Understanding the Different Types of Retaining Walls



This is when retaining walls can come into the picture, regardless of whether you know much about them to start with or not. Understanding what they are and what they can do, though, is a major factor in how your hardscaping project is going to turn out.

How Keen Homeowners Increase the Value of Their Homes



However, there are things you can do to your home to increase a home’s value to buyers. Here some of the ways that keen homeowners increase the value of their homes.

Clean Air Month: Three Ways Living Landscapes Help Clean Our Air



May is Clean Air Month, and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) reminds us all the many ways our living landscapes – grass, trees, shrubs and flowering plants – help improve the air we breathe. Sure, our yards are aesthetically pleasing, but your

How trees can raise the value of your home & save money on bills



Lots of people appreciate nature, but for many it’s not something you can really put a price on. That is, of course, unless we’re talking real estate, where nature suddenly becomes a most prized asset.

Back to Nature: 3 Landscaping Tips to Make Home Buyers Take Notice



After much contemplation and weighing your options, it has been decided that it’s time to sell the house. Upon calling a real estate agent to discuss the details, you learn that the curb appeal of your home leaves passersby wanting.

5 Tips For Maintaining Your Lawn Without Breaking The Bank



Lawns are a source of pride for homeowners, and you understandably want your yard to be the envy of your neighbors. However, professional lawn services can cost a small fortune.

City of Charlotte Contracted with Woolpert to Improve Prosperity Village



Woolpert, a national architecture, engineering and geospatial firm has contracted with the city of Charlotte on to projects to improve the aesthetics, safety and collectivity of Prosperity Village. This will form part of the city’s Comprehensive Neighborhood Improvement Program. The first project will involve upgrading DeArmon Road, a 0.9 mile “farm to market” connector between […]

Landscaping Tips & Tricks



I have had the challenge of moving into a house that was desolate of landscaping and now I have the duty of helping a family member landscape their newly built home. Most of us are landscaping challenged, even if we have a green thumb we may not always have the vision that it takes to […]

Four Quick Tips On Successful Spring Landscaping



Now that spring is around the corner people are ready to spruce up their yards, liven up their entryways and fix up their outdoor space. Here are some quick tips on landscaping your home’s exterior. Depending on the condition of your outdoor space, the budget and the amount of time you’d like to devote to your landscaping, evaluate the scope of your project before getting started.

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