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 >
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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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A well thought out design for your garden has many great benefits. If you have already decided to obtain a design you likely are aware of at least a few. The more freedom you give your designer the more creative the space will be. Sometimes site limitations can hinder possibilities but often that can… Read more >
It is a common misconception that landscaping is something anyone can do. Unfortunately, we know way too many people that have had nightmare stories from working with the wrong people or even trying to DIY not knowing the skills necessary for the job. Construction skills are typically focused and specialized and everyone has a strength… Read more >