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8 12, 2015

What’s your garden vision?

By |2018-02-19T16:01:23-06:00December 8th, 2015|Back Yard, Curb Appeal, Garden Planning, Outdoor settings|0 Comments

A client's garden vision is the best starting point when we take on a project. Sometimes it's crystal clear, other times it's in need of refining. If it's the latter, browsing through our portfolio for ideas helps. Websites like Pinterest and Houzz can also help seekers discover looks they like and compile them in a gallery or an idea book. [...]

13 07, 2015

Planning A Dog-Friendly Yard

By |2018-08-30T11:29:58-05:00July 13th, 2015|Back Yard, Pets|0 Comments

Our mascot Wrigley on a scent walk. You spend a lot of time planning your ideal outdoor space. You make sure to include all of your must-haves like a sitting area, lush landscaping, an area for the kids and maybe even a fire pit or water feature. Don’t forget to also plan for the [...]

16 06, 2015

It’s National Pollinator Week

By |2018-02-19T16:01:24-06:00June 16th, 2015|Back Yard, Eco-Friendly, Green Living, Landscaping for Birds, Pollinators|0 Comments

This week, June 15-21, 2015, is National Pollinator Week, and we thank the contributions of bees, birds, butterflies and bats-- small creatures that play a big yet overlooked role in producing an astounding variety of vegetable and fruit crops that sustain the world. The USDA says pollinators "help to produce crops like apples, blueberries, strawberries, melons, peaches, potatoes, [...]

16 04, 2015

Raised Vegetable Gardens

By |2018-02-19T16:01:24-06:00April 16th, 2015|Back Yard, Children's garden, Green Living, Vegetable gardens|0 Comments

Raised vegetable gardens are a great way to get almost anyone into growing their own fruits, herbs, and vegetables. Kids especially can have an amazing experience seeing plants start as seeds and mature to edible food. Families will be rewarded throughout season with delicious fresh vegetables straight from the garden. A mix of topsoil, compost [...]

10 03, 2015

Curb Appeal From Inside, Looking Out

By |2018-02-19T16:01:24-06:00March 10th, 2015|Back Yard, Curb Appeal, Landscaping, Outdoor Living|0 Comments

Curb appeal:  it’s a phrase that we’ve all heard many times. It’s mentioned in most gardening magazine articles and is usually a main focus on gardening television shows. We typically think of curb appeal as what the house looks like from the street or sidewalk. You could say it’s the face of the house, or the view from [...]