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Great Outdoors

SITTING PRETTY Trex, known for its durable engineered-wood decking, has added outdoor furniture to the mix. The Vibrant Colors series of Adirondack chairs and side tables comes in four eye-catching […]

Up on the Roof

Consult an engineer prior to beginning your project; you’ll need to consider the weight and location of large containers and other objects. A removable, raised-pedestal system is a must for […]

Outdoor Oasis

“We’re seeing a trend in the DC area toward modern landscape designs,” says Joe Colao of Fairfax-based Colao & Peter: Luxury Outdoor Living. A recent project illustrates his point: McLean […]

Before + After: Landscape

Confronting less-than-optimal conditions on a Bethesda project, landscape designer Judith Petersen created welcoming outdoor-living spaces framed by luxuriant gardens. The slate patios and terraced landscape are enhanced by hosta, azalea, […]

Design Inspiration

Whether your idea of bliss is relaxing with a good book or enjoying an afternoon with friends, a beautiful backyard is the perfect setting. But how do you transform that […]

Backyard Bonanza

“The property is about a quarter acre—and we used every square inch of it,” recounts Luke Tirrell of Wheat’s Landscape, who oversaw the transformation of a Bethesda backyard from mundane […]

A Formal Approach

A couple building a house on nearly four acres in Potomac tapped McHale Landscape Design to create a master plan for the site while construction was still underway. The abode would […]

Landscape EXPERTS
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