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Oct 8 2014

Woody Plants with Fall and Winter Interest

We are moving into autumn but it is not too early for landscape designers to consider which woody plants provide excellent autumn and winter appeal.  Features may include fruits: such as winterberry holly fruits now combined with leaves and later alone in clusters along stems, crabapples such as 'Red Jewel', 'Strawberry Parfait', and 'Bob White' which will retain firm and colorful fruits well into winter, and beautyberry (Callicarpa) with its metallic purple to salmon-pink to white fruits that will have color until major frosts.
Sep 11 2014

Project Spotlight: Upper Arlington Residence

In 2013, a home owner in Upper Arlington called Greenscapes to take a look at their water feature. The pond and the surrounding landscape had not been maintained. It clearly needed to be dredged and was in dire need of both functional and aesthetic improvements. We were happy to take on the challenging project.  The home owner was thrilled with the results!   Before   After
Jul 31 2014

Greenscapes WINS GOLD at the BIA Parade of Homes

Greenscapes wins Gold at the 2014 BIA Parade of Homes! Located in Delaware, Oh -Gold award for Outdoor Living Area -Gold award for Rear Garden Design -Silver for front Garden Design #biaofcentralohio #columbus #landscapearchitecture   Visit the following link for directions to the parade: http://www.biaparade.com/aws/BIA/pt/sd/news_article/78115/_PARENT/layout...
Jun 12 2014

Give your plants a drink!

Spring rains will soon come to an end, and the summer heat will dry out your plants. Watering your landscape shouldn’t cause you woes. If it does, consider our advice to properly water your landscape.   Studies have shown that most people over water their lawns, and are unknowingly wasteful of water.  Two of the most common mistakes are:   (1) Watering at the wrong time of day and (2) Not watering plants deeply enough.  
May 30 2014

Greenscapes Featured in Housetrends magazine!

http://www.housetrends.com/Outdoor-Destination/ Outdoor Destination By Amy Howell Hirt | Photos by Dan Feldkamp/Visual Edge Imaging The pergola is grounded by red-brick pillars echoed from the fireplace wall.
May 21 2014

Prune...for healthier plants!

Pruning at the proper time can avoid certain disease and physiological problems:
May 2 2014

The Knockout Rose

Aptly named, the Knockout Rose is undoubtedly one of the best performing shrub roses to be introduced into the marketplace to date.   With its vibrant array of colors, the Knockout Rose is extremely floriferous. We planted several Knockout’s here at GreenScapes to ‘field test’ the rose; we had to prove to ourselves that the marketing of this plant was indeed truthful. The plant was reputed to be tough and virtually carefree. We planted a mass of five Knockouts’ at the driveway entry to our office and production facilities.
Apr 18 2014

The Scent is in the Air!

It seems that most landscapes and gardens are measured in terms of visual appeal. Sight may be the most important sense used to assess a garden; but in reality, how a garden interacts with each of our senses is its true measure of success. This makes the sense of smell one of the most important intangibles when establishing a garden.  
Apr 4 2014

Spring is here!

Spring is here- at least according to the calendar. While we await consistently warm weather and the true awakening of our gardens, we are anxious to see what affects the unseasonably cold weather of the winter may have had on our landscape plants.