Monthly Archives: February 2015

Time Lapse Photography

This year I have had the pleasure of learning a lot of things from my big brother.  He is so computer creative.  He is up on the latest technology and in doing so he has really opened my eyes on keeping up with the times.  Blogging, Tweeting, Facebook, LinkedIn…. So many things to know and understand, and it can become overwhelming.  This summer I learned about Time Lapse Photography.  He showed me how easy it is on his Android phone.  Intriguing, I thought.  This would be so perfect in landscape designing.  I can implement and document a garden from zero to complete using a Nikon camera, a tripod and a Hahnel Giga T Pro II (I opted for this system because my phone memory is too small).  This little gadget hooks onto the top of my camera and allows me to set the intervals in which to...
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Business to Business Designs

I am a graduate from Niagara College in the horticulture program.  Within the program we had Landscape Design.  I really took to the creativity of this program, as I did when I was in art class in high school.  Throughout the years I have focused on perfecting the design process and plantings.  I have studied plants at my own home with many test plants that have taken, and many that do not agree with where I placed them.  It has taken me 15 years to learn, discover, fail (on some)and succeed.  I want to take out the guessing game for fellow landscapers that can install a great hardscape but lack in the planting department.  Plants can cost a lot of money and if you don’t understand their needs and habits then losing them could be detrimental.  This is why I provide design service to other landscape businesses, so that when the...
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