This blog is an online journal showing and sharing various landscape architecture projects from around the United States, many of which were designed by others or mother nature. The author, Jake Young is a licensed Landscape Architect for Three Men & A Shovel Landscaping. He practices design-build landscape architecture in the Inter-mountain West area (Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming). Mr. Young is passionate about the profession of landscape architecture and planning. Many of his interests include: New Urbanism/ Smart Growth, planning, community or neighborhood design, resort design, design-build, residential design, parks and recreation, site design, landscape design, irrigation design, planting, GPS/GIS mapping, natives plants and most of all learning from projects by others and himself.