Work in the Fall so Your Property is Healthy in the Spring

Cool, sunny days in autumn are among of the best times for outdoor lawn and garden work. Sweater weather means you won’t get too hot or cold; it’s both pleasant and easy to spend all afternoon in the garden. Fortunately, there are lots of fall landscaping chores that will help get your garden ready for …

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How to Install Interlocking Paving Stones

Though installing your own interlocking paver walkway or patio may seem like a daunting project, with a little advance planning, it is something the average homeowner can handle. While it is not too difficult, there is actual work involved and it is important to do it correctly. Here are the basic steps to constructing your …

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Should Natural Stone be Sealed ?

Natural stone is one of the most beautiful materials for home landscape projects. Whether it’s a patio, walkway or wall, natural stone creates an elegant, timeless style that goes well with almost any home. Though stone is a durable material that will retain its natural look and appeal over the years, a little bit of …

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6 Questions to Ask When Designing Your Landscape Project PT. 3

Determine the scope of your Project In part 2 of this series we talked about determining the overall scope of your landscape project. In this post we will talk about the areas you’ll be working with. Are you working on the back yard, front yard, side or driveway? Maybe you plan to do them all. …

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6 Questions to ask When Designing Your Landscape Project PT.2

Determine the scope of your Project In the last post, we talked a bit about determining the scope of your project. That simply means the size of the project and where you are starting from. The three starting points are from a fresh start or from the dirt up, replacing an existing project with something …

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How Long Does the Average Landscape Project Take?

Estimating construction time is one of the most difficult tasks a contractor faces. It can take many years of experience and completed projects to say with confidence how long a given task should take to complete. Even then, factors outside of a landscape contractor’s control – the weather, materials suppliers and subcontractors, for example – …

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