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12 Xeriscape Ideas for a Modern Low-Maintenance Look

As sunny days scorch thirsty yards, xeriscape design can bring relief to dried-out landscapes and tapped-out water bills. Xeriscape (pronounced zeer-i-scape) is landscape design that reduces or eliminates the need for irrigation beyond what nature provides, and our virtual exterior designers can show you how this environmentally friendly design can transform your home. Xeriscape uses drought-tolerant ...

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8 Backyard Makeovers That Are Just Stunning

There’s no arguing that backyards are meaningful places. So many childhood memories develop between the fences, and everyone loves a good chat with friends under some twinkle lights. As much as our exterior designers love enhancing curb appeal, there’s something extra special about drafting up beautiful back-of-home plans. We’ve curated a list of eight stunning ...

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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 ...

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May is National Moving Month: Let’s Get Your Home’s Exterior Ready

May is National Moving Month: Let’s Get Your Home’s Exterior Ready Looking to sell your home and ready to make a great first impression?  Being that May is National Moving Month, this is the perfect time to discuss how to get your home exterior ready for guests.  Most potential home buyers decide within seconds if ...