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Chinese Gardens

Chinese Gardens

At some time or another, most of us have visited a Chinese Garden. Whether it was at a Botanical Garden or we had the opportunity to visit a larger Chinese Garden in a bigger city, the experience is one we are sure to soon not forget. The calm that overcomes you when you enter a Chinese Garden is remarkable. The feeling of nature and the attention of detail, no matter how small the space, is mesmerizing to even the most…

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Creating a Landscape Budget

Creating a Landscape Budget

As a landscape professional the first thing I ask my clients is about their budget – right away you need to know how much you want to spend on the project initially and long term. Let me explain, when you undertake a landscape project it is important to know how much money you want to spend on the project when you are done putting everything in the ground (no pun intended). Regardless of whether you plan to do the job…

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Hostas – The Perfect Shade Plant

Hostas – The Perfect Shade Plant

 When we hear the name Hostas we likely think of shade gardens, after all Hostas are one of the most common shade garden plants! The rich foliage, the arching leaves, the vivid blooms all make this an excellent choice for any garden! Not to mention it is very easy to grow! Hostas are loved by pretty much all gardeners, landscape designers, landscape contractors and perhaps even a few of those with a black thumb too! The Hosta plant is native…

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Getting to Know Your Yard BEFORE You Landscape!

Getting to Know Your Yard BEFORE You Landscape!

When you decide it is time to landscape your property there are many things about your existing property that should be taken into consideration. These things, while they may seem trivial at first, can have a big impact on how you final landscape thrives in your environment (yard). Creating this list will paint a picture of what your yard looks like and functions like – is it a damp and shady space? Is it very sunny and hot? Do your…

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