• Welcome to the World of Landscape Design
    Michelangelo described his artistic process as being able to see a figure within stone, then chipping away the excess until he liberated it. Professional designers can also see landscapes in their minds’ eyes before the first garden is carved. Instead of chipping away, however, they bring together and blend a series of elements to shape a work of art on nature’s canvas. Read more ...
  • Earth to Art: Blending Nature’s Gifts Into the Perfect Landscape
    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and the beauty of a landscape is highly personal. Some people prefer a precisely sculpted, geometric creation while others embrace a natural setting that repeats the native environment. No matter your taste or personal preferences, every landscape that enchants the senses is a subtle blend of elements and considerations. Read more...
  • Butterflies and Hummingbirds – Nature’s Winged Wonders
    Enchanting, mesmerizing and whimsical, butterflies and hummingbirds flit on magical wings and add brilliant bits of color to any garden and landscape. Choosing the right plants and caring for them properly offer the perfect “welcome home” environment for these little winged wonders. Read more ...

  • Plant a Tree, Pamper Your World
    Great canopies that billow overhead, diminutive accents, flowering treasures and a bounty of beauty in green, trees are nature’s gifts that pamper both landscapes and Earth. Choosing, planting and tending the right trees for your landscape is not a difficult process. Follow a few basic guidelines and your trees will change the landscape into a fabulous outdoor showcase. Read more ...

  • 5 Top Picks for Fabulous Foliage
    A picturesque landscape includes splashes of color, an array of greens and a variety of sizes and shapes. Like jewelry accents to the perfect outfit, plants and shrubs are the final touches that transform a good design into a great one. Read more ...

  • Cultivating Roses, Nature’s Gift to the Senses
    Roses capture the senses and evoke emotions more than any other garden delight. Creating a rose garden requires meticulous attention to a few basic rules that define location, type of soil and preparing a comfortable bed so the bushes can flourish. Tending and maintaining a healthy rose garden can be an exercise in tending the environment also. Read more ...

  • Let Nature Work for You
    Mother Nature successfully tended her nurseries of plants and trees for millennia, keeping them free of pests and fertilized fertilizing them as part of her natural cycle. By using organic composting and natural pest control, gardeners can borrow from nature’s example and cultivate thriving landscapes while giving the environment a gift. Read more ...


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