Davey Tree Flipbooks

Landscape Matters: Fall 2016 Issue

The Davey Tree Expert Company provides residential and commercial tree service and landscape service throughout North America. Read our Flipbooks for helpful tips and information on proper tree and lawn care.

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DESIGN DOS & DON'TS EXPERT ADVICE FOR LEGENDARY LANDSCAPES DO install plants in multiples, repeating groupings throughout the property for maximum impact. DO create visual freshness with seasonal plantings that feature a variety of stem, berry, leaf, flower and color attributes DO plan for enhancements and change outs, such as an eye-popping spring bulb display and seasonally appropriate annuals. DON'T choose high- maintenance plants such as "littering trees" with heavy branch, seed or leaf drop; flowers that require deadheading; or shrubs that overgrow the bed without severe pruning. DON'T overlook small yet important details for creating an inviting property, such as clean bed lines, well-groomed turf and colorful plantings. DON'T forget to consider your property's unique climate such as soil, sun, moisture and wind conditions as part of your design plan. DON'T DO As Davey's national design partner and a specialist in creating digital designs, Anne Coke, president of Coke Consulting LLC of West Palm Beach, Florida, offers these landscape design tips.

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