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Monday, February 23, 2015
Landscape Designs

Springs right around the corner. I know that if you just came in from out side you would probably say I was crazy!  But it's true....soon the days will become longer and warmer, the snow will melt, and daffodils will start to peak there heads out of the dormant landscape, Our award winning landscape designers are diligently drawing landscape designs. Whether it's a large scale master landscape plan or a small quaint back yard design, our landscape designers can transform your property into an amazing outdoor living space...

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Bio-stimulation is the spontaneous plant response, whereby a catalyst (Biostimulant) stimulates numerous biological activities in the plant resulting in elevated levels of hormonal and other closely related compounds utilized for maintaining elevated plant health and vigor. Increasing aggregated hormonal threshold levels greatly facilitates functional cell wall permeability and turgidity providing the foundations directly responsible for successfully challenging stress symptoms throughout the extended planting cycle, harvest, installation, and stabilization of plants. 

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Friday, February 13, 2015
Swimming Pond, Landscape Design

A study by RealEstate. com suggests that landscaping and hardscaping can deliver a return on investment as high as 150 percent-an ROI that puts it ahead of popular home improvement projects like kitchen or bathroom updates.

"When I bring a buyer to a home that features state-of-the-art landscaping and elements like a fire pit and high-end pavers, there's an immediate...

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Pools Spas, Pool Spa, Pools and Spas

The Science behind Pool and Spa Equipment has come a long way in the past 15 Years. We know have the ability to install maintenance free Pools and Spas with the new high tech equipment that is available on the market today. IntelliChlor® Salt Chlorine Generator uses common table salt to produce all the chlorine a pool needs, safely, effectively, and automatically. Same sanitation performance as manual chlorine addition without the drawbacks. No need for customers to buy, transport and store chlorine compounds.   A well-balanced water...

Monday, February 9, 2015

Across the fence is the longest running daily farm an home television program and is produced by the University Of Vermont Extension. This segment features The 6th Annual Vermont Nursery And Landscape Association Design Contest. Caroline Dudek our Award winning Landscape Designer wins the Honor awards for special projects. It was a natural swimming pond with a Filtrating Bog. Click on the link below to watch segment.

http://www.uvm.edu/extension/atfence/?page_id=22

Friday, February 6, 2015
Vermont Landscape Natural Swimming Pond Pool, Vermont Landscape Natural Swimming Pond Pool, Vermont Landscape Natural Swimming Pond Pool, Vermont Landscape Natural Swimming Pond Pool, Vermont Landscape Natural Swimming Pond Pool

Landshapes' Vermont Landscape Designer, Caroline Dudek won this years Honor Award for Special Projects at the Green Works - Vermont Nursery and Landscape Association Annual Conference. Caroline won the Landscape Industry Award for a Vermont Natural Swimming Pond that she Designed and Landshapes Installed. This Vermont Natural Swimming Pond consisted of a Natural Bog Filtration System, A Bluestone Patio with Fire Pit, and Beautiful Native Vermont Plantings. Caroline Dudek won the award based on her Creative Vermont Landscape Design, the complexity of the project, and the outcome after the...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Check out our new Houzz profile where you can see more of our award winning Vermont Landscape Designs and completed projects. Houzz allows you to save our Vermont Landscape project pictures to your idea book, so you can start coming up with ideas for spring landscape projects!

 http://houzz.com/pro/landshapesvt

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Paver Walkway, rustic stone stairs, Stone Stairs, landscape design and installation, Rustic Pavers, Rustic Concrete Pavers, Rustic Paver Apron, Landscaping, Landscape Design Vermont

This home originally had a gravel driveway, walkways, failing PT stairs, and a drainage problem at the garage doors. We created a Rustic Concrete Paver Apron, from the front entry, across the garage doors, over to the work shop, and to the back door. We incorporated Rustic Stone Slab Stairs with thermalled tops and a natural rock faces at the front and back doors. The color of the Stone Slab Stairs played off of the Rustic Concrete Paver Color as well as the house color tying all of the elements together. To deal with the...

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
granite and pavers, Granite Curb, Landscape Design, Stone Walkways, Concrete Pavers

This front entry way originally had timbers retaining the beds which flanked the walk and started to fail. The original pavers were completely detererating after 20+ years of salt, harsh weather, and heaving in our harsh VT winters. We replaced the timbers with 18" granite curbing to retain the beds, and used a random pattern textured paver to play off of the colors of off the house and granite.  The sawn cut ends of the granite were thermalled on site to match the top sides of the large granite stones....

Monday, January 12, 2015
Swimming Pond, Landscape design, Granite Veneer, Fire Pit, Bluestone Patio, Fire Feature, Boulder Wall, Natural Stone Stairs

This customer had a freshly dug swimming pond but it was pretty far from the house. They built this pond house closer to the swimming pond to have a place to congregate. We enhanced it by building this beautiful Bluestone Patio with Granite Veneer Walls, and Natural Stone Slab Stairs down to the Fire Pit

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