Installation of Landscape Lighting Will Earn You Full Boasting Rights!

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You’ve completed all of your landscaping and hardscapes – some of it by the sweat of your brow - but that beauty is visible only during daylight hours because you have no landscape lighting!

To earn full boasting rights, call in the landscape lights team to showcase the beauty of your efforts. Here are some landscape lighting options:

  • Patio or deck lighting
  • Pathway highlighting from overhead
  • Exterior home uplighting
  • Outdoor lights for lighting special specimen trees and focal points

And remember that outdoor security lights provide a simple but essential safety element.

We’re professionals at Cedar County Landscaping who know how to provide landscape lights that emphasize the beauty of the landscapes in Snoqualmie.

Outdoor Lights That Are Light Years Ahead of Your Neighbors!

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With the right selection of outdoor lights and smart placement of amazing landscape lights, you can enjoy your backyard well into the evening hours.

It’s like having an additional room!

If you want to highlight focal points in your yard, such as garden ponds or fountains, outdoor lights can transform your yard into a beautiful paradise.

These are some ways of drawing attention to your landscaping features or creating spectacular evening ambiance with specific types of landscape lighting:

  • Flood lights for lighting large areas like decks and patios
  • Spotlights and landscape lights to accent water features and sculptures
  • Recessed outdoor lights mounted into walkway, patio and driveway surfaces

As professionals, we understand the importance of placing the focus what is being seen with landscape lighting, not on the actual lights.

Well Chosen Landscape Lights Help Avoid Pathway Stumbles

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Careful choices and professional installation of landscape lights on pathways may be one of the wisest decisions you can make.

Landscape lighting is essential for directing people safely along pathways, gardens, patios and pools at night.

Lighting effects are frequently overlooked, but provide a significant effect on landscape design, such as:

  • Highlighting focal points
  • Safety and security enhancement
  • Creating a beautiful outdoor entertaining atmosphere

Call Cedar County Landscaping for outdoor lights installation and landscape enhancement in Snoqualmie. 425-358-2779

Irrigation Sprinklers Installation - Answer to Fixing Dead Spots and Burned Grass

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Are you coming to a close of the warm season with those ugly dead or brown patches in your lawn? Or do you have an unreliable irrigation sprinkler system that spits and spurts or sends a geyser 10 feet into the air?

It’s time! Your vintage irrigation system may be ready for replacement or repair, or you may be ready to expand your existing irrigation sprinkler to compensate for spray pattern imperfections, or you’ve had it with dragging hoses around and are ready for a new irrigation sprinklers installation.

When we install an irrigation system you can expect:

  • Proper hydration without over-watering
  • Maximum irrigation sprinkler coverage with no dead spots
  • Professional technician installation
  • Follow-on expert irrigation system repair

Call Cedar County Landscaping for irrigation sprinklers installation, maintenance and timely repair service in North Bend.

An Irrigation Sprinkler Can Be One of Your Best Friends!

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Even if others question your best friends, we know better!

There are many benefits related to an irrigation sprinklers installation for landscapes, such as:

  • Water conservation
  • Cost and time savings
  • Preservation of soil structure and nutrients

As we wind down from a warm summer, this is a perfect time to call us for an irrigation sprinklers installation. Or if you have an irrigation sprinkler that is giving you trouble at every turn, we have professionally trained irrigation system technicians who can make those repairs spot-on without further aggravation on your part.

Irrigation System – New Installation, Repair Service or Expansion?

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We have all bases covered for homeowners in North Bend with an irrigation system. What are your needs?

This is an excellent time for a new irrigation sprinklers installation or expansion of your existing irrigation sprinkler system to prepare your yard for the frigid months ahead.

The rule of thumb for thinking about winterizing is when the beautiful green leaves on your tress have started to turn to vibrant red, orange or yellow. If you are asking why you should winterize, consider that:

  • System maintenance is essential in keeping it operational
  • Failure to winterize brings those pesky cracks and breaks in the lines
  • Improper winterization can create back flow failure

Call Cedar County Landscaping for professional technicians who arrive with a smile and a courteous attitude no matter how large or small the project. 425-432-5277

A New Landscape Installation to Launch a New Season in Enumclaw

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So you’re ready to take the plunge this fall with a new landscape installation and seasonal bursts of color but you don’t want a hodgepodge.

