Why Great Landscape Designs Are More Assembled Than Created

  It has been said that great landscape designs are not created; they are assembled. The creative process inspires, compares, and contrasts, but its primary job is organizing elements so that they can be assembled. Applying this mindset to your landscape projects will give them clarity and focus to meet deadlines and budgets. Many are […]

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What You Need To Know About The Soil Beneath Your Landscape

  Did you know that the root system of many plants far outweighs what is above ground? Turfgrass is a prime example, with nearly 90% of the weight being below ground level.  Disregarding what’s happening below the surface of landscapes is a common mistake. Experts will tell you that it is where they go first […]

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Landscaping Is More Important Than Ever

  The changes the world is facing have everyone off-balance these days. They are adapting to new ways of living, working, and socializing. People scrambled to catch up with changes and did, and many of those new ways are going to stick. The most obvious one is spending more time at home. People’s priorities have […]

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Landscape Photography Techniques That Show Your Flair

You love your landscape and want to share it. This has never been easier but you want to do it right to show your flair. In addition to understanding a few basic photography principles, you’ll need to know the nuances that are unique to the outdoor environment. Once you learn them your photos will jump […]

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10 Ways To Know Your Landscaping Company Has Your Back

According to New York Times bestselling author and legendary hostage negotiator Chris Voss, in any situation, there are two things that people want. Feeling safe and secure Being in control The purpose of any relationship is that it makes you better. Healthy relationships endure when needs are balanced to give everyone what they want. How […]

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This Is How To Have An Outdoor Happy Place

What would it take to have your outdoor living space become your outdoor happy place? You have to make some choices. You start to consider what to add to it and what to take out. This quickly leads to thoughts about getting a new design. What just a minute. Is that the best first step? […]

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How To Get Everything You Want From Your Landscape Design

  How about a majestic view of an idyllic bay?  If you dare to dream big you can come closer than you imagine. Most homeowners accept less than they want from their landscape design because they don’t understand how the process should work. Don’t worry about your needs and wants too much. They will evolve […]

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Low Maintenance Landscaping Plants For Difficult Conditions

Master gardeners and landscape designers know what works in difficult situations because they have experience with hundreds of possible scenarios. This gives a built-in database for quickly diagnosing difficult landscaping situations.  Poor soil is one of the top challenges. Now combine that with other challenging elements, such as full sun and drying winds, and suddenly […]

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10 Common Landscape Design Mistakes You Need To Know

The landscape design process is the foundation for every successful landscaping project. Throughout the construction process, the landscape design is referenced every day. Observations and suggested changes should be noted because they too will affect the ultimate outcome. The best-case scenario is to completely update the landscape design after the project is built. This “as-built” […]

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