Landscaping

When Should You Start Planning Your Landscape Projects? Harold Leidner Answers

By Joanna England / January 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Texans love to spend time outdoors, especially in their gardens and backyards. But what if you want to make your landscape even more attractive for spring and summer entertaining, or even those late fall nights that get dark early? When do you start planning your new pool, spring plantings, or landscape lighting projects? In our […]

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Get Your Landscape Ready For Winter With These Tips From Harold Leidner

By Joanna England / November 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

With freezing weather in the forecast, there’s plenty to consider when it comes to preserving the hard work you put into your landscape during the spring and summer. Luckily we have one of the best resources — Harold Leidner, founder of Harold Leidner Landscape Architects. What plants need special winter care? How should you winterize […]

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Let Harold Leidner Help With Your Spectacular Fall Display

By Joanna England / September 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

It feels like fall! We’re so excited to have a reason to drink pumpkin spice-flavored anything, to put on a sweater, and decorate our homes for the season. Of course, while everyone loves decorative gourd season, I feel like it’s tough to strike just the right balance between pumpkins and seasonal foliage without going overboard.  […]

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Pool Trends: Automation, Angles, and Modern Aesthetic Reign

By Joanna England / July 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

With this heat, are you dreaming of adding a cool oasis in your backyard like we are? If you don’t already have a pool, North Texas summers will surely have you wishing that you did, and if you’re wishing for a pool, why not wish for a top-of-the-line design? That’s what Harold Leidner offers his […]

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Kuwait Hosted Latest International Green Roof Congress — Any Dallas Developers Attend?

By Jon Anderson / March 13, 2018 / 3 Comments

Every couple of years, the International Green Roof Association (not the IGRA you’re thinking of) puts on a conference to discuss the state of green roofs and give awards to outstanding projects.  Unfortunately, Candy’s travel budget didn’t stretch enough to send me to Kuwait.  I suspect there was no Dallas developer representation either, more’s the […]

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Make Your Winter Landscape Pop With These Tips From Harold Leidner

By Joanna England / December 11, 2017 / 0 Comments

Though our winter weather in Dallas and Fort Worth is often mild, that doesn’t mean your landscape is out of the woods. And who doesn’t like to have their halls decked by someone else? Today we’re tackling some winter landscaping questions and myths with the one and only Harold Leidner. Find out how you and […]

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Dallas Arboretum: How to Care For Plants During Cold Snaps

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / December 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

From the Dallas Arboretum With freezing weather approaching, it is important to take precautions to ensure your plants are protected from extreme weather conditions.  Following a few simple steps prescribed by Dave Forehand, Dallas Arboretum vice president of gardens, will enable your plants to survive the sometimes-harsh North Texas cold spells. 

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It’s Decorative Gourd Season! Enlist Harold Leidner For Festive Fall Decor

By Joanna England / October 25, 2017 / 0 Comments

Do you love everything about fall? I know that this morning’s temperatures were a wonderful excuse to load up on pumpkin spice lattes and bask in the delicious coziness of sweater weather.  Of course, your home wants to be just as beautiful for fall as that chunky cabled throw you’re cuddling under right now. But […]

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Hot in The City, Hot in The City Tonight: A Wake-Up Call For Dallas

By Jon Anderson / August 25, 2017 / 2 Comments

The Texas Trees Foundation, in conjunction with the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Urban Climate Lab, recently released a report on Dallas’ susceptibility to increased heat and ways to mitigate the impacts.  Titled, Dallas 2017: Urban Heat Management Study, it details the current expectations surrounding heat and climate change. But while most numbers you read about […]

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Ask a Master Gardener: Laura Stone’s Six Simple Steps for Making Your Landscape Water Wise

By Heather Hunter / June 12, 2017 / 0 Comments

Attention green thumbs! The City of Dallas Water Conservation office announced its call for entries for its 2017 Water Wise Landscape Tour. Gardens will be selected for the October 14th tour based on beauty, maintenance, and water conservation efforts. If you’re ready to throw your hat in the ring, you can enter until August 18. […]

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