Curb Appeal

Local Landscape Legend Harold Leidner Hopes to Win HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Competition

By Joanna England / April 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

When it comes to festive landscape displays, there’s one landscape designer in Dallas that does it up better than anyone: Harold Leidner Landscape Architects. So when we heard that Leidner’s skillful arrangement was in the running for HGTV’s Ultimate Outdoor Awards in the “Curb Appeal” category, we were intrigued but not surprised. Though Leidner’s work […]

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Splurge vs. Steal: Love these Two Lakewood Beauties with Desirable Amenities

By Leah Shafer / January 8, 2018 / 0 Comments
Splurge vs. Steal: Two Lakewood Homes with Great Curb Appeal | CandysDirt.com

The neighborhoods near White Rock Lake are in high demand, and Lakewood is some of the most desirable dirt in Dallas.  In this week’s Splurge vs. Steal, we’re looking at two Lakewood houses with that sweet East Dallas location. Big bonus for buyers: both are in the attendance zone for Lakewood Elementary. Which one is […]

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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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Ebby Halliday Increases Expertise and Local Presence in Prosper and Celina

By Candy Evans / November 1, 2017 / 0 Comments
Ebby Halliday Increases Know-How, Local Presence In Celina and Prosper | CandysDirt.com

North of Frisco are two fast-growing DFW cities that retain their small-town appeal.  Prosper and Celina are upscale suburbs in Collin and Denton counties with populations of about 20,160 and 8,000, respectively. They’re growing so rapidly, it’s hard to keep up! And what’s not to love? Excellent schools, supportive business climate, community minded residents, and convenient location […]

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From the Archives: Phenomenal Buckner Terrace Reno Goes Under Contract in 3 Days

By Leah Shafer / December 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

Editor’s note: This piece originally ran March 24, 2015, and highlights the gorgeous work of Barton-Graham Home & Design Firm. We subsequently wrote a profile of them here and featured another renovation of theirs here. If you want to see what an incredible renovtion can do for a house, look no further than the 1960s […]

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BEFORE AND AFTER: Home Transformed from Mawmaw to Mod in Lakeland Hills

By Leah Shafer / September 17, 2015 / 8 Comments

Casey Barton and Raymond E. Graham are real estate renaissance men, working their magic in East Dallas homes. The pair have been renovating and selling houses together for eight years and own the company Barton-Graham Home & Design Firm. They’re both general contractors and interior decorators, and Graham is a Realtor who in the process of earning his broker’s […]

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