Plants for Garden Styles: Contemporary

July 9, 2018

A contemporary landscape design is one that’s classified as having a simple and minimalist feel. It makes use of native plants and sustainable materials. It is commonly characterized by single specimen plants and mass plantings and sometimes incorporates metal and concrete into the design with accents of wood. Because of the minimalism and simplicity in… Read more >

Bluestone Flagstone Patio and Crushed Stone Pathways and Fire Pit Seating Area Landscape Design: More Than Just Plants

August 25, 2017

Plants play a very important role in any garden but there is much more to a well-designed garden than just plants. The design of any garden or landscape starts with the structure and hardscape. Landscape design is an art that involves the use of a very wide range of mediums beyond just plants, like: concrete,… Read more >

How to Choose the Right Fire Pit

August 2, 2017

With these warm summer nights, many of us want to get outside as much as possible before the rainy weather sets back in. And what better way to enjoy your garden than with friends and family sitting by a fire and roasting some marshmallows. We can’t think of a better way to spend our summer!… Read more >

What is Your Landscape Style?

July 28, 2017

Take our quiz to find out what your landscape style is and let us know in the comments what you got! You can also share your results and have your friends take the quiz on other social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter. Link to share is at the end of the quiz!

Snow Cap Sedge (Carex siderostricha ‘Snow Cap’) Photo Courtesy of Bluestone Perennials Designing with Ornamental Grasses

July 19, 2017

Ornamental grasses can provide year-round interest while being easy to maintain and incredibly versatile. In the spring and summer, ornamental grasses are bright and lush and in the fall and winter, provide texture and color. They come in all sizes from small, mounding groundcovers to 12 feet tall flowering grasses. Their range in color, texture,… Read more >

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