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Featured in Green Industry Pros magazine

Featured in Green Industry Pros magazine

National landscaping industry publication Green Industry Pros recently featured us as a “Landscape Industry Hidden Gem” for 2015. See the cover below.     Only 20 companies throughout the nation made the list for “outpacing industry growth by focusing on...

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To Rake, or Not to Rake?

To Rake, or Not to Rake?

There's a great leaf debate happening. One side says that fallen leaves left alone become important habitat for butterflies, salamanders, earthworms and other creatures that are important to our ecosystem. The other side makes the case that matted leaves shade and...

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LID Certification

LID Certification

Congratulations to Colby for completing Low Impact Development (LID) training and receiving this certificate from WSU! The WSU Extension Low Impact Development (LID) Certificate program is the first LID certificate program of its kind in Washington State. The...

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5 Tropical Plants for Zone 8

5 Tropical Plants for Zone 8

We declared on Facebook that this is the year we break out of our comfort zone and plant tropical plants. Over the weekend, we did something we had not done in years: we took a trip to the library. I returned home with George Little and David Lewis’ gem of a book A...

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3 Durable Retaining Wall Materials

3 Durable Retaining Wall Materials

There are many retaining wall materials on the market and the material you choose to construct yours will affect its durability, longevity and appearance. While some retaining walls are installed purely for decorative purposes, most play an important role in the...

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3-Column Water Feature

This 3-column water feature we constructed in Poulsbo is comprised of varying heights of columnar basalt. This elegant addition beautifully complements an already mature landscape. Turn up your sound and enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wl8hURx3uq0 — Thanks for...

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Lawn Renovation in Silverdale

In late June we completed a lawn renovation and landscape clean-up for clients in Silverdale. Mom and Dad both work full-time, and the whole family is active in community theatre. With little free time to spare, the lawn was neglected, shrubs had overgrown, weeds had...

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Poulsbo Concrete Driveway & Water Feature

This Poulsbo concrete driveway and water feature project was a collaboration between us and our client, Margaret, whose serene property in the Lofall area overlooks the Puget Sound and features a naturally-occurring stream, edible garden, flagstone patio sitting area,...

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Inspired by… Windcliff

We made our first trip to Windcliff, Dan Hinkley's esteemed garden in Indianola, on a hot Saturday afternoon in early June. It was a Northwest Perennial Alliance Garden Open Day. If you missed it, do not worry. There are plenty of opportunities to visit Windcliff this...

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5 Tips to Attract Hummingbirds

Lately, we’ve been thinking a lot about which plants will thrive in a drought resistant garden here in the Pacific Northwest and also attract hummingbirds and other pollinators. There’s nothing quite like the pleasure felt while watching bees happily buzz from bloom...

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World of Concrete 2015

World of Concrete is the concrete industry’s largest event which happens annually in Las Vegas. It brings together manufacturers, suppliers, contractors, innovators and experts to deliver a show unlike any other across the globe. Anyone who keeps up with us knows how...

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Stamped Concrete Steps & Patio

This Port Orchard project, consisting of stamped concrete steps and a patio, was poured and finished in January. That’s right, January. True, this past January was warmer than most. But we completed this project last January. And the winter before that, we completed...

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5 Ways to Celebrate Christmas in Kitsap

If you’re looking for ways to celebrate Christmas in Kitsap County, we’ve got five ideas to help you feel that holiday cheer. 1) The first is likely already on your list – go and get a Christmas tree! Here in the Pacific Northwest, there’s no shortage of places to get...

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Plants & Trees for Fall Color

If you're in search of the right plants and trees for fall color in the Pacific Northwest, this blog post is for you. Thoughtful plant design results in a garden that offers year-round interest, and fall is the season when some plants finally have their time to shine....

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Kitsap Harvest Dinner 2014

We had a fantastic time at the Kitsap Community and Agricultural Alliance's Kitsap Harvest Dinner last Saturday at Olympic College, filling our bellies with fresh, locally sourced food and hanging with Elise and Sam of The Brothers Greenhouses. It was our very first...

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Low Impact Development

Here in Kitsap County, we’ll hear a lot about Low Impact Development over the coming years due to new regulations that will affect construction, including residential construction projects. If you’re planning to build a new home, you’ll want to know what these...

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Featured on ConcreteNetwork.com

Over the previous week, one of our concrete projects was featured on the home page of ConcreteNetwork.com. This site is the go-to resource for homeowners and concrete contractors all over the country, offering the latest in trends, products and training. As a small...

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Manette Edible Gardens Tour 2014

The Manette Edible Gardens Tour is one of my favorite garden tours of the year, mostly because of its local, homegrown feel. Manette community members come together to organize this annual event, opening their gardens and landscapes for the public to experience...

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Summer Pruning of Shrubs & Trees

In July we had the opportunity to attend a summer pruning workshop in Seattle coordinated by the UW Botanic Gardens as part of their professional horticulture education series.  Two of our maintenance leads, Phillip and Ray, were in attendance. This outdoor...

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Concrete Finishes

We offer three concrete finishes for patios, driveways and walkways: broom finish, exposed aggregate and stamped or decorative concrete. With all of the customization options available - for example, coloring your concrete to match your home's trim, or, opting for a...

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Formal Backyard Garden

This formal backyard garden project in Silverdale was designed by Emily Russell of Russell Design Source. Much of the homeowner's original lawn was removed to make way for a courtyard patio and furnishings, raised garden beds and formal, shade-tolerant plantings. Once...

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Tent Caterpillars

A few of our maintenance clients have contacted us regarding tent caterpillars in their trees that are now crawling up building structures. Yiiiikes! According to local horticulturist Darren Strenge, these are the options available to us and anyone else dealing with...

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I have been thrilled with the customized attention I receive from NW Construction & Landscape. I have a somewhat crazy garden and they’ve been great about accommodating my requests! They’ve also been very responsive to my special project ideas and I would highly recommend them for any project, from landscape creation and maintenance to adding to your driveway.

— Kelly T.

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