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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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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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Landscapes of the Month: Restoring a Tropical Landscape to Health

When the board of directors of a luxury beachfront, high-rise property in Bal Harbour, Florida, decided they wanted their landscape to stand out from the rest of the condos in the area, they chose VisualScape Inc., to manage their landscape. Located on the world-famous Collins Avenue, the landscape needed to be pristine and healthy and […]

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Photo: Hilary Schwab Photography

Landscapes of the Month: Creating a Backyard Resort and Spa

When it came time for the Bethesda, Maryland homeowners to begin the transformation of their backyard into a resort-style wonderland, they gave the green light to Bethesda-based Fine Earth Landscaping, Inc. It was always the plan to add a pool and outdoor entertainment area and they were eager to get started once the complicated, lengthy […]

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Photo: Oasis Turf & Tree

Landscapes of the Month: Establishing a Showcase Lawn from Scratch  

In Loveland, Ohio, a homeowner had just moved to the area and built a new home on a 4-acre property where there was once a dilapidated house. Thanks to Oasis Turf & Tree’s strong presence in the area, she contacted the Loveland, Ohio-based business with the goal of creating a lawn and landscape that would […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Maintaining Southern Methodist University’s Historic Campus

Southern Methodist University’s (SMU) campus in Dallas, Texas, is known and was voted as one of the most beautiful campuses in the country. However, the managing team for SMU’s campus felt the landscape was beginning to show its age and wanted to invest in enhanced maintenance, agronomy, tree care and irrigation. The previous maintenance company […]

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Photo: Monarch Landscape Management, LLC

Landscapes of the Month: Restoring a Headquarters’ Neglected Landscape

The Phillips 66 World Headquarters in Houston, Texas, achieved LEED Platinum status when the campus was built. They believe in maintaining a sustainable landscape environment but in three years property had deteriorated over three years due to gross neglect from the previous landscape contractor. After securing a new landscape maintenance company, the decision was made […]

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Photo: Ruppert Landscape

Landscapes of the Month: Keeping A City’s Community Hub Green and Clean

City Springs, in Sandy Springs, Georgia, was envisioned as a place for community activity and designed to be a gathering spot for business, government and residential communities. This 14-acre multi-use space functions as the city’s civic and community anchor. Due to its integral nature to the city, Ruppert Landscape was selected to handle the landscape […]

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Photo: Brian Mullins

Landscapes of the Month: Maintaining a Master Gardener’s Collection

For the past six years, Myatt Landscaping, based in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, has been responsible for caring for a unique property in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, that is owned by a Master Gardener. As an avid plant lover, their client wanted a natural-style organically managed landscape. There is nothing formal about the garden and Myatt’s […]

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Photo: The Davey Tree Expert Company

Landscapes of the Month: Supporting a Community’s Commitment to Sustainability

Since 2005, Babcock Ranch, located in Punta Gorda, Florida, has been committed to building a one-of-a-kind community with a focus on sustainability and innovation. The community is located on over 17,000 acres of nature preserves. The developer wanted to reduce the environmental impact by protecting important ecological site features like wetlands and forests. A 440-acre […]

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