Landscape and Garden Design

  1. Top 5 Trees to Make Your Neighbors Jealous!


    We often get asked about "statement" plants and specimen trees - anything that will have that high-impact wow factor on your home's curb appeal. There are plants that add some "oomph" to your garden, spice things up, or refresh a tired landscape - and

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  2. Creating the Coziest Cottage Garden!

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    “With silver bells and cockle shells, and pretty maids all in a row.” - Mother Goose

    The classic Cottage Garden - Jam packed full of textures, colors, and flowers that bloom in succession. There may not seem to be rhyme or reason, but the

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  3. Perfect Plants For Poolside Plantings!

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    Everyone loves diving into a pool in the middle of summer, but having plants around your poolside seating and entertaining areas makes it that much more enjoyable, shadier, and private!

    Whether you choose to put these poolside plants in pots and

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  4. Trends in Fall Gardening For 2023!

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    Fall is upon us and not only is it a great time to plant and add a few of those newest offerings just hitting the market, but it’s also the perfect time to get new garden beds and ideas set up

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  5. Flower Gardens Bring Butterflies and Beneficial Insects

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    Want to know a secret? The key to attracting butterflies, beneficial insects and pollinators is to grow plants that flower.

    Now, you can certainly refine your approach to this, but planting flowering plants is the first step. Bees, birds, butterflies

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  6. Create a Patriotic Garden by Playing with Reds, Whites & Blues!

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    Home of the brave and land of the free, celebrate Independence and America in your landscape with these patriotic plants and some American patio and garden

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  7. 6 Astonishing Plants that Thrive in Wet Areas

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    We all have come across it - that one spot in the yard that is always wet, muddy, and swampy, regardless of how we try to amend it. Most often, we just give up planting anything there and write it off as "the swamp." But what if there were plants adapted

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  8. Pruning a Peach Tree: When and How to Prune a Peach Tree (and Nectarine Trees too!)

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    Do you grow your own Peaches or Nectarines at home? If not you should give them a try. They are an easy and (pardon the pun) fruitful tree to grow. Peach

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  9. Xeriscaping: How to Create a Lush Drought-Tolerant Landscape


    Xeriscaping is a type of landscape design that uses low-water-use or drought-tolerant plants that require little to no supplemental irrigation. Coined in the ’80s, Xeriscaping helps you create a water-wise yard without skimping on enjoying having a l

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  10. #ProPlantTips - When to Prune Rose of Sharon!

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    Rose of Sharon shrubs resembles the offspring of a Hollyhock and a Hibiscus! Their maple-leaf shaped foliage confuses further, but these definite

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