Here are some basic landscaping necessities, ideas and strategies with the integration of some “nice to haves”:

  • It all starts with landscape construction from the ground up
  • Installation of irrigation system
  • Installation of natural grass or synthetic turf
  • Yard plantings of floral plants, shrubs and trees
  • Breathtaking outdoor living spaces
  • Swimming pool, fountains and hardscapes that make it extraordinary

Sounds complicated? Call Cedar County Landscaping to create the essence of a perfect landscape oasis around your home.

Landscape Construction is so Much More than Mow, Blow and Go!

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The term “landscape” finds its origin in 17th Century Dutch painting terms meaning land or region. A later German interpretation came into common usage in the mid 1880’s meaning a tract of land with its distinguishing characteristics.

We like to refer to landscape construction very simply as an enhancement of the natural environment that goes far beyond “mow, blow and go”!

As professional contractors, we are interested in framing the entire new landscape installation starting with landscape construction. Some of what we do includes:

  • Installing a beautiful lawn
  • Providing proper drainage
  • Installing an irrigation system
  • Creating a natural screen with trees, plants, hedges and shrubbery

And our entire new landscape installation is done while keeping one eye on the preservation and maintenance of the natural pristine beauty because we learned early on not to mess with Mother Nature!

A Professional Landscape Installation Spells Extraordinary!

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Every new landscape installation from perfectly manicured to wild and natural is a joie de’vivre experience for us!

So what exactly is it? Basically, it includes such installations as:

  • New floral bed preparations
  • Shrubs, hedges and even specimen trees
  • Top-dressing with hardwood mulch
  • Hardscapes such as boulders, water features and retaining walls
  • Decks and patios
  • Swimming pools
  • Outdoor living spaces

Our goal for new landscape construction and installation is to ensure that every aspect is complimentary to other structures and installations, and providing added curb appeal.

Call Cedar County Landscaping for landscape construction services and an extraordinary installation in Enumclaw. 425-432-5277

Outdoor Kitchens Are a Fabulous Escape From Hectic Life!

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Outdoor kitchens are a reminder of the early frontier where the lifestyle depended on taking the indoors outside!

Now we do it for the pleasure of entertaining, sitting around a fireplace or simply relaxing to the tune of wind chimes in our outdoor living spaces. In other words, it’s an escape from our normal hectic life!

These are a few benefits of outdoor kitchens as part of outdoor living spaces enhancement:

  • Simplifies entertaining and cooking
  • Makes cooking a family affair – some call it a bonding experience!
  • Adds value to your home

The scream you’ll learn to enjoy the moment your friends get their first look at your outdoor kitchen is, “Let’s get this party started”! It’s time to call Cedar County Landscaping to learn more about outdoor kitchens installations in Redmond.

An Outdoor Fireplace is Your Entertainment Factor All Year Long

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Leaving the fond memories of summer behind and entering fall should not be cause for crisis management!

You can still enjoy your outdoor living spaces. Just crank up your outdoor fireplace, turn on the music, bring out your favorite beverages, and dance well into the night. Your outdoor fireplace is your entertainment factor! It’s all about ambiance.

A few benefits of an outdoor fireplace installation include:

  • Adding warmth to outdoor gatherings
  • They are second only to a campfire for toasting marshmallows
  • An extension of entertainment seasons
  • Attractive features adding value to your home

There are no bittersweet goodbyes just because we’re entering a cooler season. Add an outdoor fireplace to your outdoor living spaces and you will instantly become the trendiest place for miles around!

You Can Become Party Central with Outdoor Living Spaces

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Outdoor living spaces are gaining in popularity and are on the rise. Don’t be left behind!

When you blend indoor living with outdoor space, outdoor kitchens are where you find the action!

Then consider the addition of a grill, which is usually at the center of outdoor kitchens. And continue building your open spaces around:

  • A refrigerator
  • A sink and open bar
  • An outdoor fireplace and fire pit
  • Comfortable seating
  • Beautiful landscape lighting

Call Cedar County Landscaping to develop this dream into reality as you become party central! They are experts in outdoor living transformations in Redmond. 425-358-2779

Artificial Grass – Updating Your Residential Landscaping

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You would love to brag about your yard to friends and neighbors, but who wants to hear about uncontrollable weeds!

