What Options Do I Have When Designing A Patio?

April 30, 2014

If you are lucky enough to be having a new patio designed and installed, you may be faced with more choices than you can handle and might not know where to start in determining what you want.  There are numerous options to consider, and since this aesthetic and functional addition to your backyard will be…

How Concrete Can Enhance The Beauty And Functionality Of Your Home

April 23, 2014

When most people think of concrete, beauty is not exactly the first thing that comes to mind.  This industrial looking material is typically associated with less-than-beautiful amenities such as roadways, walkways, driveways, slabs and other commercial applications.  However, there are a number of uses of the material around the outside of homes that can not…

Ideas For Designing An Outdoor Kitchen

April 16, 2014

If having an outdoor kitchen has long been on your wish list, you may have visions swirling around in your head of what the exterior space will entail.   There is a wide variety of options to choose from when it comes to designing your dream kitchen outside, and many of the typical constraints of indoor…

Ways To Enhance Outdoor Enjoyment

April 11, 2014

If you are among the many people living in NJ and NY that have had more than enough this past winter, you’re likely enjoying the rapidly improving weather and looking ahead to the many days and nights you will be able to enjoy outdoors.  If this is the case, you may also be thinking about…

The Many Uses For Bobcat Services

April 2, 2014

Whether you are a professional landscaping contractor, operate a construction business or are a homeowner, you are likely to encounter a project that may require Bobcat services.  This type of equipment has a wide variety of uses and can make easy work of what would otherwise be difficult or even impossible manual labor. There are…

Time To Start Planning For Your Perfect Backyard Retreat

March 26, 2014

As temperatures begin to moderate, thoughts inevitably turn to the outdoors and the many days and nights of enjoyment spent in the backyard that are looming on the horizon. If your backyard space leaves something to be desired, or you have been dreaming all winter long of an outdoor oasis or quiet retreat to call…

Entertainment Systems Add To Outdoor Enjoyment

March 19, 2014

Whether you already have a beautiful outdoor space for your home or you are in the stages of designing a new backyard oasis, one aspect that many homeowners are increasingly incorporating into their exterior design plans is that of outdoor entertainment systems.  These systems provide entertainment and enjoyment for those that like to spend time…

Spring Heralds In Authentic Outdoor Cooking

March 14, 2014

On March 20th of this year, we will be heralding in the beginning of spring, and for many residents of New Jersey and New York, that also means the return to a greater focus on cooking outdoors.  If you are one of the lucky few that already have a pizza oven installed outside, this means…

What Is Hardscaping?

March 5, 2014

If you’re like many people, you have likely heard of the term “hardscaping” but may not be quite sure what it is. If that’s the case, have no fear because you’re not alone. Many people refer to elements that are technically considered to be hardscaping as landscaping, and although there is a difference between the…

Uses For Retaining Walls

February 26, 2014

There are many reasons why retaining walls are used on both residential and commercial properties. While some property owners choose to have these types of walls built for decorative purposes, there are also a number of functional reasons that individual walls or full multi-tiered systems must be built in order to create usable space that…

Caring For Your Patio During Winter Months

February 19, 2014

in your backyard, chances are you haven’t seen much of it lately with all of the ice and snow we’re experiencing this winter. As you gaze out your window at the beautiful outdoor space that you long to enjoy, you should consider what all of this winter weather is doing to the condition of your underneath

This Valentine’s Day, Green Up Your Gift

February 12, 2014

As the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday approaches, we’re inundated with gifts in all shades of red, depicting the love shared between two people. But if you really want your Valentine to know the depth of your love, give the gift of green by planning a new landscape design for your home instead of giving a…