Landscape and Garden Design

June 29, 2014
Landscape And Garden Design

Deborah Silver & Co. is a firm offering landscape and garden design. Founded in 1986 by Deborah Silver, our award-winning company provides a wide range of design and installation services for its clients.

Deborah Silver & Co. is the original member of a group of three companies owned by Deborah Silver, landscape designer, which together provide a complete range of products and services for homes, gardens and landscapes. Detroit Garden Works, established in 1995, is considered one of the top garden stores in America. Branch, a studio dedicated to the design and fabrication of garden ornament, was founded in 2004.

Landscape and Garden Design Services

  • We provide consultation regarding the selection of containers, garden furnishings, ornament or sculpture. This service is available both in house and on site.
  • We design and plant containers appropriate to every season of the gardening year.
  • We coach those gardeners who prefer to do the work themselves in plant selection, plant combinations and proper care.
  • We provide a full range of garden and landscape design services-from a sketch to construction grade blueprints.
  • We provide expert landscape and garden installation.
  • We are able to renovate existing landscapes and gardens, or create a new landscape from start to finish.
  • We design and manufacture custom finished pots, boxes, pergolas, arbors, fountains to specification in steel.
  • We offer the full range of garden maintenance services, including proper pruning.
  • We maintain a roster of landscape and garden service companies we like and recommend, from lawn and tree care, garden maintenance, lighting, irrigation, large tree planting, drainage work, brick, masonry and stonework, to pool and fountain construction and maintenance.
  • We provide cut flowers for parties, gifts and events.
  • We design and install winter pot plantings, holiday lighting, and décor.
  • We custom make topiary sculpture with natural materials for the home.
Source: detroitgardenworks.com
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Landscaping Tips

Though your home is your castle, there is no necessity to surround it with a moat. Here are 5 tips that will help you to make your landscaping feel more warm, welcoming and cozy.

1. Put some flowers nearby your entrance. Flowers make any area look more welcoming and attractive, so greeting your guests with Petunia, Snapdragon, Lily-of-the-Nile or some other garden flowers is always a great thing to do. What is more, to add some space between your house and the entrance, you can consider adding a little white fence. It will create an illusion that your front yard is bigger than it actually is. What is more, adding fence will create a great space for planting flowers to add some color and coziness.

2. Add rambling vines to make your yard look absolutely lovely. You can not deny that rambling vines always create romantic and even magical atmosphere. So why not to use this tip while decorating your yard?

3. To hide the unattractive driveway, consider adding some color, texture, and height. You can easily do it by adding various sorts of flowers. To start, create an island of green lawn right in the hub of a drive. Then add a couple of low boxwood hedges with flowers toward the back of your island.

4. If you want your yard to blossom and flourish bust still do not have enough time to maintain it, consider planting low-fuss lilies. Such flowers look absolutely gorgeous and come in the variety of rainbow hues, so you can pick the one you love most. What is more, low-fuss lilies do not care about the sort of soil, they love the sun and welcome hot, they do not afraid of drought. In other words, Crinums is an ideal flower for all those who are looking for low-maintenance solutions.

5. The last tip also touches the low-maintenance aspect. To make your life easier, group plantings into beds and islands. This will help you to avoid mowing and trimming around each individual plant, save a lot of time and even money.

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