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11 Xeriscape Low Water Plants

One of this year’s biggest housing trends is sustainability, and few things are more sustainable than a drought-tolerant, low-water landscape. Xeriscape, the landscaping practice of reducing or eliminating the need for irrigation, is a growing trend in exterior design. The virtual home design experts at brick&batten can show you new ways to increase  your curb ...

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10 Ideas to Liven Up Your Landscaping this Fall

Contrary to popular belief, early fall is actually a great time to dig into some landscaping work. The summer sun finally starts to back off, but it’s still warm enough for perennials to establish a root system before the first winter frost. In fact, some landscapers argue that flowers, shrubs, and trees planted in the ...