Trees: Beautiful Money-savers

Tuesday, 05 July 2016 13:56
Besides the beauty trees offer our landscapes, energy conservation and pollution reduction are also achieved.  The Garden Council estimatesthat one properly watered tree can produce a cooling effect in its lifetime equal to ten room-size air conditioners operating 20 hours a day. By planting trees that shade your property, you…

Hardscape your Landscape

Friday, 01 July 2016 10:41
"I want the patio to look great, but I don't want it to be expensive."  This is sometimes heard from our clients that want any alternative to expensive stone.  Natural materials, such as flagstone or bluestone, are very attractive but they are costly because of the production processes. Fortunately, other…
Designing a landscape is so much more than just about plants and patios. What do you remember about a special landscape? The maple trees, the bed of petunias, the driveway? It's not the specifics, but the feel of the space that evokes memories. With landscape design the space is multi-dimensional,…

Rock your Backyard!

Monday, 27 June 2016 10:43
Rocks and gravel serve a purpose whether in your backyard landscaping or your total landscape design. Here's what Jenny Peterson,a Houzz Contributor, has to say about rocks in the garden..."give your garden design some textural bam with pebbles, granite, river rocks and other permeable materials"...enjoy! Using Stone in your Garden,…
With the arrival of spring—and warmer temperatures—comes the urge to spend every minute outside. These outdoor living areas from the Architectural Digest archives offer a perfect place to lounge next to the pool , dine alfresco or take in the surrounding landscape. These outdoor living spaces are as stylish. Read…
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