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Nashville Landscape Products and Services Meeting FEBRUARY 2012

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Location: UDISCLOSED

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Business Owners Welcomed.

Every few months we hold a meeting of industry owners for the purposes of networking with our industry professionals. The date and time
are not being disclosed on this page so we can keep the meeting private, Call or E-mail us for more infomation.

Who is invited to attend?
Business owners or their representatives who provide service work or products that service the outdoor industries listed below:

Lawn Care, Landscaping, Irrigation, Hardscapes, Outdoor Lighting, Nurseries, Sod People, Landscape Chemical and Soil companies, Mulch Companies, Stone companies, Landscape Designers, Landscape Installers and Maintainance Pros, Tree Companies and support people, Concrete and Outdoor Room Businesses, Drainage and Erosion Businesses, and others not listed that service outdoor industries like Equipment Sales, Rental, and Repair Services.

If you can make it please give me a call so I can prepare for you and introduce you to the other businesses at the meeting.

Dalton Quigley
615-715-8216

Date and Place:

FEBRUARY 2012

Location: UNDISCLOSED

 

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Nashville Grading and Leveling.

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Soil Grading and Back Hoe
Nashville, Murfreesboro, Smyrna, Brentwood,
Franklin, Spring Hill, Nolensville and most
of the Middle Tn area.

Licensed and Insured

Call Now!
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Bradford pear bad reputation

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Bradford Pear Trees Bad Reputation

Written By: Walter Rumble, Sept. 25th, 2009
CEO Community Tree, LLC

Bradford-Pear

Bradford Pear Trees are prone to breakage.

Bradford Pear trees are colorful, grow fast, and are beautifully shaped. One good thing about these trees is that their mature size is limited. These trees are as hard as Oak and make excellent firewood. Often people say that the Bradford Pear is structurally deficient because so many branches originate from such a small central area. This is turn creates a tree with a lot of limbs that cause excessive weight in the canopy, which makes it prone to breakage. With minimum knowledge Bradford Pears can be an awesome addition to the scenery and be enjoyed rather than disliked.

Topping leads to sucker growth and weak wood.

Bradford Pear trees become fully mature at about 25 years of age. When Bradford Pears are 7-12 years old they require a one-time preservation technique that Community Tree calls “stove-piping”. In this method the centers are drastically reduced while the outside of the tree retains it’s natural shape and size. Topping a Bradford is a needless, re-occuring expense that is rarely recommended because it aggravates sucker growth that in a few years makes the original problem much worse.

After “stove-piping” the Bradford Pear’s remaining limbs act as shock absorbers rather than transferring forces to the trunk crotches, which are known to be the breaking point. The weight and leverage that is removed from the tree also re-engineers the Bradford to withstand much more wind, rain, snow and ice. Sunlight now can penetrate the canopy allowing grass under the tree to grow better. This in turn creates healthy topsoil that acts as a natural fertilizer for the tree.

Use proper preservation to keep Pears healthy.

The Bradford’s bad reputation is well deserved but can be avoided by using proper preservation techniques to help maintain a healthy, vibrant and break resistant tree.

If you have any questions or concerns about any of your trees please don’t hesitate to contact us. Also if you’d like to read about something specific in our next newsletter please email us a topic you are interested in learning more about.

More Articles by Community Tree

And as always, visit us online to learn more about our company at

Thank You,

Walter Rumble

 

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Hinoki Cypress Wells

The purpose of this page is for clients to know what this plant looks like and not for sale purposes.

Great Upscale Evergreen with Character.

There are times when a plant stands out for many reasons and this is one of those times. In the group of plants known as evergreens a Hinoki Cypress Wells is a plant with beauty and natural design characteristics wrapped into this amazing package.

 

The image below is of three Hinoki Cypress Wells at a local nursery.

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Depth, Character, Gradient, Leaf Shape.

Most evergreens don’t come close to the natural magnetic beauty that is in a Hinoki Cypress Wells. In design and beauty it has been known for many years there is a mathmatical formula our minds scan through when we understand that something is pleasing to look at for us. This plant works well with our brains because it tends to have a lighter outer color and a darker center, this gradient effect draws us near to it so we can have a better look, and the curved shape of the leaves follow the same formula as the golden mean which is also pleasing to our minds. The combination of rich texture, color, and shape make this plant amazing even if planted all by itself in a field. But of course you are looking to see whether it will work in your landscape, it should work in most.

The image below is of a closer up view of a Hinoki Cypress Wells.

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Upscale and interesting.

When looking to improve the upscale feel of your landscape this is an evergreen to consider plants that are columnar give the feel of an upscale nature. You should look into whether this plant is for sale near you and by adding one to your garden the upscale nature will be elevated.

Zone and Growth

This plant will do well from zones 5 – 11 and overall size 12′ to 15′ tall and can get 4′ wide. Full sun to Mostly Sun will make it happy.

 

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Skypencil holly Brentwood

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Skypencil Holly Brentwood

By Dalton Quigley

Shade shrubs dying?

When you find that plants are dying from the limited light in the shade there is a great option you can consider Skypencil Hollies.

The below image is of Emerald Arborvitae that were not surviving the shade area they were planted in.

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Skypencil Hollies are in the Holly family of which most varieties are shade tolerant. This is a great plant when you want to have a vertical growing plant.

The images below are of the replacement Skypencil Hollies we planted.

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Evergreen and slender Skypencil Holly adds an upscale feel and some even think a Mediteranian look to a space.

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Planted in rows they can make an elegant privacy screen. The example we have here would be a poor privacy screen because they are so far apart and there is only one row.

