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Category: Flowers and Gardens

Free Admission: Apple Valley Chamber Home &Garden Expo ~March 31, 9 am-3 pm

Come and talk to us about your landscaping dreams at the Apple Valley Home & Garden Show! It’s easy to attend because there is FREE parking and admission. In addition, there are things for children to do as they are featuring Minnesota Zoo animals and free children’s arts and crafts. ALD is a featured landscape design exhibitor at the show that covers the latest in home, garden, landscaping, remodeling and much more! It’s a great time to plan any landscaping or garden project you have in mind. We are a multi-speciality landscape company. Our licensed and educated landscape designers and

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Join Us: 2012 Lakeville Landscape & Home Expo & Consumer Showcase, Saturday, March 17th 9 am-3 pm

It’s a great time to start planning your landscaping project for spring! Come and see us at the 2012 Lakeville Landscape & Home Expo & Consumer Showcase being held at the Lakeville High School. Admission and Events are FREE. Over 150 exhibitors covering all the needs for home improvement projects will be there. We can create whatever landscaping you need from water features to building outdoor kitchens, pools, decks, patios, irrigation, lighting plus more. You’ll find our landscape design staff to be enthusiastic listeners who welcome working with your ideas, needs and desires. No two projects that we work on

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ALD Featured Exhibitor at Minneapolis Home and Garden Show February 29-March 4, 2012

Stop by Booth #750 and talk to us about your bringing your landscaping dreams to life! ALD is a featured exhibitor at the biggest show, the Minneapolis Home and Garden Show. Come to the show to find out what’s new in home, garden, landscaping, remodeling and much more! Every project we do is unique since it starts with a review with our customer of their project ideas, needs and desires. Each customer gets want they want as they work with our talented licensed design staff. Our desire is to have your home and surroundings express your unique taste and personality.

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Start Your Landscaping Project at the Home Improvement & Design Expo Shakopee Saturday, March 17th 10 am-5 pm

This year plan to attend the Home and Design Expo scheduled March 17th in Shakopee at Canterbury Park. It’s the smartest place to start any home improvement project. It’s also a great time to start planning your landscaping projects. Come and share your landscaping dreams and desires with the ALD landscape design team at our display booth. Our MN landscape company only does unique projects. That’s because all of our projects and work begins with a review with you. Our customer’s project ideas, needs and desires ensure that each customer gets want they desire when they work with our talented licensed

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Garden Houses For Your Landscape

Going way back many centuries in English times garden houses were once referred to as “shadow houses”. They stand by themselves, often across the garden far from the house; they add that extra sense of a romantic setting, because they are separate from the house. Arbors, bowers, poolside shelters, teahouses, pavilions gazebos are all “house like” shelters. They have decorated gardens for centuries. And the enthusiasm for them has never waned or decreased. Today, there can be a surprise when you enter one of these places. They are often times hiding the spa, the shower facilities, the pool pump, and

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Garden Structures Give Flat Landscapes A Lift

If a garden doesn’t have any change in it’s grade or level that can be quite uninteresting. Short of regrading the property what can you do? You can add garden structures that range from small to very big to change the view. Adding various structures like obelisks, arches, and pergolas can make a significant difference. These are not new ideas; they have been used since Egyptian and Roman times. They provide interest and vertical space for climbing flowers, fruits, and vegetables. Plus they add structure to the garden over the winter as they provide focal points against whatever trees and

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