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Landscape Design & Plantings

Our landscape design and planting services involve the planning, creation, and installation of outdoor spaces that are both aesthetically pleasing and functional. These services encompass various aspects, from conceptualizing the design to selecting and planting vegetation. Here's an overview of landscape design and planting services:

Landscape Design Services:

  1. Consultation and Site Analysis: Our landscape designer meets with the client to understand their preferences, needs, and goals for the outdoor space. We assess the site's existing conditions, including topography, soil type, drainage, sunlight exposure, and any existing features.

  2. Conceptual Design: Based on the client's input and the site analysis, we develop a conceptual plan that outlines the general layout, major features, and overall design vision.

  3. Master Plan: The conceptual plan is refined into a comprehensive master plan. This plan includes detailed design elements such as pathways, patios, decks, water features, outdoor structures, and plantings.

  4. Plant Selection: Plant species are carefully chosen based on factors like climate, soil conditions, maintenance requirements, and aesthetic preferences. The goal is to create a balanced and cohesive plant palette.

  5. Hardscape Design: The design includes the arrangement of non-living elements such as pathways, retaining walls, seating areas, lighting, and other structures.

  6. Material Selection: Depending on the design, suitable materials like stone or brick are chosen for hardscape elements.

  7. 3D Renderings: Some designers provide 3D renderings or digital visualizations to help clients visualize the final design.

Landscape Planting Services:

  1. Planting Design: The layout of plant beds and individual plants is determined based on the master plan. Consideration is given to factors like spacing, growth habits, and color schemes.

  2. Soil Preparation: Proper soil preparation, which may involve amending the soil with compost or other organic materials, ensures healthy plant growth.

  3. Plant Installation: Plants are carefully planted according to their specific needs, including depth, spacing, and proper planting techniques.

  4. Mulching: A layer of mulch is applied around plants to help retain moisture, suppress weeds, and improve soil health.

  5. Watering and Fertilization: Newly planted vegetation requires proper watering and fertilization to establish healthy root systems.

  6. Maintenance Guidelines: Clients can be provided with guidelines on how to care for their newly planted landscape, including watering schedules, pruning instructions, and general maintenance tips.

  7. Seasonal Color Planting: We offer seasonal color planting, where plants with vibrant blooms or foliage are changed out to maintain a fresh and appealing look throughout the year.

Landscape design and planting services aim to create outdoor spaces that reflect the client's preferences, enhance the property's beauty, and harmonize with the natural surroundings. Hiring a professional landscape designer and using experienced planting services can ensure that the design vision is realized, plants thrive, and the overall landscape remains inviting and well-maintained.

Our Service Areas:

We service the following and surrounding towns of; Old Saybrook, Clinton, Madison, East Haddam, Waterford, Guilford, New London, Colchester, East Hampton, Groton, North Branford, Middletown, Portland, Norwich, Cromwell and beyond!


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