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So you have decided that you would like a patio in your back yard. You think a lot about it, but realize you need a professional to help. There are choices to be made: location, size and materials.  You’ve decided on natural stone so now you have another choice to make, dry-laid versus wet-laid.  This… Read more »

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This has certainly been the season for mushrooms.  I think most of us think that mushrooms are not attractive in the landscape.  It’s certainly not our goal as designers to grow mushrooms for our clients, but there are some interesting as well as colorful mushrooms appearing this year.  Take a look at this mushroom called… Read more »

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We all love color in our landscape.  Perennials provide this for us.  But not all perennials are created equal.  Many only bloom for a short period of time.  But, others bloom for months. Following is a sample of long blooming perennials. Many varieties of Coneflowers bloom from June through August such as Echinacea purpurea ‘Magnus’… Read more »

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Come explore our Landscape Design Center at our OPEN HOUSE on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  We are located in Haymarket, VA. Designers will be available to discuss your landscaping needs.  Enjoy complimentary refreshments.  There will be a flower giveaway, (limited supply).  And, a container garden demonstration at 1:00 pm…. Read more »

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One of our specialties at Main Street Landscape is the installation of water features. There is a multitude of choices when it comes to designing a water feature that creates a beautiful back drop for entertaining or an impressive focal point in the garden. The soothing sound that the water creates is an important factor… Read more »