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
If you live in Virginia, Maryland, or DC and someone says "flagstone patio", what comes to mind? Something that looks like this, maybe? I'd wager … [Read more...] about Do I Have Color Options for Flagstone Walks and Patios?
Over the holidays I went to the Leesburg Outlets with MJ and her mom. While it was a little nutty and crowded, I discovered that Jos A Banks actually … [Read more...] about Just Because It Doesn’t SAY It’s Landscape Lighting Doesn’t Mean It Can’t Be
I'm often called in to make an existing landscape function better. The client doesn't to rip it all out and start from scratch, but they need to … [Read more...] about Space Planning to Make a Beautiful Vienna Virginia Backyard Better
I meet with a fair number of homeowners who say "I either want a firepit or a fireplace." This uncertainty is actually a great place to start … [Read more...] about Should I Build a Fire Pit or a Fireplace?