We will meet with you on site using our questionnaire (click
here to load the pdf) as the foundation for guiding you through
improving your landscape. These sessions are fun and relaxed, designed
to give you, the homeowner, maximum input into the design process.
In a one to two hour consultation, we will provide you with our notes,
a detailed plant list and new bedlines painted on the ground. From
this, the homeowner, is able to “do it yourself”, therefore
We offer planting designs, using summer
annuals, for the containers that beautify your front porch, terrace and
pool areas. Our container planting designs will make your landscape “pop” with
color. Do you need new containers? If so, we will assist you in choosing
and purchasing containers that are appropriate to your landscape and
Are you new to gardening? Did you just purchase a home
with existing landscaping and not know what to do with it? Regardless
of whether you are a young homeowner or a longtime homeowner with an
interest in gardening, we can advise you. Garden maintenance, pruning
times, container plantings, and identifying existing plants are just
a few of the subjects we will discuss with you on site. We come prepared
for this visit with work gloves and tools in hand.
Historic Garden Week Tour
Have you been asked to have your home and garden open
for Historic Garden Week? With over a dozen properties to our credit,
we have many years of experience assisting homeowners in readying or
creating new, lush gardens to be viewed by the hundreds of visitors
who flock to Virginia for Garden Week and enjoyed for years to come.
We will help walk you through the process starting a year in advance
so that your open house experience will be enjoyable.
Whether it is an hour consultation or a fully developed
master plan, gift certificates are great for a housewarming, wedding,
birthday, Mother’s/Father’s Day and Christmas. They also
make wonderful business thank you gifts. Please contact us to customize
your gift certificate for that special person or family.
Organic Vegetable Gardens
Please consider reducing your carbon footprint
and eating healthier food by growing your own delicious vegetables
and herbs. Spinach and lettuce can be grown in containers on a patio.
Cherry tomatoes can be grown in hanging baskets! With our advice,
organic vegetable gardening can be a low maintenance, enjoyable way
to have fresh vegetables at your doorstep.
Partnering with Realtors and General Contractors
Are you getting a home ready to put on the market? If so, we will
work with you and your homeowners to give the exterior of their home
a fresh look and set it apart from the competition. We keep strict
budgets in mind and make suggestions that can be do-it-yourself projects.
If workers are needed, we can recommend those, too. Oftentimes, one
hour of our time can set the wheels in motion for a huge improvement
without great expense.
The first impression a potential buyer has is
that minute when they drive up in front of the house, known as “curb appeal” Your
landscaping is a large part of this first impression. Did you know
that “50% of potential buyers make their decision within the
first minute of being on the property”, according to a study
done by the National Association of Realtors?
create detailed “blueprint” style drawings to scale for
you. Some of our clients have even framed them! Accurately followed,
our careful drawings make sure that what we conceived and put on paper
is translated to your yard.