An aesthetic landscape design incorporates five key elements: line, form, texture, color and scale. The perfect balance of these design features appeals to the eye and brings harmony to a space. Line In landscaping, lines can be used to control movement, such as a walkway, path or flower bed. They can also highlight a design… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Landscaping Tips
What Planting Zone is Rockland County NY?
Know BEFORE You Design and Install Your Landscaping If you want landscaping that survives the seasonal weather changes and thrives in your yard, it is important to incorporate plants, trees and shrubs that grow best in your climate. Gardeners and landscapers rely on the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map when selecting plants. The map, which… Read more »
Do Perennials Come Back Every Year?
Technically, yes. If you have shopped for plants, you have seen them tagged as an annual or a perennial. The difference between the two types relates to whether the plant grows back the following year. Annual plants die after the season. Perennials, typically, come back each year. The Perennial Life Cycle While an annual’s life… Read more »
Should I Hire a Landscape Designer?
Our answer is yes because we believe it pays to work with a professional. Landscape designers have the knowledge and experience to beautifully blend a client’s needs and desires with environmental elements and material choices. Working with a landscape designer, you will have an inviting and functional outdoor space you and your guests will want… Read more »
Plan for Spring Landscape Projects During the Winter
The cold, barren days of winter can make it feel like spring will never come. Visions of green grass, lush shrubs and colorful flowers seem just that – a vision. Well, winter is the perfect time to start bringing those dreams to life. Use these months to put pen to paper and start planning the… Read more »
What Is Hardscape and Softscape?
Learn the Difference and Why Your Landscape Design Needs Both Beautiful landscape designs incorporate hardscape and softscape. While these two elements are completely opposite of each other, a delicate balance of both creates harmony. Before you begin to design the yard of your dreams, it is important to learn the difference between these two landscape… Read more »
Winter Landscape Design Ideas
The winter is the perfect time to really look at your landscape design. Now that the leaves have left the trees and the perennials are cut to stubs, is your landscaping looking barren and drab? Do you wish you had the right plants in place to love your yard EVERY season? A carefully drafted design… Read more »