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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 Jul 12, 2021 10:05:30 AM

8 Best Low Maintenance Plants for Your Orlando or Apopka, Florida Home

Unless you want to fill your yard with plastic plants (hmmm, there’s an idea) you’ll have some maintenance.

But some plants are happy with bare-bones care. Just make sure they don’t die of thirst, and they’ll happily show off pretty leaves and bright blooms while you spend your time relaxing instead of toiling in your yard.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Jun 7, 2021 9:24:46 AM

6 Quick Tips to Pick the Best Landscaping Company in Apopka, FL

Let’s face it, when you start comparing landscaping companies online they all start to sound the same and blur together after a while, right?

HardscapePlantingsLightingWalkwaysUgh.

How to narrow down the choices and feel confident you chose the best landscaping company in Apopka?

Check out these tips:

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 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.