All posts by Katelyn

Sea Container Pool Entertainment Area

Our clients from Woodbine, Maryland requested the design and construction of a new backyard entertainment area with the unique focus of integrating a conversation-piece swimming pool. The overarching goal was to create a space for friends and family to gather that was modern and clean to meet … Read More

Landscaping Rocks! …No, Seriously.

You're probably thinking this blog is going to talk all about why landscaping is a great investment and how wonderful it will look. But it's really all about actual landscaping rocks. Rocks can be incorporated into landscape design ideas in many ways, adding texture or functionality. Take … Read More

Day Trip Series – Blooming Hill Gardens

Looking for a great way to kick off summer? Blooming Hill Gardens, located in Purcellville, Virginia, is the perfect place to do so! Blooming Hill is a small lavender farm of four acres set in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The 'farmlet' boasts over 600 beautiful … Read More

Day Trip Series: Hillwood House

With the warm weather starting to roll in, now is a great time to start planning spring road trips! Plenty of flowers will be blooming shortly, and there are few better ways to enjoy the sunshine than visiting local gardens. The Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens was … Read More

Plant of the Week: Poinsettia

It's the perfect time of year to recognize one of our favorite indoor plants - the Poinsettia! Euphorbia pulcherrima is a tropical plant native to Mexico. A widely popular indoor plant used for holiday displays, the Poinsettia comes in a variety of colors, including shades of red, … Read More

Day Trip Series – U.S. Botanic Garden

One of our favorite annual events is the U.S. Botanic Garden holiday display. Season's Greetings is a must plan,  free trip for garden lovers, holiday enthusiasts, or family fun.  The Garden Railway model train exhibit is not to be missed, especially if you're bringing the kids along. Train … Read More

Which Type of Christmas Tree Should You Buy?

Pine trees are immediately what come to mind when most people think of Christmas trees. But a visit to a local tree farm will prove there are several varieties that grow in our area, and each one has its own unique features. Not sure which one to … Read More

Plant of the Week: Caladium

Caladium is a unique accent plant for summer annuals or as tubers planted within a garden. Large, heart-shaped leaves are available in color combinations of red, pink, rose, white, chartreuse, and green. The foliage is almost translucent, which makes them light up a shaded garden area. Light Needs: … Read More