‘Best in Show’ Winners

Two decades of Southeastern Flower Show and Atlanta Home Show Unique Environmental Landscapes took the top award for medium size booths at the Atlanta Home & Garden Show held at the Cobb Galleria March 20-22, 2015. Unique's eye-catching garden was a popular spot all three days of the show, attracting the attention of landscape design/install seeking residential patrons. Highlights of the … [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...]

Unique Environmental Wins Prestigious GA Urban Ag Council Awards

The Georgia Urban Ag Council has recognized Unique Environmental Landscapes with a number of prestigious awards for their work on residential and commercial (HOA) landscape projects throughout the Atlanta metro area. We are thrilled that the judges recognized the value of our work. Entry Category: Residential under $50,000 Design/Build/Installation Award Earned: GRAND Entry … [Read more...]

Atlanta Landscaping: How to Prune Your Crape Myrtle

  One of the most common questions we receive revolves around the proper maintenance and pruning of crape   myrtles, those workhorses of the Atlanta landscape. We've prepared some simple guidelines to follow for pruning your crape myrtle before it breaks out of dormancy: * Start at the bottom and work your way up the tree. * Prune off small sprouts from the trunk. * Limb up the tree by … [Read more...]

2014 Fall Seasonal Color Blends Announced for Atlanta Area

Our picks for the 2014 Fall seasonal landscape color blends are here! Call us today.   … [Read more...]

Unique Plants and Unique Landscapes: Tips for Atlanta

Unique has created many award-winning landscapes in the metro Atlanta area using a wide variety of plant material. We would like to introduce you to three spectacular plants that you may want to consider for a truly unique landscape. 1. Golden Boxleaf Honeysuckle: This is a colorful, mounding small shrub ideal for partially shaded areas. It accents well with hostas, perennials and is an … [Read more...]

Man + Landscape Equals Truelove

Landscape Maintenance Really Can be a Passion Author Kurt Vonnegut once said that one of the primary flaws of human character is that “everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance. “ While that is certainly true of many, it can’t be said of Mark Truelove, the director of landscape maintenance for Unique Environmental Landscapes, which provides expert landscape maintenance, as well … [Read more...]

Interview with Unique Environmental Landscapes Owner, Todd Guilmette

Unique Environmental Landscapes owner and founder, Todd Guilmette, always loved to get dirty, and he came by it naturally. In fact, his creativity and intimate understanding of plants, design and environment was honed at the hip of his mom and grandmother, both of whom were master gardeners. "I was definitely digging in the dirt at an early age, and I had an appreciation for the outdoorsy kind … [Read more...]

Home and Garden Inspiration (VIDEO Collage)

Your summer and fall design inspiration starts right here at Unique Environmental Landscapes. Our booth at the 2014 Atlanta Home and Garden Show was wildly successful and hundreds of people from Marietta, Kennesaw, Decatur, Atlanta, Douglasville, Vinings and everywhere in between stopped by to say hi and to "ooooo" and "ahhhhh" over the gorgeous landscape. You can have this, too! Give us a call … [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...]

Common Landscaping Mistakes

Avoid The Biggest Landscaping Mistakes HGTV recently shared some of the biggest landscape mistakes and we thought we'd summarize some of our favorites - and add our expert comments, as well. Remember, the best way to avoid a landscape disappointment or disaster is to simply give us a call. A professional landscaper understands how to design, install and maintain an outdoor area that … [Read more...]

Create a Garden That Thrives in the Marietta GA Area

Brilliant flowers and hearty landscapes with plenty of year round interest are two of the spectacular benefits of gardening in Georgia. Giving your yard a touch of your own personality is important in every season, but you can really express yourself in the spring and summer with all that color and fragrance has to offer. You may have missed the beautiful early spring bulbs, but you can start … [Read more...]