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Shrubs & Plants

Grow Native Plants that Successfully Thrive in Southern Gardens

Grow Native Plants that Successfully Thrive in Southern Gardens

By | Shrubs & Plants

It makes sense to use native plants in your southern gardens, as these species thrive and prosper in the Carolinian climate. This region is known for its long, humid summers and mild winters, which is the ideal environment for many colorful and lush plants. Talk to a Charleston landscape services company to find the perfect plants for your garden, yard, and property. It makes sense…

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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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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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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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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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Pruning Tips to Prepare for Spring

Follow These Pruning Tips and Prepare for Spring the Right Way

By | Landscaping Maintenance, Shrubs & Plants

Get your trees and shrubs ready for spring with a good pruning. Pruning your trees is a smart approach to making the property safer, particularly when heavy winds and inclement weather hit. Furthermore, pruning can result in bigger, more-hardy trees by the next spring and summer season. Talk to landscape professionals for assistance in pruning larger trees, gardens, or properties.   Wondering the best way…

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Save The Crepe Myrtles! Prune Them Properly

Save The Crepe Myrtles! Don’t Lop the Top- Instead, Prune Them Properly

By | Shrubs & Plants

Crepe Myrtle trees are a favorite of many southeastern yards and gardens, featuring tall, slender trunks and full, blooming foliage that brings color and shade to your property. As with all trees, pruning is key; lopping off the blooming tops is a common practice- stop! This practice can hinder and even-harm your trees: Lopping prevents aesthetically-appealing bark from forming on the tree trunk. Lopping results…

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