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Why Window Boxes Should Be Considered In The Landscape

Window boxes are one of those design features you rarely see specified in a landscape design.  More often they are a request of the homeowner, or perhaps an after-thought once the project is either done or well underway. The Benefits of Window Boxes Once you realize how effective they can be in your designs you […]

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Hide The Garden Hose In A Beautiful Way

The garden hose is an essential tool for every house and garden. Even those with automatic sprinkler systems need one for a variety of  water-related chores. Using a decorative pot or container has to be one of the best ways I know of to hide the hose and keep it handy at the same time. […]

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Climbing Plants On Plaster Walls

It’s not unusual to come across an expanse of  plaster wall by an outdoor living area.  In the picture below, this patio space is adjacent to the finished basement of this home.  The homeowner wants this secondary patio to be as “inviting” as the main patio area, which is off the first floor. Decorative Options […]

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Flagpole In The Landscape?…Most definitely!

Flagpoles Are A Classic Property Feature Well the article title probably gives it away, but I happen to love the idea of integrating a flagpole into the landscape.  Come on, you have to agree!  How often do we hear and read about the importance of using “focal points” in our landscape designs?…Strategically and in good […]

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