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
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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
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
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 like to play a game I call underrated/overrated. You can play it with bands, actors, foods, anything you want. Example: underrated/overrated = … [Read more...] about Building a timber wall – will it last?