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Planning a new or redesigned walkway? Consider these 3 important factors before taking on your new project.
So many homeowners in Washington DC spend their weekends renovating their homes and forget about the first thing people see while passing by their property. The front yard. Here are a couple of ways you can improve the look of your front yard with simple landscaping techniques.
A popular trend among gardeners is to grow rain gardens. Green thumb-wielding residents of Gaithersburg should take note. Your backyard is the perfect place to beautify your home while simultaneously helping Mother Earth.
Don't let your backyard fall into the category of "boring". Spice it up with an elegant structure or two. We suggest adding either a pergola or trellis. Here's what both can do for your landscape.
To understand patios you must first know what makes them unique. Whether your outdoor oasis is a brick courtyard, an urban rooftop, or a luxurious poolside haven, each environment makes the best of its surroundings and caters to your budget and lifestyle.
Find out what happened when an act of God turned St. Barnabas' Episcopal Church in Annandale, VA into a flood worthy of an Ark.
Let's face it, not all yards are the large, sprawling landscapes you see in the magazines. Living in Washington, DC your outdoor living space may be limited. But don't be discouraged. Here are 3 tips that will help you transform your pint-sized yard in to a real crowd-pleaser.
You only have so much backyard space, so don't squander it on any old structure. Do you really need a tool shed? Is that empty space next to the tree serving any purpose? What about a place for entertaining? To really maximize the use of your landscape consider getting a gazebo.
While Fall downpours may not be as popular as April showers, this doesn't dismiss the fact that precipitation this time of the year turn a lot of yards in the Washington DC are into sloppy, makeshift ponds. Don't let the weather get you down. Install a French Drain!
Bluestone patios create a romantic yet informal feel to any backyard landscape. This usually bluish-gray type of flagstone is derived from sandstone and has a natural appeal that makes them perfect for everything from swimming pool areas to walkways.