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Landscapes of the Month: Maintaining a Sustainability-Focused Campus

Ruppert Landscape has been caring for one of the largest data centers in the world, Digital Realty, located in Ashburn, Virginia, since 2016. The campus is 173 acres and has doubled in size since the company first took on the client. The property has 13 office buildings that are connected by a series of sidewalks […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Creating a Multi-Dimensional Outdoor Space

A client in Freeland, Maryland, met with Lehnhoff’s Landscaping LLC to discuss how to create a multi-dimensional outdoor living space off the rear of their home. The property was a blank slate as the landscaping and hardscaping were nonexistent before. The client wanted to maintain the sightlines of their pastures while creating privacy from neighbors […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Maintaining and Updating the Imperial Center

One of Southeast’s largest commercial office parks, the Imperial Center in Durham, North Carolina, features 4.4 million square feet of office, warehouse, flex and retail space spread across 456 acres. The client was seeking improved customer service, communication and landscape quality and hired GreenView Partners, based in Raleigh, North Carolina. “With the communication and all […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Rooftop Refuge in Colorado

The three-story property on a corner lot overlooking Washington Park in Denver, Colorado, offered Lifescape Colorado a number of maintenance challenges. Lifescape has been maintaining this property since 2018 and their work earned them a Silver Award in the 2020 Awards of Excellence for residential landscape management. Dan DeGrush, senior landscape architect for Lifescape Colorado, […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Estate Gardens in Fairfax, Virginia

An existing client of Chapel Valley Landscape Co. hired the company to handle an installation project on a wooded lot that was formerly the home of three different residences. Sterns Lott, business development executive for Chapel Valley, says they have worked for this family on several other projects over the last couple of decades, including […]

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Technically Speaking: Beginner Tips For Installing Fire Pits

It’s been a rising trend for years now – fire features are in and show no sign of stopping. In particular, fire pits have experienced high demand thanks to the increased interest in outdoor entertaining. Fire pits provide a natural gathering space in the landscape and also extend the season of homeowners’ outdoor living space, […]

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Landscape of the Month: The Pearl Brewery by Clean Scapes

The Pearl Brewery located in San Antonio, Texas, hosts foot traffic of 14,000+ on a weekly basis. Clean Scapes handles the task of keeping the landscaping bright, open and enhancing the beauty of the architecture. Founded in 1881, this brewery has been converted to a multi-use development including apartments, restaurants, retailers, public spaces and more. […]

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Landscape Professionals Share Their Landscape Trend Predictions for 2021

COVID-19 has impacted many facets of life and it even shifted the landscape trends in 2020. As we prepare to head into 2021 here are some of the residential landscape trends professionals expect to see going strong next year. Outdoor Entertaining Areas Outdoor rooms have been popular for years now and commonly pop up on […]

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Top 10 Stories of 2020

To say that 2020 has been an interesting year is an understatement. However, through it all the industry has found ways to thrive despite the challenges. As the year winds down, let’s take a look at the top 10 most popular stories for 2020. Based on analytics, these are the stories that were read the […]

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Landscape of the Month: Morgan Residence by Hoffman Landscapes

When a client referred the Morgans to Hoffman Landscapes, they were looking for a space where they could lounge in the sun and entertain company, but also enjoy relaxing quiet time. The existing deck was small and had limited time in the sun and the clients also wanted to be able take advantage of the […]

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