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6 Plants For A Deer Resistant Plant Screen

6 Plants For Creating a Deer Resistant Plant Screen Are you tired of your garden becoming a buffet for local deer? Fear not! Creating a Deer Resistant Plant Screen is your ticket to reclaiming your outdoor space. By strategically selecting plants that deer tend to avoid, you can build a lush and protective barrier that keeps these hungry visitors at bay. In this guide, we’ll unveil six resilient plant species

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My Crape Myrtle Looks Dead

My Crape Myrtle Looks Dead. Should I Worry? Crape myrtles (Lagerstroemia) are renowned for their stunning blooms, vibrant foliage, and resilience in various climates. These deciduous shrubs or small trees are beloved additions to many gardens, offering beauty from spring to fall. In our area, Crape Myrtles are treasured as one of the only types of trees that blooms in the late summer. Understandably, losing a Crape Myrtle from one’s

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5 Essential Elements for an Amazing Outdoor Design

Insights Into How To Create An Amazing Outdoor Design Quality outdoor design can transform your outdoor space into a captivating oasis involves a careful blend of design elements that cater to both aesthetics and functionality. From the warmth of a fire pit to the allure of outdoor lighting, the freshness of greenery, the comfort of shade under a pergola, and the practicality of an outdoor kitchen, these five components can

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Why Now Is the Time to Start Your Landscape Design and Construction Project

The Early Spring Is Perfect for Planning Your Landscape Design and Construction Project With our coldest months behind us here in the DC Metro, chances are spending time outside is on top of your mind. What may surprise you, though, is that now is actually a great time to be thinking about landscape design and construction, as the early spring months are the perfect opportunity to get ahead of the

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8 Creative LED Landscape Lighting Ideas to Transform Your Home

Best LED Landscape Lighting Ideas for Your Home Landscape lighting can transform your outdoor space, enhancing its beauty and creating a welcoming atmosphere. LED landscape lighting, in particular, offers energy efficiency and longevity, making it a smart investment. In this article, we’ll explore eight LED landscape lighting ideas to elevate your home’s exterior. What is LED Lighting? LED (Light Emitting Diode) lighting is a low-voltage, energy-efficient lighting option. While it

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2022 In Review – A Look Back At Our Landscape Projects

It is always fun to look back over the past year and take in all the spectacular landscape projects our team members completed. The projects we did in 2022 include swimming pools, fire pits, outdoor kitchens, patios, lighting and so much more. We are looking forward to 2023 when we get to create even more great landscapes for our clients. For now, enjoy these projects from the past year. Backyard

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Secrets To Creating A Stunning Landscape Design

Landscape Design Techniques For Beautiful Landscapes Color And Form In A Landscape Design Most people focus in on color first when considering their landscape design but this is not necessarily the place to start. Color in the garden, with a few exceptions, is fleeting. It comes in and out of the garden with the seasons, or even a lesser period of time. Most plants only bloom for a few weeks

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Tips For Creating A Stunning Front Yard Landscape Design

A Stunning Front Yard Landscape Design Creates Excellent Curb Appeal Some people say clothes make the man. Well, an excellent front yard landscape design good can certainly make the front of one’s home. Let’s face it, a house without a stunning front foundation garden simply looks naked, sort of like a picture without a frame.  The right plants in front of a house not only hide the foundation, but if

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Front Foundation Garden Basics

Tips For Creating The Perfect Front Foundation Garden Consider this. The front foundation garden is the dressing on your home. It is the first thing people notice about our home, and probably the first thing you notice when you come home. It can be boring, or, with a little  thought and planning, it can make your home shine. A Layered Approach This may seem like common sense but, the larger

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All About Walkways And Paths

Walkways And Paths Are More Than Just A Means To An End The main functions of walkways and paths is to get you from point A to point B. How they get you there is just the start of things. There are lots of things to consider when planning walkways and paths. Among them are material considerations, width, directness to the end and elevation changes. Material Options For Walkway And

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