Prepping for Outdoor Projects

outdoor kitchen with bar

Though you just may be settling in to ride out the cold Northern Georgia winter months ahead, now is actually a great time to begin planning and preparing for upcoming outdoor improvement projects so they’ll be ready when it warms up. Whether you’re thinking of refreshing your existing landscape, taking the family gathering outside in […]

Why Build a Paver Patio?

new paver patio and porch

Have you been considering building a beautiful patio with pavers? If so, now is the time! Installing a paver patio in your backyard can offer many benefits and make your outdoor space more enjoyable. Benefits of a Paver Patio If you’re looking for a way to enhance the exterior of your home, a paver patio […]

Hiring a Professional for Hardscaping

Outdoor fire pit installed on paver patio in front of water feature

When it comes to outdoor improvements and landscaping projects, there are many advantages to hiring a professional to complete a hardscape project. Hardscaping is an essential element of any outdoor space, and its quality can make or break the overall aesthetic. By hiring a professional for your hardscaping project, you can ensure the highest quality […]

Dogwood Live on 680 The Fan

Dogwood Landscaping owner, Jason Cory, chats with 680 The Fan’s Chuck and Chernoff on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has had on small businesses in the Metro Atlanta area. Through closures, social distancing and more, find out how your local landscaping contractor has been maintaining and creating the backyards of your dreams through the […]

Backyard Fun During Quarantine

Think of the next few weeks as the ultimate staycation. Sure, you work remotely and kids have online school, but then it is time to enjoy time together in your outdoor living space. Unfortunately, the Coronavirus quarantine has families cooped up at home during some of the most perfect weather of the year. Spring is […]

Spools: Where Spas and Pools Collide

Have you been thinking about having a pool installed on your property, but don’t have the room, budget, or need, for a full size swimming pool. You may want to consider having a spool installed. These innovative pool designs are quickly gaining popularity, especially as larger home floor plans, and smaller lot sizes, become the […]

When To Hire a Professional Landscaper

One of the most common questions we get is: Do I need a professional landscaping? So here’s the situation: You have the interior and exterior of your home just the way you want it, and you look outside and notice that your landscaping could use some work, no problem you can do it yourself right? […]

3 Questions About Swimming Pool Size

If you’re in the market for a pool, you’re probably already aware of the benefits of owning a swimming pool. Even when you’re sold on a pool, however, there are still several things to consider before choosing and installing the right swimming pool for your home. One of the most important considerations is the swimming […]

5 Unexpected Benefits of Pool Ownership

When you picture yourself owning a pool, what do you see? Perhaps you see yourself lounging in a chair by the poolside, listening to the splash of a fountain, or (more than likely) your kids playing. Perhaps you see yourself doing pool maintenance, enjoying the early morning birdsong on the day of a big backyard […]

Generating Realistic Landscape Budgets

When you begin the process of landscaping you home, you will realize that the numbers add up quickly. Metro Atlanta is a great place to enjoy outdoor living throughout the year and there are almost limitless features which can be incorporated into your yard. With all of this potential sitting right outside your backdoor, it’s […]

Downlighting vs Uplighting

Downlighting vs. uplighting: this is common lingo in the landscape lighting world. What’s the difference? How do you know what type of lighting to use where? Deciding all this is part of the fun — and challenge — of landscape lighting. It’s all about direction. In uplighting, landscape lights are mounted below or at ground […]

Enhance Your Backyard With Hardscaping

When we think of residential landscaping, we mostly refer to planting flowers and shrubs, sodding a lawn or planting trees to add shade. While these elements will enhance the aesthetic quality of your yard, adding hardscape elements has the potential to transform an unkempt backyard into a backyard oasis for family gatherings and entertainment. Hardscaping […]

Concrete Pavers vs Brick Pavers

When planning a paver project, it’s important to know that not all pavers are equal. When comparing concrete pavers versus brick pavers, it’s particularly essential to understand the differences between the two, and the multiple benefits of choosing concrete pavers over traditional clay brick. Paver Sizes & Shapes Concrete pavers come in a tremendous variety […]

Perfect Swimming Pool Addition

Fire Pits Are the Key to a Fantastic Backyard Pool Space Winter time is here. In the recent years, backyard living has become more popular than ever with many homeowners adding outdoor kitchens with dining areas, terraces, outdoor TV and speakers throughout their backyard oasis. With all these great outdoor living features, the fire pit […]

Winter Hardscaping Planning

backyard patio build in progress

Taking Advantage of the Cold Months to Prep the Hardscaping Backyard of Your Dreams During the winter months, landscaping is all but forgotten, as the grass and plants go dormant and temperatures drop. But this can actually be a great time to think about your hardscaping projects such as patios, pools, outdoor fireplace, etc. By […]