We have the perfect answer for you!  It’s called artificial grass.

It’s time to hand over your lawn mower because there is no mowing on the schedule with synthetic grass!   You will be reading your favorite book or playing football on your new installation of artificial grass while your neighbors are nurturing their natural grass.

And you will hear the sound of ka-ching with economic benefits, such as:

  • No watering means reduced utility bills
  • Minimal maintenance
  • No fertilizer or pesticide applications

 

By the way, did we mention “no stress”?  To update your residential landscaping, call Cedar County Landscaping for professional artificial grass installations in New Castle including beautiful lawn edging borders. 

 

Artificial Turf – Are There Benefits for Residential and Commercial Property Owners?

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Thankfully we can say yes and amen to that!

The first benefit for homeowners is watching your neighbors spend 4 hours or more weekly mowing grass while you are playing!  And for commercial property owners, artificial turf is a low maintenance dollar-saving landscape amenity.

Let’s look at some of the benefits of artificial turf:

  • Cost savings on your water bill
  • Superior durability, resiliency and value
  • Low maintenance – high performance
  • Never mow again
  • Synthetic grass is environmentally green

 

Oh, did we mention no stress with artificial turf for the residential or commercial property owner during an extended drought?  Green versus ugly brown!  And there is a bonus; the artificial turf is heat and frost resistant. 

 

Synthetic Grass Looks So Natural!

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How does your yard look?

Hostile environments and lack of natural light are not friends of natural grass, but a synthetic grass landscape is beautiful despite the environment.

We say artificial grass or synthetic grass landscape installations change lives!  And this is how we explain that:

  • No manicuring - just natural and effortlessly pristine
  • Highly durable with low maintenance
  • Able to withstand heavy foot traffic
  • Ideal area to relax and unwind

 

For the environmentally conscious owners, synthetic grass requires no watering, mowing, or chemical treatments.

Throw that outdoor party because the artificial grass landscape has effortlessly set the mood.  Or if you’re not quite there yet, call Cedar County Landscaping to inquire about an installation in New Castle.  425-358-2779

 

 

Bring on the Landscape Renovations – It’s Revival Time in Sammamish!

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Thankfully it’s just landscape renovations rather than starting from scratch with landscape installation.

Renovations can be tight and tidy, or widespread go for it all! You may simply need front yard landscaping, or a backyard makeover, or a total revival of your existing landscape. Whatever the case, landscape renovations are inevitable with natural aging.

Whether it’s necessity or a desire for aesthetic changes, let the revival begin! Here are some thoughts for consideration of a front yard landscaping upgrade or a backyard makeover:

  • Extension of indoor living with addition of outdoor living spaces
  • A new scattering of plants, shrubs and specimen trees
  • Swimming pool, water fountain or ponds
  • Outdoor lighting
  • Hardscapes

We can prepare a makeover plan to meet your expectations and increase the value of your home. Call Cedar County Landscaping for transformation to whatever extent you desire.

Front Yard Landscaping – Do You Need Creative Ideas?

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Do you spend much time in your front yard? Probably not!

Front yard landscaping is all about creating first impressions and a wow factor!

Front yard landscaping usually means upgrading the existing softscape with the potential for adding hardscapes that provides a uniquely beautiful transformation, such as:

  • Installing exterior home and landscape lighting
  • Giving your overgrown shrubs a haircut
  • Installing beautiful walkways that show the way to your front door
  • Upgrading or installing new hardscapes such as pavers and retaining walls
  • Upgrading borders or raised floral frames with composite materials

Let us show you how simple landscape renovations can create a welcome mat by simply shaping walkways, a driveway and courtyard with a lush lawn and beautifully scattered plants and shrubs.

A Backyard Makeover for Leisure Time Outdoors in Sammamish

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We’re talking a backyard makeover that transforms a boring space into entertaining spaces that cry out for a backyard party.

Landscape renovations can be done with budget friendly ideas or elaborate designs while preserving existing desirable elements:

  • Enlarge your entertainment area by adding outdoor living spaces
  • Install water features such as a fountain or garden pond
  • Add or remodel pathways with landscape and exterior home lighting
  • Create a living fence with tall, narrow trees
  • Develop a wildflower garden

Call Cedar County Landscaping for a host of great backyard makeover ideas. 425-358-2779

Lawn Care – Why is it Important for Residential and Commercial Properties?

