Category Archives: Dog Friendly Gardens

Mushroom Season Dangerous to Dogs

Mushroom season dangerous to dogs. While walking with a friend and her dog in late November we noticed a miniature forest of mushrooms under a large tree right next to a dog park.  My advice is to presume they are … Continue reading

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Dog-Friendly Landscape Design from across the country

As you may know, part of the joy I get working with clients is helping them design a space that reflects their life and lifestyle. So it won’t surprise you that I enjoyed hearing from two dog lovers who wanted … Continue reading

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Oregonian Home and Garden blog features Carol Lindsay, Design in a Day Video

Hi here is my recent exposure in the Oregonian’s Home and Garden blog by Kym Pokorny.  This blog gives me credit for starting the Design in a Day way of doing landscape design oh so many years ago and has … Continue reading

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5 plants that are Dog Pee Proof ( or nearly so)

Landscape designer Carol Lindsay lists her 5 favorite plants for landscapes with dogs, or gardens near city parks where there will be dogs marking their territory and yours as well. 1.  Burkwood Osmanthus (Osmanthus Burkwoodii) is a tough evergreen shrub … Continue reading

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Dog Friendly Landscape Designer-Design in a Day

Looking backward and forward on a 20 year career as a landscape designer, there are many benefits to my work that I love. It is satisfying to help my clients have something they want and then have it be 200 … Continue reading

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Synthetic lawn and your dog-a heavenly match?

Garden Designer Carol Lindsay of Design in a Day talks about her experience with synthetic lawn for clients with small yards and dogs. I am excited about synthetic lawn?  I can’t believe I am saying this, after all I was … Continue reading

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