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  • Landmark Landscapes | New Construction Guide: Steps one should follow during construction to maximize your outdoor construction dollar.
    River Flats Decorative Rock Drystack walls steps Flagstone Landscape Lighting Manufactured Retaining Wall Block Mulches Pavers Seasonal Lighting Plants Database Deciduous Shrubs Deciduous Trees Evergreen Shrubs Perennials Evergreen Trees Customer Proposals Links Close Outs Testimonials Submit Testimonial Testimonial Blog Contact Contact Us Jobs Select Page New Construction Guide Steps one should follow during construction to maximize your outdoor construction dollar by Mark Charipar Feb 9 2015 Announcement As a Landscape contractor and to an ever growing degree a construction contractor we encounter many different types of projects I feel our mind set of constantly striving towards maximizing our efficiency gives us an edge in the landscape sector Our broad skill set which includes the likes of construction and other complimentary talents gets us in the door on other outdoor projects This broader ranging skill set and the ability to do more as an individual contractor allows us to accomplish more than many of our competitors We ve built value into our company by offering efficient broad ranged skills tailored to the outdoor environment This saves our customers money and allows them to get the proverbial most bang for their buck Most of our projects come down to that of new

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  • Landmark Landscapes | Cornus Mas a.k.a Cornelian cherry
    Links Close Outs Testimonials Submit Testimonial Testimonial Blog Contact Contact Us Jobs Select Page Cornus Mas a k a Cornelian cherry by Mark Charipar Feb 2 2015 Announcement This is a nice ornamental tree that can be placed close to the home as a foundation planting The mature height is around 15 20 with a spread of equal values The tree is one of the first to bloom with the

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  • Landmark Landscapes | Needle Cast
    in the face demanding attention One of the most common diseases we see here in Nebraska with Colorado spruce are the tree s needles turning purple and eventually falling from the tree In a word the trees look horrible Sometimes the problem is localized sometimes it seems to be entire trees The problem appears to be a fungal disease called Rhizosphaera needle cast caused by the fungus Rhizosphaera kalkhoffii It is a disease that affects spruce trees and Colorado blue spruce happens to be the spruce considered to be most susceptible to this disease Infection typically begins in the lower branches of the tree because this is the part of the tree most likely to have longer periods of wet conditions which favor fungal growth The wet springs we have had were a wonderful opportunity for Rhizosphaera to thrive It typically infects the needles of spruce trees in May and June but it takes at least until late the following fall or even the next spring for there to be noticeable symptoms Infected needles first appear purple then brown and drop from the tree Inspection of the infected needles with a magnifying glass usually reveals black spots in rows down the length of the needle These are called the fruiting bodies of the Rhizosphaera fungus the structures of the fungus that produce spores Rain splashes sprinklers or even when hand watering the water will splash the spores onto healthy needles and helps the fungus spread to more parts of the tree It s very easy to overlook a lower branch or two that is affected by Rhizosphaera but after a year or two when the disease has spread to multiple branches it s harder to miss This is why everyone is taking notice of their trees now The disease has

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  • Landmark Landscapes | Materials Conversion Chart
    Chart by Mark Charipar May 7 2014 Blog Boulders Cobblestone River Flats Decorative Rock Drystack walls steps Flagstone Manufactured Retaining Wall Block Mulches Pavers Information to help you with planning your project Gravel or Sand Coverage per Ton 1 Depth 220 S F coverage Approximately 1 Ton of Material 2 Depth 110 S F coverage Approximately 1 Ton of Material 3 Depth 73 S F coverage Approximately 1 Ton of Material 6 Depth 36 S F coverage Approximately 1 Ton of Material 9 Depth 24 S F coverage Approximately 1 Ton of Material Topsoil Compost Coverage per Ton 1 Depth 300 S F coverage Approximately 1 Ton of Material 2 Depth 150 S F coverage Approximately 1 Ton of Material 3 Depth 100 S F coverage Approximately 1 Ton of Material 4 Depth 75 S F coverage Approximately 1 Ton of Material Mulch or Topdessing Coverage per Cubic Yard 1 Depth 324 S F coverage Approximately 1 Cubic Yard of Material 2 Depth 163 S F coverage Approximately 1 Cubic Yard of Material 3 Depth 108 S F coverage Approximately 1 Cubic Yard of Material Wallstone Boulders and Flagstone Drywall Loose fit Stone 12 to 15 face feet per ton

