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Simple and Effective Ways to Prevent Soil Erosion

December 4th, 2017|Commercial Landscaping, outdoor landscaping, Seasonal|

Soil erosion is something that many beautiful landscapes can suffer from. Essentially, it's the loss of soil and as it erodes it begins to lose the important nutrients within it. While it erodes it begins to displace and can clogs rives, streams or disrupt other areas of the landscape. So how does one prevent this from happening? Here are

5 Landscaping Tips for Pool Owners

September 13th, 2017|outdoor landscaping, Seasonal, waterview|

Check out these 5 landscaping tips for pool owners! Natural Appeal- Many pool owners like their landscape to give off that relaxing and natural vibe during the summer. Incorporating a pool into this look will help in a lot of ways. Use the pool as a center point of the landscape, planting perennials and green shrubbery at certain distances

Tips and Tricks to Turn a Small Landscape into a Beautiful Getaway

July 18th, 2017|Home lawn care, outdoor landscaping, patio spaces|

All beautiful landscapes don’t have to be enormous. Small landscapes can be made into small little getaways, here are a few suggestions on how to turn your small landscape into a small slice of paradise. Focal Points and Pathways- One thing a property owner can consider doing is creating certain focal points in their landscapes. Having pathways

Energy Efficient Landscape Ideas

April 26th, 2017|Commercial Landscaping, Home lawn care, outdoor landscaping, Seasonal|

Spring is in the air, plants are blooming and landscapes are beginning to take shape; many property owners like to think ahead and plan their landscapes with energy efficiency in mind, so be sure to check out some of these energy efficient landscape ideas. These ideas can help cut air conditioning spending costs by up to 50% and keep

Proper Lawn Seed and Irrigation Suggestions for NJ Landscapes

March 27th, 2017|Home lawn care, outdoor landscaping, Seasonal|

NJ is a state of temperate climate, meaning that it endures all types of weather, from hot, sunny Summer days, to brutal freezing Winter weeks. Living in a state with all four seasons can come with complications and obstacles regarding a home owner’s landscape. What kind of lawn should you have that can withstand such climates? How do you

Winter Tree Pruning

February 3rd, 2017|Commercial Landscaping|

Winter Pruning your landscape and trees can provide a multitude of benefits. Here's why pruning during the Winter is always a great idea: Landscape Damage- Once the leaves fall and your trees and shrubs become bare, it is much easier for you to survey your landscape and check for damaged trees and plant life. It's also easier to see if certain

Drainage Swale Repair

January 27th, 2017|Commercial Landscaping, outdoor landscaping|

By Design Landscapes was recently repaired an important drainage swale alongside a community road that was plagued with continual standing water and minor flooding of the surrounding area. The swale was proving to do more harm than good and was in need of repair to handle the water flow and avoid a potentially hazardous situation. The swale was mostly degraded, full of grass, soft soil, and mud, resulting in