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Category: Commercial Landscape Design

Designing Sustainable Landscapes

Sustainable landscaping has been around for quite some time but is gaining popularity in residential areas. A sustainable landscape can help clean the air and water, increase energy efficiency, restore habitats, and contribute to the health of a community and future generations. Although some aspects of sustainable landscaping may sound complex, many of them are easy to manage and often require little to no maintenance. Here are some ideas for designing a sustainable landscape in your yard: Starting Out Small Some homeowners become overwhelmed when it comes to designing landscapes because the opportunities seem endless and often it’s true. If

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Finding the Right Landscape Designer and Company to Work With

There are many important steps when choosing the right landscaping contractor, but it’s equally important to selecting a landscape designer and company, who will perform all of your landscaping needs. Here are some tips for finding a designer and company that is the right fit for you: Before You Hire Before you hire the first landscape designer and company you come across, it’s important to consider the following when making a decision about who to hire: Have a Plan: Having a plan, even a rough draft, of what you’d like for landscaping will save you time and money when meeting

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Secrets to Creating Spaces That Clients and Employees Enjoy: Landscape and Lawn Care Advice from the Pros

If you own a business, you know that your storefront is often the first thing that potential and existing customers see, creating the first impression of your business. Landscaping and a well-manicured lawn is a simple yet effective way to impress your clients and make your employees proud of where they work. Whether you do consulting work in an office or run a popular restaurant, here are some landscaping tips from the Pros that will make your business a more enjoyable space for clients and employees:   Think about All Seasons While all of the seasons in Minnesota have their

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Avoid These Mistakes by Having a Landscape Design Plan

While DIY projects are a great way to make you feel involved in the maintenance and beautification of your home, they are not without risk. Some projects are inherently dangerous, while others are deceptively difficult. One of the most common DIY projects for homeowners in Minnesota is landscaping and gardening to improve the curb appeal of their home or to make their backyard more usable. While it seems as simple as planting a few bushes, landscaping is a much more complicated process than many DIYers might think. A professional landscape design will help you eliminate mistakes while giving you a

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The Importance of Landscape Design

Landscaping is about more than just making a yard beautiful. After all, a well-cared-for lawn can make even a bare yard look appealing. Landscape design is about transforming your yard into beautiful retreat while minimizing the impact human activities have on the plants and the environment in your yard. While adding a few potted plants significantly help improve the look of your yard, the true value of landscape design lies beyond aesthetic improvements. Prevent Erosion on Your Property Erosion is a risk in every yard. As wind and rain move across your property, the soil can shift away from the

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10 Top Tips for Fall Maintenance Checklist

Plummeting temperatures and changing leaf colors bring to light that fall is here. This is the perfect time to attend to those little niggles that can result in expensive repairs if you ignore them. Before cold winter sets in follow this fall maintenance checklist to ensure you don’t miss any part of your home. You will be grateful for it, and your home will thank you for it. 1. Roof and Chimney Inspections Snow, rain, and ice can easily enter your home through damaged roof. Replace missing and broken shingles. Make sure the roof is clean. Clear dead leaves and

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