Retaining Wall & Hardscaping Options for Beautiful Landscapes

Dawn KruegerLandscaping

retaining wall hardscaping sample

New home construction, or upgrades to existing homes, usually requires attention to the outside of the home as well as the inside. Beautiful landscapes immediately come to mind, especially in mature greenery area of Bethesda, Maryland where we are located. Once colorful blooms have burst on the scene, you have instant curb appeal. However, many times retaining walls and hardscaping are needed too. But … Read More

Montgomery County Landscape & Garden Tips for Small Spaces

Dawn KruegerLandscaping

small urban garden: Montgomery County landscape

Montgomery County landscape and gardens need to conform to smaller spaces. The average lawn size in Montgomery County is a bit over 2,000 square feet. But the small urban garden is a magical place with the right elements of style and design. A small backyard has the potential to become a room-like sanctuary. And a front or side yard adds … Read More

Bethesda MD Landscaping for Luxury & Local Landscape Trends

Dawn KruegerLandscaping

Outdoor Fireplace - Outdoor Living Area

Luxury home building and remodeling is flourishing throughout the Bethesda MD and Washington DC areas. Typical buyers look not only for quality in a build and style of home, but also in curb appeal and landscaping design. Designers of luxury landscaping offer many options, but often, the end product seems very cookie cutter, similar to local neighborhoods or their surrounding … Read More

Does Professional Landscaping Increase Your Home Value?

Dawn KruegerLandscaping

Garden Pond, landscape

Landscaping is a great way to add curb appeal to your home. If you are looking to sell, it’s an important factor in making your house stand out that you may not have considered. But does professional landscaping increase your home value directly? It’s a good question to ask yourself before you begin to work on your landscaping or invest … Read More

Labyrinths Coming to Washington D.C. & Maryland Homes

Dawn KruegerLandscaping

labyrinth paver patio

People have designed labyrinths for thousands of years, and they are making a comeback in Washington D.C. and Maryland homes as a stunning garden trend. These mazes and their distinctive patterns have served as both meditation devices and unique landscaping features. Labyrinths are a fascinating idea that can let you wow your neighbors with your yard. David Tolzmann says that … Read More