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Are You Passionate About Beautiful Plants
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Are You Passionate About Beautiful Plants

We are Hiring green thumbs! Eichenlaub Inc. is a full service, design-build landscape construction & maintenance firm that has been providing award-winning service to residences and businesses in the greater...
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6 must read vegetable garden tips
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6 must read vegetable garden tips

So, this is a year you are going to start a garden? That's great! At this point, you are probably aware of all the benefits of home gardening. Many of...
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Outdoor Drainage Maintenance for a Better Landscape
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Outdoor Drainage Maintenance for a Better Landscape

Tips for Maintaining Your Landscape Drains We recommend checking the grates of your box drains and the gravel of your French drains (with gravel to the surface) regularly and remove...
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Shopping for Plants: Thoughtful plant choice over impulsive buying
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Shopping for Plants: Thoughtful plant choice over impulsive buying

The growing season is fast approaching. The local big box stores will soon be bringing myriads of plants for sale. It is very typical that these plants show up forced...
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5 mistakes people make when installing a water feature
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5 mistakes people make when installing a water feature

Water features can be rewarding enhancements to a landscape.  Before breaking ground, consider these 5 common mistakes people make when installing a water feature.   Here is what we found after...
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3 Common Outdoor Furniture Mistakes
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3 Common Outdoor Furniture Mistakes

The biggest mistake we see people make when ordering outdoor furniture online or even when purchasing from a store is buying the wrong size!  The last thing you want is a...
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Outdoor Furniture Trends For 2017
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Outdoor Furniture Trends For 2017

Outdoor furniture will be Clean- Contemporary – Conversational in in 2017. Clean and contemporary means more sleek powder coated metal and dark synthetic resin frames with simple, sometimes bold color cushions and pillows.  Quality powder...
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When do I prune?
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When do I prune?

Working in the Landscape Horticulture profession for over 30 years I have heard one question asked more often than any other- When do I prune? One thing to note before we...
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To Bee or not to Bee?
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To Bee or not to Bee?

There is only one answer to this question! Recently and unfortunately, the Rusty Patched Bumble Bee has become the first bee in the continental US to be listed as an endangered...
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The first landscape plants to show blosson in the garden
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The first landscape plants to show blosson in the garden

The days are short, nights are long and most days here in Pittsburgh tend to be cloudy, rainy or snowy.  There is light at the end of the tunnel!  We...
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Watering Your Lawn
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Watering Your Lawn

Important: Please contact us before applying crabgrass control or any other lawn care products in the months before and after your seeding. Watering is so important that it can make the difference between...
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Planning Your Dream Outdoor Space
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Planning Your Dream Outdoor Space

Outdoor living is becoming more and more popular, and for good reason.  Being outside is relaxing, healthy, and with the right design, versatile and comfortable.  A little early planning will...
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Winter Ideas for Outside
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Winter Ideas for Outside

January is a great time to add instant color, get your existing landscape under control and plan for that perfect outdoor space that you will enjoy for years to come! Here...
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Winter Interest
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Winter Interest

Don’t let your planters go dormant! With a little creativity your pots and planters can look as good in the winter as they do in the summer.  Need help?  Contact...
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Patio and Walkway Care
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Patio and Walkway Care

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT REMOVING SNOW AND ICE! Never use an ice melt on concrete or mortared stone that’s less than 12 months old because new concrete and mortar needs time to cure...
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3 must read tips for outdoor ligthing
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3 must read tips for outdoor ligthing

Well-designed lighting provides an entirely different experience when you are outside and when you pull in at night.  It also creates wonderful new nighttime views from inside the house looking...
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Oakleaf Hydrangea
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Oakleaf Hydrangea

Great fall color choice!
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Unique Sitting Area
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Unique Sitting Area

Click Here to see a slideshow of the compassion garden. This garden provides a relaxing place to sit in a city environment just outside the Forbes Hospice in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood. Designed...
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