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For a great look  at layering them, these plants make a great upscale privacy screen.

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Hearts of gold redbud

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Hearts of Gold Redbud

 

Photo of Hearts of Gold Redbud

The image above is of a Hearts of Gold Redbud Tree.

Beautiful Color.

The Hearts of Gold Redbud is widely known for it’s fantastic color. The time of year that this plant was photographed was in the Middle of Summer in Middle Tn Thompsons Station area. Below are some close ups.

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The image above is a close up of the new leaf color on a Hearts of Gold Redbud.

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The above image shows how the newest leaves have a peach color.

Heart Shaped Leaves.

With heart shaped leaves and an awesome golden color you can easily see how this plant got it’s name, and new leaves have a striking peach color with a little gloss. This plant matures to 20′ or so tall and 18′ or so wide. A great use in the landscape would be just in front of a darker colored background to show off the brightness of the leaves.

Zone

This plant is great in zones 5 – 9 in Part Sun to Full Sun.

 

Call today to have your Hearts of Gold Redbud Delivered and Installed in the Nashville TN area.

615-715-8216

 

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Nashville bagworm

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Nashville Bagworm Problems

The Middle Tn Nashville area has a little pest called the Bagworm.

This insect makes a home in our shrubs and will eat all of the leaves if we are not careful. If you see a Bagworm pick it off and step on it.
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Spraying for Bagworms is once a year treatment can help prevent a further infestation later in the year.

There is a little wormlike creature that lives inside of the barklike covering. A bagworm uses parts from your plants to make its little baglike home. Once you find one you know it will make many more of his kind in an effort to completely defoliate your plants.

There are chemicals that kill this pest. Spraying Companies will spray your shrubs to get rid of this pest and the spray usually helps to prevent more from visiting your garden.

You will need to call a company that sprays for Bagworms so they will get under control once and for all. We do not spray for bagworms, this page is for information purposes only.

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Bush hogging

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Bush Hogging

Nashville Bush Hogging

Tall grass, shrubs, and small trees can take over open areas that aren’t maintained. Maintaining the lot you own is a high priority and you want someone trusted and reliable. Whether you need a lot bush hogged or a larger piece of land we are the ones to call.
We have some of the most affordable prices for Bush Hogging in the
Middle Tn Nashville area. Areas we go to are Nashville, Brentwood, Franklin, Spring Hill, and Nolensville TN. Call for information about if we go to your area to cut lots.

 

 

Call now!

Mid South Mulch and Outdoor Services Bush Hogging

615-599-7550

 

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Nashville stone steps

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Nashville Stone Steps

Written By: Dalton Quigley December 31, 2009 LandscapeNashville.com

Buy Stone Steps in Nashville.

Stone Steps are a great way to get from place to place on a property that has steep slopes. Natural Stone is the best for a rustic natural look, and lasts ages. The Middle Tn Nashville area has a hilly topography which means many people have a hard time moving around on their own property. Stone Steps give you that access even when it rains.

When we get rainfall here in Middle Tennessee Nashville and if your property is sloped you may decide to do needed things in the yard once it dries to prevent falls. Having a set of stone steps could give you  more usable space on your hilly property and provide access to areas you thought you would not use.  Now a patio could be made where you couldn’t go, or maybe a private garden, or reading spot.

The image below is of hand broken large slabs made into stone steps.

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Getting to places on your property is important  and what says permanence and stability more than real stone steps .  If you are going for a natural looking yard then real stone is the best choice. Here in Tennessee this stone comes right out of the ground which makes it more affordable than bringing in manmade faux stone. The Stone in the photos is English Mountain which has a consistent tan with slight variations. Stone Steps will last as long as stone lasts which is a very long time.

The image below is of stone steps rounding a corner.
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Call us for your Nashville Stone Steps:
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Nashville has hills like the Hollywood Hills which seem to roll and roll forever.  This means when you buy a piece of land it is likely to have either a slight slope or a steep slope.  We think one of the choices you should consider is to use Stone Steps. Stone will last, it is affordable,  and it helps you get to areas on your property that are hard to get to.

The image below is of three stone steps leading from a driveway to a front lawn.

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The image below is of stone steps in a curvy flagstone wall.

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We installed a stone steps project for a local Nashville couple and here is what they had to say:
My husband and I are thrilled with Dalton, his work and his crew! We
had some challenging issues with our backyard being on a significant slope upwards. He installed a french drain, and laid natural stone steps in two problem areas that are not only beautiful, but are highly functional. The crew showed up where and when scheduled, worked efficiently, neatly and quietly. We even had overnight guests while they were here and there was no disruption of our living pattern. I can’t say enough good about the outcome. We plan to use Dalton for some additional landscaping projects. I would recommend him with no reservations. He goes above and beyond. Thanks Dalton and crew!

Where we service.

Stone steps installation areas we go to are Nashville, Brentwood, Franklin, Spring Hill, and Nolensville TN. Call for information about if we go to your area.

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Nashville planted Japanese Maple

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Nashville Planted Japanese Maple Video

We planted this Japanese Maple during winter 2010.  First we removed the existing tree and stump. We dug a larger hole and amended the soil with soil conditioner. Then we planted this georgous Trompenberg Japanese Maple. We hope you enjoy our video. If you need a large or small tree planted give us a call for an estimate. Areas we go to are Nashville, Brentwood, Franklin, Spring Hill, and Nolensville TN. Call for information about if we go to your area to plant Japanese Maples.

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If you would like to pick up a plant yourself and plant it then visit our other site to order your tree to pick up.

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