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Hardscaping can turn a drive-by into a stop and buy

Hardscaping can turn a drive-by into a stop and buy

November 13, 2014
The front of the house is a term associated with restaurant operations outside of the kitchen. It can refer to matters from decor...
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Turn Your Backyard Into Your Family's Favorite Fall Destination

Turn Your Backyard Into Your Family's Favorite Fall Destination

October 23, 2014
October is the month when magazine and newspaper articles abound letting readers know what seasonal pleasures are but a day trip away...
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Hardscaping Can Take The Patio Experience To Higher Levels

Hardscaping Can Take The Patio Experience To Higher Levels

September 29, 2014
Raised patios built with mortar-less interlocking concrete pavers and manufactured wall units are a growing trend in patio design...
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Creative Ways To Incorporate A Waterfall Into Patio And Poolside Hardscapes

Creative Ways To Incorporate A Waterfall Into Patio And Poolside Hardscapes

September 02, 2014
Whether it is around your new home or a makeover to the place you've called home since the children were young, facing a new or revitalized landscaping design...
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Seating that Speaks to your Outdoor Lifestyle

Seating that Speaks to your Outdoor Lifestyle

March 19, 2014
There is something to be said about meandering around at uppity cocktail parties, fund-raisers, and other social events...
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Romancing the Stone in Landscape Design

Romancing the Stone in Landscape Design

February 11, 2014
Released in 1984, Romancing the Stone -the Golden Global Award winning action-adventure romantic comedy starring...
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Hardscaping: Easy Solutions Resolved for Difficult Conditions

Hardscaping: Easy Solutions Resolved for Difficult Conditions

December 19, 2013
Pairings is a term normally associated with collaborations between head chefs and sommeliers, which join up recommended...
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Creating the transparent indoor/outdoor experience with hardscaping

Creating the transparent indoor/outdoor experience with hardscaping

October 22, 2013
It can be said that legendary landscape architects James Rose and Lawrence Halprin, along with architects Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson, were visionaries...
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Finding a remedy for end-of-summer blues can be the pits

Finding a remedy for end-of-summer blues can be the pits

August 16, 2013
For many homeowners who can't get enough time outdoors watering flowers, tending to their herb gardens, plucking plump red tomatoes, and grilling meals...
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Smoker-style barbecuing unites Northern and Southern outdoor cuisines

Smoker-style barbecuing unites Northern and Southern outdoor cuisines

July 30, 2013
Although commonly associated with the post-American Civil War era, the Mason-Dixon line (or Mason's and Dixon's line) was actually the resolution of a border...
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Follow Your Own Yellow Brick Road part 1

Follow Your Own Yellow Brick Road part 1

May 30, 2013
The Yellow Brick Road is an element in the novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, which was published in 1900. Movie versions...
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How to up-sell your Spring clean-up customers

How to up-sell your Spring clean-up customers

May 14, 2013
When you schedule your spring clean-ups and before you fire-up those leaf blowers, full service landscape contractors should consider various ways...
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Light Up Your Life... And Your Outdoor Lifestyle

Light Up Your Life... And Your Outdoor Lifestyle

April 17, 2013
Until recently, planning landscape lighting meant taking a jaunt to a local garden shop or lighting store that also sold outdoor light fixtures...
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Add stylish accents when designing a manufactured wall system

Add stylish accents when designing a manufactured wall system

December 06, 2012
As an increasing number of landscape architects, designers and contractors, turn to manufactured wallstones, they are discovering...
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It's okay if the trip to a backyard paradise takes a little longer

It's okay if the trip to a backyard paradise takes a little longer

December 05, 2012
Homeowners are continuing to change plans from vacations to stay-cations as dreams of tropical islands become visions of transforming backyards ...
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Take a fresh look at today's case stone products

Take a fresh look at today's case stone products

November 29, 2012
Cast stone products have come a long way from ornamental benches, columns, handrails and balusters, statuary and other architectural accoutrements...
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Versatility makes manufactured wallstones the perfect landscape and garden wall solutions

Versatility makes manufactured wallstones the perfect landscape and garden wall solutions

November 20, 2012
Manufactured wallstones are more than just functional, and when properly installed, should in no way be compared to painted or texture-faced...
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Heavily textured pavers remain in fashion

Heavily textured pavers remain in fashion

November 14, 2012
The trend toward heavily textured pavers made its debut on the hardscape scene a few years back and it continues to grow as the 2012 seasons gets underway...
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Patterns for success

Patterns for success

October 17, 2012
If the expression "Hindsight is always 20/20" is in any way true, then for hardscape contractors suitable planning for the season should include reflection...
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Bring the year to a close with a positive spin

Bring the year to a close with a positive spin

September 25, 2012
Autumn, the time for fall cleanups, is also a good time to up-sell your homeowner-customers and get some unexpected traction until the end of the year...
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