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A Rose To The Rescue

Philip Heald had a problem. The Tulbaghia fragrans that had been specified wasn’t performing as hoped. Heald is the construction manager for Ladera Ranch, a 4,000-acre master-planned hometown in South Orange County, CA. The tulbaghia was one of the plants slated to anchor several key public areas of the six villages and three districts that […]

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Poolside Landscaping Ideas With Roses

Selecting plants for poolside installations can be a challenge. From a practical standpoint, you want plants that are easy-care and won’t end up filling your pool with pollen, leaves or other plant litter. Depending on your local zoning laws, you may be required to have a fence around your pool. If that’s the case and […]

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Commercial Landscaping With Oversized Planters

  Even homes and buildings with a limited amount of outdoor space can add impact by using large containers of well-selected plants. Start by choosing a variety of sculptural plants with strong shapes to draw attention and use the classic “thriller, spiller, filler formula in selecting plants for maximum impact. For instance, these entry-way containers, […]

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