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    Sunday, June 16, 2024

    Sound Advice 09-15-23

    Welcome Home received a reader question about how to transform a backyard into an outdoor living space, and whether it may be best to hire a landscape designer or a landscape architect for the project. Realtor Carollen Speer offers some guidance:

    “Landscape designers and architects alike will focus on the curb appeal and arrangement of the plant selection. However, a landscape architect will also focus on the structural design required to support the landscape. Education, licensing, training, and the type of project delineate the titles. A landscape designer is ideal for most residential projects, while a landscape architect would be necessary for larger commercial projects. If your yard requires retaining walls, grading, draining and major construction, a landscape architect may be deemed necessary.”

    Have a question for a local Realtor? Ask it here: welcomehome@theday.com

    Carollen Speer

    William Raveis Real Estate, Mystic

    Mobile: (401) 742-0957


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