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Best Landscapers In Charlotte

June 15, 2013 8:00 AM

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It’s outdoor living time, and many Americans are doing it in great style. A local landscaper says many folks are adapting to the sluggish economy by foregoing the purchase of newer homes and upgrading current living spaces. This includes dressing up the backyard and patio, making it a gathering area for family and friends. After all, it’s a great way to get the kids outdoors and it adds overall value to the home. If you’re looking for ways to add beauty to your backyard habitat, check out these Charlotte landscaping businesses.

Metro Greenscape
1622 Parker Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208
(704) 817-3819

Metro Greenscape owners Heather and Darin Brockelbank have experienced a brisk business in the past few years. Many homeowners are dressing up backyards to make them more livable. Outdoor kitchens are becoming quite a trend! Fire pits fueled on gas are looking more like pieces of art made of colored glass with smooth, pebbled basins. The kitchen designs include drop-in cooler space and above-the-ground green eggs. Exactly, what is a green egg? It’s a meat smoker, and quite the thing for ribs and steak! Metro Greenscape also designs aquascapes, such as ponds, fountains, spas, swimming pools and water falls. Other services include project management, material and product reviews, overseeing the hiring of contractors, budget and cash flow.

Morgan Landscape Group
5127 Sandy Porter Road
Charlotte, NC 28273
(704) 588-2292

The Morgan Landscape Group will tackle projects of every size — outdoor living areas and landscapes. Services include irrigation, grounds maintenance, outdoor lighting and atmosphere. Thinking about a pool? The professionals will determine the size of pool for a particular area and design the plantings surrounding the structure. Irrigation could include a small drop system or underground sprinklers. Learn about options for organic gardening, a safer alternative for kids and pets.

Outdoor Concepts, Inc.
Charlotte area
(704) 361-5931

Outdoor Concepts, Inc. has been serving the Charlotte area for seven years and has established a reputation for dependable and hard work. Services include weekly or bi-weekly grounds care, such as edging, cutting, weeding and clean up. Keep property looking good with a year round fertilization and weed control program. Pruning bushes, trees and shrubs can be done on a regular basis or a one-time visit. Flower beds, planting pots and hanging baskets can be designed for every season. Outdoor Concepts will install or repair outdoor lighting and irrigation systems.

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Construction Supply, Inc.
3701 Pleasant Plains Road
Matthews, NC 28105
(704) 821-9199

Homeowners creating and designing projects for themselves will be happy to know that Construction Supply, Inc. offers landscaping supplies. The company has a wide variety of mulch, such as the dark brown hard wood, pine, cedar and nuggets. Plant a flower bed around a tree and border it with rocks. Flagstone of all shapes and sizes will suit the homeowner, or pick up a few railroad ties for a rustic feel. The professionals will calculate load amounts and even deliver supplies.

Outdoor Life, Inc.
7427 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Suite 105-354
Mint Hill, NC 28227
(704) 201-5196

Outdoor Life, Inc is a full service landscaping and contracting business. As a civil engineer, owner Bill Botkin worked for one of the nation’s largest engineering companies before combining his landscaping experience with his love for the outdoors. With less than 15 employees, Outdoor Life offers a vast variety of services. These  capabilities include landscaping, irrigation, lighting, decorative concrete, brick masonry, outdoor kitchens and fireplaces, tree pruning and removal and fencing projects. Botkin even offers land preparation services for horses.

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Catherine Lash engagingly connects with people. She has learned that interested listening and thoughtful questioning are the means through which collaboration creates a story. She grew up traveling the world and learning military life in an Air Force family of seven. She currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband and three kids. Her work can be found at

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