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Landscapes of the Month: Maintaining a Lush Estate

This grand estate sits in the Hudson Valley of New York, offering a perfect view of the Hudson River and the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge. The owners purchased the stunning property in 2008 and began renovating the home and grounds a year later. Since the renovations began, Maple Leaf Associates, based in Putnam Valley, New York, has […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Constructing a Lakefront Paradise

When the homeowners bought this Michigan property, it was just a tiny artist’s studio on a picturesque beach. Over the next couple of years, the team at TruNorth Landscaping LLC, based in Traverse City, Michigan, transformed the site into a stunning lakefront paradise. For the whole team at TruNorth, winning a 2023 Gold Award of […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Blending the Interior with the Exterior

Many clients wish to have their home’s interior and exterior style match, and this contemporary house is a prime example. Named for its extensive glass doors, ‘A Glass Act’ has the modern style the owners want in their dream home. This project began as the family was renovating the home’s interior. However, they also wanted […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Keeping River Point Camera-Ready

The West loop of Chicago is a hub of activity with numerous office buildings surrounding the Chicago River. One of these properties is River Point, a beautifully designed building created in 2016. This highly manicured property has a gorgeous view of the Chicago River and the skyscrapers that cover downtown Chicago. Each day, between 1,500-4,000 […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Managing a Manicured HOA

About 20 miles outside Chicago is a luxury townhome community that sits next to a championship golf course. Like many golf course communities, Tower Crossing has a beautiful landscape that retains a cohesive look, tying the residences together. Since 2019, Moore Landscapes, LLC has worked with the HOA to maintain these high-quality properties. Their impressive […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Crafting a Ranch for Retirees

Soil is a crucial part of any landscape, and this home near Dallas is no exception. The owners of the newly constructed Westlake Ranch desired a unique landscape they could enjoy during retirement, so they called Neil Bales, president and CEO of LandPatterns Inc., and his team to install the new landscape and provide future […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Adding Value to a Barren Landscape

Nestled in the suburbs of Chicago is a picturesque French home that was purchased by the current owners in 2016. Until recently, this house had a barren landscape that provided little value for the family. After buying the home, the owners began extensive renovations that changed the home’s look. They also wanted to enhance the […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Revamping a Historic Green Roof

For many years, the residents of this historic apartment complex have enjoyed access to a green roof that is situated above an underground parking structure in the heart of Baltimore. As the years passed, the site’s foundation began to crumble and needed to be repaired, which meant the old green roof would need replacing. The […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Caring for ‘Baseball Heaven’

Located in St. Louis, Missouri, Busch Stadium is home to the Cardinals, and each spring, it receives millions of visitors. The client desires for the ballpark’s visitors to have an overall good experience each time they visit, and to do this, the atmosphere inside and outside of the park is taken into consideration. The client […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Crafting a Seaside Retreat

Located in Duxbury, Massachusetts, this client desired a landscape that would look appropriate with their renovated classic home. They wanted a gracious entry sequence with a dry stacked front wall and reclaimed materials to go with the age of the house. They aspired for the backyard to include a variety of spaces for relaxing, entertaining, […]

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