How to Keep Your Lawn Watered Properly

May 23rd, 2018

Watering your lawn may sound like a simple enough task, but the truth is, a lot of people are unsure when it comes to exactly how much water their lawn needs or when to provide it. As we enter into the summer season when the drought-like conditions can cause your lawn to struggle, it’s important […]

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Growing Grass in Shade: An Impossible Feat?

April 9th, 2018

If you live on a shaded property—or are considering moving to one—then you may already know that growing grass in shade is a challenge, to say the least. Those areas that are underneath your trees are likely thinned out or even bare and it’s a source of frustration that you’re looking to solve. You might […]

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Burning Hot Fire Trends

March 16th, 2018

Relaxation by Design Imagine sitting in your outdoor living area on a chilly summer night and enjoying the glow—and the heat—of a roaring fire. After all, nothing quite adds ambiance to an outdoor space like fire. Whether it’s the middle of the summer or even the dead of winter, adding a fire feature to your outdoor […]

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Four Things to Look for in an Extraordinary Landscape Company

February 7th, 2018

There are a lot of companies in our region that offer landscaping services. But you don’t want something ordinary. What you want is something truly extraordinary. You want to be able to step outside of your home and be immersed in your dream backyard—with a gorgeous outdoor kitchen and patio where you can dine, a […]

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How to Add Color to your Winter Landscape

November 27th, 2017

In our area, the winter season tends to drag on—and on and on. It often starts snowing early and that cold weather seems to hang on as long as possible. While the first snow or two can be kind of exciting, after a while the frigid temperatures, gray skies, and lack of color in your […]

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Aerating and Overseeding for a Better Lawn

October 10th, 2017

Fall is the best time for aeration and overseeding Aeration and overseeding are important services for a healthy lawn. Although lawn care factors like fertilization and proper mowing are important aspects of a lush, green lawn, if you’re not having aeration and overseeding done, your lawn isn’t going to be as thick and healthy as […]

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Perennials: What You Need To Know

September 27th, 2017

By Michael Beightol, RLA, LEED-AP When it comes to sprucing up your landscape, perennials make an excellent choice. They not only add color but can also add texture, variety, and overall interest to your space. While annuals will give you a lot of color—they’re a “once and done” flower and don’t return the following season. […]

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Sizzling Hot Kitchens

August 10th, 2017

The Basic Kitchen   At the very least, an outdoor kitchen typically includes a grill and some countertops. Granite is the best material for outdoor kitchens due to the fact that it’s highly durable and can withstand the elements. As a natural stone, granite has obviously proven itself as a material that can stand the […]

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Coneflowers

July 6th, 2017

a new line of coneflowers Over the years, plant breeders have been busy developing a whole new line of coneflowers which are better suited to the residential landscape. The new varieties also include a lot of new and bold colors including deep magenta, white, orange, yellow, and red. Utilizing these flowers in your landscape can […]

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Trends in Pools and Spas

May 15th, 2017

1. A Return to the Rectangle One of the big trends we’ve noticed in recent years has been a return to the rectangular design. While the freeform shapes have been a big trend for a while, there are two reasons we think that’s shifted. For one, you can’t put an automatic cover on a freeform […]

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