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Planning Your Backyard Design with All-Year Use in Mind

People have differing opinions on which aspect of their home is the most important. For example, some emphasize the kitchen, pointing out that it’s the place where the family gathers to eat and can offer a significant amount of comfort. Others believe that the living room is the true focal point of a home since it’s where homeowners often entertain guests...

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How to Choose a Landscape Design Contractor

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Statistics say more than half of U.S. home and commercial business owners leverage the expertise and skill of a landscape design provider to ensure their property looks its absolute best year-round.  For homeowners, a personalized landscape design can add tremendous value to your curb appeal, improved security through strategic plant and light placement, and a healthier lawn. For commercial business owners, an effective...

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How to Plan Your Dreamscape

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Once upon a time, a standard landscape design included bushes, trees, flowers… and maybe a patio or deck. Fast forward to 2019 and it’s a whole new story. Today’s homeowners are embracing this valuable outdoor real estate like never before with innovative ideas that make every square foot count when planning their dreamscape. So what is a dreamscape?  It’s whatever you want...

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Fall is a Great Time to Build an Outdoor Entertainment Space

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Nothing beats the beauty and weather of fall in Northeast Ohio! Bright colors, vibrant sunshine and cool, crisp air make fall the perfect time to build an outdoor entertainment space at your home. Outdoor entertainment space can have different connotations to different people: Maybe it’s simply a firepit with seating for warm summer nights and s’mores or cool fall evenings and hot...

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Fall Lawn Care: Preparing Your Yard for the Winter

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Fall lawn care is the ideal way to experience a lush landscape with minimal maintenance in the springtime. The ideal conditions that accompany the transition into cooler weather—like increased moisture in the air, warm soil, and cooler air temperatures—make it easier to work on your garden and lawn. In the early fall, the soil in your yard will still be workable....

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Tips on Getting Your Yard Ready for Back to School

Haircuts, notebooks, new clothes, and early mornings—those are some of the many things that typically come along with the start of a new school year. Amidst the shuffle of back-to-school season, one important factor that’s not to be overlooked is lawn care. Just like your family, your yard deserves some attention before your fall routine falls into full swing. Not only will...

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Personalize Your Summer Backyard Paradise

It’s officially summer! And there’s no better time to make the most of your outdoor space. Whether you’ve always dreamt of having a pool to jump in on the hottest days, if you’d love to have company over to dine in your outdoor kitchen, or if you just want a simple but beautiful refuge to relax, Ohio Valley Group can help...

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Get Away Without Taking Off

Designing a Summertime Backyard Summertime is busy—between camps, sports practice, birthday parties, and work, it’s hard to find the time and money to get away. But we’re here to tell you that finding summertime rest and relaxation doesn’t have to mean planning an extravagant trip with planes, trains, and automobiles. There’s a private oasis right in your backyard that Ohio Valley Group...

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All About Our Vision Planner

Thinking about transforming your yard? Have your eye on a cool new feature? Want a fresh start for summer? Don’t put it off for one more day. Ohio Valley Group is ready to make your lushest dreams come true. Spearhead your next landscape design project right away by filling out our Vision Planner, an online tool on our website that...

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