We all want to have a beautiful lawn, but some of us just aren’t prepared to be outside watering, weeding, mowing, and fertilizing for hours every weekend. Enter: low maintenance landscaping. Keep reading to discover landscaping ideas that will help you create a yard that’s gorgeous, sustainable, and requires minimal care—which means you can spend…

Welcome to The Tilly Guide To Landscape Design! As a national online landscape design service, Tilly partners with homeowners to help them simplify the often overwhelming process of outdoor design and yard renovation. As part of that promise, we’re here to walk you through the basics of landscape design and what to consider before embarking…

Most likely you can tell your friend the style of your home, your interior design style and the style of cars you like — but do you know your garden style? As landscape designers we find that many homeowners aren’t sure how to describe their garden style. Tilly groups garden styles into 8 main categories:…

A front yard serves many important functions. We all know the concept of “curb appeal” and want to present our homes in the best way possible toward the street and the world. Whether your goal is to boost resale value, personal enjoyment, provide a welcoming entryway to guests, or simply to impress those passing by,…

At Tilly, we have designed for just about every kind of space. Roof terraces, single-floor ranches in desert climates, lakefront dockside areas; you name it. One request that comes across our desk daily is a design for a small backyard. While lacking in square-footage may seem like a hindrance to some, trust us, we love…

Here at Tilly we can tell you with absolute confidence that a landscape design is NOT one-size-fits-all. That is why our designers take the time to get to know each client’s style, desires, needs, and constraints during their one-on-one consults. A common hurdle to design can be prioritizing space in your yard. Reimagining a space that…

How can I make my yard more private? It’s a question we get fairly often here at Tilly. You like your neighbors (hopefully), but maybe you just want to feel cozy and alone in your backyard. Or perhaps you’d like to spend more time entertaining in your front yard, but it’s open to the street…

Last year veggie gardens sprung up left and right when people were home more. This year with more time and experience, veggie gardens can be organized more thoughtfully! When it comes to planning, one of the most important factors is placement within your yard. Does your garden get the right sun? Water? Drainage? Before you…

A hot tub is a fabulous addition to a yard, but they are not always the prettiest feature. Luckily there are some simple design tips that can help how to integrate a hot tub into your surrounding landscape. Check out the below advice from our team. How to Integrate a Hot Tub into Your Landscape…