Archives for March 2016

Steps to a Successful Landscape

We have all driven by those yards that make our head turn to take another look. What does that yard have that makes it stand out?  What are those people doing differently to everyone else?  Steps to a successful landscape is like following a recipe, if you get all the ingredients right, the end … [Read more...]

The Dogwood Story – Why the Dogwood’s Flowers & Trunk Look Funny

Legend has it that there was one forest in Israel that was valued above all others for its many dogwood trees with thick trunks and fine, strong wood. When the Romans came to rule over Jerusalem, their governors used this same timber to build the crosses for executing criminals. One day, Pontius … [Read more...]

The 10 “Must-Haves” for your Landscape: #2 Trees

This is the second in a series of articles on the Ten "Must-Have's" in your Landscape (view the first article here). Trees are so important in our landscapes not just for aesthetics, but to provide shade and save on energy, filter the air, screen the things we don't want to see, and provide habitats … [Read more...]

Live Mosquito Free!

Spring has sprung and mosquito season will soon be upon us! No one likes these pesky bugs and the itchy bites they give, but bug spray can contain toxins and other undesirable ingredients and doesn’t always work. Why not prevent mosquitoes with all natural products that you can grow at home … [Read more...]

Secrets to a Beautiful Perennial Garden

When I think of perennial gardens, English cottage gardens come to mind.  That beautiful mixture of color, texture, and drama that looks completely natural but you know it's not!  How do you achieve that look in Atlanta? Well, there are numerous perennials that do great here, you just have to put a … [Read more...]