One of my favorite things to do on this blog is to profile recent projects. It's a fun opportunity to show what's possible, and maybe brag a little. … [Read more...] about One That Got Away: Challenging Retaining Wall in DC
Northern Virginia Landscape Design
I grew up in a 1950s ranch house in Rhode Island. It's the one in the photo above. You can see that there are two doors on the front of the house: the … [Read more...] about What’s behind door # 1? Helping guests find your front door
I get a lot of requests from people interested in adding a pergola to their landscape. They’re cool to begin with and they’ve been made all the more … [Read more...] about Pros and Cons of Building a Pergola in Northern Virginia
In the past year I decided to become a dealer for Danver stainless steel cabinets. I get approached many times a year by companies who want me to hawk … [Read more...] about What Makes Danver Stainless Steel Cabinetry So Great?
Well, it looks like Winter Storm Titan!!! (cue dramatic music) is fizzling out already, but that's not to say it didn't bring ice and snow with it. … [Read more...] about Replacing Storm Damaged Trees in Virginia, Maryland, or DC