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If you’re thinking of renovating your landscape to include some powerful colors this season, choose some plants and flowers that have the staying power so you can welcome these colors each and every season.

Marigolds

Nothing catches the eye better than marigolds. These bright orange and yellow flowers are a great contrast against the green of your lawn. Even better, marigolds have a distinct and powerful perfume, which means they appeal to more than just your sense of sight.

Tiger Lilies

This flaming orange flower also gives off a distinctive scent and adds some zing to your landscape. Tiger lilies have been noted to reduce feelings of aggression, which is understandable as how could you not feel peaceful and lively when confronted by these beautiful flowers?

Tulips

These simplistic flowers can add a variety of color to your landscape, allowing you to plant a flower that can vary from color to size. These flowers of love come in 3,000 different varieties, and their bulbs can be used as a replacement for onions in cooking!

Whatever style of flower you choose for your landscape, make sure it will catch the eyes of all your neighbors and bring a smile to your face every time you look at them!

So you’ve finally decided this is the season you will add an outdoor living space that will give you a place to escape to and take in the sounds, smells and sights of your gorgeous Long Island landscape, as well as provide a comfortable and convenient area to entertain great friends and family. Adding a hexagonal gazebo might just be the perfect avenue to that destination!

Hexagonal gazebos are traditional in appearance, but add a style and sophistication to your Long Island landscape. And although you may choose a design and materials that exude luxury, hexagonal gazebos are quite affordable. Furthermore, your property value will increase with this beautiful addition!

Hexagonal gazebos do not have to be one-size-fits-all in style. There are several different options, including whether or not to add benches inside the gazebo and different types of railings. When it comes to topping your hexagonal gazebo, you can choose from a canopy top, an ornamental cupola or more traditional roofing shingles, perhaps to match the roof of your home.

Hexagonal gazebos typically come in 8 foot and 10 foot sizes. A great way to accentuate your Long Island landscape gazebo is by adding garden lights and seasonal plantings around the gazebo itself. The plants and flowers will give you something beautiful to gaze upon as you relax the day away in your Long Island landscape and the garden lights will allow you to enjoy this outdoor living space even on cool, summer nights.

Contact your local landscaping company today to find out more about adding a hexagonal gazebo to your Long Island landscape this season!

Adding clover to your Long Island landscape

June 3, 2015

Clover is an easy addition to your Long Island landscape, and offers a unique charm that even the best looking grass cannot match. Additionally, clover holds a great number of advantages over grass. If you’re looking to spruce up your Long Island landscape and add in something different, here are some reasons why you should [...]

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Adding evergreens to your Long Island landscape

May 20, 2015

Evergreens can add a distinguishing and sophisticated look to your Long Island landscape, especially when the plants are orderly and well-maintained. These Long Island landscape gems also allow you to have a beautiful backyard garden without a rigorous upkeep routine. Here are some evergreen options to add to your Long Island landscape this season. Blue [...]

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Landscaping tip: Adding water lilies to your Long Island landscaping pond

May 6, 2015

Adding a pond to your Long Island landscape could possibly be one of the best ideas you’ve had yet! Giving you and your family an area by which to sit and meditate while the sounds of the tranquil water melts the stress right off your mind, Long Island landscaping ponds are definitely a must-have. While [...]

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Landscaping tip: Caring for your pond plants

April 22, 2015

Several elements go into a successful landscaping pond and your plants are probably the most noticeable feature. Planting flowers underwater might seem like a strange idea, but with the exception of a few extra steps, pond plants are no different from the other plants layering your landscape. Prune, prune, prune! Just like any normal plant, [...]

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Common Long Island landscaping mistakes

April 8, 2015

Your home is a precious place and you want it to look its best. Many homeowners choose to add features to their Long Island landscape in order to increase the value of the property or to add color and flair. However, just like with anything, Long Island landscaping can be overdone. You may enjoy a [...]

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Creeping Charlie as a Landscaping Groundcover

March 11, 2015

If you’re looking to enhance your landscape with a plant that is both aromatic and easy on the eye, landscaping specialists recommend the common creeping charlie. This perennial has been around for hundreds of years, and is a common fixture in many landscapes all over America, with the exception of Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Arizona, New [...]

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The perfect drought-resistant plants for your rock garden

February 25, 2015

Rock gardens are becoming very popular and common on Long Island landscapes because they are perfect places for plants that can be exposed to long periods of sunlight without becoming dehydrated. Some homeowners use the areas of their Long Island landscape that have dry soil to plant more drought-tolerant plants so the area will have [...]

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Should I hire a Long Island landscaping company to build my walkway?

February 11, 2015

After all the time and money you’ve invested, you might just want to get up close and personal with your Long Island landscaping to really enjoy it. The best way to do that is by installing a walkway. There are many options for this type of hardscape from design to materials. But the best decision [...]

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