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NYC Park Was Kahn’s Final Design

Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park juts into New York City's East River.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island in the East River in New York City is New York’s newest state park. Four Freedoms Park is a tribute to the life and work of President Roosevelt, a former governor of New York who led the nation through a tumultuous period in American and world history. The park will open to the public on October 24. “With the opening of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park this fall, New … Continue reading

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What’s Your Landscape Style?

Hydrangeas and mixed evergreen conifers are salt-tolerant choices for the coastal Cape Cod landscape.

Do you have a client who wants to create an English garden? Or they’re stumped for ideas for their desert climate? LandscapingNetwork.com has a handy design style resource covering every kind of residential landscaping, from Japanese to xeriscape to colonial to Tuscan. Click on your favorite style, and get ideas, projects, videos, pictures, design sheets, and more.  

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Lewey Landscaping At N.C. Expo

Lewey Landscaping & LawnCare Inc. (http://www.leweylandscaping.com/index.html), a Triangle-based, full-service landscaping and lawn care company, will participate in the second annual Boom! Blast Lifestyle Expo in Raleigh, N.C. The expo will run from 3-8 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Five Points Center for Active Adults,  2000 Noble Road. The event connects guests with local businesses and organizations that help the public “live smart, live well and live large,” and will feature a variety of informational breakout sessions, musical entertainment, dance lessons, … Continue reading

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Painting The Lawn Green?

The grass is always greener...

In this year of drought and overall season of sustainability, many homeowners are looking at ways to spruce up their yards beyond the traditional lush green lawn. Many are giving xeriscaping a try–converting their lawns to native plantings that require little watering or chemical care. Others are turning to landscape architects to create interesting outdoor living spaces. But some are, literally, slapping on a coat of paint. Yes, spray-painting their lawns with green dye to mimic a healthy, springtime lawn. … Continue reading

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A Little Fall Tree Homework

Is your landscaping ready to go back to school?

As you ease back into the school year, don’t forget to do your tree homework. Trees,  like kids, need a little extra attention this time of year. After a summer of hot temperatures–particularly in this drought-prone year–your trees will need some TLC, in the form of watering, mulching and pruning. Here are some tips from Davey on how to get your trees started on the right root for the coming cold months ahead: http://bit.ly/OZNuxr  

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