Great botanical garden to visit if you’re in North Carolina!

The Sarah Duke Botanical Garden in Durham, North Carolina is on the campus of Duke University. This garden was once a rock quarry that was converted into a beautiful plant exhibit. I would definitely recommend coming in early spring and again in the fall to enjoy the seasons of color and the many unique plants that offer a beautiful rolling landscape. With terrace gardens, woodland paths, … [Read more...]

Unique has “Award Winning” Year with Urban Ag Council (UAG)

Unique is one of the longer standing members of the Georgia Urban Ag Council (UAG,) formerly known as MALTA. Once again for 2014 they had numerous award-winning landscape entries for their projects in the Atlanta and Georgia market. During the annual UAG awards banquet in February they took home: 3 Grand awards, the top award presented by UAG 2 Distinction awards 1 Merit award In … [Read more...]

New Pins on the Unique Environmental Landscape Pinterest Account

With the warmer weather, we've been busy! Have you? Now is the perfect time to work with Unique Environmental Landscapes to create the outdoor living area of your dreams. Your friends and family can enjoy the bountiful Atlanta-area outdoor living in a safe and beautiful environment. Consider our design, installation and maintenance processes and you'll see the difference. Our gifted designers will … [Read more...]

Amazing Water Features for Your Atlanta-Area Garden

Summer is right around the corner, so consider a relaxing and cooling water feature to bring sound and elegance to your outdoor living area. Unique Environmental's Pinterest boards are full of landscape design inspiration for you, your homeowner's association or your commercial common area. Follow us today. Follow Unique Environmental Landscapes's board Amazing Water Features for Your Georgia … [Read more...]

Spring 2014 Landscape Designer Color Combinations: 1

It may still feel like winter in the metro Atlanta area, but to landscape designers, it feels like a blank canvas ready for us to paint! Fresh color combinations can turn any area, whether home or business, into a showplace, creating a welcoming atmosphere and setting the stage for your visitors, family, customers, residents or employees to enjoy the outdoors. Over the next few weeks, we'll be … [Read more...]

Atlanta Landscape Designer on Pinterest

If you are looking for even more ways to experience Unique Environmental's gorgeous designs and get inspired, follow us on Pinterest. We'd love to hear about your inspiration, which of our projects most inspired you, and what your greatest landscape challenges might be. Here in the metro Atlanta area, we experience a variety of conditions. That's why we put a lot of time and effort into educating … [Read more...]

3 Atlanta Landscaping Trends for 2014 from Leading Atlanta Landscaper

The New Year is here and with it comes the opportunity to create the outdoor living area of your dreams. Unique Environmental Landscapes offers the experience and design expertise needed to ensure your project is exactly what you dreamed it could be! So, what are many Atlanta property owners hoping for in 2014? We've got the hottest landscape trends right here. Which is your favorite? 1) Paying … [Read more...]

Goshiki Osmanthus Plant is a Year Round Pleaser

Winter is a good time to assess just how colorful your landscape is! It’s very easy when planning a landscape to create a great spring and summer display, but the trick to creating year around color in your landscape is selecting from plants that bloom each season. I will try to lay out over the next couple weeks and months plants that you can add into your landscape that will bring it year-round … [Read more...]

Our Gift to You: Inspirational Landscapes and Atlanta Gardens

Happy Holidays to you from Unique Environmental Landscapes! We know that in this cold weather you dream of warmer Atlanta days and evenings or maybe taking advantage of beautiful, crisp evening by the firepit. Either way, we can make your dreams come true and we've put together an inspirational video of some of our projects for your enjoy. It's our gift to you - consider all of the wonderful … [Read more...]

Tips for Atlanta Cool Season Pots and Planters

Temperatures are dropping here in the Atlanta, Georgia area, but that doesn’t mean you can’t continue to enjoy beautiful flowers through the fall and winter! Our designers at Unique Environmental understand that there is a lot of misinformation in the marketplace about cool season annuals and how well they work in your pots and planters. We are going to tackle some of those for you in just a … [Read more...]

Unique plants for your winter landscape

Does your landscape needs some interest this winter? Try incorporating in these two shrubs and an evergreen perennial into your woodland landscape plantings. Daphne odora is a classic southern fragrance. Every southern landscape needs Daphne odora to welcome in the fragrance of winter. This evergreen flowering shrub creates a unique feature to your winter landscape, flowering from late January … [Read more...]

Christmas trees can go to good use after the holidays?

Here are some tips for re-purposing a de-decorated tree: Re-decorate the tree with treats for wild birds. Leave the tree in its stand or stand it in a large planter with rocks or sand to steady it. Put it on a deck, porch or patio and decorate it with orange halves, pine cones slathered with peanut butter, suet cakes and small bird feeders. The tree can also gives shelter to small birds on … [Read more...]