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There is a science for just about everything, but did you know there is a science in lawn care?

Lawn service and lawn care are very important, and it isn’t just about thick green grass and applying fertilizer. As with people, it’s all about the environment, health and looking good.

These are a few fall lawn maintenance tips that may be useful:

  • Overseeding for lawn restoration after a season of record breaking heat
  • Aerating to relieve compact soil and increase flow of water, air and nutrients
  • Raking and detaching in early fall allowing your lawn to breathe

Dig deep and go back to lawn maintenance 101 to protect your lawn. Or call Cedar County Landscaping serving residential and commercial property owners in Lakeland Hills with professional landscaping and lawn service.

Lawn Service That Debunks the Saying, “The Grass is Greener on the Other Side”

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There are as many as 50 million acres of grass in the nation, and roughly 21 million of those are front and back yards!

And our desire is to transform as many local acres to healthy green as possible with professional lawn service!

We are in the business of customizing lawn care service and lawn maintenance plans that keep lawns greener than the other side! And how do we do that?

We start by preparing a customized lawn care service plan that is tailored to the unique characteristics of your lawn such as:

  • Seasonal treatments assessment
  • Timely fertilization applications of appropriate nutrients
  • Detaching

When we make a commitment to develop a healthy greener lawn with a custom lawn maintenance plan, your grass will be greener than the other side!

Lawn Maintenance in the Fall is Crucial for Home and Business Properties

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Yes, special lawn care is required for winter preparation, and, yes, if lawn maintenance is not done properly it could actually damage your lawn! Thus, the word “crucial” is applicable.

What are some of the important steps required to help your lawn withstand the cooler temperatures of winter? These are a few lawn service examples:

  • Watering to sustain growth, but avoid over watering
  • Detaching and removal of leaves and old plant debris
  • Mowing

Cedar County landscaping can provide exceptional seasonal lawn service for residential and business property owners in Lakeland Hills. Call 425-358-2779.

Landscaping-Design-Ravensdale-WAHaving an attractively landscaped yard is not as difficult as you may imagine. You really just need some general information and tips to get started. This article will introduce you to some basic tips that can get you started in creating the yard of your dreams. Of course, time is a critical element and we can help you by taking over your landscaping for you!

Consider re-edging flower beds with subtle curves for a new look. Curved beds are more contemporary and up-to-date than sharp corners and straight lines. Cutting fresh edges could be an inexpensive task that could have a great impact on the way your flower bed and lawn looks.

Prior to launching your landscaping initiative, get the soil analyzed. Soil tests help you figure out what has to be eliminated or added, so you can fix these things before planting. That way, your plants stand a better chance of thriving.

Landscaping Renovation Offers Ravensdale Residents Good Returns

Landscaping-Ravensdale-WADo you plan to sell your house soon? Unlike many home improvement projects, redoing the landscaping is likely to pay for itself, and then some. The front lawn should have curb appeal while the backyard should create a welcoming space for outdoor activities.

It can be quite overwhelming to redo your entire landscape at one time. It's better to divide and conquer one area at a time. If any changes in your design come up as you landscape in Ravensdale, this also makes it easier to implement those changes.

Pick out products that are made well and avoid cheap ones. It is easy to find products in many home improvement stores that are reduced cost but low quality. A specialty store will offer you quality products and helpful advice from qualified professionals. Spending a little more may be advantageous, as your products will be better, as well as the advice you receive.

Consult Experienced Landscape Professionals in Ravensdale

Landscape-Ravensdale-WAConsider consulting with a landscaping professional before you begin your next project. While it won't be necessary to have them perform all the work, you can use their experience and knowledge to get the look you want. If you are new to landscaping design in Ravensdale, this step is especially important.

If the scope of your landscaping project is large enough, an hour or two with a professional landscaper or architect may be worth it, as they can give you expert guidance on choosing your plants and help you refine your design. They will be able to help you save both time and money with their advice. It should only cost about $75 for an hour of their time, but that will be more than paid for thanks to their advice.

This post will hopefully get you on your way to creating that beautiful yard that you've always wanted. Start with a couple of the tips, and begin your project. You will soon find that the project is falling into place, giving you a sense of accomplishment and a beautiful yard!

