Each year the Landscape Contractors Association (LCA) and Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) give professionals in the landscape industry the opportunity to enter their projects for the chance to win an award. Over the years Chapel Valley has received multiple awards through both organizations for their outstanding landscapes- this year we received 2 awards through PLANET and 4 through LCA for the following properties: Read more »
Bulbs to Plant in the Fall
TIPS FOR ALL BULBS:
- Plant bulbs at least six weeks before ground freezes
- First frost dates are approximately October 15th – November 15th
- Water bulbs after planting
- Water is especially important right after planting to ensure that the plants develop a strong root system before going into winter dormancy. Though standing water is not good for bulbs, sufficient water is necessary to get them growing.
Fall Maintenance Q&As
Over the years, we hear some of the same questions from new homeowners and experienced ones alike. It’s hard to know all the best practices for fall landscaping maintenance, so we’ve compiled a list that will hopefully provide some useful tips that will be helpful for you. Read more »
Chapel Valley Receives Five National Awards
Chapel Valley Landscape was the recipient of five national awards at the Excellence in Landscape Awards Program held in Gaithersburg, MD in November 2011. The awards were presented by LCA, the Landscape Contractors Association, a community of landscape contractors, landscape architects and designers, grounds departments, educational institutions, and suppliers banded together in a supportive environment in Maryland, Virginia, and DC. Read more »
Chapel Valley Landscape Receives Three National Awards
Chapel Valley Landscape was the recipient of three national awards at the Green Industry Conference in Louisville, Kentucky held in October 2011. The awards were presented by PLANET, the Professional Landcare Network, an international association comprised of lawn care professionals, exterior maintenance contractors, installation/design/build professionals, and interiors landscapers. Founded in 1968, Chapel Valley has received over 250 national and regional awards for commercial and residential design, installation, and maintenance projects. Read more »
Incorporating Annuals In the Landscape
Annual plants are an excellent way to add color and accent to your landscape. Annuals can be used to add variety and add an additional element of color to landscapes that focus largely on trees and shrubs.
Annuals have many different uses and the colors, whether they are a brighter shade or lighter shade, can be used as focal points in a landscape on both commercial and residential sites. The focal points are generally used to designate entry and add a welcoming atmosphere to a space or building on residential, commercial, or retail sites. Read more »
Chapel Valley Landscape is Honored with Two National Awards
Chapel Valley Landscape recently received two National Awards at the Green Industry Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. The awards were present by PLANET, the Professional Landcare Network, an international association serving lawn care professionals, exterior maintenance contractors, installation/design/build professionals, and interiorscapers.
Since our founding in 1968 Chapel Valley has received over 250 Awards for our work with design, installation, and maintenance. Read more »