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February 15, 2011 4 Comments

We often think of shapes as two-dimensional: squares, rectangles, circles, and triangles. This isn't how we perceive them in the landscape, however. We see them in three dimensions, like cubes, spheres, and cones.

November 2, 2010 0 Comments

I get this question a lot this time of year. I get my fall rush once the kids are back in school, it takes a few weeks to get through the design process,

August 2, 2010 2 Comments

In the post I just did about stamped concrete, I failed to mention one of my other issues with stamped concrete: the vertical surfaces (steps, turndown edges, etc) often look badly done- like

July 31, 2010 0 Comments

It's funny- for the longest time, I would have said no. Emphatically, in fact. After all, there have always been several flaws with stamped concrete, many of which are still a negative: Difficult

June 28, 2010 0 Comments

Permeable pavers are becoming a popular choice, especially in Northern Virginia. As local governments have become more concerned about stormwater management, they've clamped down on the amount of runoff that leaves your property.

June 10, 2010 0 Comments

Since we're talking about pavers lately, I figured it may be useful to point out where they're available to look at and purchase. I'm a big fan of display yards, where they've taken

June 7, 2010 2 Comments

So you're looking for a contractor to install a paver patio or walkway for you, and you're doing your due diligence. You're interviewing contractors, looking at portfolios, and maybe even going out to

May 5, 2010 0 Comments

In amongst the craziness of spring, I took the time to slide by a flagstone patio/ dry-stacked fieldstone wall/ planting job I designed last spring. I have to say, I'm pretty happy with

March 26, 2010 0 Comments

Are you looking for landscape design ideas for small spaces? Be sure to check out my Landscape Packages page. I've created several simple yet elegant designs that will work in a majority of

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