Contact Cedar County Landscaping about our landscaping maintenance programs or landscaping design options and let us do the work for you! 425-358-2779

Landscaping-Ravensdale-WAFor some, landscaping can be a simple touch up job that slightly improves the overall look of a home. For others, it's a complicated science that involves new ideas and techniques and takes a huge amount of work. Whatever your position, you will find the tips that follow to be useful.

Prior to starting a landscaping project, think about making a sketch so you can see what it will look like. A sketch can give you an idea of what you'll need and let you visualize the new project. It will also be a lot simpler to use an eraser to modify your drawing, as opposed to redoing your entire lawn.

Changing the edging on your beds can dramatically alter the look of your landscaping in Ravensdale. Curved beds create a contemporary vibe compared to sharp, rigid corners. It does not cost much to cut fresh edges, and doing so can transform the look of your flower beds and lawn.

Design New Landscape to Suit Ravensdale Climate

New-Landscape-Ravensdale-WATry to use native plants when landscaping. When you decide to landscape your garden be sure to use flowers, shrubs and trees that are native to your area. These plants will be ready to grow in your particular climate, whether you have hard soil, less rain or extreme weather fluctuations.

Native plants are a joy to work with and should be used whenever possible. These are easier to tend to since they are already used to your climate. This is good because they will be low-maintenance. Your local gardener probably has lots of great native plant information.

A great landscaping tip that everyone should use is to make a list of all the materials you will be needing prior to starting on your project. It is quite discouraging to have to postpone your project until you go back to the store for a single tool.

Plan for Irrigation on Your Ravensdale Landscaping Project

Landscaping-Project-Ravensdale-WAWater your plants with a drip-style system. This is because irrigation systems like these are easier to install and can leave the plants fed with continuous water. The water is also more efficient, because it is a drip rather than a stream, as would be the case with a hose or sprinkler system.

There are a variety of different landscaping techniques that can be utilized depending on your needs. Some people onle want to make minor improvements to their yard, and others aim for a beautiful artistic makeover. Whatever your landscaping style, these tips will help your project to turn out well.

Contact Cedar County Landscaping about and let us do the work for you! 425-358-2779

Landscape-Ravensdale-WAHow does the sight of your yard make you feel when you leave your house, happy or depressed? A lot of people believe they don't have time or money to make their yards look great. In reality it can be easy and cost effective when you know the right way to do it. Take a look at the helpful ideas below.

Prior to starting your landscaping in Ravensdale, sketch out how you envision it. Making a sketch will show you what the end results will look like and you get a brighter picture of the items you require. You can also easily make changes to the sketch, as opposed to making changes to the actual lawn.

When planning a landscape, know the differences between annuals and perennials, and know which plants, flowers and shrubs will work best in a certain area and climate. You must also remember your seasons when landscaping as well. It is imperative that you think about these things before planting so that your landscape in Ravensdale is successful.

Plan Landscaping Design of Your Ravensdale Property Wisely

Landscaping-Design-Ravensdale-WAChoose your plant life wisely, as this could severely affect how well your landscaping project turns out. It is not wise to put plants in shady areas if they require sunlight. Don't plant trees where there's not room for growth. Take the time to consider the needs of your plants and plant them in a place that they'll thrive.

When planning a landscaping project, include more than just one or two varieties of plants. You need to make sure that your yard is protected from potential diseases or insect attacks. If you use few types of plants, the insect or disease will take them all out. Diversity in plant life is an important part of landscaping.

As you mow, let some of the grass clippings stay wherever they fell. The grass will add nutrients as it decomposes, so you won't have to use as much fertilizer to keep your lawn healthy.

Save Money on Landscape Renovation in Ravensdale but Ensure Quality

Landscape-Renovation-Ravensdale-WAThe cheapest option isn't always the best option. You can often find supplies and equipment quite cheaply; however, you will more than likely find yourself disappointed in the quality. If you are a beginner to landscaping, a more pricey specialty shop will give you advice to select the right stuff.

Since you are now aware of what can be done you can make changes today. Having a yard that makes you happy has the ability to change your mood. Coming home after a long day of work is going to be enjoyable when you drive up to the renovated landscape. You will realize it is more than worth the effort!

Contact Cedar County Landscaping about our landscaping maintenance packages and let us do the work for you! 425-358-2779