It’s the classic gardener’s dilemma—you want nice, fertile soil for your plants to grow, but it never fails that weeds shoot up right alongside your precious sprouts. Weeds are arguably the most prevalent garden nuisances, and they will single-handedly destroy your plants unless you take swift action to rectify the situation.… Read the rest
Contrary to what you many people think, a large number of homeowners do not know where to begin when it comes to landscape lighting design. They know they want to illuminate their yard but they don’t know what will work with their landscape and how the entire design will mesh together.… Read the rest
The front of a house has its “first” impression just as people do, and it is often referred to as the “drive up appeal” or “curb appeal.”
Does your home have that special something that makes it stand out?
Is it eye-catching?… Read the rest
When the holidays come around, you want to make sure your outdoor lights are perfect for the occasion. Even if you don’t celebrate, there’s something about “I survived 12.21.2012” that will give you something to be glad for! Besides, everyone is in a festive mood, so it’s a great time to light up your yard and join in the festivities.… Read the rest
Outdoor lanterns have become one of the most popular lighting fixtures for landscapes. Homeowners recognize the need to bring aesthetic style into every aspect of their yards and lanterns are the perfect marriage of function and design.
Outdoor lanterns can be added to virtually any part of the landscape, whether decks, patios, gardens or any other area.… Read the rest
There’s nothing worse than a beautiful home on a dull-looking yard. This scenario can make even the most creative person overwhelmed. As daunting as it may seem, the creative landscape design process is not very difficult. It simply requires a little imagination, some good thoughts and additional resources to support your goals.… Read the rest
Far too many people begin landscaping their yards with the best of intentions, yet end up disappointed due to a series of simple mistakes. For example, the sun moves throughout the day, and different portions of your yard receive sunlight as the daytime hours wear on.… Read the rest
There is nothing more soothing than a beautiful water feature in a stunning landscape design. Ponds and water fountains grace the properties of those homeowners who desire a reflective surface and a mix of everything nature has to offer.
If you are the illustrious owner of a beautiful water element, you know that lighting is the key to making it stand out to become a key feature in your landscape design.… Read the rest
If you were to put your home on the market today, what would prospective buyers think of your yard? Would it turn them away? Have you been neglecting it?
Today’s home buyers want to purchase move-in ready homes. They do not want to fuss with extra yard work or worry about renovations.… Read the rest
Does your landscape design garner “ooohs” and “aahhhs” by all who grace its presence? If so, you may have already added significant value to your home. The value of a home is directly connected to its outdoor space as much as it is to its indoor living.… Read the rest