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2021: The Year of The Cicadas

Posted on: May 4, 2021

For the past 17 years periodical cicadas have been growing underground and feeding on the sap from tree roots. These periodical cicadas, known as Brood X, will emerge from the ground, climb to the nearest tree, and molt for the final time before taking to the skies.

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8 Principles Of Design and How To Incorporate Them In Your Landscaping

Posted on: April 1, 2021

1. Unity- Unity refers to the use of elements that support each other and work well together. Each piece of the design should look as though it belongs with the others. To achieve this you can use similar colors, shapes, or textures. 

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Rest Easy with the Proper Fall Clean Up

Posted on: September 27, 2019

At some point in the next couple weeks, there’s going to be a lot of work that needs to get done outside your house. Can we help?

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Revitalize Your Space with Fresh Fall Color

Posted on: September 1, 2019

Complement this year’s fall maintenance with an infusion of color. Play off the purples, reds and golds of the early autumn sunset by selecting from the flowering plants we offer. These species love the cool weather, and they’ll blossom to keep your décor fresh for family, guests, and neighbors.

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Think Spring Bulbs in the Fall!

Posted on: November 7, 2018

 

The first signs of spring in the landscape are often the golden hues of the Daffodils, or the vibrant colors of Tulips, Hyacinths and Crocuses; but these smiles of spring take some planning in the fall. Spring-flowering bulbs such as tulips and daffodils must be planted in the fall or early winter to bloom in spring because they require a long period of cool temperatures to spark the biochemical process that causes them to flower.

At Landscapes by Terra, we select from many varieties of bulbs to create a continuous bloom through the spring; we can even create a rolling bloom that moves around the landscape to balance and complement other spring blooming plants in the Landscape.

The planting window for spring bulbs is small, so start planning those spring smiles soon with one of our design experts because it's important to get them into the ground before it freezes.

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