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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 […]

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Pool Fence Regulations – What You Need To Know

General Pool Fence Regulations As I always say and practice, check with the municipal building office for exact pool fence regulations.  There can be aspects of the code that are tweaked or interpreted a certain way and you need to know that.  I find it helpful to bring in a sketch (pictures too) and explain […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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