Patio fire features and fire pits

Conjure up with me a fall memory.  Beautiful leaves, football Saturdays, and crisp evenings around a campfire come to mind for many.  About that campfire… What makes it so magnetic?  Is it the dancing flames?  The gentle warmth?  A hint...

Shedding some light on landscape lighting

There are more reasons for you to light your home’s exterior than meet the eye. Take safety. The last thing most of us want is to have folks taking a header on our property and possibly hurting themselves. Nighttime increases the risk for such accidents. Clearly...

Phasing Your Landscaping

How do we get started on this project?  Do we have to do it all at once?  Will our whole yard be torn up at once?  These are questions that we frequently hear.  Taking the plunge and allowing a landscape contractor to tear up a perfectly good yard...

Landscape Design FAQs

Dave Swearingen, Landscape Architect with The Site Group, Inc. of New Carlisle, Ohio, answers some frequently asked questions about landscape design and installation. Q. How much should I spend on my landscaping? A. This one really depends on several factors: How much...