Taking a Landscaping Inventory

August 22nd, 2013

As the days start to get shorter and the kids go back to school, everyone realizes that we are moving into the cooler time of the year. That said, this is a terrific time to take a landscaping inventory and begin your planning for next year. Taking an inventory now is good planning since your […]

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Adding Function to Your Landscape

August 22nd, 2013

Today’s landscapes are much more than simple decorations to set off your home’s design. Sophisticated landscape design and implementation can solve environmental issues or problems that homeowner’s may have with the land that their home is located on. Here are just a few of the ways that an excellent landscaping design can help add functional […]

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Reaching New Heights

August 12th, 2013

Exscape Designs intern Joe Cermak is determined to reach some pretty amazing heights. Joe, who is a Geauga County resident and joined the Exscape team as an intern through the Geauga Growth Partnership Program, plans to climb to the highest point of every state in the country. Obviously this climb to the summit in Wyoming […]

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Trends in Landscape Lighting

July 24th, 2013

Technology has completely revolutionized the options for landscape lighting. With new LED fixtures, homeowners can enjoy lovely, subtle lighting that can highlight each and every part of their yard. New fixtures in low maintenance materials make adding light easy and attractive. Here are just a few of the newest trends that can be added to […]

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Unique Patio Design

July 17th, 2013

Today’s patios are much more than just a wood or concrete area in the back of a home. In fact, today’s homeowners are becoming more and more particular about their patio spaces and including unique aspects to them that respond to their needs. •Think design and function. Many homeowners simply think about the design of […]

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Outdoor Kitchens Demand Excellent Design

July 11th, 2013

If you are thinking of adding an outdoor kitchen to your home’s landscape, then you are in good company. More and more people are investing in this landscaping trend which makes outdoor entertaining easy for families. If you are going to add an outdoor kitchen to your landscape, then taking the time to plan it […]

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Native Plants are a New Trend

June 24th, 2013

Choosing native plants as part of a landscape design is a new trend in the Cleveland area. Landscape designers are bringing some of these varieties back in order to offer homeowners options that really work in a yard. What do native plants offer and why should you consider them as part of your landscape plan? […]

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Expand Your Living Space with Innovative Landscaping

June 16th, 2013

Entertaining at home is becoming the new norm, with families enjoying relaxed evenings that are a far cry from the busyness of everyday life. As a result, one of the newest trends in landscaping is to use the outdoor space around your home to increase your home’s indoor space. Having trouble visualizing how that might […]

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Creating A Get-Away

June 11th, 2013

With the stress of everyday life almost completely out of control, many homeowners are looking to landscape architects to create a tranquil get-away right in their backyard. Here are just a few things to include that represent the hottest trends of the year: • Fire. Having a fire creates a cozy place to get together. […]

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Landscape Design Mistakes

June 2nd, 2013

There is a lot more to having a beautiful landscape than simply planting some trees and shrubs and letting Mother Nature do the rest. In fact, landscape design can be a complex problem to solve, with questions to consider such as site characteristics, the homeowner’s goal and the level of maintenance that is appropriate. Unfortunately, […]

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