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How Landscaping Complements Hardscapes

Posted by Deanna Wiegand on Sat, Jul 11, 2015 @ 01:12 PM

There are times when you know a new driveway, retaining wall, walkway or patio, would help you to maximize your outdoor space or make it more functional, but sometimes the beautifying landscaping portion can take a backseat. Here are some reasons you might want to consider giving some more thought to what landscaping can add to your hardscape and how the two can work together to give you a beautiful outcome.

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Topics: Landscaping


Posted by Deanna Wiegand on Thu, Jun 04, 2015 @ 09:56 AM

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Topics: Fire Pit, Outdoor Living, Outdoor Fireplace, Landscaping

7 Great Ornamental Trees to Plant in Your Yard

Posted by Deanna Wiegand on Thu, May 14, 2015 @ 12:31 PM

Are you looking to add some ornamental trees to your yard or landscaping? When considering what to plant, the options can be overwhelming. We are going to discuss seven great options to consider adding to your outdoor space.

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Topics: Landscaping, Trees

Landscaping Your Front Yard: Taking Cues from your Home

Posted by Deanna Wiegand on Thu, Apr 23, 2015 @ 05:39 PM

When it comes to landscaping your front yard, the facade of your home can play a big role in what style, type of plants, and other landscape elements you may want to incorporate. From color to style, from architectural features to the mood you want to create, the structure of your home may have a bigger impact on your decisions than you may realize. Here are a few things to consider when getting ready to design your front yard landscaping.


Consider Color


If your home is neutral in color, you may want to choose a limited color scheme for your landscape to add visual appeal. Rich purple and pink flowering plants are great choices for beige, gray, or white homes; soft yellow is also a beautiful accent.

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Topics: Landscape Lighting, Landscaping

Improving your Home's Curb Appeal

Posted by Deanna Wiegand on Tue, Feb 24, 2015 @ 02:05 PM

There are many ways to boost your home's curb appeal. Here are a few ideas to make your house the real show stopper on your street. 

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Topics: Landscape Lighting, Driveways, Walkway, Landscaping

Plants That Bring Visual Interest to your Winter Garden

Posted by Deanna Wiegand on Tue, Feb 17, 2015 @ 04:44 PM

If anyone else is like me up here in the Northeast, by this time of the year I am waiting, somewhat impatiently, for the time I can get out in my yard and feel the warm sun and soil. I will have to admit, though winter has it's own kind of beauty, with the freshly fallen snow making everything seem new and fresh, it can also be long and cold, and thinking of warmer days to come somehow gets me through. Thinking about spring and what to plant in my garden are also great coping mechanisms. With that being said, there are many plants that can still bring visual interest to your winter garden. Planning ahead now and deciding if any of these plants with visual interest in winter are right for your landscaping, will not only give you something to look forward to this spring, but will also leave you with much more to look at when the leaves fall again next year.

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Topics: Landscaping

Create The Ultimate Outdoor Living Space

Posted by Deanna Wiegand on Fri, Nov 21, 2014 @ 09:54 AM

When you think of your ultimate backyard, what thoughts come to mind?

Do you envision yourself gathered around your outdoor kitchen with family and friends for a picnic? Or do you see yourself roasting marshmallows over your fire pit in your own resort-like setting, with a water feature slowly trickling in the background?

We are going to discuss 6 elements to help create the ultimate outdoor living space. Even if you currently have a patio or deck, here are some more ideas to maximize your outdoor experience.

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Topics: Outdoor Living, Landscape Lighting, Water Feature, Outdoor Kitchen, Landscaping

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