Category: ODB Blog

Holiday Decorating tips

Holiday Decorating tips: 1.) Safety First! For a live tree, spray fire retardant on it before putting any lights on the tree as well as making sure to water it regularly. This will decrease the risk of your tree catching fire this holiday season. Be sure to tape over outlets that are outdoors to prevent […]

Step up your curb appeal

Everyone want’s the house on the block that everyone loves to look at. Here are 4 easy tasks to do in order to step up your home’s curb appeal. 1.) Sidewalk/Driveway- Sweep up any leaves and debris from walkways regularly. If there is stuck on dirt or any type of stain, use a power washer […]

How to outsmart the midwest winter

How to outsmart the midwest winter

“It’s a Snowy Spring! Should I Wait Before Beginning My Landscaping?” Absolutely. Though yesterday was a beautiful and bright day, we have to be aware that we are in the Midwest. Today, the first weekend of Spring, there is a snow storm heading toward Cincinnati. Anyone who had planted any seeds yesterday could have their […]

Made in the Shade

Made in the Shade

Color without the commitment. For those clients who like their landscapes to change with the seasons, annual plants are the way to go. Annuals offer contrast against a backdrop of perennial plants – and when used in comination with perennials, you can diversify the landscape at will without having to completely replace beds. Plus, annuals […]

Sophisticated Spaces

Sophisticated Spaces 10 Guidelines for outdoor kitchen design It is a home feature that continues to grow in demand. Acquiring the skills needed to design and install it opens up new business possibilities for firms and designers involved in the landscape industry. A recent National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) study found that demand for […]

Design, then Build

Why do you think they call it landscape architecture? It’s no different than any other home construction or improvement project. It begins with an idea and a budget. Then you consult the experts- architects, contractors and designers to develop the plan and design. And, of course, there’s always a set of permits and approvals to […]

Scroll to Top