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Landscaping and the Coronavirus

Coronavirus – Our Response

The coronavirus is drastically impacting all of our lives in many ways, especially now that we have a mandatory “shelter-in-place” order for all nonessential businesses. Landscape and irrigation services are considered to be essential during this critical time for the protection of public health and safety. 😷.Our services are necessary for maintaining the safety, sanitation and…
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Most commercial landscapes have a limited life span.

4 Signs of Outdated Landscaping

When is the last time you took a good objective look at your property’s landscaping?  Regular maintenance can go a long way but you may not realize that what once looked so fresh and contemporary now looks outdated and unwelcoming.  Most commercial landscapes have a limited life span and over time, will start looking tired…
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Decomposed Granite

Decomposed granite is an ideal hardscaping product that has many uses in commercial landscaping. Have you noticed how some commercial businesses and neighborhoods look attractive and visually interesting all year round?  On closer observation, you will often find that the landscaping design includes defined areas of ground cover, borders, and paths comprised of decomposed granite.…
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Commercial Landscaping Checklist for Autumn

Whether you have an HOA, commercial property, or private residence, attaining a beautiful spring landscape requires some foresight and preparation in the fall. Perennial plants, trees, and grass as well as future spring plantings won’t flourish without taking steps to refresh and revitalize your landscape before the winter months. Now is the time to do…
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Lawn irrigation

Commercial Irrigation Maintenance

Did you know that one leaking sprinkler head can lose five gallons of water per minute? You might not realize it until you get a huge water bill.  You may have clogged or broken sprinkler heads and not know it until your greenery is dead, resulting in a loss of your landscaping investment. This is…
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Panther Creek five star neighborhood sign

What is a Five Star Neighborhood?

The City of Frisco has a program that recognizes local homeowner associations for their commitment to maintain quality neighborhoods. Membership in the prestigious program s a rigorous application process with a list of requirements. To be a member, the HOA must have knowledgeable board leadership, experienced management, high property maintenance standards, good communication and fiscal…
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Combine hardscape and softscape elements to landscape large commercial properties

Combining Landscape Elements

Landscaping large areas of your commercial property in a visually interesting, yet economical way can be a challenge.  Large expanses of grass can be impractical and expensive to maintain. A good commercial landscape design, especially for large spaces, consists of both softscape and hardscape elements.   Softscape elements are low-maintenance plants, flowers, grasses, bushes and…
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California flagstone sitting area

Oklahoma Flagstone Sitting Area

Oklahoma flagstone is a popular and practical choice for making hardscape paths, patios, and sitting areas that are both functional and beautiful.  A type of sedimentary rock formed by layers of sand, flagstone has been used for paving since the early 1900s. It is a great option for creating an earthy or contemporary look and…
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Mosquito Repelling Plants

10 Mosquito Repelling Plants

Mosquito repelling plants make a beautiful addition to your landscape design and are a natural deterrent to pesky insects. Including these low-maintenance plants strategically in your landscape design provides color, texture and a natural method of controlling mosquitoes. Not only that, the aroma of rosemary, peppermint and other plants in this category, is as wonderfully…
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Thunderstorm Safety

Thunderstorm Safety

It’s thunderstorm season in our area which means thunder, lightning, strong winds, and heavy rain.  The most severe personal and property damage is caused by strong winds, hail and flash flooding. Even small thunderstorms can be dangerous because lightning can strike up to 10 miles away from the center of the storm.  Here are a…
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