Sloped Yard Landscape Design

Written By MPS Team On July 15, 2022

Do you have a large hill or slope in your yard? You may be thinking “how do I design a landscape for a sloped yard?”. It’s very common for homes to have changing grades and elevations on their lot, also known as slopes, in the front yard or backyard. Having a sloped yard isn’t a […]

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Should I Get A Backyard Fire Pit – Pros & Cons of Fire Features At Your Home

Written By MPS Team On March 31, 2022

Backyard fire pits are a great way to extend the enjoyment of your landscape. Through chilly spring days, cool summer nights and crisp fall days, a backyard fire pit adds warmth, light and a place to gather. So whether you’re warming up after a swim or making smores with the kids, fire features give you […]

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Can You Start A Landscape Project in the Fall?

Written By MPS Team On October 18, 2021

Can I start a landscape project in the fall? – The answer is Yes! The fall is the best time to contact a landscape contractor to begin planning your landscape project. Some landscape contractors may have immediate availability that fall or can start the design process for the following spring. Depending on the weather and […]

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Landscape Terminology

Written By MPS Team On July 23, 2021

If you’re unfamiliar with the landscape industry, you might not be using the proper words or landscape terminology when discussing your future project. It’s a great idea to familiarize yourself with landscape terminology before consulting with a landscape designer to make sure you’re accurately describing the work you’d like done! Landscaping is a general term […]

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Benefits of Artificial Turf

Written By MPS Team On July 15, 2021

There is nothing like the feeling of well-maintained grass under your feet, however, we know the amount of maintenance required for a perfectly manicured lawn! A great alternative to traditional grass is artificial turf. Artificial turf has come a long way in the past 10 years, with the newest generations available in an array of […]

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10 Landscaping issues that DECREASE Your Home’s Value

Written By MPS Team On July 9, 2021

Professional landscaping increases the curb appeal of your home, adding 5-15% to your home’s value! In general, you should spend around 10% of your home’s value on the landscaping, for more information click here! Although landscaping can increase your home’s value, if it’s not built or maintained properly it can also DECREASE the value of […]

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Vertical Landscaping Elements – Walls, Steps & Pillars

Written By MPS Team On June 18, 2021

What elevates a landscape design literally and figuratively? Vertical landscaping elements! Have you ever been admiring a landscape design and wondered what sets it apart from other designs you’ve seen? Chances are, it is the depth and dimension that has been carefully styled into the landscape design by incorporating vertical landscape elements. A professional landscape […]

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