Outdoor Living Environments

Outdoor Living Environments in AustinGreenscapes Landscaping & Pools is committed to providing Austin area residents with the best in outdoor living environments. Creating your dream outdoor space starts with the design process and working one-on-one with you to understand your wants and needs.

As experts in landscape design and renovation, our team brings your ideas to life through careful planning and architectural landscape drawings. These plans and drawings are then strategically transformed into project plans that we use to develop an outdoor living environment that is both beautiful and functional.

Why Outdoor Living Environments are Important

Outdoor Living Environment in AustinA well-designed outdoor living space adds great value to your home while providing a comfortable space for you (and your family) to enjoy.

Most people inherently understand the mental, emotional and physiological benefits of spending time outdoors every day. We are innately engaged in nature and merely stepping outside on a nice day can help most people feel instantly better.

The warmth of the sun on your skin, a soft breeze filled with the fragrant smell of blooming flowers and the sound of the birds chirping in the trees – all blend harmoniously together to create a sense of well being and happiness.

The positive effects of being outdoors reach far beyond improving your mood though. Numerous studies have proved time and time again that exposure to natural light and other outdoor elements provides a number of physiological benefits such as:

  • Better sleep
  • Reduced anxiety
  • Increased immune activity
  • Enhanced energy levels
  • Improved hormone balance

Unlike our ancestors who spent most of their day outside in the sun, were physically active and enjoyed continual face time with their family and friends, modern day life and technology tend to impede these important lifestyle factors. Today we spend most of our days cooped up inside sitting at a desk or in front of the TV, which can have profound negative consequences for our mental health.

Getting Back to Nature

Building an outdoor living environment is a great way to ensure that you and your family are spending quality time outdoors each day. An outdoor living area like a deck or patio encourages you to take your life outside. With the right setup and outdoor furniture, your patio area can be a great place to:

  • Enjoy your morning cup of coffee or evening glass of wine
  • Curl up with a good book or do some creative writing
  • Dine alfresco with friends and loved ones
  • Host great outdoor parties or get-togethers
  • Toast marshmallows around the fire with the kids

Creating the ideal Austin outdoor living environment starts with considering lifestyle elements like the ones listed above. How do you plan to use your outdoor living space? Evaluate both functional needs and aesthetic preferences. Once you have a good understanding of these elements, you'll have some guidance in getting the process started.

Build an Outdoor Environment That Will Last

poolGreat outdoor living environments are: high performance, sustainable and low maintenance. These factors are what separate good landscapes from great ones.

With the help of a professional landscaping company like Greenscapes, your design vision will come to fruition faster than you ever thought possible. Using materials that won't erode, universal (yet unique) designs and sustainable, eco-friendly materials, our team of professionals can create a complete outdoor living environment that you can enjoy for years to come.

Call (512)-263-3669 today to schedule a consultation and receive a quote for your Austin outdoor living environment project.