A Landscape Architect? What the heck is that?

Most folks don't even know that a Landscape Architect is a profession. Their only experience, after all,  is with pool builders and pool contractors. But there is a huge difference between the landscape architect, and a guy with a shovel. 

Let Texas Registered Landscape Architect No. 869 (Michael Shawn Kelly) explain the difference.

The Gentleman Farmer's Lot

We are surrounded in the Houston area with subdivisions of two-acre lots. Typically, these homes are built up several feet above native elevation. The intention is good - to keep the home dry. But too often, the homeowners and the builders themselves do not know how to mitigate the unforeseen consequences. 

Shawn and Blinda explain...