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Retaining Wall Reconstruction

By Design Landscapes was recently tasked with the reconstruction of a very important 18'+ retaining wall lining a parking lot with condos below and above. The timber ties originally used to construct the wall have been failing due to age and degradation. Because of this, sink holes were beginning to develop and the retaining wall started to fall apart and

January 12th, 2017|Commercial Landscaping|

NJ Commercial Landscape Flower Displays

During the summer time, it’s a great idea to improve your commercial landscape flower bed and front entry ways with some go to flower displays  that will help accent your property. Adding in a smart variety of seasonal flowers to a commercial landscape will help add color and visual appeal. A landscape itself has different sections to it, so knowing where

August 26th, 2016|Home lawn care, outdoor landscaping, Seasonal|

The Vibrancy of Outdoor Lighting

Having a beautiful landscape contains many factors, one of them being the vibrancy of outdoor lighting. Outdoor lighting can turn a decent landscape into a warm, and inviting yard. Creating a well-lit outdoor landscape is something many property owners should consider. Whether it be using string lights that cover the open spaces of a well-constructed patio, or having LED powered lamps

April 25th, 2016|outdoor landscaping, patio spaces|

A Few Signs to Check and See if Your Trees Need Pruning

Now that Winter is coming to a close, many home owners should begin pruning their trees and checking for broken branches. Trees require just as much maintenance as lawns or outdoor living spaces do. It’s imperative for home and land owners to check around their trees, inspecting them to see if branches are broken, or if they need pruning. Woodland

April 1st, 2016|outdoor landscaping, Seasonal|

Irrigation Tips to Keep a Healthy and Beautiful Lawn

What keeps a property owner’s lawn or garden looking so vibrant and healthy? In fact, what does basically every living thing need more than anything else in order to be healthy and survive? WATER. Humans need water, animals need water, and plants and grass are no exception to this necessity. A lawn needs irrigation. Having a healthy lawn in North

March 31st, 2016|Home lawn care, outdoor landscaping|

Cleaning up “The Blizzard of 2016” with BDL

When it comes to snowstorms, a simple dusting can quickly become a brutal and aggressive opponent for those living in the area. And what a way to start off the first snow storm of 2016! With long periods of intense snow fall throughout the entire weekend, our team at By Design Landscapes was hard at work around the clock doing our best

February 12th, 2016|Seasonal|

Crucial Elements to Keeping an Excellent Outdoor Landscape

What helps keep one’s  outdoor landscape looking better than others’? There isn’t just one thing that keeps a lawn looking magnificent, or a patio looking inviting and aesthetically pleasing. There are many elements that contribute to the quality of a property owner’s outdoor domain. What are they? Well one needs to be consistent when creating/designing and well thought out landscape

January 29th, 2016|outdoor landscaping, patio spaces, Uncategorized|