Landscape Design: Winter 2018/2019

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There’s a saying that goes, “To plant a garden is to have hope in the future.” That saying is especially relevant this year, as we were covered in snow fairly early! Whether you really enjoy winter, or prefer to stay inside bundled up, thinking about your Spring garden is one way to hold out hope for the warmer months. Designing …

The Greater Barrie Area is a great place to live in a heat wave!

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We have beaches, the lakes, and so many tree-lined parks… But what about your own back yard? Does it provide the summer-living style it should? Is is giving back? Phases of extremes of temperatures are perfect times to assess your landscaping. Last year it rained a lot; this year it’s all about the heat. Did you hibernate inside both summers? …

March Landscape Design Tips

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Summer Lovin’ (Had me a Blast!) Here comes Summer! Don’t wait till then to begin planning your outdoor-scape. Dream now and start measuring when there’s little snow left. Then you can allot locations for your desired elements, considering must-haves, love-to-haves and transitions between them. There’s so much out there. Once you’ve got your list, earmark sizes for the spaces. “My …

Monthly Landscape Design Tips

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Welcome to our new monthly Landscape Design blog! Each month we will inform, educate and (hopefully) entertain you with musings of the month, special events and information – all in an effort to make your landscaping plans accessible, possible, a reality! A great landscape always begins with a great design. The investment in a qualified design (not the ones drawn …

Landscape Design Tips for Small Spaces

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In working with a small area, you want to avoid wasting any space. The first step is to Start with a Plan. Ask yourself what the function of the space will be and what size of an area each space needs to be. Will you be using your space for entertaining, including a dining area, bar area, or lounge area …