Hardscapes, landscaping transforms Edgewood Front Yard

We have been working hard in Edgewood to install some absolutely stunning landscaping for a client. We designed new stone walls, a great flagstone path, and landscaping to accent the entire project. Our client has a beautiful home with a great front porch, and their new landscaping sent their curb appeal into the stratosphere. In addition to the wall and pathway we also … [Read more...]

Revamping Front Pathway With Pavers & Modern Design

A home's entrance is a very unique place. The pathway to home's front door should be welcoming and pleasant to the homeowners and guests alike. We installed a paver walkway recently and we captured the evolution of the project from demolition to the final product. As always in a project like this, we started with some demolition. We tore up the original concrete pathway from the driveway to … [Read more...]

Add Illuminated Dimension with Landscape Lighting

Adding landscaping to your property is one of the single best things you can do to improve the re-sell value of your home. It also looks outstanding and just elevates the property to the next level. It shows that you care about the property and take a genuine interest in your home. But what happens when the sun goes down. All of that hard work that went into planning, designing and maintaining … [Read more...]

The Progression of a Patio Paver Project

The warmer spring weather has provided us the opportunity to get back to building projects for our clients. The latest landscaping project we were tasked with creating was a new paver patio with stone steps leading up to a door surrounded by a new trellis. This was an in depth project that we were excited to get started on as we welcomed spring back into our work schedule! Step 1 of the … [Read more...]

Areas Often Overlooked In Landscaping Design

Landscape design can reach far beyond flower beds and the immediate perimeter around one's home. There are areas often overlooked on many properties that not only welcome landscaping, they almost NEED it to complete the project. Obviously, these designs are not universal for all homes. Each home is unique in its own design, but if these spots do present themselves they are complimented very … [Read more...]

Landscaping Where the Sun Don’t Shine — The Shade

Our last post featured plants that thrive in the sunlight. We wanted to provide the Yin to that article's Yang by taking a look at some plants that need sunlight to survive, but prefer the shade. Incorporating plants that do well in the sunlight as well as plants that do well in the shade almost guarantees that your landscaping design will have a diverse look and it will be successful. We … [Read more...]

Plants That Love Sunlight Almost As Much As You Do

The sunlight is finally making a lasting appearance in Northern Kentucky! It brings me so much joy to write the above sentence as warmer temperatures sweep across the Ohio River Valley. As the warm sunlight makes its triumphant return an important issue comes to light (no pun intended). Obviously, certain plants thrive in the sunlight. Their very existence depends on the amount of sun they … [Read more...]

Curb Appeal is a Home’s Body Language – What Is Your Home Saying?

Landscaping is such an important aspect of a home's appeal. It makes the property look beautiful and makes an otherwise vanilla yard rise above surrounding properties. Designing the perfect landscaping to fit with a home's architecture, style and climate can make a dramatic difference. A difference that will not only increase the resale value of a home, but also take its curb appeal to an … [Read more...]

The Foundation to Landscaping Design: The Site Analysis

When it comes to landscaping, the design step is very important. The site where you want to install your landscaping will have a lot of underlying factors that will affect the landscaping. To get the most out of the landscaping a site analysis should be conducted first to determine the factors that will ultimately affect the success of your design. Our owner and president, Bob Petracco, … [Read more...]

New Paver Designs, Styles Foreshadow Spring Landscaping Season

In a previous post we touched on the benefits of using paving stones in your landscaping. The number of benefits to using pavers in your patios and pathway creations is only rivaled by the number of options you have when deciding on a specific type of paver. When deciding on what type of stone to complete your project with there are some factors that need to be considered. Those factors … [Read more...]