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Landscape Design

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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How to Add More Color to Your Summer Landscape

By | Landscape Design, Landscaping Maintenance, Shrubs & Plants

Bring a little distinction to your yard and landscape this summer with color. Adding color to your annual gardens, beds, and displays will enhance curb appeal during warmer months while also providing you with ample cuttings for floral arrangements and bouquets. Talk to a landscape professional about implementing more color into your greenspace. Bring some color to your summer landscape with these tips: Plan on…

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How to Make Your Backyard Landscape Reflect your Personal Style

How to Make Your Backyard Landscape Reflect your Personal Style

By | Landscape Design, Landscaping Maintenance

Even if you spend hours mowing, trimming, and planting, it is possible that your yard doesn’t necessarily echo your own preferences and panache. A landscape design and services company can assess your current property and help you define your landscape style. Does your backyard landscape reflect your personal style? You are edgy and hip. If you consider yourself to be hip and open to try…

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Make a Striking First Impression with Your Landscape Design

Make a Striking First Impression with Your Landscape Design

By | Landscape Design

Do something different this year and add a dramatic landscape design to your property. You only get one chance to make a memorable and positive impression on those passing-by or visiting; make sure that your landscaping is doing your home justice.   Make a striking first impression with these landscape design tips:   Enticing entry-ways Grab some attention with an enticing entry garden. Try hardy, native…

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8 Landscape Design Mistakes that Make Us Crazy!

8 Landscape Design Mistakes that Make Us Crazy!

By | Landscape Design, Shrubs & Plants

Is your yard, property, or greenspace all that it can be? If the condition of your exteriors would have a landscaper pulling out their hair, you could be falling prey to some common landscape design errors. Here are eight mistakes that can make your landscaper crazy:   Crowding your plants. The first thing that can drive your landscaper crazy is over-crowding; this not only impedes…

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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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Four Reasons to Re-think Your Landscape Design this Fall and Winter

Four Reasons You Should Re-think Your Landscape Design this Fall and Winter

By | Landscape Design

This is an excellent time to re-think your landscape design and bring a fresh and seasonal touch to your property. Work with landscape designers and retailers to find plants to add to your curb appeal now, and spring bulbs and trees to enjoy later. Garner inspiration from your surroundings and other properties to come up with clever ways to re-configure and redesign your landscaping as…

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