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Gardening with Lines and Shapes

Especially in winter, and even in summer, we expect our garden to be colorful. Color, of  course, is simply one part of the garden equation. Shapes and forms can make your garden and lawn more dynamic…from very large, towering trees, to smaller and more compact broad pyramids, to slender upright clustering branches that taper toward […]

Adding Color to the Winter Landscape

During the winter months, the landscape can get pretty bleak. Your yard and your neighbors’ yards don’t look as colorful. But it is interesting to consider the various plants that do stay green all winter long. Planting this spring or summer will give you splashes of color around your home when the snows come this […]

Winter Gardening

The art of winter gardening dates back to the 17th and 18th centuries when European nobility would construct large conservatories to house tropical and subtropical plants.  The conservatory would act as an extension of their living space. Many would be attached to the main homes (usually palaces). Early versions would have been constructed of masonry […]

Gardening for a dry summer – Drought Resistant choices

Worried about getting low amounts of rain this summer? Maybe you despise dragging out the garden hose. Well, we can give you some tips for having a garden that can handle the heat – and dry soil. Let’s start by suggesting what you should plant. Try some Sedum = a flowering plant coming in many […]

Top 150

CONGRATULATIONS HIGH TECH!!! RECOGNIZED FOR BEING IN THE TOP 150 GREEN INDUSTRY COMPANIES IN THE COUNTRY FOR 2012 HIGH TECH LANDSCAPES RANKED NO. 80 ON LM150 LIST OF GREEN INDUSTRY’S LARGEST COMPANIESLM150 list, published by Landscape Management, represents nearly $7.7 billion in 2012 annual revenue.  The landscape industry’s top 150 revenue-generating firms logged a combined […]

SEASONAL VS. ANNUAL FLOWERS – beautifying your garden

Now that the summer sun has arrived and you may be doing some planting in your lawn and garden, it is very important to know the difference between the types of flowers that you are looking to buy. This article shares suggestions for annual flowers and perennial flowers and gives you some tips about each! […]

May 21 2013
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Improving the look and feel of your home – Curb appeal

Maybe you are planning to sell your home. Or maybe you are just tired of the same look when you pull in the driveway. You can give your home a fresh look – a “facelift” if you will, without spending a lot of money. Improve what realtors call “curb appeal” with these tips we share […]

March 15 2013

Sun or Shade – which plants to use: Part Two

In Part 1 of this series, we talked about the best plantings for shady areas. If you have a sunny yard, congratulations! Gardening in sunny spots is easier because of the huge variety of plants that grow well under sunny conditions. In the previous article, we went over some of the factors to consider when […]