At Living Concepts, we are very proud of our community and environment. We love the people we work with and the outdoor spaces where we spend most of our time. For these reasons, we are so honored to receive a Register Guard Reader’s Choice Award for Landscaping 2017. Our Community We love the Eugene/Springfield area… Read more »

Eugene’s Top Landscaping   Throughout past years we have been repeatedly nominated as part of Eugene’s top landscaping businesses through the Register Guard Reader’s Choice Awards. Here is a little information on how that process works.     Register Guard Reader’s Choice Awards Each year, the Register Guard holds a contest to find out about the… Read more »

Let’s face it. The Northwest is beautiful. But with great beauty comes great responsibility. Lawns are going to grow, and grow fast. What you need is some help maintaining the beast that dictates the aesthetic appeal of your home. Whether you’re looking to sell, looking to spruce up your yard, or just want someone to… Read more »

In our environment, sprinklers are a must to keep yards green year round. We install many sprinkler systems to fit yards of all shapes and sizes, or as part of newly constructed spaces. Here is a brief look into the sprinkler system installation process. Design We design sprinkler systems either to match previously existing yards or as… Read more »

Landscapes of any size will benefit with the added color and beauty of container gardens. Adding a color spot on an apartment balcony, back yard deck, or adorning your front entry brings added value and beauty to your environment. Benefits of Container Gardens: A container garden is great for beginning gardeners or as a family project… Read more »

The Heralds of Spring Look closely. Really, as you drive through your neighborhood, or take a stroll to the park, just glance into the passing flowerbeds and you will see them – The Heralds of Spring. They are beautiful. They are fragrant and they are the messengers of what is to come. Tired of the… Read more »

Frosty Lawns: The Dazzling Danger If you live in Lane County, you will deal with frosty lawns. Maybe this is your favorite time of year, waking up with a shimmering white blanket over your yard that shines brightly in the morning light. Or maybe this is the time of year where you feel like maintaining your… Read more »

Why do leaves change color? As the season changes from summer to winter, fall arrives and leaves lose their normal, green color. Leaves change color due to chemicals in the leaves themselves, as well as the amount of daylight and temperature to which the leaves are exposed. Leaves are Green Leaves are green during the spring… Read more »

Sprinklers Help Prevent Landscape Fires   In September we had a tree catch on fire at one of our accounts in West Eugene. The fire appeared to be human-caused and completely engulfed a nearby pine tree. This particular account is next to a couple hundred acres of dry grass, and fires are always a concern during… Read more »

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What is a bioswale? A bioswale is a landscaping feature that acts as a filtration system for surface runoff water. They are environmentally friendly alternatives to storm water sewer systems that merely drain unfiltered runoff water into our rivers and streams. Often found near parking lots and roadsides, bioswales filter silt and pollutants such as… Read more »