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Considerations for your Winter Landscape

Posted by on Feb 10, 2014 in Featured News, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

     If you are like most people, you have spent quite a bit of time this winter season looking out your window at the weather of the day. In doing so, you may have noticed a beautiful berry or branching pattern, or even a flower in your landscape. Your decision to install such an appealing winter plant was a good one, because you will most likely receive beauty from this plant the year round. Generally speaking, plants do have the ability to enhance the winter landscape, it’s just a matter of properly selecting the right plant for the...

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Fall & Winter ▪ Landscape Final Preparations

Posted by on Nov 5, 2013 in Featured News, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

It is early November. The leaves are falling and so are the temperatures. There is little time remaining in which to prepare for the upcoming winter season. Now is a good time to create an action list so you can prioritize your time and resources in these final landscape work days. The following listing is meant to give you some ideas or perhaps jog your memory as you complete your final preparations: ▪Have all irrigation/mosquito lines winterized. Freezing here can lead to costly repairs. ▪ Disconnect all garden hoses from exterior...

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Irrigation Systems: Protecting Your Landscape Investment

Posted by on Jul 12, 2013 in Featured News, News | 0 comments

Irrigation has been in use for centuries.  Channeling water through canal ways to supply water to otherwise desolate yet fertile soils that lacked only water to sustain life and/or produce crops.  Today’s irrigation systems are employed to deliver water to crops as well as residential and commercial landscapes. Although we have had ample rainfall this year, you might want to consider investing in an irrigation system and/or revamping your existing system.  Irrigation systems are great tools to protect your landscape investment when...

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National Lawn Care Month

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 in Featured News, News | 0 comments

April is National Lawn Care Month.  In honor of National Lawn Care Month Dwyer DesignScapes would like to pass on some tips on keeping your yard looking the best on the block. Mowing Tips for Spring •Give your lawn mower a check up. Make sure the blades are sharp and the oil has been changed. Also, drain last season’s gas and use fresh gas. •Don’t scalp  your yard. Don’t cut your grass too short, particularly for cool season grass. Taller grass results in a deeper root system and a lawn that is less likely to encourage invasive...

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BRINGING THE OUTDOORS TO LIFE AT NIGHT

Posted by on Mar 19, 2013 in Featured News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

BRINGING THE OUTDOORS TO LIFE AT NIGHT

Outdoor lighting can extend your indoor living space outdoors by bringing your garden space to life at night.  Create an elegant mood for dining under the stars or a relaxing atmosphere for after dinner drinks while sitting by the fire.  If your patio or deck is covered with a pergola or roof structure, set the mood with a combination of lighting options: recessed lights, rope lighting, down lighting, antique string lights or candle light, are just a few options. Accent lighting allows you to highlight important architectural elements of...

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