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Designer brain –
When a client comes to you with a long wish list of landscape elements, your designer brain kicks into gear and is up for the challenge! It’s like a jigsaw puzzle. You try to fit all the pieces together seamlessly ...
Let’s talk spring bulbs.
This is the time of year we are putting our gardens to bed.  But this is also the time to think about spring bulbs!  They are super easy to plant and a great way to bring much needed color to ...
Last day of summer and first day of fall is coming…
There is no time like the present to think about fall.  That could mean pumpkin everything, corn mazes, apple picking, hay rides, cool nights and so on.  But here it means fall annuals.  Each and every year we rotate our ...
Attracting Birds to your garden!
I enjoy sitting on my patio watching a listening to the multitude of birds and butterflies that visit my garden.  The best way to do this is with a variety of plants.  Here are just a few that will attract ...
How to keep the deer away!
We all want to bring nature to our yard, but sometimes nature can be aggressive; as in deer eating your plants! Deer can be a real nuisance at times. There are several options to deter them from eating your ever ...
You’ve heard of a 4 season garden, but what about a Moon garden?
What is a moon garden?  We often focus on what we see during the daylight hours, but as I often say there aren't enough hours in the day.  After a long day of hard work and getting the kids to ...
Water Please!
Adding water to a landscape has many benefits to the homeowner. Many studies have found that the sound of water is a natural stress reliever. Huffington Post states: “Being around water gives our brains and our senses a rest from ...
How to create your own butterfly garden!
Butterflies, pollinators and nectar feeders will love a garden of mixed masses of flowers.  Here are a few popular choices to attract butterflies to your garden. Allium (early bloomer) Is a spring bloomer, so a great source for the ...
More worm talk!
We have mentioned Vermicompost many times before because we stand behind this process and how it can change your lawn and garden’s health. We believe in it so much that we have become an authorized dealer.  You are welcome to ...
Shapes in the landscape.
Have you ever seen a tree or shrub planted too close to a house or structure that it has to be pruned back so hard it loses its natural form? I have many times. All trees come in different shapes ...
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