When a landscape is designed by a professional, the plan becomes
a direct reflection of the clients style. Whether you're a
homeowner looking for a landscape plan to implement yourself, or
one to be installed by our professional team here at Northern
Landscapes, you can be confident that a landscape plan that is
crafted by Northern Landscapes will incorporate all of your
ideas in a creative and unique way.
All professional landscape plans are drawn to scale, clearly
labeled and can be supported by construction details as needed.
When directed, a Master Plan from Northern Landscapes can be
prepared give the ability to 'phase' projects to keep one vision
in mind moving forward over time, to achieve your landscape
How Does it Work? The process…
- Gather general information
regarding your project goals and scope.
- Schedule an
- Northern Landscapes will conduct on-site investigations to
gather data regarding existing improvements (i.e.,
buildings, sidewalks, driveways, etc.) and existing natural
features (i.e., vegetation, drainage ways, limited
topography and elevations etc.). We will use this data and
any plans provided by you (i.e., plat plan, site development
plans, architectural plans, etc.) to create an accurate base
plan for use in the design process.
Concept Plans and
- Working with you, we will develop a 'scope of
design work' that you desire to be incorporated into the
- We utilize pictures of previous works
to further showcase the possibilities, and aid in homeowner
- Budget considerations are discussed at
this time while on site and in person, this will help guide
us in our design process, providing you with the best return
on your investment.
- Northern Landscapes will then draw illustrations of the
Landscape Plan, providing you with visual details, and
specific labeling. Ensuring accuracy and future efficiencies
during project installation.
Specifications, Contract and Implementation Schedule
- Getting the
details right for your Landscape. Final details and
specifications are reviewed and changed where necessary,
until you have the Plan that fits your need, and exceeds
- You will be provided with a
detailed written Quote in addition to your Landscape
Drawing. With agreement between us we can move forward and
be placed on the implementation schedule.
We at Northern Landscapes have built a solid reputation by
providing creative and unique Landscape solutions within budget
and on time. With the ability to provide unique and creative
Landscape solutions, Northern Landscapes has proudly installed
warm, inviting and appealing outdoor spaces for the great people
of the Upper Peninsula.
Landscape Design Process