Recent Landscaping Articles


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My House Survived the Hurricane of the Century

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 26, 2016

Hurricane Matthew, which wracked the southeastern coast in October 2016, is the worst the United States has experienced since 1898. I recently spoke with John, a homeowner living...


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10 Simple Solutions to Maximize a Small Yard

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 02, 2016

Postage stamp sized front- or backyard? No problem! You can still make the most of your outdoor space, no matter how teeny it may be. Just put on a happy face, adjust your attitude,...


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An Arborist is All About Tree Service

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 28, 2016

“I think that I shall never see / a poem lovely as a tree.” These lines, written by poet Joyce Kilmer over a hundred years ago, ring just as true today. Plant the right...


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Ultimate Eco-Friendly Yard and Landscape

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 22, 2016

Don’t you just love your yard? Your patch of the great outdoors is the perfect spot for relaxing in the fresh air or hosting a friendly get-together. Be sure to keep Mother Earth...


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9 Easy Garden Plants for Hardworking People

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 26, 2016

It’s a common dilemma … you love the looks of a flourishing garden, but don’t have a lot of time or energy to put into keeping it up. You’re too busy with the...