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6 Landscaping Trends You’ll Want to Try in 2017

Much like hairdressers know which bobs and weaves will be big this season, landscapers know which hedges and patio sets are poised to take off.

Every year, the National Association of Landscape Professionals gathers insight on consumer demand from its 100,000 members and marries it with research on lifestyle preferences and technological innovations.

The result is a report of trends reflecting what’s all the rage in outdoor living. Here are six trending design ideas you may want to adopt in 2017. Read more »

Handling Landscape Irrigation for your Property

Chapel Valley Landscape Company has performed an extensive array of landscaping services throughout regions of Maryland, Virginia, and Georgia. Very few companies throughout the nation have been honored to complete the magnitude of commercial and residential services with which Chapel Valley has performed.

By treating every client as their highest priority, Chapel Valley ensures that their first impression will never be their last impression. Read more »

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 rainwater 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 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 stormwater 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 »