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Posted by Joe Mouad on Sep 9, 2021 3:11:43 PM

Evaluating 4 Popular Landscape Design Options for Your Orlando or Apopka, FL Home

You can see the end result in your mind — a fantastic yard brimming with tropical palms and drifts of vibrant flowers, a cozy patio for moonlight dinners, maybe a fire pit.

But how to get there?

There are several landscape design options, from doing it yourself to hiring a landscaping company to design and install it — and a couple of options in-between.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Mar 24, 2021 2:36:06 PM

Celebration, FL Landscaping Case Study: Pool Patio, Artificial Turf, & More

When you get a first look at an impressive new landscaping project, it’s often the pretty green stuff you gawk at first.

Majestic palm trees, maybe, or striking tropical croton.

But what makes a project really work is the skill and labor behind the scenes.

Expert drainage work. Precision hardscape. Attention to detail that comes from the landscape designer camped out on site with his laptop computer day after day, supervising every detail.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Feb 10, 2021 9:37:32 AM

6 Landscape Design Tips for Bird Lovers in Orlando, FL

Have you seen any great birds in your backyard lately?

A warbler, maybe? Blue grosbeak? Blue-gray gnatcatcher? Boat-tailed grackle? Brown thrasher?

No? No offense, but maybe you need to be more friendly.

Or at least, you need a more bird-friendly garden design.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Jan 5, 2021 8:03:43 AM

5 Landscape Design Tips for a Screened Pool or Lanai Area

Maybe you’ve noticed your pool or lanai area needs some pizzazz.

It’s understandable. These leisure areas are so popular here in Florida can be tough to spruce up.

Pools are often covered with large screens that are great for keeping bugs out but pose pool landscape design challenges.