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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Outdoor Rooms

24-04-2013 by admin

Do you ever think of your outdoor living spaces as  “outdoor rooms?”   Just as a house has “interior rooms” defined by walls, ceilings, doors and view windows, an “outdoor room” is similarly defined to create a comfortable and pleasura [...]

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Plant of the Week: Dogwood Tree

24-04-2013 by admin

While this March was  lacking in color  due to the  delay in arrival of Spring, we are now  seeing an abundance of color in April, especially with all of the flowering trees blooming at the same time. Normally, at this point in spring, the cherry [...]

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Come Alive Outside

22-04-2013 by admin

On April 22, 2013, Kane Landscapes participated in the nationwide PLANET Day of Service, by bringing volunteers to a home in Dunn Loring, VA, operated by Langley Residential Support Services, serving adults with intellectual disabilities. In the spi [...]

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Plant of the Week: Saucer Magnolia

08-04-2013 by admin

The Saucer Magnolia is a deciduous tree with large, early-blooming flowers in various shades of white, pink, and purple. It is one of the most commonly used magnolias in horticulture. This small, low-branched tree reaches a height of 20'-25', and g [...]

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Mo..Mo..Mo..Mowing!

03-04-2013 by admin

It seems many people try to pick up the art of mowing, and many fail in creating a masterpiece. Most feel this is a goof-proof chore, but the truth is that properly mowed lawns are healthier and more beautiful. There are five key techniques to follow [...]

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Plant of the Week: Tulips

02-04-2013 by admin

Tulips are one of the most popular spring flowers  and come in a large variety of colors and sizes. While tulips bloom in the spring, the best time for planting the bulbs is in the fall, between October and November. While they are classified with p [...]

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