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Photo: Designscapes Colorado, Inc.

Landscapes of the Month: Blending a Contemporary Backyard with the Indoor

Located in Denver, Colorado, this client desired a lush, inviting backyard space while keeping any maintenance that may be required to a minimum. The client also wanted a space that blends the interior with newly created outdoor rooms. To successfully complete this project, the client hired Designscapes Colorado, Inc., based in Centennial, Colorado, to take […]

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Photo: Sandy DeFoe

Landscapes of Month: Maintaining an Aging Shopping and Office Center

Located in North City, Missouri, the Briarcliff Shops and Offices intends to provide a unique, up-scale location that supplies shopping, dining, offices, and events, including a park and pond, to the local community and city at large. In order to maintain this area, Embassy Landscape Group, Inc., based in Riverside, Missouri, was hired to take […]

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Photo: Pizzo & Associates, Ltd.

Landscapes of the Month: Stabilizing Shorelines for an HOA

Located in Oakbrook, Illinois, the Brook Forest Community Association intended for numerous shorelines to be stabilized and regraded based on the effects of erosion. In order to complete the project, the client hired Pizzo & Associates, Ltd., based in Leland, Illinois, to take it on. Due to the successful outcome of the project, Pizzo & […]

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Photo: Casey Dunn

Landscapes of the Month: Installing Landscaping in a Tight Downtown Space

Located in Austin, Texas, this client desired to develop a retro 70s-style hotel, the Hotel Magdalena, in the downtown area, which would include a landscape inspired by the natural springs of Barton Springs. In order to complete this project, the client hired Custom Greenscaping, based in Irving, Texas, to take on the job. Custom Greenscapes’s […]

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Photo: Seamount Media

Landscapes of the Month: Installing An Infinity Edge Dream Pool

Landscape Creations, based in Saunderstown, Rhode Island, was hired to build a custom infinity pool for their client, located in Jamestown, Rhode Island. The client wanted to form a stronger connection between the indoor and outdoor space, so he decided to enhance the backyard area with a customized pool and numerous outdoor areas for relaxing […]

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Photo: Ruppert Landscape

2022 Judges’ Award: Installing a Next-Generation Urban Campus

In midtown Atlanta, Georgia, is the three-acre headquarters of Norfolk Southern, which was created as a next-generation urban campus. The two office towers are unified by a five-story campus-style hub that serves as a destination for employees to work and socialize. Ruppert Landscape was brought on to help with the landscape installation by a general […]

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2022 Judges’ Award: Maintaining a Boxwood Lover’s Paradise

When The LaurelRock Company, based in Wilton, Connecticut, took on the maintenance of an estate in Greenwich, Connecticut, in 2020, the plant health care was nonexistent and the multi-million-dollar landscape was in decline. Two years later, their work on the property earned LaurelRock one of the two prestigious Judges’ Awards presented in 2022, which is […]

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Photo: Dan Degrush

Landscapes of the Month: Maintaining a Charming English Garden

Located in Cherry Hills, Colorado, upon two acres of English garden-style landscape, is a European cottage-style home. The home has a pool, a main entertaining space, and a few smaller patio areas that contain flower beds, rocky paths, and a wide-ranging lawn area. In order to correctly maintain this residence, Lifescape Colorado was hired to […]

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Photo: Aaron Leimkuehler

Landscapes of the Month: Restoring a Library Courtyard to Its Former Glory

The Linda Hall Library, situated in Kansas City, Missouri, is one of the nation’s foremost libraries with a strong focus on science, technology, engineering, and their histories. The library sits atop an arboretum with employed horticulturalists to take care of the various plant species. The client’s intent for this project was to transition from an […]

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Photo: David J. Frank Landscape Contracting Inc.

Landscapes of the Month: Meeting High Maintenance Standards for Multi-Home Property

David J. Frank Landscape Contracting Inc. has been managing four landscapes of stylistically different homes located in Mequon, Wisconsin, for a total of seven years. The client based the style of the landscape on the characteristics of each of her homes, matching the color palette with that of the unique houses. David J. Frank’s ability […]

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