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The Benefits of an Outdoor Kitchen

The Benefits of an Outdoor Kitchen
The kitchen really is the heart of the home. In the kitchen, you and your family share so many great meals, conversations, and memories. Why should all this fun be limited to the interior of your home? Did you know the kitchen can also be the heart of your back yard? Building an outdoor kitchen is a unique project with… read more →

Landscaping Tips to Fend off April Showers

Landscaping Tips to Fend off April Showers
So far, April has lived up to its reputation of being a rainy month in Northern Virginia. With some downpours, flash floods, and even a few snow flurries, the weather in April has proven to be a nuisance for homeowners who are struggling to maintain their landscaping. How do you ensure your yard gets enough water and gets rid of… read more →

Don’t Leave Your Landscaping Up to Luck – How to Choose a Landscape Company in Northern VA

Don’t Leave Your Landscaping Up to Luck – How to Choose a Landscape Company in Northern VA
With St. Patrick’s Day rapidly approaching, many of us are hoping a little extra luck will come our way. Some are hoping to run into more money, others are looking for a new opportunity at work, but many Northern Virginia homeowners could use some luck when it comes to landscaping. A beautiful and long-lasting landscaping project requires more than just… read more →

Why Does Everyone in McLean, Virginia Love Knockout Roses?

Why Does Everyone in McLean, Virginia Love Knockout Roses?
O'Grady's Landscape has been in the residential landscape design and install business for 22 years, and in all that time our footprint of work has stayed constant. We work in McLean, North Arlington, City of Falls Church, Vienna, and Great Falls. When one of our landscapers meets with a potential client for a landscape design consultation, we work through the… read more →

Landscape Lighting

Landscape Lighting
As I recently read in a Southern Living article, "We've all taken evening drives and noted the aesthetic pleasures of a well-lit house. Outdoor lighting accents the home and adds life to a nighttime landscape." Outdoor lighting has become one of the more popular trends in landscape upgrades. Homeowners and designers alike have come to appreciate the affect that thoughtful landscape… read more →

Why Do Seating Walls Work?

Why Do Seating Walls Work?
In the last few years, seating walls have become one of the more popular landscape elements for Northern Virginia homeowners, even out-performing the wave of popularity enjoyed by all stone work. The Benefits of Seat Walls We believe sitting walls have become popular for a number of reasons. First and most obviously, they provide additional seating space in outdoor living… read more →

Lively Outdoor Living Space in North Arlington

Lively Outdoor Living Space in North Arlington
We just completed a project in North Arlington for a really great customer. They had recently built a beautiful home and during the construction they installed a pool. As illustrated by the two “before” pictures, the backyard was inaccessible and congested. The customer’s vision was a landscape that provided lots of space around the pool and facilitated easy flow from… read more →

Patio With a View

Patio With a View
This is a home in North Arlington where we recently finished an extensive project. We redesigned all the customer’s plant material, patio spaces, walkways and decks. As you can see from the pictures, the back yard has a beautiful view of Washington Golf and Country Club. Our customer on this job was one of our all-time favorites, which made building… read more →