What is a landscape contractor?

“What is a landscape contractor?” You might be wondering what is a landscape contractor and what does it take to become one? The State of North Carolina considers a company eligible to become a contractor if they: Perform professional landscape services like installing, planting, repairing, and managing gardens, lawns, decorative vegetation, etc. Offer horticulture consultations […]

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Why hire a landscape designer?

  “Why should we hire a landscape designer?” “Why should we get a professional landscape design done when we could just get some plants and put them in by ourselves? Does hiring a landscape designer for our home really make that much of a difference?” We frankly, landscaping is a bit more than just digging […]

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What is hardscaping?

“What is hardscaping?” “On those home and garden television shows, I keep hearing about ‘hardscaping’. What exactly is hardscaping and how does it help improve my garden and yard? I thought landscaping was mostly about plants…” In simple terms, hardscaping is all about the “hard” surfaces or objects found in your yard or garden. Hardscaping […]

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What is greenscaping?

“What is greenscaping?” “What is green landscaping and does it really help the environment?” “Greenscaping encompasses a set of landscaping practices that can improve the health and appearance of your lawn and garden while protecting and preserving natural resources.” In simple terms, greenscaping is an “environmentally beneficial” type of landscaping.

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What is landscaping?

“What is landscaping?” “What does landscaping really mean? Isn’t it just a kind of professional gardening?” Actually, no.  Frequently, home owners (and other property owners) confuse landscaping and landscape design with gardening. Gardening is about cultivating and growing plants for personal or medicinal purposes. For many people, especially here in WNC, gardening is seen a […]

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