Landscaping Tips & Information


How to Choose a Patio for Your Home

Patios are a practical addition to nearly any landscape design. They provide a flat surface for comfortable leisure—fundamental to outdoor living. Plus, given the diversity of eco-friendly materials available, you can create a non-harmful design that accommodates your lifestyle. Then,

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5 Ways You Can Help Support Pollinators

May 22nd is the International Day for Biological Diversity! This moment offers a great opportunity to learn how you can support one of the most critical yet endangered segments of our biosphere: pollinators. Although pollinator conservation involves the whole world,

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3 Reasons You Need a Dry River Bed

When you consider design options for your landscape, a river bed addition is probably for from the first thing that comes to mind. Nevertheless, dry river beds can provide drainage, erosion control, and irrigation capabilities while also serving as a

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Shovel in Soil

7 Types of Mulch & Their Benefits

Given the overwhelming number of mulches available to home gardeners, how does one determine which type suits their landscape? Professionals divide mulch types into two major categories: organics and inorganics. Mulches in the former category decompose and add nutrients to

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Keep Pollinators Safe: 3 Practices to Use in Your Yard

Despite their crucial role in ecological interactions and environmental health, pollinators continue to be endangered due to habitat loss, climate change, and pesticides. Fortunately, your landscape can help preserve local pollinators by incorporating the right plants, avoiding pesticides, and providing

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What Are Retaining Walls?

A landscape staple with equally useful and tasteful design elements, retaining walls offer erosion control, layout optimization, and design structure to the everyday landscape. Nevertheless, their complexity requires that homeowners turn to a local landscape designer for hardscape installation service.

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Drainage Solutions: Prep Your Home for the Rainy Season

Virginia sees most of its annual rain between March and November. During this time, your home’s drainage mechanisms will be tested by daily (or near-daily) rain showers and thunderstorms. Yet installing gutters and downspouts, French drains, retaining walls, or a

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Build The Yard You've Always Wanted

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