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Category: Landscape Design

What Is It? Blue Mist Shrub

Late season color is usually defined by black eyed susans, sedum, ornamental grass, colored foliage and fall annuals. But have you heard of a compact shrub with silvery foliage and blue flowers that comes into its prime in late August? Caryopteris x clandonensis, also known as blue mist shrub, happens to be that plant. Blue…

Landscape Transformations- Before and After

The time has come: you’re ready to give the green light on fresh new landscaping for your home. You begin by watching your favorite home improvement TV shows, or perhaps by clipping your favorite pictures from a plant magazine. As you begin to piece all of these wonderful ideas together, you start to realize that maybe the project is a bit larger than what you initially anticipated. How am I going to remove and dispose the old shrubs and root balls?  How do I re-invigorate the old soil for new plants? How do I effectively lay out all my favorite choice plants together without them overwhelming the new space? Who is going to do ALL of this labor? These unanswered questions can quickly become overwhelming. For many, this is where their vision ends. Fortunately, Winterberry Gardens can answer all of your questions (and more).

Front Walkway Trends

Adding a walkway or path to your yard is a great way to make your landscape accessible, and add an element of interest to your home’s outdoor design. Walkways also add to a property’s curb appeal, hence becoming integral parts of the overall aesthetic layout. This is why a walkway’s design is a critical consideration. Aside from the design itself, it’s also vital to consider the type of walkway pavers use for outdoor areas. Fortunately, there are a lot of options that property owners may choose from when it comes to the walkway materials.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June Lawn Care- Feeling the Pressure

Summer is almost here, and the pressures of the environment are starting to take a toll on turfgrass. With a good set of eyes and a little know how, you can stop these problems before they become an issue.
Summer annuals are in full bloom so make sure you spray the weeds now to prevent them from seeding. You can move toward a lush lawn that is weed free in roughly three seasons if you consistently reduce the weed populations and strengthen your turf.

Design and Build Your Backyard Sanctuary and More

It’s already starting to feel like spring in Connecticut! Which means that its time to start planning for summer projects, designs, and stonework at Winterberry.

There are so many services that we offer to turn your yard into a sanctuary, or brighten up the front walkway in your yard. We have a team of designers ready to help you personally make the best plan possible for your space.

Waterscape Design Ideas for Your Pool or Pond

Water Features are an element that can enhance the theme of any landscape, from a small pond accent to a swimming poolscape. Here are a few ideas to keep in mind when planning your water feature:

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Design Tips to Maximize Your Outdoor Space

I always advise to consider your outdoor area an extension of your indoor decor. You can bring some of the same motifs and colors that you feature indoors and really make it cozy. Read on for some tips on how to do so!

2014 Landscape Design Trends

As we prepare to enter the 2014 Landscape Season, this year’s outdoor design trends have started to take shape, and some exciting developments have emerged.  In general, the trends fall into one of three categories: outdoor rooms, new technology, and environmental consciousness.

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