Blackburn Nursery we have been helping to beautify Topeka and Northeast
Kansas since 1936. We are known for our excellent quality trees,
shrubs, evergreens, perennials, roses,annuals, ornamental grasses,
and groundcover; however, another important service we offer is
professional landscape design and site planning. Selecting a desired
plant is only half the task, the other half is selecting the proper
location for the plant. That is what a professional landscape designer
services do we offer?
- Our design
team is made up of horticulturists with degrees including Mechanical
Engineering, Horticulture and Business.
- We offer state
of the art computer aided drafting (CAD) as well as computer
video imaging which allows a client to view a representation
of a design applied to the home before it is installed.
- We also offer
on-site short consultations for smaller projects such as placement
of a few new trees or shrubs in an existing landscape.
Why is a Professional
Landscape Designer Important?
is not just a pick and stick task any more.
- A professional
landscape designer adds the same value to a project as the traditional
architect does, only on the home's exterior aspect.
designers adhere to professional standards and assure quality
- Proper site
planning and analysis assure that all areas of a home, lawn and
landscape are designed to work together to produce a harmonious
uniform appearance to the entire site.
- A proper landscape
will showcase the the home (the largest investment made) and
add value to the property.
with the designer before a project ensures that value is added
to each project in a timely fashion and prevents possible homeowner
dissatisfaction after the construction is completed.
- Other site
considerations a designer can address, include designing to minimize
excessive heating or cooling, design of open areas to maximize
scenic views, or provide recreational or quiet time areas.
- The professional
designer integrates areas of design to achieve a consistency
of parts across a common theme. The result is a comprehensive,
cohesive landscape design that can be combined with the architecture
of the home or business to create a unified package, each area
complementing the other.
- A designer's
knowledge of plants takes into consideration growth habits, size
at various stages to maturity, common characteristics with other
features in the landscape, and compatibility with the a design
of the home itself.
can now fertilize your trees, shrubs and perennial
beds. We have the fertilizers just right for all
of your needs.
Now is a great time to plant trees, shrubs, evergreens, grasses
Tired of having to re-mulch all the time. Try our All-Bark
Cypress or Softscape varieties of mulch for long lasting
color and staying power.
to winterize your lawn. Stop in and we can recommend the best
winterizer for your lawn
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