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How Conduit Can Save You Time And Money

Conduit could be any device or material that allows something else to pass through it.  In landscape contracting we’re most commonly using conduits made of PVC, but poly pipe (polyethylene) can work well too. The rigid, Sch. 40 PVC pipe shown in this picture is most often used for electrical wire –  like  THHN conductor […]

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Post Lantern On The Rock

The other day I was invited by Alan Goodell of East Coast Landscape to visit a project of his in a beautiful lake community.  I was taken not only by the inherent beauty of the site, but how East Coast respectfully handled that beauty during their project.  I’d like to share my visit with you […]

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Garden Ornaments and NightOrbs

For some the idea of using garden ornaments in the landscape brings up an image of garish display. I’d like to make a stand and promote the use of garden ornaments. Now before you accuse me of filling yards with pink flamingos and Disney characters let me make one key point – Garden ornaments should […]

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Landscape Lighting Mistakes

I know that design (including lighting design) can be a subjective topic – having said that, I avoid lining walkways with closely spaced pathlights like the plague. There are better ways to arrange and use pathlights. I really don’t want to get too involved discussing this “runway” use of pathlights because I have another issue […]

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