I finally wore Mindy down this fall and we adopted a dog. This is my sweetheart Bonnie, a German Shorthair Pointer (GSP) mix who came to us via the … [Read more...] about How 40 Pounds of Dog Has Changed My Plans for 10,000 sq ft of Yard
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It seems odd to write something about outdoor enjoyment on a day when temps have been in the single digits, but let's go with it! Obviously there's no … [Read more...] about 8 Simple Tricks to Get More From Your Landscape in 2014
One can break landscape design clients into general categories. There are the "I don't care whatever you want" types; the ones who are excited about … [Read more...] about Why Landscape Design for Plant Collectors is So Haaaaaaaaard (and How to Make a Cohesive Collection)
If I had a penny for every client who included "I want a low/no maintenance design" as part of their wish list, well... 170 pennies are in a pound, so … [Read more...] about Who cares for your landscape? That’s the last step in the design!
I get asked that question a lot, as you can imagine. After all, Virginians love their brick homes, so I design a lot of patios for brick homes. I … [Read more...] about What Concrete Paver Goes with My Brick House?