Do rocks really have personalities? Not really, since they are not alive. But, rocks do have perceived personalities. People have actually conducted research on the emotional perceptions of different types of rocks. They asked a group of people to match personalities with types of rocks. From those responses they determined that when people see certain types of rocks, they automatically have an emotional response. Read more »
Gladiolus is a vibrant flower named after the shape of its leaves. The leaves look like a sword, and the Latin word for sword is “gladius.” The image of the sword leaves has come to represent the Gladiators. Read more »
As you look at your yard, is there a corner of the yard that needs something? Is that corner just not fitting in with the rest of the yard? Why not add the flower of elegance and grace to that corner? This flower is a perennial, meaning once the bulb is planted it will continue to bloom until you remove the bulb. Read more »
“I’m a introvert… I love being by myself, love being outdoors, love taking a long walk with my dogs and looking at the trees, flowers, the sky.” (Audrey Hepburn). Read more »
Chapel Valley Landscape Company has partnered with The Congressional Schools of Virginia located in Falls Church to install their new “Giant’s Reading Garden”. The project included the design and installation of new landscaping for the area at the school located on Sleepy Hollow Road.
The “Giant’s Reading Garden” is the first phase of an overall landscape plan for The Outdoor Learning Center and Discovery Trail. Congressional Schools of Virginia considers these areas “A 40- Acre Opportunity… To Learn… To Play…To Grow” for the students which range in age from pre-school to 8th grade. Read more »