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  • Landmark Landscapes | Watering Guide Line
    just as bad for the plant Too much water on a consistent basis can cause root rot this can kill the plant in time which shows as a wilted appearance as well A dry wilt is always better than a wet wilt Bottom line only water when you know it s needed A plant will tell you when it is thirsty by the way it looks Good indicators of dry plant conditions are if the plant is wilting saggy or worst case crispy to the touch I think it s fairly tough to over water the plants on the first month so plan on watering 2x per week during those first 4 weeks After the first month back it down to at least 1x per week for the next 5 8 weeks Again do not over water this can happen easily in clay soils Remember to use the method above to check the plants if unsure Monitor the weather and your plants If we are experiencing hot drying winds then chances are good the plants are going to be thirsty Plants with large leaves loose moisture more readily than those plants that have small leaves or needles in the case of evergreens Those large leafed plants can become your indicator plants As they show signs of dryness first you can simply monitor them and when they start to wilt a watering session is needed for all the large leafy varieties You will find out that ground covers Evergreens and grasses generally can go longer between watering s Again it all comes down to knowing your plants Hand watering with a low pressure hose is best as you can direct the water to the roots Overhead watering with a sprinkler is not usually recommended Overhead sprinklers are typically set to water

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  • Landmark Landscapes a Lincoln Landscaping Company - Blog page - Page 2
    Charipar Mar 4 2014 Blog 0 Comments Introducing our new product we call it the Auto Tree Guard The one and only product guaranteed to protect your trees from those nasty string trimmers In all seriousness folks string trimmers are the number one culprit when it comes to damage to Get a 5 minute tour of Landmark Landscapes at YouTube by Mark Charipar Jan 6 2013 Announcement 0 Comments Landmark Landscapes Lincolns Landscaping Company with many before and after pictures Are you doing your part with water conservation by Mark Charipar Aug 10 2012 Blog 0 Comments Read and know this is potentially the way of the future Honestly with water being such a vital resource I m surprised our society hasn t embraced the concept sooner We plan on offering special pricing to those of you whom are willing to do their part Outdoor living space where does it start and stop by Mark Charipar Dec 25 2011 Blog Boulders in the landscape Construction and Remodeling Ideas Design Concepts Fire Pits and Hearths Garden Structures and Decks Hardscaping Inspiration Interior and Exterior Home Decor Ideas Landscape Beds and Entries Outdoor Living Poolside Walls Steps Walks and Patio 0 Comments I searched the internet to find the perfect definition of an outdoor living space and to my surprise I came up short even Wikipedia left me hanging In my opinion creating an inviting outdoor living space is similar to that of changing your house into a home What components comprise a professional landscape by Amy Feb 21 2011 Blog Boulders in the landscape Design Concepts Hardscaping Inspiration Landscape Beds and Entries Landscape Lighting Walls Steps Walks and Patio 0 Comments As a landscape professional I ask a fairly complex question of my customers what look do you have in mind

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  • Landmark Landscapes a Lincoln Landscaping Company - Contact us
    Jobs Select Page Contact Form Your Name required Your Email required Phone required Address required City required State required Zip Code required When are you available to meet on site Hold Control for Windows or Command for Mac to make multiple selections Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 8 AM 9 AM 10 AM 11 AM 12 PM 1 PM 2 PM 3 PM 4 PM 5 PM 6

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  • Landmark Landscapes | Jobs
    on and again adjust pay based on work ethic This position is seasonal Crew leader installer This position requires the above listed character attributes and the desire to work outdoors This position surpasses the entry level position in that you will need to have a minimum of 2 years of experience in the landscape industry possess a good driving record can safely and efficiently drive a truck and trailer understand and pass an equipment operations test and have the skills set to coordinate people under your supervision This pay ranges from 12 00 to 15 00 per hour Landscape Hardscape foreman This position requires the above listed character attributes and the desire to work outdoors This position surpasses the above positions in that they have most likely experienced all of the above already We require a minimum of 4 years in the industry possess a good driving record understand and pass an equipment operations test and have the skills set to coordinate people under your supervision In addition to those skills we want Hardscaping and Construction skill sets The pay ranges from 15 00 to 20 00 per hour The individual will go through an indoctrination period 1 2 months in which we will determine if you re the right fit for our operation If you re the right fit we offer you a full time salaried position ranging from 35 40 K This position may grant you the opportunity to buy in and share in the advantages of joint ownership in time Landscape designer installer This position requires the above listed character attributes and the desire to work outdoors part time This position is a combination of basic design work and landscape installation We feel a great designer estimator must have both field experiences in addition to design skills

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