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    Communities Value Outdoor Sports Courts NEW
    Many communities have outdoor sports courts for neighborhood children. They offer kids a place to go that’s safe, and help keep kids moving around instead of sitting on the couch playing video games. If you’re looking to spend more quality outdoor time with your friends and family, a backyard sport court is a great way to keep active together.

    Benefits of Professional Landscape Lighting For Home & Businesses
    You cannot deny that a strong landscape lighting design is the ultimate combination of form and function. When you hire a qualified contractor or design company to install professional outdoor lighting,  you’re doing much more than simply adding some pretty lights: you’re investing in your property.

    Winter Landscaping your Outdoor Patio and Deck Area
    Even though it’s almost winter, your landscaping work isn’t over yet. Your plants, patios and ponds still need care, and it’s best to get to them before the cold sets in.

    Backyard Firepits
    Backyard fire pits are all the rage right now. They’re great looking additions to any outdoor space, and serve a number of uses for homeowners. And given the amount of outdoor firepit designs available, you’re bound to find one that fits your budget and lifestyle.

    A New Outdoor Lighting Design
    Now that summer is in full swing, it’s time to start thinking about your current outdoor lighting design. Is it really working for you? Does it provide all of the key ingredients for keeping you safe AND enjoying your yard? Most yards have an outdoor lighting design that’s a little sparse – or way too overpowering.

    Outdoor Landscape Ideas You Will Love
    Hiring a designer to dream up outdoor landscaping ideas is, hands down, the best decision you can make. That’s because there are a number of considerations that a professional designer makes when s/he’s developing outdoor living area designs – considerations that don’t cross the average homeowner’s mind.

    Back and Front Yard Landscape Designs
    Most amateur front yard landscape designs include some grass, a tree or two and maybe a flower bed. And sadly, a lot of people completely ignore their backyards outside of the grass, the pool or a vegetable garden.

    Landscape Lighting Designers Can Create Moonbean Gardens
    When you spend time and money to create the backyard of your dreams, you should be able to use it whenever you want. That’s when outdoor landscape lights come into play. With the help of the right landscape lighting designer, you can create the perfect “moonbeam” garden for your backyard.

    The Benefits of Landscaping Design
    You probably spent a lot of time and money on your home. You wanted the right kind of house, the right kind of neighborhood, the right kind of commute.  Now you can concentrate on the landscape design!

    Peaceful Backyard Landscape Design Ideas
    Life can be pretty chaotic: our jobs, our homes, and our families can make a lot of demands on our time. But one of life’s most soothing resources can be found right in your own backyard. Landscapes that provide a feeling of peace and tranquility are not only beautiful – they’re good for the soul, too.

    NJ Pesticide Usage
    In much of NJ, pesticides invoke some heated debates – but they don’t need to. Lawn pesticides are an essential part of maintain your property: they keep your grass green and your flowers flourishing.

    Outdoor Lighting Installation Enhances Your Landscape
    The benefits of a beautiful landscape cannot be disputed: it makes your home lovelier and more valuable on the market. Outdoor lighting installation can enhance that landscape even more through the effects of shadows, spots and up-lighting.

    Benefits Of Commercial Landscaping For Businesses
    Everyone loves an attractive outdoor space for their business.  But there is so much more to commercial landscapes than simply making an area “pretty.”  The fact is, steady commercial maintenance provides a better working environment for employees and increases the amount of clients who seek your services.

    Benefits Of Landscape Designers for Small Spaces
    It’s time we faced the truth when it comes to our yards: bigger isn’t always better.  There’s a lot to be said for a small yard. Landscape designers will tell you that just because you don’t have a lot of acreage doesn’t mean you can let your yard go to “seed,” so to speak  So if you’re worried that your yard is too small, landscape ideas and truths like the ones outlined below might help you realize the benefits of hiring a landscape designer.

    Bluestone In Landscape Design
    Is there anything more sophisticated or more beautiful than natural stone paving?  How about natural stone paving using one of the Earth’s most majestic building materials – the Bluestone.  Bluestone pavers add depth and style to traditional and modern homes alike, as well as to commercial building spaces as curbs and bordering topiaries.

