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Why You Should Talk Outdoor Lighting With Your Landscaping Consultant

Why You Should Talk Outdoor Lighting With Your Landscaping Consultant

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When dreaming up your landscape design, do you picture the beautiful views during the daytime, nighttime, or both? For most, these mental images take place in the daytime, with few considering how their landscape will look at night. Outdoor lighting installation is a part of your landscape is too often forgotten, but it can really transform a beautiful daytime landscape into an enchanting nighttime one. When you invest in a landscaping design, whether commercial or residential, make sure you get…

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Use Mulch To Treat Your Trees

Use Mulch To Treat Your Trees

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A common landscaping element used in properties all around the Charleston region is trees with mulch around their base. While mulching trees looks nice, it actually has a practical purpose, and mulching helps to keep your tree protected while giving it its best opportunity for quality growth. ┬áThere are many different mulches to choose from, and some organic mulches can provide this extra layer of protection while also enriching the quality of the soil.   Mulch is a soil covering,…

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Cool Your Home Naturally With Shade Trees

Cool Your Home Naturally With Shade Trees

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While it might not be summertime now, those hot South Carolina days will be here before you know it. Rather than spending more on energy costs this season, why not let Mother Nature take some of the home cooling burden? According to the US Department of Energy, shade trees can cool the surrounding air as much as 6 degrees Fahrenheit, and can cool direct shaded areas by as much as 25 degrees Fahrenheit, all while being environmentally sound and adding…

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