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Designing For The Long Term

Posted on: October 4, 2021

Landscape design entails bringing together all the aspects of your home and lifestyle while working within the restraints of the location. The success of any landscaping project relies on the extent of planning done in the beginning. All large-scale construction projects experience changes throughout the building process, having a professional detailed design can help mitigate the unpredictable nature that comes with landscaping and ensure a timely installation.  Sometimes for large projects that include multiple spaces or features, a phased approach is best suited. Phased projects break the scope of work, timeline, and cost structures into “bite-sized” segments. This can help minimize the feeling of risk when going all in on a large multi-faceted landscape design project and make the overall goal seem more manageable. In addition, phased projects can help you better understand how certain components of the design fit together. 

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Does Your Patio Need A Refresh?

Posted on: September 10, 2021

While pavers provide many benefits over concrete it doesn’t mean you can install them and forget about them. They do require some TLC to keep them looking their best for years to come. To get the most out of your patio and walkways we recommend having them power washed, re-sanded, and resealed every 4-6 years.

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Do You have Armyworms Marching In?

Posted on: September 3, 2021

What are Armyworms?

Counties across Ohio are seeing an outbreak of fall armyworms in their lawns. Armyworms are destructive pests that mostly forage on turf grasses but will also attack vegetables as well as other plants when food is scarce. Heavy infestations can destroy a lawn in just a few days.

There are several species of armyworms that can affect lawns and crops. When hatched the tiny green caterpillars with dark heads and usually marked with a pale inverted “Y” eat for the next 14 days. 

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Keep Calm and Plant In The Fall!

Posted on: August 9, 2021

Did you know that fall is a great time to plant? 

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How to Tell the Difference Between Poison Hemlock and Queen Anne's Lace

Posted on: July 13, 2021

Poison hemlock (Conium maculatum) is one of the deadliest plants in North America and can be fatal if just a small amount is ingested. It can be found across much of the United States. It grows (often in dense patches) along roads, trails and the edges of fields and streams.

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