Yearly Archives: 2013

Why You Should Make a Sustainable Landscape a New Year’s Resolution

As we begin 2014, it’s time to make plans for what we’ll create and how we can improve. What New Year’s resolutions are you putting on your list?  Go to the gym? Eat healthier? Why not add creating a sustainable landscape to the list? Sustainability isn’t a trend; it’s a way of life. Whether by

Four Ways Cast Veneer Stone Warms Up Your Décor this Season

There’s nothing quite like being home for the holidays. Family, friends and holiday cheer warm us up during the cold winter weather – but there are other ways to warm your home, as well! EP Henry’s Cast Veneer Stone provides a natural look to the interior or exterior of your home, and can be used

Sustainable Landscaping: Thinking Beyond Your Walkways and Patios

As people continue to realize the benefits of being environmentally friendly, sustainable design is a growing trend. There are many ways for homeowners to help the environment – and their wallets – by investing in sustainable landscaping. Lawns, more than any other landscaping element, take away from a person’s sustainability efforts. While beautiful, they typically

More than a Pretty Face: What Retaining Walls Add to Your Landscape

With the bitter cold already showing its face and the holidays fast approaching, it may seem a bit early to be “thinking spring,” but it’s never too early to consider sprucing up your outdoor landscape.  Though most people often stick to simply planting trees and shrubs, installing a retaining wall can be an interesting way to refresh

Stormwater Management: 3 Things You Need to Know Now

The unofficial start to winter has begun with snowfalls and freezing temperatures reaching much of the nation. Though it’s not at the top of everyone’s mind, this time of year it’s important to be aware of stormwater management.  Stormwater can not only cause flooding, but it often contains pollutants that end up in local rivers,

Start Planning Your Spring Landscape Design Now

Looking forward until winter’s over so you can start enjoying spending time outside?  Why wait?  Start planning your new landscape design now!  Start early, and you’ll have plenty of time to put careful thought into your design, get it properly installed, and have it ready to enjoy by the time flowers start to bloom. An