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April 2018

Principles from the Father of Landscape Design

Frederick Olmsted: 7 Design Principles from the Father of Landscape Design

By | Landscape Design

It was a trip through Europe in 1850 that inspired Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of landscape design, to create and construct some of the most legendary properties and landscapes of the 20th century. From Central Park to the Biltmore estates, there are some principles that guide the footprint of Olmstead’s (1822-1903) work, and that you can implement and adapt to your own gardens, yards,…

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Boxwoods are back for the southern landscape

Boxwoods are Back for the Southern Landscape: Explore Your Options

By | Shrubs & Plants

In the southern United States, Boxwoods are making a big comeback. Once popular evergreens, lately many have overlooked the countless uses and types of Boxwoods that can have such a variety of purposes on your property. Bring back the ease and visual appeal in your yard this season with your own Boxwood evergreens. Boxwoods are back for the southern landscape; explore your options:   Focal…

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