Winter damage can come in many forms. From damage due to dehydration, broken branches, frost heaves, frost damage to new buds, to salt burn, winter can have a great effect on the garden. Homeowners are wondering how the severe weather will affect their landscape, and we are here to help.
It’s officially a new year and with it comes the new prediction of trends for 2019. We’ve had our ear to the ground, so-to-speak, to give you what we and other landscape professionals see trending now and into the future.
I struggled with coming up with a year-end blog. I even thought about just repeating last year’s message. Who would know? I thought it was pretty good, so you could just read my blog from last year here.
Winter pruning or dormant trimming is done during the winter months while the trees and shrubs are in dormancy. Winter pruning is done for a variety of reasons. Each reason has to do with the health of the plant and aesthetics. Winter Pruning for Plant Health Trees and shrubs in dormancy are less susceptible […]
Every year plants are submitted by private breeding companies and grown in trial gardens to gauge performance in specific climates. These trials take place across the country.
Typically, when clients describe their desire for a lush English gardens design, they are referring to one of two very different styles: the English country garden or the English cottage garden. One is very structured and geometric in design; the other more vivacious and exuberant. The English Country Garden The classic English […]
If you have taken a look at our portfolio you can see that we have been privileged to create some amazing outdoor living spaces. Some have been outfitted with all the creature comforts of an indoor family room/kitchen space. These amenities include food and drink at hand, media centers, fireplaces and ceiling fans. But maybe […]
We are thinking Spring! Yes, you read that correctly. As we are about to turn the corner from the lazy days of summer we are ready to think about next season. Fall is the very best time of year to plant your new landscape. The air is cooler, while the ground retains its warmth. As […]
We design and build extraordinary outdoor spaces so our clients and their families, friends, and neighbors can experience the great outdoors just outside their doorstep. Our designers incorporate features to enhance the experience: Patios, seating, landscape lighting, pergolas, BBQ stations, fireplaces, fire tables, and fire pits. All things to make for a safe and comfortable […]
We like to encourage gardening with children. A few years ago we created t-shirts that read, “We love to play in the dirt”. They were available in both adult and child sizes, but many were given away to children that came into the Garden Center. The supply didn’t last long! But what I hope was […]