Tag Archive | landscaping

Winter is the Best Time to Design a Landscape

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For many home and business owners, winter landscape design might seem like a contradiction. But once the lawnmowers and shovels are out of sight and the leaves fully raked, professional landscape designers have more time to re-imagine all that an outdoor space can be.

Winter is an ideal time to work with a professional to set the stage for a stunning presentation for the upcoming year. Continue reading

Plant Winterizing Strategies for a Bountiful Spring

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How professional gardeners prepare in the fall and early winter makes a substantial difference in the results of the following spring. Hearty, mature plants may require very little preparation; while newer, more tender, and still developing plants do need special attention to successfully survive harsh winter weather in the Northern United States and Canada. Continue reading

Landscape Myths Busted: Part One

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Most amateur gardeners and landscapers love creating their outdoor ambiance. Planting shrubs, trees, perennials, adding pathways and setting borders can change the personality of your outdoor living space in many beautiful ways.

Moreover, with some planning, you can enjoy a different mixture of colors with each season.

Unfortunately, some efforts do not turn out as expected. Since landscaping is as much science as art, some long held beliefs may be the problem. Here are some landscaping suggestions to dispel common myths. Continue reading

Landscape Industry Trade Shows

trade show prolineFor landscape designers, contractors, and equipment suppliers, landscape industry trade shows are an essential place to learn about new trends, meet prospective clients and vendors, and to find answers to some burning questions. Shows display the latest equipment and other landscaping products while providing formalized educational opportunities and seminars that dig deeply into specific areas of the business.

Attending one or more trade shows will add value to your business by keeping you on the leading edge of ideas for landscaping and for operating your business. Continue reading