lawn landscape

Landscaping to Increase Curb Appeal

Spending just $400 to $500 (for do-it-yourselfers) on fresh landscaping, for example, can boost your home’s curb appeal and value by $1,600 to $1,800, according to a survey of real estate agents conducted by HomeGain, an Internet real estate service.   CLEANUP YOUR LANDSCAPE PRUNING – Reign in those unruly shrubs that are hiding your […]


Shrubs Great for Cutting

 SHRUBS GREAT FOR CUTTING Red Twig Dogwood – Cornus alba ‘Sibirica’ Yellow Twig Dogwood – Cornus sericea ‘Flaviramea’ Forsythia – Forsythia (multiple varieties) Quince – Quince (multiple varieties) Curly Willow – Salix babylonica ‘Tortuosa’ Pussy Willow – Salix caprea Tardiva Hydrangea – Hydrangea paniculata ‘Tardiva’ Smoke Tree – Cotinus coggygria Buttterfly Bush – Buddleia Deciduous Holly (Red Berries) – Ilex verticillata Weigela – Weigela (multiple varieties) Ruscus – Ruscus […]


Seasonal Color Combinations

Hot Seasonal Color Combinations:   1.         Alabama Coleus (Yellow and Rust Red)             Red leaf, Red Begonia             Alternanthera gold or Duranta gold   2.         Purple Salvia             Rose color Begonia or Zinnia Profusion Cherry   3.         Red Begonia             Purple Scaevola (Fanflower)   4.         Orange Zinnia             Purple Setcresia   Cool Seasonal Color Combinations: […]