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Native Long-Blooming Perennials Give Your Garden Beautiful Color Year Round

Native Long-Blooming Perennials Give Your Garden Beautiful Color Year Round

By | Fall, Landscape Design, Seasonal, Shrubs & Plants, Spring, Winter

The climate in the Carolinas is perfect for long-blooming perennials; these effortless flowering plants bring beautiful color all year long. Talk to your landscape design team about adding these long-blooming native species to your yard, garden, and outdoor spaces this year. Coral Honeysuckle Coral Honeysuckle will bring year-round color to lowcountry landscapes. It is naturally appealing to butterflies and hummingbirds, native to the region. This…

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Sago Palms: a Reliable and Beloved Fixture in Southern Gardens

Sago Palms: a Reliable and Beloved Fixture in Southern Gardens

By | Landscape Design, Shrubs & Plants

If you take a look at some traditional Lowcountry gardens, you may notice a recurring fixture: the Sago palm. Oddly enough, these plants are not actually palms, but are a heritage plant native to the Carolinas and a multitude of southern gardens widely. There are some simple reasons why Sago palms are a reliable and popular fixture in southern gardens: They are Tropical Sago palms make…

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Ornamental Grasses Enhance Your Garden's Beauty Year Round 

Ornamental Grasses Enhance Your Garden’s Beauty Year Round 

By | Landscape Design

Ornamental grasses are an easy and eco-friendly way to bring some texture, color, and interest to your landscaping. These plants are hardy and easy to care for, often found in a wide range of native species which makes them the natural choice for your yard, garden, or greenspace. Plant ornamental grasses to enhance your garden’s beauty year-round; keep these tips in mind: Ornamental grasses are…

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Thinking of Selling? Realtors Report Landscape Enhancements Help Resale Value 

Thinking of Selling? Realtors Report Landscape Enhancements Help Resale Value 

By | Landscape Design, Landscaping Maintenance

If you want to make changes or upgrades to your home to improve its overall value, start outside. A recent report from the National Association of Realtors and the National Association of Landscape Professionals shows that landscape enhancements are a pragmatic approach for both optimal enjoyment and potential resale. If you want to preserve or improve the value of your property, consider some practical landscape…

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9 Trends to Light Up Your Landscape this Year

9 Trends to Light Up Your Landscape this Year

By | Landscape Design

Transform and turn-up your landscape this year with some intriguing lighting ideas to illuminate and highlight your home. Talk to your landscape design professionals about the best options for your property. Try these nine trends for your landscape lighting this year:   Portable Lamps   An effective and efficient way to alter the atmosphere of your outdoor spaces is with inexpensive portable floor lamps. These…

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Consider These 4 Factors to Select the Right Backyard Tree

Consider These 4 Factors to Select the Right Backyard Tree

By | Landscape Design, Shrubs & Plants

If you are looking for a way to increase the curb appeal and overall value of your property, plant a tree! Planting trees doesn’t cost a lot and it provides numerous benefits for you, including: Provide oxygen in the air that you breathe. Prevents erosion. Keeps your property cool. The key for planting trees in your backyard is to choose the right ones that won’t…

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Fall is the Best Time to Prepare your Landscape for the Rest of the Year

Fall is the Best Time to Prepare your Landscape for the Rest of the Year

By | Fall, Landscape Design, Landscaping Maintenance, Seasonal, Shrubs & Plants, Turf

Fall is the best time to prepare your yard for the rest of the year, particularly in South Carolina. The climate is ideal for outdoor chores and pests are at a year-round low. Plan your fall planting knowing that the weather is mild until January or February when temperatures dip and there could be frost.   Prepare your yard and garden for the rest of…

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Showcase a Beautiful Fall Garden with Simple Landscaping Ideas

Showcase a Beautiful Fall Garden with Simple Landscaping Ideas

By | Landscape Design, Landscaping Maintenance, Shrubs & Plants

Autumn and fall don’t need to be the end of your beautiful landscape and garden; the South Carolinian weather is ideal for fall garden displays that will bring color and vibrancy to your entire property. The key is choosing elements that are congruent with the climate.   Showcase a beautiful fall garden with these fall garden ideas: Choose fall-blooming plants. Plant fall blooming flowers and plants…

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