    Planning A Landscaping Project In NJ?
    One of the great joys of homeownership is coming up with landscaping ideas: finally, it’s possible to have that perfect lawn that’s been so elusive!  But for some people, planning a landscaping project can be overwhelming, frustrating, or even a bit frightening.  Even for the most experienced homeowner, planning a landscaping project requires a lot of work.

    Should I Winterize My Sprinkler System?
    It’s the end of the year, which brings with it many beloved traditions such as getting the family together for Thanksgiving, searching for a Christmas tree, putting it up and decorating the house in advance of once again welcoming family for the big day.

    Enhance your Landscape with Natural Stone Walls
    Do you want to enhance your landscape with something that is beautiful no matter the season and lasts a lifetime? If so, consider rocking your outdoor environment with stone walls landscaping.  Whether you’re wrapping around a garden bed, retaining a large amount of soil or adding a decorative freestanding wall to your property, the beauty of natural stone walls is unmatched.

    Preparing your New Jersey Landscape for Fall
    As every homeowner knows, maintaining a beautiful landscape is a year-round activity. It’s not just about planting in the spring, enjoying the fruits of a lush, green lawn in the summer, raking leaves in the fall and gazing out the window in the winter pining for warmer and livelier days.

    How to Keep Deer out of your NJ Landscape
    For such gorgeous and graceful animals, deer sure can be troublesome to human beings. When deer find their way on to roads, they can cause driving hazards. Then, when they find their way onto your residential property, they can wreak havoc with your plants, vegetables and grass

    Hardscaping
    Traditionally, hardscaping refers to the act of landscaping an urban area—streets, sidewalks, the driveways and parking lots outside large business buildings and housing developments. But hardscaping is increasingly making its way to the suburbs and more specifically to the front and back yards of houses. The stone work involved with lawn hardscaping lends an air of prestige, elegance and exclusivity to a home, especially as a complement to the pool or outdoor patio area.

    Tree Planting
    There are few things more satisfying to a homeowner than planting trees. It is, quite literally, an example of someone putting roots down and declaring he/she is going to be there for decades to come. What’s better than planting a tree and watching it grow and fully mature?

    Spring Planting – Landscaping Your Home
    Are you one of those people who gaze out the window during those bland and cloudy winter days and imagining how great the grass will look once all that snow melts? Then you’ll be able to start planting in spring and spruce up the lawn with new plants and landscape projects in anticipation of opening the pool and inviting friends and family to enjoy your outdoor space together.

    Spring Yard Landscaping
    You’ve done it! You’ve built a pool in your backyard! Whether it’s of the above-ground variety of the in-ground variety, seeing a pool in the backyard is a dream come true for many homeowners. But as big an accomplishment as it is to have the pool in place, the real work is just beginning for you and your family.

    Landscaping Night Lighting
    Homeowners new and old spend hundreds of hours every year working on landscaping designs, most of which are intended to get people to stop and notice as they drive by or walk by during the day. And that’s great—of all the impressions your property can make, none is greater than the one made on a splendidly sunny summer day. But don’t ignore the task of lighting a house at night, either.

    Decorative Outdoor Lighting
    Don’t let your incredible landscape design fade at twilight. Illuminate your home with decorative outdoor lighting that will not only increase the charm and drama of your home but will also make it more secure against intruders.  Qualified expert landscape designers can customize an outdoor lighting design that fits your needs while staying within your budget.

    Outdoor Lantern Lights
    Are you looking for a fun and creative twist to your outdoor landscape lighting design? With outdoor lantern lights, you can get the beauty of outdoor lighting with the additional benefit of bringing in colors, patterns and styles to your design. So enhance your landscape, increase your security, and amplify the character and charm of your property with outdoor lantern lights

    Patio Pavers – The Right Addition to Any House
    A common dilemma for a new homeowner is which final flourish to add to the back of the house? Should you install patio pavers on the ground level and add a few stone steps up or should you build a deck? A deck is the traditional answer, but the construction and upkeep of it can be far more difficult than what is involved with building a patio, especially since an outdoor kitchen patio space offers many of the same amenities as a deck.

    Landscape Design – Design For Future
    There are two extremely important decisions you must make if you decide to build your own house or remodel an existing home to suit your needs: where to build it—and how to landscape it. You can always modify your landscape, but the decisions you make in planning it will give your lawn an indelible look and make a permanent impression upon neighbors and guests alike.

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