Waterfall surrounded by walkway and plants
Waterfall surrounded by walkway and plants

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Outdoor entertainment area

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Pool installation

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So Many Options to Explore...

Trees & Plantings

Trees and plants are not only functional, but also beautiful. Our team knows exactly what would look best and work best in your landscaping. We can help you by:

  • Planting trees, shrubs, perennials, ornamental grasses, and ground covers

  • Removing existing lawns

  • Seeding and sodding new lawns

  • Installing edgings and mulch

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Walls & Walkways

Create flow, character, and a sense of place on your property with walls and walkways. By working with the contours and natural pedestrian patterns in your outdoor space, you can:

 

  • Attractively connect areas of different elevations

  • Solve issues of worn paths in grassy areas caused by too much foot traffic

  • Develop character, order, and direction within a setting  

  • Eliminate the need for mowing sloped areas

  • Create attractive areas for plantings and gardens

 

Our experts will analyze your property and recommend the wall or walkway solution best for your situation. We will also offer suggestions about how patios, water features, and other hardscaping techniques can work within your plan to create an outstanding outdoor living space.

 

Fire Pits & Outdoor Kitchens

Having a fire pit is like being able to camp in your own backyard. At a moment’s notice, you can decide to enjoy the mesmerizing dance of an open fire while telling stories and making a few s’mores. 

 

An outdoor kitchen also expands your options. This growing trend allows everyone, including the chef, to be part of the fun when entertaining guests or just hanging out with the family.

 

From choosing the right grill for built-in use to showing you different ways to incorporate a fire pit into your landscape plan, we can design the right situation for your outdoor culinary creations or fireside star gazing.

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Patios, Decks & Pergolas
From spring until late fall, the climate is right for open-air living in Michigan.  Patios, decks, and pergolas extend the living space of your home so you can fully enjoy warm breezes, sunny days, and sparkling twilight evenings.

 

Our role is to learn how you want to use your new outdoor space. We then match your needs with the best design, placement, and materials for maximum enjoyment and functionality during your next party, family gathering, or relaxing afternoon with a good book. During the design process, we will help you understand:

 

  • Cutting-edge design trends
  • Material options -- from composites and natural woods for decks, to stone, tile, pavers or vintage bricks for patios
  • Optimal placement for privacy and functionality
  • Sizing that best balances with the green space of your yard
  • Care and maintenance for years of enjoyment

 

Once the finishing touches have been put on your design, our team of professionals will install your new living space using the latest in materials and installation techniques for the highest quality result.
Ponds & Waterfalls
The sight and sound of moving water – it’s one of nature’s most calming and serene experiences. The benefits ponds and waterfalls bring to your outdoor space go well beyond their soothing effect. Water features can:
 
  • Broaden your gardening options with the introduction of aquatic plants
  • Support wildlife including insect-eating frogs and birds
  • Solve issues resulting from rain runoff
  • Mask neighborhood noise with the sound of waterfall
  • Teach young people about ecosystems
 
We will help you create a water feature to enhance your property with a focus on:
 
  • Size and placement for optimal sun/shade balance
  • Recommendations to keep the water moving
  • Proper selection of pond plants for beauty and function
  • Seamlessly blending your new addition into existing landscaping
  • Teaching you how to get the most enjoyment and benefit from your pond through proper care and maintenance
 
We exclusively install Aquascape pond systems for their natural appearance, ease of care, and ecologically sound design. Start dreaming of what you can do with the Aquascape Water Feature Online Dream Book.
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Lighting, Irrigation & Sound 
Lights are a lovely way to provide security when you are walking out in your landscaping during the evening or night. While making a statement, lights give beauty to your home and landscape. 

Irrigation provides a great watering system for your new and existing turf. 
It takes that one more thing off your to-do list. Irrigation also leaves your grass feeling plush and green. 

We also install sound systems to your landscaping. Sound systems are a great addition to your outdoor patio and garden space that adds value to your home.

Hydroseeding and Turf Installation

Hydroseeding can be one of the most cost effective ways to give you a professional look at your home or business. In fact, hydroseed is less than 1/3 the cost of using sod.  Our equipment is designed for any terrain.

 

Our hydroseed program consists of:

  • Proper ground preparation to ensure high quality soil bed. 

  • Drill seeding using a mechanical drill seeder.

  • Hydromulch application with water, "tackifier" fertilizer, fiber mulch/straw which dries to protect to the seeding until germination.

At Creative, we pay attention to small details while keeping the big picture in mind. Our team guarantees creating a lawn looking and functioning beautifully for any home or business.  Contact us to talk about the details of your project.

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