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Landscapes of the Month: Providing Commercial Landscaping for a BMX Park

In Houston, Texas, a client wanted to develop the largest BMX exclusive park in the world. This was part of their ongoing efforts to invigorate North Houston and create spaces for people to visit. They brought on Yellowstone Landscape to help with the revitalization of this space, which was formerly a wastewater management plant. The […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Bringing a Pastoral Estate Into the 21st Century

Landscape Creations of RI, based in Saunderstown, Rhode Island, was able to take a property in Little Compton, Rhode Island, that features a 250-year-old farmhouse, barn and horse paddock, and restore it to its former glory. The site is the summer residence of a family that lives in Boston the rest of the year. They […]

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How Supply Chain Issues Are Impacting Lawn and Landscape Industry

Every industry has been affected by supply chain struggles in one way or another recently and the landscape industry is no exception. Landscape professionals and landscape supply companies have experienced issues with raw material and plant shortages, delays with receiving trucks and equipment and cost increases across the board. “Plastic products (pipe, rotors/sprays, fittings), fertilizers, […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Restoring a Garden to Its Full Potential

A client in Bethesda, Maryland, wanted a flourishing, lush, manicured garden. After two years of dissatisfaction, she reached out to Planted Earth Landscaping, based in Westminster, Maryland, to evaluate and restore the garden. Planted Earth took on this project in 2018. “We have a proven track record with the property manager and the landscape architect,” […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Creating a Colorful Cornucopia at Multiple Restaurants

The Lowlands Group, a restaurant group composed of Grand Cafes throughout Wisconsin, had just finished opening three restaurants in the span of 18 months when they decided to up their game when it came to their outdoor spaces. They decided to give David J. Frank Landscape Contracting, Inc., based in Germantown, Wisconsin, a chance to […]

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Walking trails through the olive grove is what makes agrihoods experiential. Photo: C2 Collaborative

C2 Collaborative Revitalizes Neglected Spaces with Agrihoods

C2 Collaborative, based in San Clemente, California, is a landscape architecture design firm that works mostly on residential master-planned communities. They have also done work with habitat restoration, urban infill, multifamily projects, public parks and hospitality work. One thing that they have been designing over the years that has picked up over the last 10 […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Complete Landsculpture Creates Pool Garden Oasis

When an interior designer client was referred to Complete Landsculpture, based in Dallas, Texas, they at first just wanted a landscape garden design for their backyard. However, after the company took the client to visit another one of their recent projects, they decided they wanted to add a pool to the design as well. Tim […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Designing Gardens with Both Form and Function

When one of Landmark Landscapes, Inc.’s clients reached out to them about their degrading patio on a bluff what started out as one project ultimately turned into three unique spaces that combined form and function. The homeowners had hired Landmark in the past for some small enhancement projects, but it was after the company had […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Cultivating a Green Oasis in the City

Nestled between Circa Center Tower and 30th Street Station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is Drexel Square, a privately-owned, publicly-accessible park open year-round. The 12,064 square-foot Elliptical Lawn is the focal point of Drexel Square. It provides a reprieve for visitors in busy downtown Philadelphia where they can gather, relax or enjoy a meal. Park tables surround […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Installing a Complex Courtyard Waterfall

Using the funding and inspiration of a generous couple, Northeast Georgia Health Systems proposed building a waterfall garden. The garden was to serve as a natural setting for patients’ families, providers, staff and community to find solace. The waterfall garden connects the main entrance to the hospital café plaza below. The Fockele Garden Company, based […]

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