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Landscaping Resolutions for 2016

Landscaping resolutions may not be what you think of when it comes to New Years goals. However, if kept, they will add up in long term satisfaction with your property.  Landscape design and maintenance will take planning, organization, and physical output; all of which are great traits to work on in the new year.  Once [...]

By |December 31st, 2015|Fire Pit, Flagstone, Landscaping, Patios, Water Features, Winter|0 Comments

2015 Landscape Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions for Landscaping If you are like many homeowners you have lots of dreams and wishes for your property. You may even save pictures and plans for future projects to improve the landscape around your home. Let 2015 be the year you achieve your dream. Some of your wishes may be simple such [...]

By |December 28th, 2014|Fire Pit, Fun, Garden, Landscape Design, Landscaping, Patios, Pergola, Water Features|0 Comments

Interesting Facts About Dogwood Trees

Interesting Facts About Dogwood Trees By Shannon C The Dogwood tree, or Cornus florida, is legendary for its beauty. The Dogwood blossom, a four pointed white blossom tinged with red at each edge, is the state flower of North Carolina, and has a rich history—both fact and legend—attached to the tree. The Dogwood tree blossoms [...]

Color Guide: Warm Colors

By: Southern Living Plants Warm Colors are reds, oranges, and yellows.  They command attention and are best used in areas of the landscape where you want to make a statement.  If choosing a warm color scheme, plant reds in the background, oranges in the middle, and yellows in the front – the same order as [...]

Best Spring Planting for Alabama According to the Farmers Almanac

2014 Best Spring Planting Dates for Seeds for Lake Martin, AL and Surrounding Areas When determining the best planting dates in the spring for seeds, the date of the last spring frost is important to your success. NOTE: Our chart calculates U.S. frost dates only, based on historical data. Other factors can also influence planting dates, including soil [...]

Water Garden Pest Control: Part Two`

Part Two: Water Garden Pest Control Credit: Better Homes and Gardens Water Gardening Insects and Diseases Water garden plants are generally fuss-free, only occasionally falling prey to insects or diseases. Leaf miners, aphids, and Japanese beetles much or burrow inside leaves, reducing the plants ability to make food and maintain strong defense against further attacks. [...]

By |September 22nd, 2013|Insects and Diseases, Patios, Ponds, Water Features|0 Comments

Water Garden Pest Control

Part One: Water Garden Pest Control Credit: Better Homes and Gardens Water Gardening Water gardens, just like other areas of the landscape, are susceptible to pest attacks from time to time. The prevalence of pests in your garden is influenced by your location-- suburban landscapes are often challenged by different pests than those on acreages [...]

By |September 2nd, 2013|Pest Control, Water Features|0 Comments

Streams Spur Water to Dance through your Landscape

Streams Spur Water to Dance through your Landscape Whether in the form of a trickling channel or a wide canal, a stream adds movement and sound to a garden. A stream is easy to integrate into a gently sloping landscape; a significant slope may create a small waterfall within your stream, which can add to [...]

By |July 31st, 2013|Landscaping, Streams, Water Features|0 Comments

Creative Landscaping with Water Feature and Flagstone

Fabulous Water Feature using the Natural Landscape

Here is a fabulous water feature using the natural landscape. We used ALL of their rock and incorporated flagstone to enhance the beauty.