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Spring Showers Yield Summer Flowers

*Water Management is a practice that involves a lot of criteria. Collection methods can have tainted water, but systems are used to collect pure rainwater that can be used to benefit your landscape.

April is a bountiful month that brings out the rubber boots, rain showers and seasonal blooms.  It’s also a great time to have a conversation about rain water collection. Read more »

Landscape Architects – Nature’s Visual Artists

Enter any showcase home and you will be delighted with fine art displays, paintings on the walls and sculptures upon pedestals. As you stroll through each room of impeccable interior design, you will also feast your eyes upon select pieces of furniture that are also considered works of functional art: a Louis the XIV bureau or Carlo Bugatti writing desk. The work of artists can even be seen in the glassware and dinnerware that frequent the cupboards and dinner tables of luxury homes. Should this grand display of artisan craftsmanship cease the moment you step outside into the garden? Not at all. That is because the most tasteful homes understand that a landscape architect is also a visual artist.

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Three Winter Landscaping Architect Green Ideas

The Washington D.C. area is known for mild winters with little snow, and redirecting storm water from southern hurricane weather can be an ongoing reason to hire a landscape architect. However, if you think that the only other thing a landscape architect is working during the winter is an elaborate holiday lighted displays, prepare to be surprised. In this article, there are three green projects conducted by landscape architects that are ideal to start in the fall or winter instead of summer or spring. Read more »

How a Landscape Lighting Designer Can Help You Design the Outdoor Lighting for Your Business

If you have never thought about hiring a landscape lighting designer to assist you in planning the outdoor lighting for your place of business, it’s something that you should consider. Although you might have never really thought about the importance of your outdoor lighting, it can have more of an effect than you probably think. These are some of the reasons to consider hiring a pro to assist you in your outdoor lighting design. Read more »