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Author Archives: John Egan

How a Walkway Impacts Curb Appeal

Master Curb Appeal with A Walkway A new walkway can make a real impact on the appearance of the front of your home. A walkway is an extension of your home and adds tremendous aesthetic value. With proper planning and execution walkways become a functional seamless integration into your landscape. There are many things to […]

Grand Norwood Home Receives a Landscape Makeover

Grand Norwood Home Receives a Landscape Makeover This grand Norwood mansion-style home was severely overgrown when we first met the homeowner.  Her husband was an avid plant collector, but not the best designer –  as he had many rare and interesting plants all around the property but with no rhyme or reason.  In fact, most […]

How to Choose the Best Landscape Design Contractor

How to Choose the Best Landscape Design Contractor When choosing a landscape firm to partner with, there are a number of factors to consider. Often times the cost of an outdoor landscape project is similar to doing a new kitchen or family room. There are many factors that go into the design, building, and maintenance […]

Getting Your Lawn Ready For Spring

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Landscaping Maintenance Tips for Spring in Norfolk County How to Prepare Your Lawn Now to be Summer-Ready! Leave the struggles of keeping your lawn green all year behind. Start preparing your lawn now for those tough summer months when the true strength of your lawn will really show. It is time to make your lawn […]

7 Ideas for Patios that Will Give You A Great Gathering Space For Your Family

Your patio doesn’t have to be just a big rectangle by the back door. The site of your patio affects how often it will be used and how well it serves its intended purpose. Whether you are designing your own or working with a designer, here are some things to consider in the planning phase. […]

Five Plants to Bring Fragrance to Your Yard

Our Favorite Fragrant Shrubs For your  Yard Planting fragrant shrubs adds a wonderful addition to your garden. Once you’ve experienced the enjoyment of a fragrant plant, you’ll want to add more. You’ll want to include shrubs that smell good near patios, entries, kitchen windows and driveways for even more of that sweet flower smell! No […]

How to Design An Outdoor Kitchen You’ll Love

Nothing beats a perfectly done steak on a nice summer evening served with grilled vegetables for a healthy side dish.  With a well-designed outdoor kitchen, you can have a nice place to grill outside all-year-round. In warm months, it will be the center of your outdoor living with family and friends. The rest of the […]

Top 6 Early Spring Bloomers to Get Color in Your Yard

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After a long and bleak winter, early blooming flowers can lighten your spirits in anticipation of spring. There still may be snow on the ground, but if you take the time to plant some of these, winter will feel a little shorter. Most people think of bulbs for spring however there are many other plants […]