Archive | Landscape & Construction Errors RSS feed for this section

Don’t Let Your Hardscapes Be Devoured

Have you ever removed overgrown plantings and gained back valuable space on a driveway or patio?  Or maybe you cleared a walkway so that two people can now walk side by side instead of single file. These overgrown hardscapes are quite common with 25 year old plantings.  But when this happens on newer landscapes something is seriously […]

Continue reading...

A Plant Guarantee Is Only As Good As The Landscape Contractor Behind It

Why Do You Want A Plant Guarantee? The answer is obvious – if a plant dies the company that installed it must replace it. Of course that’s the main reason to want a guarantee.  But I don’t think we choose a product or service just because it has a guarantee.  Most of us want a […]

Continue reading...

Landscape For The Future With The Right Plant Selection

Plant Information Is Step One I can remember taking plant identification courses in school and being overwhelmed by how different each plant is.  Setting aside their cultural differences, like what type of soil and exposure they prefer, let’s just think about the differences in terms of shape and size. How we design and arrange plantings […]

Continue reading...

Tree Damage Caused By Construction

We are losing trees everyday to construction damage.  For the most part, people are simply not aware of the different ways construction impacts trees. If we think of damage at all, it usually means the obvious such as hitting the trunk or breaking a branch.  However, many construction activities that happen near and around a […]

Continue reading...