Archive for the ‘Landscape Design’ Category
Many Georgia families are still spending a lot of time at home. Whether your kids are doing virtual school or you are working remotely, the extra time at your house can be a great opportunity to expand your landscape. In fact, if you’ve always wanted a small garden on your property but never had the time to commit to it, now could be the perfect chance. A fall garden can bring cheap food to your dinner table as well as give your children an educational lesson in growing food and sustainability. continue reading
So far, in 2020, life has handed us some extra time at home with our families. Without our normal routines and busy schedules, it is not uncommon for kids to get restless and bored more frequently. Instead of resorting to hours of screen time, here are some creative ways that children of all ages can stay entertained at home, and in your own backyard. continue reading
Are you looking for a landscape design that involves less maintenance while also promoting a healthier ecosystem? You may want to consider “naturescaping.” Naturescaping is the idea of designing and implementing a landscape that is nature-friendly. In other words, you may have to let go of what a landscape “should” be in terms of certain industrial plants and turf grass, but you’ll use native plants to create a landscape that is attractive, functional and also beneficial to wildlife, insects and pollinators. continue reading
Does the slope of your business property warrant a retaining wall? While installing a retaining wall for your commercial landscape may seem like a burden, you will be surprised at how much this simple addition can improve the functionality and aesthetics of your outdoor space if done properly.
Retaining walls for business owners offer some of the same purposes and benefits as they do for homeowners. However, when maintaining a commercial landscape, the stakes can be even more high since your profits can often be influenced on how your customers and clients use and view your landscape. Not installing a retaining wall for a sloped commercial property could result in the ruin of your landscape, poor aesthetics and even costly erosion or flooding problems.
Whether you own a retail center, a restaurant or corporate building, the appearance of your commercial landscape can work for or against you. An unkempt or poorly designed landscape can be a quick detour for tenants, customers or even potential employees. One of the most common landscaping mishaps that we see on commercial properties is empty and neglected areas of mulch.
What can a ratty and bare mulch bed offer your business? Not only are you wasting valuable space, but the site can be very unattractive. With no plants and flower to pop through your mulch, the area doesn’t offer any visual appeal and is likely to be full of weeds. Instead of spending your time and money killing weeds out of an empty mulch bed, consider the following ideas to transform this space within your commercial landscape: continue reading