Successful Tips for Fall Planting

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As the seasons change and nighttime temperatures fall, it’s tempting to forget about the outdoors and begin to nest indoors. We love to invest lots of energy into creating beautiful interior spaces, Fall is a fantastic season to create, supplement or renovate exterior landscapes. The cooling air temperatures send a message to plants that it’s […]

Why You Should Mulch in the Fall

fall mulch

When you think of applying fall mulch, do your thoughts typically turn to that extra layer that protects plants in cold regions from the ravages of a hard winter? We suggest applying fall mulch just like you do in spring, adding enough to refresh what’s broken down. Many landscaping professionals actually practice—and prefer—fall mulching. Fall […]

Is A Rain Garden The Answer To All Your Problems?

Rain Garden

Storm water runoff is a major cause of water pollution in cities. When rain falls on roofs, streets and parking lots, the water is not all absorbed into the ground. Instead, storm water drains through gutters, storm sewers and other collection systems, and is then released into nearby bodies of water. This water often contains […]

Petscaping- Pet Friendly Landscaping Ideas

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Petscaping is a new trend in landscaping where the design keeps that special pet in mind. The idea is to protect your furry four legged creatures from poisonous plants and harmful chemicals all while keeping your cherished plants safe from your curious and sometimes destructive pets. If your pets safety is of the utmost importance […]

A Designers Challenge, Where To Plant

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One of the basic questions a gardener will ask themselves is whether an area needs a shade plant, a sun plant, or maybe something in between. The truth is very few areas of landscape lie in full sun or full shade. Trees, roof lines, and other structures cast shadows that move with the traveling sun. It can […]