It may be 105 degrees out, and you may be looking for a cool retreat out in your backyard. Is it possible? Yes! With a little imagination and the right materials, you too can enjoy your backyard in these dog days of summer.
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.
Part II of an interview with Michael Dolan author of The American Porch: An Informal History of an Informal Place.