Wednesday, July 24, 2013

All About Laird Landscaping

Laird Landscaping, Inc. was founded in September 1982 by Otis V. Laird, Jr. Otis is a graduate of Texas Tech University and a registered landscape architect with the state of Texas. After working seven years as a landscape architect/salesman for a Houston based nursery, he decided to start his own company and has been pleasing clients now for over 25 years.

Laird Landscaping, Inc. has been named one of the Top Ten Landscaping companies in Houston by the Houston Business Journal. Otis has also been a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) since 1985, and the Texas Nursery & Landscape Association (TNLA) since 1985. In 2000, TNLA presented Laird Landscaping, Inc. with a Texas Excellence in Landscaping Distinction Award in the Residential Design/Build category.

Mr. Laird does all of the sales and designs himself, and he has a five-man crew that carries out the installation process. The crew is supervised by Otis V. Laird, III (Trey), Mr. Laird's son. Trey is also a graduate of Texas Tech University with a degree in Landscape Architecture. The foreman and remaining crewmembers have all been with the company for up to ten years.

Our attention to detail and creating a unique and ideal environment for each of our clients is what sets us apart from the competition. Whether it be a manicured front yard, a free flowing tropical paradise in your backyard, or even a new fence, we are the company for you. Please contact us to set up a consultation today at 281-578-2795 or online at

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Install A Pond Or Waterfall In Your Back Yard

Water features add movement, texture, and sound to your landscaping designs. Installing a water feature in your yard is the perfect way to complement your beautifully landscaped property while providing some unexpected benefits.

Many of us work long hours making it impossible to get away and enjoy nature. Adding a water element, such as a waterfall or a pond, creates a peaceful ambiance in your own back yard. Let the stress from the day disappear as you listen to the sound of cascading water right from the comfort of your patio.

Make your landscaping unique by including a water feature in your yard. Every aspect of your water feature is specially designed for your space. Whether your yard is small or large, there is a water element that will work for you. Water features can also turn an unused portion of your yard into a stunning focal point.

Adding a water feature can attract a plethora of wildlife. Shortly after installation you'll begin to notice an increase in wildlife on your property. Visiting birds and dragonflies will add hours of entertainment and learning opportunities for you and your family.

Contact Houston area Laird Landscaping at 281-578-2795 for more information on designing and installing a water feature for your backyard.