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August 5, 2019

Budgeting For Your Outdoor Projects Part I

Budgeting and saving money looks different for everyone as there are various methods to use. In this blog we will explain why having a predetermined budget is the necessary first step in designing your outdoor living areas. The first two questions a design professional will need to have answered are: What do you want to […]

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July 22, 2019

Beating the Summer Heat

School is out. Picnics and vacations are scheduled. And, life has slowed down a bit for most. Summertime also comes with a lot of outdoor responsibilities for homeowners; mulching, weed pulling, etc. And as the dry temperatures and humidity rise, the moisture lessens and without rain – grass sometimes turns brown! This blog will give […]

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July 8, 2019

The Power of Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is, by definition, the attractiveness of a property. For those of us in the landscaping and renovation business; curb appeal is our goal! We want your grass to be and appear healthy, your walkway to be ravishing and your plants to flourish. Over at the DIY Network – they agree. You can read […]

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June 24, 2019

Outdoor Lighting

You know how sometimes it is hard to “make a decision” about something because there are just so many options? Well, it is kind of like that with outdoor lighting. There are so many different light structures and types of lighting to choose from that sometimes it can feel overwhelming. We hope with this blog; you […]

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June 10, 2019

Apartment Living? Plants Are For You Too

Saint Francis de Sales once said, “bloom where you are planted”. Meaning – make the most of whatever situation you are in! We can apply this quote to renting a house or living in an apartment because maybe you haven’t found the perfect house yet or maybe you love the coziness that an apartment or […]

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May 31, 2019

Birth Month Flowers

We have all heard of birth stones – you know – the gems or stones that are associated with a specific month. But did you know that there are also flowers linked with each month? This blog is quite simple – go to the month you were born to see its corresponding flower (and then […]

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May 24, 2019

Thinking About Father’s Day?

Are you in need of some ideas of how to celebrate your father, husband, grandfather or uncle? Does your dad spend a lot of time outdoors and keeping up with the property? Does your dad wear the title of “grill master”? If you said yes to any of these questions, this blog is for you! […]

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May 15, 2019

I Spy Mushrooms?

Are you noticing mushrooms popping up in your mulch? Are you worried about what that might mean? Well, you can take a deep breath and relax because they are a good thing. Finding mushrooms in your mulch means that there is healthy organic matter growing which is vital for the ecosystems beneath the mulch. Lisa […]

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May 13, 2019

Outdoor Living

What does outdoor living mean to you? Does it mean… Walking out your back door to a beautiful patio, where on the evenings you can relax from a long work week? Sipping your favorite chilled beverage while sitting around the natural stone fire pit in your backyard? Drinking your morning cup of coffee while watching […]

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