Learn which elements landscape designers and contractors use to take their projects to the next level
10 Must-Have Landscape Features Pros Recommend - Landscape designers and contractors share the elements, ideas and details they always like to include in their projects
Pro Spotlight: 3 Tips for Creating Your Dream Landscape - A great garden design takes some time to bring to life. “Creating a functional and beautiful garden is an investment and takes a lot of forethought,” says designer Linda Greenberg of Linda Greenberg Landscape & Design. Her goal, she says, is to create classic, timeless landscapes that fit each client’s style and the architecture of their home, expanding the overall livability of both house and garden.
Linda Greenberg Landscape & Design, LLC: Total Garden Transformation - A professional plan of action and design was necessary to get this two-acre lot pruned to perfection, and it needed a lot more than just plants. (pgs: 124 - 127)
The 'Front Zone' Will Be Huge in 2022: Here's How to Style Yours - You'll want to select porch furniture that is optimal for entertaining small groups and is comfortable. Landscape Designer Linda Greenberg selects opting for furniture that can accommodate two people, if not four. You'll also want to keep multi-functional pieces top of mind. "Make sure you can prop your feet, using an ottoman, which can also hold a tray of appetizers," Greenberg said.
Three Of The Best Weeping Trees For Charleston Green Spaces - “Weeping trees reach for the sky, then cascade to the earth,” says local landscape designer Linda Greenberg of the small tribe of plants whose branches grow in a gracefully drooping habit. “I love the contrast of the up and down motion.”
As the owner of Linda Greenberg Landscape & Design, LLC she often uses the trees in Zen and memorial gardens. But their unusual form makes them focal point-worthy in any landscape, she says, “and narrow varieties can fill odd spaces, like between two windows.” Here, meet a selection that thrive in the Lowcountry.
As lofty and poetic as that may sound, it’s clear that Greenberg’s approach is down-to-earth. No matter what the project—from repurposing an existing garden area for a homeowner to starting from scratch for a newly built home—connecting with the client and learning how they live is vital.
The number of us researching the cost of backyard landscaping has rocketed in the past year – with an 80% increase in searches for 'backyard landscaping ideas on a budget' alone. This all leads to the imperative question: how much does backyard landscaping cost?
Read how Linda approaches her work with a reverence for joy, life and nature in her latest feature, on page 200 of Charleston Style & Design Fall 2020. Read it here.
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