By Chris Darnell

5 Signs you need to change your Landscape Provider

Every year we encounter prospective clients moving away from a landscape provider due to a poor experience. Whether it be poor communication, and a lack of reliability, or simply poor workmanship, there are a variety of factors that lead to the ending of a landscape provider – client relationship. Luckily for property managers, business owners […]

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By Chris Darnell

3 Ways to Maintain the Curb Appeal of your Commercial Property Year-Round

It’s a no brainer that on your commercial property, curb appeal reigns supreme. The idea that for a property to be perceived in a positive light, it needs to look aesthetically pleasing from the street, is not new. Traditionally curb appeal was thought to be a way in which to attract a buyer for a […]

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By Chris Darnell

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Sustainable Landscape Designs in the New Year

The first question you probably have as you read the title of this is, “What is a sustainable landscape design?” A sustainable landscape design evaluates every aspect of the landscape with the goal to reduce your negative environmental impact, while including features that are beneficial to the natural world and beautiful at the same time. […]

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By Chris Darnell

Mulching Commercial Properties

Applying fresh mulch is practically a rite of spring for commercial properties in Dallas, and there are good reasons why. Mulch acts as a protective barrier — it locks in moisture to nourish plants, and keeps out weeds to help with ongoing maintenance efforts. But once mulch is past its prime it loses its luster […]

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By Chris Darnell

Beyond Landscaping: Why Carruthers

With customers having such a large selection of landscape contractors to choose from these days, why choose Carruthers Landscaping for your landscaping needs? As a steady leader in the industry since 1978, Carruthers Landscaping has a proven track record of reliable, quality service and design excellence that clients can count on. Every year new companies […]

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By Chris Darnell

Bed Edging Alternatives

You’ve put in the time to create a beautiful lawn—your landscaping effort and skill are now on display for all the world to see. It is too bad it takes much more effort to maintain that beauty than it probably did to create it. Perhaps much more effort than you ever planned on having to […]

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By Chris Darnell

Landscaping with Rock and Stones

What separates some of the great landscapes from just ordinary ones is the creative use of rock and stone. Rock is an ideal hardscape material that can bring out the beauty of your plants and add definition and a sense of structure to your planted areas. Rock may be rivaled in durability by other stone […]

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By Chris Darnell

Increase Green Space on Your Commercial Property Using Planters and Pots

Having a garden filled with greenery and unique décor will bring pleasure to many visitors to your commercial property. For many, gardening is a way to express creativity. But sometimes that creative spark doesn’t come easy. If you’re looking to spice up your commercial landscape, toss a few colorful planters in the mix. Container gardening […]

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By Chris Darnell

Mulch 101

With spring weather approaching us in but a few short months, many of our weekend chores will shift outdoors. As your grass turns greener and your trees bloom back to life, the time for spring yard work has arrived. And although you may feel like you have matters well in hand, there is one aspect […]

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By Chris Darnell

Why you need Smart Water Management

In today’s world, everything is about “smart” technology.  You can deck your home and life out in smart devices that range the spectrum from smart thermostats to smart watches to smart sunglasses.  As technology advances more and more processes will become automated and smart.  This is for a good reason – smart devices tend to […]

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