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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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