Category: Landscaping

Water Retention Ponds

What Is a Water Retention Pond?   Stormwater retention ponds are designed to store stormwater runoff and limit its rate of flow, in order to avoid flooding downstream. They often incorporate emergent and submerged vegetation along their shorelines for aesthetic reasons.   Retention ponds may appear safe at first glance; however, their steep sides can…

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Tips For Residential Landscaping

When contemplating a residential landscape design, there are several important things to consider. First, remember that large properties tend to have many different areas, each of which serves a distinct function and has different landscape considerations. To start, place tracing paper over a basic plan and sketch out the approximate location of the various major…

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