Seeing the Light
The goal of a landscape design is to complement a beautifully appointed home with hardscape, plants and other outdoor amenities.  Once construction begins, however, reality sets in for many clients and they begin making trade-offs to trim costs and manage the project's bottom line. Most often, cuts like these take their toll on project elements that swing into place toward the end of a project, where the most significant costs tend to be related to larger plants and landscape lighting.  Smaller plants can