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Most likely you can tell your friend the style of your home, your interior design style and the style of cars you like — but do you know your garden style? As landscape designers we find that many homeowners aren’t sure how to describe their garden style. Tilly groups garden styles into 8 main categories:…

A front yard serves many important functions from a first impression to representing the personalities that live there. We all know the concept of “curb appeal” and want to present our homes in the best way possible toward the street and the world. Whether your goal is to boost resale value, personal enjoyment, provide a…

If you have been struggling with the heat this summer, you are NOT alone. Early heat waves have affected huge swaths of the country already and do not seem to be letting up any time soon. As many of us have been finding different ways to beat the heat this season, at Tilly we’ve also…

You’ve taken stock of your yard and decided to invest in updating your existing patio or want to create an entirely new patio or entertaining space. A patio is a backyard, or sometimes front yard, staple that can facilitate parties, games or simply lounging in the sun. Before you embark on the journey of choosing…

A well-executed and maintained yard looks great. It can be picturesque, a fun place to relax or play, or elegantly frame your house. We all know the many benefits of having green space or a garden in or around our homes. But, did you know that there are many benefits to actually doing the gardening…

Is your yard lacking buzz? Is your vegetable garden un-bee-lievably disappointing? Do you need to earn your landscaping wings and bring some life to your space? Time to introduce pollinators! Here’s some helpful tips on how to turn your space into a productive pollinator garden — and why that’s important!  Pollinator Gardens According to the…

Deer… Sweet woodland creatures that remind us of the land’s past life. They are one of only a few larger fauna that we get in North America, making them exciting to spot, especially with kids.  That being said, deer are one of the biggest threats to our native landscapes. Now that we’ve sequestered deer to…