In the dead of winter it is hard to believe that there is beauty in a landscape here in Rochester. After all landscapes are made to be enjoyed in the summer months. Your landscape can add beauty year round to your home if you have the right elements. We want to share with you what a few of those elements are that you want to be sure you have in your landscape for year-round beauty. It may be a little late to implement some of these ideas, but they are ideas to carry into this spring and summer as you plan out your landscaping.
Now that the Christmas season is in full swing, it is time to start decorating your landscape to get you and all your guests in to the Christmas spirit. Instead of just talking about lights, we are going to suggest some ideas that you can do for your home that are cheap but will look amazing. Over the the next two weeks keep posted to learn more.
It is finally here. Fall is among us here in Rochester and boy did it come fast. It seems like we just started our landscaping projects and now it is almost time to start to prepare for winter. That is coming soon too. But is your property ready for the fall? Are all your plants in your landscape starting to yellow already? Well we want to encourage you and tell you that you can change all of that for next year. It is important to make sure that your property is suited for all seasons. How can you do that so this time next year you still have a lush landscape? Take a look.
Rochester is the perfect place to incorporate an outdoor fireplace or pit into your landscaping. They are a beautiful aspect to any landscape and create a natural gathering point for families and friends to gather around. On top of the social benefits, fireplaces are an investment into your home that will last for years of use with minimal upkeep. Before we divulge too much into the benefits however, let’s talk about which would be better for you.
When you sit and try to enjoy your landscape, what is the one thing that will really ruin your time alone? NOISE. Do you have those neighbors who don’t seem to mind if the whole neighborhood can hear their conversation? Or maybe you are close to a busy main road or highway. How can you reduce the noise that pollutes your landscape? Well there are several ways to reduce this unwanted eavesdropping and pollution. Making your landscape multifunctional by cutting out noise and acting as an audio blocker is the most cost efficient way to address this issue.
When we take a look at landscaping, not only in Rochester, but nationally, there has been an ever growing trend in the use and incorporation of outdoor kitchens. Outdoor kitchens are a great way to differentiate your property and add that little flare that stands out. They are a long term investment and depending on what you are looking for, can be as functional as your indoor kitchen. Let’s take a look at a couple key aspects to consider when building/installing an outdoor kitchen.
The beautiful thing about Rochester landscaping is how different it can be and how creative you can make it. Decks are just one of the ways that you can make your home one of a kind. However not only can you choose to install a deck, you can choose from the literally hundreds of materials, colors, and textures. There are benefits and draw backs to each kind but it really all comes down to the amount of maintenance you are willing to do to keep your deck looking like new. Here are the 3 most common deck materials.
This is just the cold hard truth. Yes mowing is a part of landscaping and caring for your plants is important, but if you are just planting trees and flowers in any random order, you are wasting the potential of your home. Landscaping involves lines, textures, colors, light, space, efficiency, pitch, water, durability, the list goes on, the point is, a lot needs to be taken into consideration when doing your landscaping. This is why you hire a professional but if you are a do-it-yourself-er, you may want to put some consideration into what you are planting or building. Take these 3 tips into consideration when thinking about landscaping.
Every property is different and therefore the same landscape design cannot work for everyone. It all depends on the home, the location, the existing landscape and the personality of the homeowners. So with that being said, a landscape cannot be copied and moved to another home. No mater how much you love a landscape that someone has, you cannot have it. This is the beauty of Nature’s Accents designs. Look through the gallery and you will notice how every landscape is different from the previous and pertains to the home owners needs. The great thing about the landscaping industry is that everyone is always learning and trying new things.
Landscapes have much more functionality than just providing a entry walk way. If you are willing to invest, they can become the ultimate party locations. Each year many people want their landscapes done before the 4th of July, and it is these landscapes specifically that have large back patios and decks with fireplaces and built in bars, and other hosting essentials like plenty of seating. We have picked 5 landscapes from our most recent projects to present in this top 5 chart.