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Top Landscapers In Philadelphia

June 14, 2013 7:00 AM

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Perhaps you long to look out the window at your picturesque backyard or have been dreaming of that perfect garden retreat. Maybe you simply want to add value to your home by sprucing things up a bit and improving its curb appeal. But when choosing the right landscape company to help you with your project, it is important to consider reputation and capabilities as well as the willingness to work with your design and budget needs. There are many landscape companies serving the Philadelphia area, including these top five companies — each of which has won recent Awards for Landscape Excellence from the Pennsylvania Landscaping and Nursery Association.
Stoney Bank Nurseries, Inc.
61 Stoney Bank Road
Glen Mills, PA 19342
(610) 459-5100
www.stoneybanknurseries.com

Stoney Bank Nurseries can take your custom landscape design project from inception to completion. Projects include, but are not limited to, English cottage and flower gardens, Victorian and formal gardens, Japanese gardens, bird and butterfly gardens as well as new American gardens. Project design can incorporate shade, water features, rocks and creative spaces. Recognized locally as a premier landscape designer and horticulturist, multi-award-winning company founder Jack Blandy has a degree from Temple University in ornamental horticulture. Stoney Bank operates a wholesale nursery specializing in unusual and rare shrubs and trees as well as perennials. The nursery is open to other landscape professionals on weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Nature’s Accents Landscape Services, Inc.
3347 Mountain Road
Hamburg, PA 19526
(610) 488-8200
www.naturesaccentslandscape.com

Nature’s Accents Landscape Services has earned multiple awards for design, landscape and lawn services and offers a variety of landscaping design, construction and maintenance services for patios, walkways, outdoor living spaces, gardens and more. With a team of Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturists and Pennsylvania Pesticide Applicators, Nature’s Accents Landscape Services is well equipped to tend to your property’s ongoing maintenance needs. Specialties include softscape and hardscape design services as well as landscape lighting that not only adds curb appeal and enhances outdoor living areas, but provides the feature of added security to your property.

Gasper Landscape Design and Construction
316 Tanyard Road
Richboro, PA 18954
(215) 364-2400
www.gasper.net

Gasper Landscape Design and Construction specializes in gardens, patios, terraces, trellises, outdoor living spaces including kitchens, pools and fireplaces as well as landscape lighting and water features. With a team of registered landscape architects, Gasper has provided landscape garden services to Bucks County and the Philadelphia area for more than 25 years. In addition to design, construction and ongoing maintenance services, Gasper operates a Home and Garden Showplace nursery, open to the public, that carries gardening gifts and supplies, pond supplies, outdoor furniture, home and patio décor and a wide range of gardening accessories and plants. Open seven days a week with varying morning, afternoon and evening hours, the gardening showplace also provides on-site design consultation and provides custom-made container gardens for any occasion.

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Holly Days Nursery and Landscaping
1201 Horsham Road
Ambler, PA 19002
(215) 283-3228
www.hollydaysnursery.com

Holly Days Nursery, located in Ambler, has been serving the Philadelphia area since the early ’90s. An award-winning, family-owned business, Holly Days provides landscaping and custom pool and pool-scape design. The company is an 11-year member of the Holly Society of America, promoting interest and research in hollies, participating in lectures and meetings and providing advice for both novices and skilled holly growers. Holly Days Nursery’s team of certified horticulturists, accredited landscape designers and certified landscape technicians can provide you with the landscaping design services, advice and supplies you will need to make your landscape vision a reality. While hours vary depending on the season, the seven-acre retail and wholesale garden center is open to the public during the spring seven days a week including holidays and has a wide variety of trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals and gardening, lawn care and pond supplies.

ThinkGreen
P.O. Box 528
Glenside, PA 19038
(215) 887-2595
www.thinkgreenllc.com

ThinkGreen, located just outside of Philadelphia in Glenside, Pennsylvania, is an award-winning landscape architecture, construction and ecological design firm. The firm focuses on the respect for and enhancement of existing natural systems when designing and developing landscapes for private and public clients. The company strives to provide innovative and ecologically sensitive solutions to your landscape design needs in a cost-efficient manner. Services provided include landscape architecture, residential design, site plans, master planning and feasibility studies, ecological restoration services, construction documentation and observation services, watershed management, biodiversity conservation and green roof design and implementation services.

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Christy Ayala covers sports, recreation, the outdoors, and leisure activities in the Philadelphia area. She earned a masters degree in recreation administration from George Williams College and managed programs in the Midwest, Hawaii, and Pennsylvania. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.
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