Landscaping

White Rock East Garden Tour is the Place to be This Sunday

By Karen Eubank / May 12, 2016 / 0 Comments

If you love gardens, gardening, or art then the annual White Rock East Garden Tour is the place to be on Sunday, May 15. East Dallas gardeners and artists come together each spring to showcase their beautiful gardens and creations for a single perfect day. Nine gardens in Forest Hills, Little Forest Hills, and Casa […]

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Realtors Share Their Best Curb Appeal Tips

By Leah Shafer / February 5, 2016 / 7 Comments

Much is said about creating curb appeal when you put your home up for sale. But is it really that important in our sizzling real estate market? And what projects will get the biggest bang for the buck and attract the right buyer? Why not ask Realtors? They’re on the front lines with buyers, hearing […]

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Get a Peep at The Coops in Dallas’ Most Unique Home Tour

By Joanna England / May 1, 2015 / 1 Comment

I can say, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that this home tour is the smallest and most unique in Dallas. It’s one of those events that has people saying “Only in East Dallas!” That’s what I love about it, too. If you haven’t already heard, A Peep at The Coops is an annual chicken […]

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Tour B.A. Norrgard’s Tiny House at Earth Day Texas

By Joanna England / April 13, 2015 / 2 Comments

Perhaps you already saw B.A. Norrgard’s adorable 112-square-foot house on wheels at the Hollywood Heights Newellian Easter Parade this year? Or maybe you saw it in this BuzzFeed video? Well, if you haven’t yet seen inside the super cute but VERY COZY little home documented on Norrgard’s blog, you’ll have another chance to see it […]

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The Grass Is Always Greener on the Other Side for Fido…If Owners Have Pet Grass

By Leah Shafer / April 10, 2015 / 1 Comment

My eleven-pound Maltipoo has a knack for being naughty in the backyard the moment I’m not looking. Last year, she managed to dig a hole almost a foot deep in 20 minutes and was sitting in it, covered in dirt and ecstatic, when I went to check on her. This story probably sounds familiar to […]

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Free Sustainability Conference on Friday Featuring Trammell S. Crow

By Joanna England / March 18, 2015 / 0 Comments

Ready to make your great business dream a reality? Lancaster’s Cedar Valley College, a Dallas County Community College District campus, is hosting a sustainable communities conference 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 20, featuring real estate scion and Earth Day Texas founder Trammell S. Crow as the keynote speaker, as well as soil biologist […]

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Five Reasons Why Right Now is a Great Time to Start Building Your Pool

By Joanna England / January 6, 2015 / 2 Comments

Well, the holidays are over, it’s cold outside, and everyone is back to work and school. Now it’s back to the grind and the long haul till spring break. Maybe you’ve been thinking about putting in a pool, or maybe you’ve been remembering those warm summer days and how nice it would have been to have […]

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Let There Be Light: To Ensure a Fabulous Holiday Display, Look to The Professionals

By Rachael Abrams / December 11, 2014 / 1 Comment

The cool weather has set in, Thanksgiving has passed and the holiday season is upon us. That means it’s time to pull out your festive sweaters, create your party menus, and make a plan for your holiday lights. Of course the exquisite Highland Park Village lights come to mind as we think about our city’s […]

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Maximizing Your Curb Appeal: Investing in Luxurious Landscaping Boosts a Home’s Image, says Harold Leidner Landscape Architects

By Joanna England / October 6, 2014 / 1 Comment

Realtors know it, builders know it, sellers know it, and you can be sure buyers pay attention to it, too. Curb appeal is an essential component to selling a house. Whether viewing a house online via photos, or driving through a neighborhood, the first impression is made from the street and with the landscaping. Of […]

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Harold Leidner Landscape Architects Says a Perfect Pool Can Turn a Backyard Into a Summer Sanctuary

By Rachael Abrams / August 8, 2014 / 1 Comment

In the midst of a sweltering hot Texas summer, we’re dreaming about a lounging by the beach with a margarita in hand, and a cool breeze. But since we’re quite a few hours away from the ocean, a luxurious pool will have to suffice. After speaking to Lance Dickinson with Harold Leidner Landscape Architects, it’s […]

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