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When to Trim Bushes (AKA Shrubs): Timing, How Often, & More

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Alexandria VA Patio Design Case Study

With a small existing deck that only had room for a table and grill, the Dibona family was having trouble entertaining. 

They ...

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6 of the Best Landscaping Planting Ideas for Head Turns and Jaw Drops

A lot of homes in our area have nice landscaping. But “nice” may not be quite what you had in mind. 

Maybe you’re looking for is ...

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Alexandria, VA Landscape Design Case Study: A Cozy, Private Backyard Paver Patio, Fire Pit, and More

When this military family was relocated to the Alexandria, VA area, it was the location of this particular home that sold them. At the bottom of ...

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Backyard Water Features 101: Ideas and Costs for Alexandria, Arlington, and Springfield, VA

There’s nothing quite like the sound of running water. While the tranquil sound has long been anecdotally linked to relaxation, now research is ...

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Landscaping Slopes: Ideas, Photos, and Considerations for Your Alexandria, Arlington, or Springfield, VA Yard

If you have a property with slopes, then you’re already familiar with the frustrations that they can cause. Not only can slopes ...

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The 4 Best Landscaping Companies in Alexandria, Arlington, and Springfield, VA (An Honest Review)

Whether you’re hiring your first landscape company or you’ve worked with one or more landscaping companies in the past ...

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Landscape Design Tips: Combining Decks and Patios for Multi-Level Perfection in Alexandria and Arlington, VA

If you have a home with a daylight basement or a significant downward slope, adding both a deck and a patio to your backyard is ...

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Exploring Cost, Ideas, and Design for Walkways at Your Alexandria, Arlington, or Springfield, VA Home

While it’s true walkways serve a valuable purpose of taking you from point A to point B on your property, they’re so much more ...

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Understanding Yard Drainage Problems, Solutions, and When to Hire Pros

Improper yard drainage can be one of the most frustrating outdoor issues a homeowner has to ...

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12 of the Best Low Maintenance Plants, Trees, and Shrubs for Your Alexandria, Arlington, and Springfield, VA Home

Incorporating various plants into your landscape is a great way to add both interest,  appeal, and ...

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Case Study: Alexandria, VA Landscape Design with Patio, Fire Pit, Walls, Water Features, and More

Despite the fact that this family of four loved spending time outside, they had an incredibly dysfunctional ...

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Retaining Walls: Types, Materials, Cost, and Companies in Alexandria and Arlington, VA

If you have slopes on your property then you know they can be a headache. Not only can they leave you with ...

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