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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.  

Soggy Lawns

Does your soggy lawn and landscape need rescued? Heavy rain, standing water and poor drainage can create havoc for your lawn and landscape.  Standing water is the perfect breeding ground for grass-killing diseases like Zoysia Patch, a type of fungus.  Once fungus sets in, it can be difficult to get rid of. However, there are

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There are many choices to fill your beds…

River Gravel and Mulch give your yard a clean look. Choose your color, your shape, your texture – for a customized look!

Winter Landscaping

Winter landscaping is another trend that gardeners have been putting more thought into. A barren dreary empty landscape is so un-imaginative.  However, during the dormant season there are some plants that can provide splashes of color still around your yard. Consider planting a silver-white Betula Apoiensus (Mount Apoi) and Cornus Sanguinea (Midwinter Fire), or Red

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Backyard Trends

  What’s new in Backyard Trends: Texture and simplistic colour palettes. Grey is the new black inside and outside the home. Greys and Creams come in a variety of soft versatile colors that make a great accent drop to your garden beds.  For texture and color consider a water feature; large colored glass; colorful mosaics;

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Fall Shrub Planting

Early Fall with warm days and cool nights makes shrub planting the perfect time. It gives the shrubs time to spread their roots before their winter nap and then they will bring color to your yard in early spring through next fall. Here are a few to consider: Knockout Roses plant them in a spot

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Mailbox Gardens

Reach for the sky with vines.  Mailbox posts are perfect for Clematis or Trumpet vines.  A variety of no-fuss perennials like salvia, lavender or ornamental grasses (Mexican Feathergrass for color all 4-seasons).  Other varieties to hold up with summer heat Sedum, Poppy, Iris, Rosemary, Coreopsis, Petunias and Verbena.  Mix in annuals to change out seasonally

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