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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Photo Book

30-08-2012 by admin

Click here to view this photo book largerShutterfly photo books offer a variety of layouts and cover options to choose from. [...]

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Hameln Fountain Grass: Plant of the Week

29-08-2012 by admin

Hameln fountain grasses are this week's plant of the week due to their ability to withstand the summer heat. Not only are they sun-loving and drought tolerant, but are also virtually pest and disease free. This ornamental grass is often used for its [...]

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Black-Eyed Susans: Plant of the Week

22-08-2012 by admin

Black-eyed Susans are a favorite summertime perennial that add a pool of sunshine to gardens with their bright yellow flowers and dark center. From midsummer to fall, these tough native plants bloom their golden heads off in sun or light shade and m [...]

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Update on Sarah’s Garden

20-08-2012 by admin

For PLANET's Day of Service on April 20, a team from Kane Landscapes restored a garden at Main Street Child Development Center in Fairfax, VA for a former student that had passed away. In addition, we taught the seventy-two 3-5 year olds all about p [...]

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Shasta Daisy: Plant of the Week

15-08-2012 by admin

Shasta daisies are one of our favorite perennials to plant in sunny areas of gardens because they bloom over a long period (from May to September), are drought tolerant, and because the bright flowers contrast nicely with the glossy, dark green fol [...]

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Congratulations to David Hensel & Joe Ryder

13-08-2012 by admin

 David HenselLandscape Certified Technician - Turf Maintenance  Kane Landscapes is proud to announce that David Hensel, Maintenance Operations Manager, has officially passed the Landscape Industry Certified Technician-Exterior test for T [...]

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Crape Myrtle – Plant of the Week

08-08-2012 by admin

During the long, hot months of summer, long after the cherry blossoms, dogwoods, and magnolia trees have lost their bloom, one tree provides abundant color to our landscapes from late spring until early autumn; the Crape Myrtle.  The length of thei [...]

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Lo & Behold – The Plant of the Week

02-08-2012 by admin

This year we have received many requests from homeowners for a new series of dwarf Butterfly Bush called "Lo and Behold" due to its vibrant purple color and long lasting bloom in the summer time.  Other positive attributes of Lo & Behold are th [...]

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Pumpkins & Sunflowers with Pre-Schoolers

01-08-2012 by admin

The Kane Team helps plant the pumpkin patch on May 31stOn May 31st, the Kane Team spent the morning with 40 incredibly intelligent and energetic three-year-olds at Golden Pond Pre-school in Ashburn, VA. We spent our time teaching the students all abo [...]

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