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50 Backyard Landscaping Ideas

50 Backyard Landscaping Ideas | The Spruce

Check out our “Woodland Garden” property and several other design-inspirations featured on the everything home website TheSpruce.com. Their “backyard as a living space” mantra completely aligns with ours, and it’s fun to see so many different paths (pun intended) to achieve that goal. Explore the 50 landscaping examples that show how a backyard can be […]
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Wellesley Kitchen and Home Tour

Wellesley Kitchen and Home Tour | Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club

Join us for the Wellesley Kitchen and Home Tour this Saturday (May 4) presented by the Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club. You’ll get a n up-close look at six of Wellesley’s most stunning homes, highlighting a variety of styles and concepts in design. This year’s tour guests will meet the creative forces behind the houses and […]
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APLD's 2019 Silver Award for Residential Design

Belmont Carriage House Wins APLD’s Silver Award for Residential Design | APLD

a Blade of Grass has been awarded APLD’s 2019 Silver Award for Residential Design for the design and installation of our “Belmont Carriage House” property. The APLD International Landscape Design Awards Program honors excellence in landscape design. Projects in eight different categories are judged on the basis of difficulty, craftsmanship, attention to detail and execution. We are, obviously, […]
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Boston Design Week 2019 - Mastering a Successful Home Renovation Talk

Mastering a Successful Home Renovation | Boston Design Week 2019

Join us as we celebrate Boston Design Week 2019. Our very own designer Colin Hand, and other local home design and renovation experts, will lead an engaging discussion and share their tips to a successful renovation. The event is open to the public and will be held on March 30, 10am-12pm at the Wellesley Free Library. […]
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belmont massachusetts front entryway with brick walkway

Improving Your Home’s Curb Appeal | Wellesley Weston Magazine

Blade’s design sales manager, Colin Hand, and senior landscape designer, Tom Wilhelm, lend their advice to Wellesley Weston Magazine‘s readers regarding improving their home’s curb appeal, without breaking the bank. Sticking with classic styles, clean lines, and creating an engaging “entry experience” are a few of their suggestions – be sure to check out the entire […]
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We’re Hiring for 2019 | Careers @ Blade

Every year our team gets bigger and better. And so it is again – we’re looking for talented (and fun) people to make a Blade of Grass even more amazing. If you’re a landscape architect, an experienced account or project manager, fine gardener, mason, crew leader, irrigation technician, or just have a passion for landscape […]
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houzz service award 2019

Blade Earns Customer Service Award 2019 | Houzz

Today we were notified that a Blade of Grass has been awarded “Best Of Customer Service 2019” from Houzz, an ever-growing web resource for landscape and home design. This award holds special meaning for us as we take great pride in the close relationships we form with our clients – many have been with us […]
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Boston Magazine Best Landscape Design/Build, West

Best of Boston® Home Reception | Boston Magazine

A big thanks to Boston Magazine for hosting yet another fantastic Best of Boston® Home reception. This years event was hosted at the Boston Design Center’s newly renovated Drydock Hall and was packed with local architects, designers, builders, craftspeople, shops, and showrooms. The evening included lots of food(!), many hilarious photos, great music, and a silent […]
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Boston Magazine Best Landscape Design/Build, West

Best Landscape Design/Build Award 2019 | Boston Magazine

We’re thrilled to announce that a Blade of Grass has been named “Best Landscape Design/Build, West” by Boston Magazine and will be featured in their 2019 Best of Boston® Home issue. It’s an honor to be recognized by such a respected institution, and share the stage with so many talented designers, artists, and architects. Thank you, […]
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