Posts by Hannah Bowers

Landscaping & Home Construction: Part I

If you’ve ever taken on a building project, you know there are many details to consider. As landscape professionals, we encourage you to add to your checklists these suggestions for reducing the impact home construction has on the land. We often see new homes with landscape challenges such as poor drainage, compacted soil, and unhealthy…

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Why You Should be Investing in Your Landscape

What if we told you that a landscape renovation is a better investment in your home than that kitchen remodel? Or that one mature tree can add thousands of dollars to the value of your property? As landscape professionals, we’re biased- but both of those statements are true. Well designed and managed landscapes provide exceptional…

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How Plants Endure Cold Weather

The first week of 2018 brought temperatures in the single digits to our part of the state. Some of our clients asked if they should be worried about their landscapes when plants are exposed to extreme cold. We did some research, and discovered some pretty incredible ways that plants adapt to sub-freezing temperatures. We also…

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Pruning Landscape Plants

  Pruning Landscape Plants Pruning is an important part of a healthy, beautiful landscape. In this article, we’ll discuss why we prune plants, when they should be pruned and appropriate pruning techniques.   Why Prune? Shape and Size The most common reasons for pruning is to keep trees and shrubs from outgrowing their space in…

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