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Garden Art Expands To The Sierra Foothills

»Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Garden Art Expands To The Sierra Foothills

Garden Art Expands To The Sierra Foothills

Following 10 years of successful landscape design in the Lake Tahoe Basin, Garden Art are excited to announce that we are expanding our operations into the foothills region covering Folsom, Eldorado Hills, Sacramento and the surrounding areas.  Bringing our expertise and experience of over 25 years of garden design and landscaping from Boston through Detroit to Tahoe, we look forward to serving communities in these beautiful areas of Northern California.  So if you are considering having your property landscaped, or are looking for a unique addition such as a fire pit or water feature, then please contact us and we look forward to discussing the many possibilities available to...

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Winter in Tahoe

»Posted by on Jan 13, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Winter in Tahoe

The snowpack is low in the Tahoe Basin and the Sierras, and so if possible it’s a good idea to hydrate your plants.  Evergreens especially (Holly’s or Pine trees for example) lose moisture through their needles and leaves, without any way of replacing it.   If the ground is not frozen it’s a good idea to water your other deciduous plants as well. I received some good news the other day from a happy client enjoying the warmth of their fire pit with friends and family and a glass of wine.  We are expecting a robust season starting in the spring, so it’s not too early to start thinking about what you would like to do for your business or home property, be it that new custom designed fire pit, a striking water feature, or a unique garden for...

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Fire pits

»Posted by on Jul 29, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Fire pits

Fire pits

As summer blazes away here at Lake Tahoe, are you getting the most from your garden?  Once the sun goes down, the temperatures drop 20º or more, and you may move from your deck or patio back indoors.  But with a fire pit, you could stay out, enjoying the cooling mountain air while keeping warm and comfortable. Fire pits range from simple to complex, from off the shelf to a custom design, and are one of the most popular additions to a landscape design.  Contact us to find out how we can help you install the right fire pit for your garden, either matching your existing design or as the centrepiece for a new patio or new look.   And you might also want to take a look at our lighting design service too, so that as darkness falls, and you are sitting out, you can...

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Spring has sprung

»Posted by on Apr 16, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Spring has sprung

Believe it or not, despite the recent snow, this weekend the temperatures are forecast to soar. It’s not too early to think about summertime in your Lake Tahoe garden.  Soon the days will be warm and you will want to be out there enjoying your new landscaped property, and we would love to be the ones you call to fulfil those dreams.  Have a look through our portfolio pages at examples of some of the creative and unique work we have done in the past to give yourself some ideas for your property.

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