Winter Water Snakes

Do you worry about your water snakes during the winter?  Some of the common species during Spring, Summer and Fall for the northern states are include: Black Rat Snake, Corn Snake, Garter Snake, Copperheads, Water Moccasins and the Northern Water Snake. You will see these beauties slithering around your pond and in your grassy fields,

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Are your Koi Fish ready to be “dormant” for the winter?

When the temperature drops your koi, and other pond, fish enter into “Torpor” a period of decreased activity that allows them to save energy.  They don’t sleep the winter away but the do hibernate.  They let Mother Nature take charge and follow her lead.  When the temperature drops so does their activity level and appetite

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Does your Landscape need a make-over?

To make a big impact, consider an outdoor fireplace or fire pit; custom retaining or setting wall(s), or start planning for your garden water feature.   With over 30 years design experience we can help you create your very own backyard paradise.  From a small Meditation Garden to an Outdoor Kitchen, we can customize your space

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Tips to prepare your yard for winter hibernation:

NOTE: When spraying for Winter temperatures must be above 40 degrees. Spray repellent to detour the deer from browsing on your woody ornamentals. Protect broadleaf evergreens like rhododendron or mountain laurel by spraying an anti-transparent / anti-desiccant. Build barriers around plants that typically get flattened by snow and ice sliding off roofs. Consider erecting a hardware

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Contemporary Landscape Design’s Own Stoneyard

Creating Curb Appeal

Does your curb appeal need a makeover? From now through March is a good time to consider/start planning on dressing up your front yard, around your mailbox, walkways, and back yard areas.  

Colorful Landscapes

Not enough color in your landscape?  Consider adding these pops of reds, yellows and whites to compliment your existing landscape for the fall and winter months.

StoneMakers Dealer

Contemporary Landscape design is the exclusive StoneMakers Dealer in the greater Evansville area.  StoneMakers is the latest attractive yet cost effective alternative to natural stone, block and veneer. StoneMakers embodies an elegance born of an earlier time, while taking advantage of the high performance, low maintenance and long life offered by its proprietary trade secreted

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Outdoor Entertaining & Fall Living

Tis the Season for gathering around the fire, be it cooking, or relaxing with friends, and watching the kids roast marshmallows.    

Lawn Aeration 101

Why Aerate Your Lawn/Landscape? Healthy roots are essential to healthy plants so it stands to reason that it is essential that water and nutrients reach below the surface.    Aeration is quite simply perforating the soil to create small holes which allow the necessary nutrients to penetrate and reach the roots. Aeration is particularly helpful in:

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