archiveFebruary 2021

Caladium Landscaping Ideas
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Caladium Landscaping Ideas

My idea of a great summer weekend is spending 10 or 15 hours in the garden. But I know not everyone feels the same, and that includes Longfield Gardens co-owner Pete Langeveld. Pete has one of the nicest yards in his neighborhood, with neatly landscaped beds and tons of color...
Landscape Design Flower Beds
Landscape Design

Landscape Design Flower Beds

Form:Plants large and small have various forms, each offering something different to the landscape. They can be weeping, round, pyramidal, spreading, oval, vase or columnar. Look at trees for example. In addition to a tree's form during the growing season, consider how much shade it will provide and where the...
Drought Tolerant Landscape Design
Landscape Design

Drought Tolerant Landscape Design

Have you ever found yourself driving through a neighborhood past landscapes planted with the commonly planted lantana and oleander shrubs when you see something completely different that catches your attention? A few weeks ago, I was leaving a client’s home in North Phoenix and started on my way home, when...
Chicago Landscaping Ideas
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Chicago Landscaping Ideas

One look at our one-acre garden in suburban Chicago, and you’d swear it’s always been there. Fact is it’s been 15 years in the making. From the boxwood and gravel courtyard, to the double lawn labyrinth, to the sunken fountain garden, to the exuberant perennial borders to this year’s newly...
Landscaping IDEAS in Michigan
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Landscaping IDEAS in Michigan

Resources for giving native plants a chance around your yard and garden. What if you could create a beautiful landscape in your yard with plants that came well-adapted to your soil and climate? There would be less need for fertilizing. You could back off the watering, saving time and energy...
Public Landscape Design
Landscape Design

Public Landscape Design

Award: $5, 000 Deadline: Feb 15 The New York Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA-NY) established this scholarship to support future leaders who will strive to make living in urban environments healthier and more enjoyable. ASLA-NY encompasses the New York Metropolitan-Long Island region, which extends from the...
Landscape designer Program
Landscape Design

Landscape designer Program

After forty-three years of providing the Washington DC area with knowledgeable and talented landscape designers, GW’s Landscape Design program is winding down its offerings, and will not accept new applications after Summer 2016. If you have been considering joining the program or finishing your certificate or master’s degree, now is...
Landscape Island Ideas
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Landscape Island Ideas

Island beds are a beautiful touch to a vast, flat yard because they draw attention to the size of the yard with their elegant and unique styles. You can find all sorts of ways to make your island bed uniquely yours, but here are a few ideas to help you...
Landscaping Around Deck IDEAS
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Landscaping Around Deck IDEAS

Perhaps the most striking feature of Kristin Jackson’s recent backyard makeover is the island deck– or floating deck– she and her husband built. It’s a pleasant, shady spot in her backyard that incorporates the trees in its design. Kristin is an interior designer and author of the design and DIY...
Pebble Landscape Design
Landscape Design

Pebble Landscape Design

The Best Landscape Designs In Pebble Beach As the top landscaping company in Pebble Beach, our landscape designs are one of a kind. We have the best handpicked landscape architect that begins the design process by meeting with the potential client. During the landscape design process, we discuss and ask...
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