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Using a Professional Landscape Design Company | Twin Cities Metro

If you’re taking a trip and have a map you can often find short cuts. The same is true of landscaping your yard. A professional landscape design company can help you map out a great landscape that lasts and offers increased value over time.  Take a mental “snapshot” of the landscape surrounding your house. The landscape is the combination of all the green elements and the hard elements or hardscapes. The green elements are the trees, bushes, flowers, and lawn areas. The hardscapes or hard elements are the walkways, patios, driveways, sidewalks, patios, boulder outcroppings, and borders.  As they say,

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Designing the Perfect Garden

Many people go out to the local garden center every spring, purchase a lot of expensive plants, go home, and invest the labor to arrange their garden the way they think they want it, but somehow in the end, they are not happy with it. Somehow, someway, something was lost in translation. It looked great at garden center had it, so why doesn’t yours? Well there are many element that go into good design and one is a factor called ‘shape’. There is geometry to landscape design that professionals are taught, and it has everything to do with the rest

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