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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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Is Your Landscape Playing Well With Others?

As I am walking my dog through my neighborhood each day it becomes more and more evident that some people’s landscapes just do not play well with others. When you plant your huge shrubs or spikey, stabby plants 6″ from the sidewalk or around your utility boxes only to later take up most of the …

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Staging Your Landscape to Sell Your Home

While the market can fluctuate from year to year and some months are better than others for selling, there are certain things that could allow you to get a higher return on the sale of your home. One of them is your landscape or the lack there of. A home that has a desirable landscape is going …

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Pride of Barbados (Caesalpinia pulcherrima )

This is another one of those plants that has probably stopped you in traffic.  It is a spectacular full sun perennial specimen plant and there is no wonder that this is a the Barbados National Flower. Pride of Barbados reaches heights of up to 8′ and about as wide, although this happens over several years …

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