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Want to learn hear stories behind common plant names, try a new herbal drink or learn if trees are social? Here’s some great book ideas.
We believe in a process where Landscape Design is Fun, Fast and Stress-Free and Safe!
With all the news that might be stressful to you now, I want to focus on a few things that are extremely positive and ways you can uplift yourself and your surroundings. Being outside in nature is one of the best gifts we can give ourselves right now! Therefore, I am...
When you’ve found your family home but it’s not quite your “dream home”, make it a place your proud to stay at for a while. Who knows, it may turn out to be your “forever home.”
Pulling your own permit can save you money and time when done right. Read our tips for how to pull a successful landscape permit.
Whether you’ve decided to take on your own garden upkeep or hire a professional, here are the top 5 maintenance tips all homeowners should know
Imagine a smart pergola that can open and close with your phone, tablet, remote or wall switch. It can also talk to Alexa or other home automation systems.
How do I know if I should hire a landscape designer or a landscape architect for my project?
Ask Julie Orr to design your next arbor. Higher quality aluminum parts, interlocking louvers, generous gutter design and premium powder coating and new Somfy high tech controls are just a few reasons why StruXure is a great product for your new outdoor room
What are the steps involved in a new landscape construction project? If you’ve never done a home remodel before, you may be surprised at what’s involved. Please read up before embarking on your new landscaping adventure to avoid headaches
When I’ve designed an outdoor room, the perfect finishing touch is to add heat so that you can entertain even on cold evenings. The first thing I try to determine for my client is: how much heat will they need and where?
Louvered arbors allow you to enjoy warmth from the sun, shade from the heat and shelter from the rain. All in one system!