Celebrate the Season with Winter Pots

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Saturday mornings are when my husband and I run errands together, which means that I am riding in the passenger’s seat instead of driving. When we turned into the driveway this past Saturday I happened to glance up at the front of our house and noticed how absolutely awful my front flower pots looked. They …

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Give the Earth a Gift – Plant a Tree

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  When you really stop and think about the big picture, planting trees is one of the most important actions you can take for yourself, your community and even the planet. On a personal level, trees provide beauty, promote wellness and have economic value. Properly placed shade trees reduce energy consumption, resulting in lower costs …

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“Fallin” for ShadeTrees

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I was out working in the yard the other day when one of the neighbors from down the street stopped by to chat. The conversation quickly turned into some mild grousing by my neighbor about having to deal with “all these blasted trees and their leaves.” Since our houses are built next to a large …

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Building Spring Beauty with Blooming Trees

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    The weather has not been great here lately.  The temperatures have dropped, the sky has been a depressing shade of cloudy grey and the wind has been chilly. I have to admit that the older I get, the more I avoid going outside to do those necessary chores on ourngloomy days. Instead, I …

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Add Warmth to Your Life with a New Fire Pit

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As summer ends and fall approaches, many people wistfully retreat indoors convinced that opportunities for gathering together and enjoying the outdoors are over until next year.   The truth is just because the days are getting shorter and the temperatures colder, sharing times together in the outdoors doesn’t need to end. Professional landscaping can create …

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Creating a Sanctuary For the Birds (And You!)

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  Growing up, the lawn, especially in the front of the house, was my father’s pride and joy.  He spent hours and probably a small fortune coddling his grass.  Every blade was cherished; it got exactly the right amount of fertilizer, pesticide, herbicide and water. It was mowed, edged and raked profusely. No leaf ever …

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How Much Is Enough? Nature, that is…

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A few weeks ago, I thumbed through a half a dozen magazines as I sat waiting for my doctor’s appointment. Each had at least one article about the environment. Most focused on climate change and protecting our fragile world, but one was decidedly different. Instead of the big global issues which can sometimes seem so …

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A Place for Healing

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I have a young granddaughter who has recently spent quite a bit of time in and out of children’s hospitals.  The last time we saw her there, we visited the hospital’s outdoor green space several times.  Each time we went, whether it was a sunny or rainy day, my granddaughter visibly changed, becoming more engaged …

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Landscape Improvement Award

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We are very honored to receive an award from MAGICouncil.  Embassy won the award for Landscape Improvement – Commercial Design/Build.  Our team performed a great job at East Hills Mall, installing plants, perennials, trees and seasonal color. MAGICouncil was formed in 1987 to help lawn and landscape professionals provide education for ourselves and the general …

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