me of other words ending in ‘b,’ like glib, drab, blob, flab.  Fairly plain on its own, the word seems to slough its way across the lips and falter to the floor as it leaves the mouth.

Despite any odd word physics, shrubs themselves can be very plain, unassuming plants while others bring amazing beauty to a landscape.  Here […]

Is Your Yard on Crack?

2017-06-14T13:24:17+00:00 By |Uncategorized|

An 8-step program to kick the habit!

 

Have you noticed it?  You wake up one morning and find the cash in your wallet missing.  Then you get a call from the lawn guy.

“I need to come by and give you one more treatment.  I noticed a few grub spots that we should take care of now before it gets worse”

I thought he did that last fall, you think to yourself.

“Well you know, these things are normal.  […]

What to Expect at Aesthetic Ecosystems

2017-06-14T13:48:52+00:00 By |Uncategorized|

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 […]