Around this time of year, we are thinking about YEWs. With all the leaves off the trees and all the perennials gone to bed, the evergreen shrubs take the cold winter months as time to show off. They provide structure for the garden throughout the rest of … Read More
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
It's wintertime now and it's important to dress properly so that you can protect yourself from the elements. It may seem like a strange connection, but dressing appropriately for the cold reminded me of the principles that are applied when dealing with foundation waterproofing. Let me explain...
Protecting a foundation is … Read More
One of our favorite parts of the holiday season is decorating! We love seeing the houses that are lit up with colorful lights, stairways draped in evergreen garland, mistletoe hung in the doorway, and a beautiful Christmas tree at the center of it all! When it comes … Read More
Succulents have been popular since about 2010 and they continue to be a steadfast décor element in fashion, the wedding industry, interior design, and landscape architecture. There are so many reasons to love succulents! They are easy to maintain and require less fuss than most other houseplants. … Read More
Summer is in full swing, and with July 4th quickly approaching, we're thinking outdoor living spaces, barbecues, and beautiful fireworks! What better way than to celebrate the national holiday than by relaxing on your flagstone patio, grilling, and kicking back with family and friends?
Flagstone is a popular … Read More
As you consider building or improving on your outdoor living spaces, remember that outdoor lighting is an essential part of the landscape. Outdoor lighting creates a “Wow!” factor when done correctly. Creating focal points and “layering” lighting can drastically change the impact of one’s property once the … Read More
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
Mother’s Day is just about the only day that can rival Valentine’s Day in flower sales. And who doesn't want the best for Mom? We're here to provide a few tips on buying your mother flowers this year so that you can be the favorite child.
Historically, carnations … Read More
It's that time of year again...
Springtime, of course - when everything is turning beautiful shades of green, including your lawn. Except you've noticed more than a few weeds budding, and they've got the munchies for your landscape. Let's be blunt - weeds will quickly takeover and can … Read More