Lisa's Landscape & Design

Saving the Planet One Yard at a Time

Category Archives: Plant and shrub trimming

How do I fix an overgrown bed?

The best you can do honestly is to edit. With my landscape design and consultation clients I always encourage that existing trees and shrubs be saved at all costs when they are healthy and can be managed proportional to the space. Unfortunately, huge shrubs that eat up your homes entry or block all the sun …

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Lisa’s Landscape Design and Consultation firm

First of all, thank you to those of you who have followed and supported me through the years. It is a huge honor to share my passion with all of you. I am very excited to announce that LL&D will be changing gears to a full-time design, consulting and home owner education firm. I have …

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Landscaper vs Lawnscaper…Know the Difference!

This is a relatively hostile rant as I have about hit my limit of “my landscaper did this” comments. Over the years while providing consultations and meetings with perspective clients the term “Landscaper” has been used far too loosely. Interestingly enough they are now calling ME to help with (note the hostility) the mistakes the …

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Turn Your Tubby Shrubbery into a Tree!

Do you have an overgrown bush that has taken over its space, the space next to it, and now the sidewalk? Are you thinking about removing it because you are tired of cutting it back to no avail? Well I may have a better solution. Perhaps it is time to turn that beast of a …

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To Trim or Not to Trim?

This is a question I hear often and it is has an important answer. There seems to be a lot of confusion when it comes to Fall /Winter trimming  and I know from my own experience that most trimming done in the Fall/Winter is not done for the right reason. Landscape companies have little work …

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