Landscape Design

Residential Design and Discussions about the beauty of plants and exterior elements

Shawn’s advice – How To Add Curb Appeal?

»Posted by on Nov 20, 2011 in Landscape Design | 0 comments

Shawn’s advice – How To Add Curb Appeal?

  Shawn Penoyer has talked a bit about easy ways to increase curb appeal but there are more dramatic ways of making the exterior and outdoors look impressive. It’s important to set a budget entirely for creating or adding curb appeal as well as make sure it’s distributed properly.  There’s also no point to invest in expensive door if the paint it all faded and cracked. So once the budget is set look into these  ultimate ways to add curb appeal: Entrance Entrance is one of the main focus points of the house. Even if the rest of the facade is pretty simple the decorated entrance can add curb appeal in an instant. Dramatic door, decorative house numbers, flower pots and some trim work will definitely make the entrance beautiful and eye drawing. Fountain...

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How to Care for your Lawn and Landscaping Before Winter?

»Posted by on Nov 12, 2011 in Landscape Design | 1 comment

How to Care for your Lawn and Landscaping Before Winter?

  When the fall sets in, the cooler temperatures and the obsession about your lawn tends to go away, right? The reality is, you still have care and maintenance chores to do for your yard in order for it to come up green in the spring. To prevent winter and cold damage follow these tips to help you prepare your lawn and landscaping before the cold sets in. After all, you wouldn’t want your hard work from this year to be repeated again next spring, would you? Continue watering One misconception during winter about grass is that is stops growing, dies, and doesn’t need watering until spring. This couldn’t be further from the truth. If you live in a climate where it snows, the melting snow will be sufficient to keep water levels in the grass. While if you...

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Landscape Lighting

»Posted by on Oct 26, 2011 in Garden, Landscape Design | 0 comments

Landscape Lighting

  Landscape lighting adds a unique look to your house in the night when it’s dark and only lights illuminate the exterior at the angles you set them. There are not only lanterns available right now but first it’s useful to know some landscape techniques. These techniques can be helpful if you want to accentuate certain parts of landscape such as flower beds, pathways, trees, fences, shrubs or other. From standard lamp poles to built-in lights there are many lighting options as well as techniques you can use to enhance the look of your outdoors.   Uplighting & Downlighting The most common lighting method is uplighting. It is great if you want to highlight the architectural design of the house. The lighting fixture is installed on the ground below...

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Top 10 tips for the perfect autumn garden

»Posted by on Oct 11, 2011 in Handyman, How Do I?, Landscape Design | 0 comments

Top 10 tips for the perfect autumn garden

1. Tidy up! The very wet summer, combined with a warm September, means that plant mildew will be a problem this autumn. Remember that garden hygiene is more important than ever this year because of the soggy summer. Everything looks very lush and green at the moment, but you could be storing up problems for the future unless you tackle things now. 2. Dig out the debris Remove plant debris and diseased leaves from flowers and vegetable patches. Dig up the annuals – plants that last only a season – and put them on the compost heap. Flowering perennials – plants that spring up year after year from their roots – should be cut back. Remove yellowing or dead leaves or flowers before rot develops and remove any weeds hidden under the plant...

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Okun Tech Residential Design and Construction Company Atlanta

»Posted by on Oct 9, 2011 in Exterior, Landscape Design, Local Business and Companies Atlanta, Services | 0 comments

Okun Tech Residential Design and Construction Company Atlanta

Okun Tech is a leading residential design and construction company specializing in developing creative yet lasting landscape environments. The majority of our team has been working together for over 15 years and is lead by David Okun. David Okun has over 25 years of hands-on building experience and Okun Tech is best known for unparalleled quality, attention to detail and outstanding customer service, resulting in over $13 million in sales. Clients of Okun Tech are encouraged to acquire other “apples to apples” bids so they feel confident that our pricing is competitive and complete. We thoroughly breakdown all of the project components and prepare detailed drawings and bids in order to help eliminate costly change orders. We also provide and encourage our...

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