July 13 2015 0comment

Cut Your Utility Bills By Up to 30 Percent With Landscaping

Cut Your Utility Bills By Up to 30 Percent With Landscaping Landscaping can change the microclimate around a building by 20–25 degrees F. According to the US Department of Energy, energy-efficient landscaping can save up to 30% on home heating bills. Savings for cooling can be even more. Most people can save at least a […]

July 13 2015 0comment

The Value of Landscaping

The Value of Landscaping From a monetary standpoint, a nicely landscaped property can increase the value of your home by 15%, allowing you to recoup 100–200% of your investment at selling time.  This compares with the investment recovery rates for kitchen remodeling (75-125%), bathroom remodeling (20-120%), swimming pool additions (20-50%).  A monetary return is not […]

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Landscaping The Public View

Landscaping The Public View Winter brings a slower pace to gardening. Now is a good time to think about the home landscape and how it can be improved. An attractive front yard can enhance the appearance of your house and neighborhood. The expanse of lawn and surrounding plants creates the most pleasing picture if designed […]

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Using Your Landscape Design to Cut Energy Bills

Using Your Landscape Design to Cut Energy Bills Whoever says you can’t “kill two birds with one stone” when becoming more energy efficient is absolutely wrong! There are ways to cut down on your home’s energy expenses while adding beautiful landscapes to the yard and, in turn, likely increasing your home’s value. A well designed […]

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Caring For Your Landscape

Caring For Your Landscape At Creative Landscaping we believe the care you give your new landscape plantings is just as important as the design and installation. Learning how to properly maintain your plants is the key to enjoying your landscape investment for years to come. WATERING Once your plants are installed, the watering becomes the […]

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Now Is The Time To Plan Your 2010 Project

Now Is The Time To Plan Your 2010 Project As the cold weather has set in, gardening and landscaping may be the last thing on our minds. Even so, it is important to use the off season to prepare for a great landscape when spring rolls around. As landscapers and landscape designers we’re already aware […]

July 13 2015 0comment

The Benefits of Snow

The Benefits of Snow While opinions may vary on how desirable snow is, in particular the amount that falls, snow actually has several benefits for yard and garden plantings. One major benefit of a good snow cover is snow functions as an excellent insulator of the soil. Without snow, very cold temperatures can freeze the […]

March 07 2015 0comment

School Pride Displayed On Football Field

School Pride Displayed On Football Field WAVERLY – A little school pride has been added to the Waverly football field. If you have wandered past the Viking Stadium football field recently, you would have noticed a large letter “W” staring back at you. Marvin Lambie, Owner of Creative Landscaping, recently landscaped a big white “W” […]