You've decided to use flagstone in the landscape. Good call! You may not be done making decisions, however. If the stone will be used in an … [Read more...] about Understanding Flagstone: Sawcut, Thermaled, and Chiseled Edges
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When I design a landscape for a brand new home in a subdivision that was until recently a hay field, I rarely get to use shade plants. Then there are … [Read more...] about Deer-Resistant Shade Perennials for Northern Virginia
Sounds so fancypants, doesn't it? I have a few projects underway that need one, and it's a simple concept that sounds more involved than it … [Read more...] about What is a Concrete Turndown Edge on a Patio, Anyhow?
I grew up in New England which means that the most commonly used landscape material was stone. Oh, did we have stone! I maintained a love affair with … [Read more...] about Landscape Inspiration: Brick Details