Category Archives: Home Investment

Crafting Paradise: A Complete Landscape Transformation in Dover, MA

landscape design, pool, plantings, fire pit, shed, retaining walls

Nestled in the charming town of Dover, Massachusetts, a homeowner envisioned a backyard oasis, a haven where relaxation and recreation would seamlessly intertwine. Our landscape construction team embraced the challenge of flattening the yard, installing a pool, and creating a holistic outdoor experience. This project involved a meticulous combination of retaining walls, tree trimming, grading, […]

Multiphase Landscape Architectural Design in Westwood Massachusetts

patio, plants, stepping stones, backyard, patio furniture

A family approached us with the desire to transform their property into a functional and aesthetically pleasing space. Their hope was to create a landscape architectural masterplan for the entire property that they could implement in stages starting with their top priority items. The primary focus was on addressing their immediate needs, starting with the […]

Transforming a Sloped Backyard into a Luxurious Retreat: A Medfield, MA Landscape Project

backyard, landscape architectural design, pool, patio, pavers, lawn, plantings, deck, coping, hot tub, fire pit

The homeowners wanted to transform their sloped backyard into a breathtaking outdoor sanctuary. With a desire to fuse leisure, entertainment, and ample play space for their children, the homeowners embarked on a journey to mold their vision into reality. They aspired to craft an inviting expanse that seamlessly melded with family-centric elements, all while navigating […]

Large Backyard Patio Completes Newton Home Renovation

Landscape architectural design, plan, full property, plants, patio

Landscape Architectural Goals Defined The initial site meeting infused the air with a sense of excitement, as the residents of this quaint Newton home brimmed with anticipation for the design journey ahead. With many landscape design goals to tackle, they were eager to explore design alternatives. The family’s aspirations were crystal clear: they sought to […]

Transforming a Needham Backyard

plunge pool, patio, fire pit, decking, bistro lighting, grill island, backyard, Needham, hot tub

Contemporary Bliss – Needham, MA  Embarking on a transformative journey, a family of five sought to reinvent their modest Needham backyard into a modern sanctuary—a place where cherished memories with loved ones would flourish. Their ambitious vision encompassed a multifaceted dream: a compact yet elegant pool and spa for rejuvenating summer swims and autumnal relaxation, […]

Overgrown Lot Turned Private Woodland Park

Hydrangea, flowers, Limetta, Green

Site Overview and Analysis The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in people all over the world spending more time than ever at their homes and in their backyards. People passed the time doing all sorts of new outdoor activities such as golfing, cycling, pickleball, and gardening. One client of Land Design Associates decided to take on a […]

Modern Westwood Home Gets A Landscape To Match

modern home, Tesla solar roof, hillside, plantings, lighting

The Transformation of a 1950s Westwood Ranch House and Landscape into a Modern Oasis of Family Unity and Eco-Friendly Living. The vision for the renovation and modernization of the 1950s Westwood, MA ranch house was inspired by the homeowners’ desire to create a modern, energy-efficient home reminiscent of the contemporary residences in Sydney, Australia, their […]

Newton Landscape Gets a Much Needed Update

front yard, home, porch, pride flag, planting, walkway

Green space was the focus of this project. A lovely front walkway bordered by a newly installed lawn wraps all the way around to the backyard to give these homeowners tons of usable garden space. The journey begins with the front walkway, an elegant pathway that sets the tone for the entire property. Using high-quality […]

Needham Home Gets New Outdoor Living Area

patio, gas fire pit, pavers, trees

When the owners of this Needham home asked us to help out with their landscape design, we were all in.  Visiting the site, we saw a beautiful new home but with a “builder’s special” landscape.   The family wanted an outdoor fire pit with sitting walls, a grill island, lighting and privacy screening.  They wanted the […]

How a Walkway Impacts Curb Appeal

entrance, walkway, brick, granite

Master Curb Appeal with A Walkway A new walkway can make a real impact on the appearance of the front of your home. A walkway is an extension of your home and adds tremendous aesthetic value. With proper planning and execution walkways become a functional seamless integration into your landscape. There are many things to […]