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Landscape Lighting for Beauty, Safety and Value

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 04, 2015

Light up your landscape ... and your life. Add lighting to your outdoor space for all the very best reasons -- beauty, safety, and increased property value. Find out all about the "whys"...


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Buying a Home? Consider its Walkability

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 26, 2015

Looking to buy a new home? Good luck, happy hunting ... and remember one thing. A home is more than just the house itself, more than the sum of its rooms, decor, and landscaping. It's...


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Keep Your Landscape Looking Its Best

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 25, 2015

Winter is hard on gardens. It's a time of severe weather -- storms, snow, hail, and wind. Couple that with sudden unexpected thaws and you've got a recipe for garden damage. The good...


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Water Features Add Charm to Your House and Garden

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 14, 2015

1. Rustic Backyard Pond with Watering Can A gorgeous water feature installation completes the picture of Jamie D's charming rural home. Powered by a pond pump, water filters into the...


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Concrete Retaining Wall Pros and Cons

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 08, 2015

Retaining walls built of stone or brick are the traditional style and usually blend nicely into their surrounding landscape. The question is, though: are these really the best materials...