The Level Green Landscaping Blog

Expert Industry Advice and Property Enhancement Suggestions.

Landscaping might not be the first thing customers think of when they head to a retail destination, but it’s the first thing they see.

Great retail landscaping sets the mood, makes a first impression, and, if you’re doing it right, makes customers stick around for a while — which means they’re shopping more and dining more. 

Vibrant, innovative landscape enhancements make your retail site more beautiful, welcoming and comfortable.

And more shoppable.

Your urban concrete and glass building sure could use a leafy garden oasis.

Trouble is, there’s nowhere to go — but up. Imagine a trendy, inviting, peaceful escape from the bustle of the big city.

Time to hit the roof.

Marion Delano, Director of Technology & Marketing at Level Green Landscaping, says rooftop gardens are the big new escape.

What makes a great rooftop planter design? Why do you need one? What should you grow?

Here are some great rooftop planter ideas.

It’s about time to give your hard-working summer flowers a break.

The beauties have been on the job all season, adding vibrant color, eye-catching appeal and just plain looking pretty.

But they’re getting tired.

Luckily, the second string is ready to duck in, from cheerful pansies to big bursts of mums to cool, ruffly cabbages and kale.

What goes into choosing the perfect fall color plants for your property?

How trendy are you?

Do you have a dog park, a fire pit, and permeable pavers? 

No? Let’s try again.

Do you have a mini golf course, a green roof, and robot lawn mowers?

No? Hmmm. Let’s get to work boosting your property’s commercial landscaping trends. 

Check out these popular landscaping ideas for commercial properties:

When you think about it, it seems obvious that lush, beautiful landscaping can help the healing process. But studies actually prove it.

Landscaping hospitals and other health care facilities should include shade, tranquility, and the opportunity to connect with nature.

Patients appreciate green space and gardens as they heal. Health care workers benefit from beautiful, well-tended grounds, too.

Let’s take a look at some important things to consider in a hospital landscape design.

Office buildings often get neglected when it comes to landscaping, and that’s a big mistake.

First impressions matter, both for potential tenants you hope to attract and to customers who choose whether or not to walk in your door.

Employees want to feel proud of the place they go to work every day.

Landscaping does wonders for your company’s image.

Let’s take a look at some great landscaping ideas for office buildings.

Everybody wants to love where they work.

While there are a lot of factors that make up a great workplace, landscape amenities can make a big impact.

Think walking trails. Contemplative gardens. Rooftop patios.

Start with an appealing, inviting entrance, and you make both employees and visitors happy to walk through the door.

The Washington DC area has two distinctly different corporate campus environments. Downtown companies have different options than a suburban corporate campus.

Let’s take a look at some of the options for corporate campus landscaping amenities:

Lots of great relationships involve hand-holding — it’s a key part of sunset strolls on the beach, right?

But when it comes to your relationship with your commercial landscaping company, you don’t have time for hand-holding. You need them to take the lead, get the job done, and make both you and your landscaping look good.