Landscaping BidsWe are ready (finally!) to look for landscaping bids. We've been looking forward to this stage for…forever. In addition to a landscape design, we would like a maintenance schedule to explain needed watering, fertilizing, pruning, etc., of the plants in the yard.

If you're interested in bidding, please use the contact form or comment below, then download detailed house plans.

Yard Specifications

  • Low maintenance
  • Colorful (yellow, orange, lots of color)
  • Informal look
  • Sprinkler system
  • In-ground trampoline
  • Playground area with fast growing shade trees
  • Open fire pit
  • Vegetable garden area
  • Large grass area in backyard
  • Strip along western boundary for RV parking
  • Fully fenced back yard, vinyl (bid separately)
  • Cement curbing on remaining boundary line from end of fence to sidewalk (bid separately)

Plant Ideas


  • Any bulb flower (especially tulips and daffodils)
  • Perennials
  • A few rose bushes


  • Need a hearty, flowering vine for back deck (bonus if it smells really good!)
  • Lilac, common
  • Forsythia, lynwood gold
  • Euonymus, burning bush
  • Barberry, crimson pygmy
  • Butterfly bush
  • Magnolia, Star
  • Cotoneaster, willowleaf
  • Beauty bush
  • Mockorange, Minnesota snowflake


  • Eastern Redbud
  • Beech, Tricolor
  • Honeylocust, Sunburst
  • Bloodgood Japanese Maple
  • Sycamore Spaghetti Maple
  • Green Mountain Sugar Maple
  • Green Ash, Patmore
  • Brioti Red Horseshestnut
  • Hackberry
  • Mulberry, Fruitless Weeping
  • European Mountain Ash
  • Globe tree (don't know the proper name for this tree, it leafs early in spring, has a light green leaf, wide with a round top)
  • Dwarf fruit trees along back fence (apple, cherry, apricot, peach, pear)
  • Trees that have flowers in springs and/or color in fall