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Do you have questions about your landscape that you can’t seem to find the answers to? Search through our blog today and you just might find what you are looking for. And, if you have additional questions, we are available to speak at any time. Choose to work with Apex Landscaping and your questions will always be answered.

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Before and After

By Apex Landscaping | October 7, 2022

Before and After Landscaping Our client wanted the perfect place to spend time with family and friends, an outdoor space they could use to entertain. With the help of the design and build team here at Apex Landscaping, we were able to give them just that.  The before and after pictures of this landscape transformation are remarkable,…

How to Maximize Your Yard

By Apex Landscaping | September 30, 2022

Embrace your surrounding scenery: Maximizing the scenery you already have in your yard will make it feel much larger. To do this, you’ll want to use similar plants and trees that blend in with the existing landscaping. If you have plants visible from your neighbor’s yard, you can also incorporate them into your own landscape.…

6 Small Backyard Ideas to Make Your Yard Appear Larger

By Apex Landscaping | September 23, 2022

  1. Create a focal point Whether your space is big or small, creating a focal point is ideal. For smaller spaces, your focal point should be framed out and defined. This is important because it adds depth, which can ‘trick’ the eye and make areas look bigger. This can be accomplished by adding in…

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How Revamping Your Patio Can Increase Your Home Value

By Apex Landscaping | September 16, 2022

Your front yard is definitely important, as it is the first thing people see when they visit your home. The backyard is even more important because it is an extension of your home. Thinking of your backyard as another area of your home helps you to understand why it is so important to use your…

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Can Adding a Fire Pit Increase Your Home’s Value?

By Apex Landscaping | September 9, 2022

Can adding a fire pit increase your home’s value? Patio extension ideas like fire pits create a welcoming space. It is a perfect area to entertain friends and family. They make cozy places to relax and enjoy warm weather. Patio extension ideas like fire pits are a great way to add value to your home.…

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What Landscaping Features Are Desirable In The Housing Market?

By Apex Landscaping | September 2, 2022

With today’s housing market in flux, people are starting to worry about selling their homes for a good price. So, when selling a home, what are things that increase home value? One of the most important features of your home is having a good yard. Not only does a beautiful yard attract buyers, but it…

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Optimizing the Senses: A Guide to Edible Landscaping

By Apex Landscaping | August 19, 2022

Optimizing the Senses: A Guide to Edible Landscaping Did you know that landscaping can effectively become a feast for the senses? Your outdoor spaces can heighten and optimize your senses with vegetation and plants that not only look great but also smell and taste great. First, you can enjoy the forms and colors of your…

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Front Yard Landscaping Ideas To Make Your Home Stand Out

By Apex Landscaping | August 12, 2022

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas To Make Your Home Stand Out The first thing your friends and family see when they visit your home is your front yard. Not only is it a reflection of you as a homeowner, but it’s a reflection of your neighborhood and area as well. When you have a clean, tended…

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Landscaping ROI

By Apex Landscaping | August 5, 2022

Return on Investment With Landscaping Does landscaping increase home value? Will you get a return on investment with landscaping? Good landscaping can get expensive. Will it be worth it if you choose to sell your home? You have numerous choices to make and consequences to consider when adding landscaping to your home. You need to…

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How to Make Landscape Timbers Last Longer

By Apex Landscaping | July 29, 2022

Making Your Landscape Timbers Last Longer Natural landscape pieces can face a range of stressors from different outdoor elements. Natural decay, rot, termites, other wood-destroying pests, and harsh weather are just a few of the stressors that can wreak havoc on your outdoor pieces and threaten the integrity of your landscape timber. However, there are…

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“We could not have been happier with the work that Apex Landscaping did on our new construction home. Mike and team, including the crews, provide top-notch service, deliver top-quality product and care about their customers. The bluestone patios, driveway designs, outdoor lighting, plantings/beds were designed to fit our new home and blend perfectly with the surrounding neighborhood. Apex truly is a full-service provider that delivers on their promise - before, during and after the project. Easy to work with and a pleasure to do business with. Highly recommended.”

— June 2019, Brad H.

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