What’s New

  • Purple Pixies

    Spring is right around the corner. Over the next couple weeks we will be sharing information about some of the plants we like to use. Today’s plant is the Purple Pixie Loropetalum. With its dwarf size and weeping habit, Purple Pixie is a very unique plant. It grows only 1 to 2 feet tall by […]

  • Want that velvety green lawn? You have to top dress!

    Many people strive to have that dark green healthy lawn that is soft and lush and looks like an Augusta National fairway.  Want to know the best trick to get it that way?  Top dress your lawn!  What is top dressing?  Top dressing is the process of adding a layer of organic material to the top […]

  • To Aerate or not to aerate, that is the question!

    In the Southeast, spring is right around the corner!  Trees are starting to flower, Daffodils are in full bloom, what else could you ask for?  How about a green lawn?  That will happen soon enough.  Before your Bermuda or Zoysia lawn green up, there is something that you can do to really help have a […]

  • Basics of Mulch

    Well, now that all the leaves from fall are gone and spring is not far off, it is time to start thinking about refreshing your planting and flower beds with new mulch.  New mulch in these beds has several key benefits that include: Helps to maintain soil moisture. Evaporation is reduced, and the need for […]

  • Landscape Drainage

    Here because you deal with Landscape Drainage issues?  Tired of seeing all of the standing water in your yard?  Isn’t rain wonderful! It brings life to the earth and green to our yards as well as it fills our lakes, rivers and streams …as long as the rain doesn’t decide to move in! Some residential properties […]

  • Davis Home

    Truly a dream job for any contractor! A design was submitted to the client, the go ahead was given and away we went! We were given the task of completely re-designing the entire property. An existing pool was the only thing that stood in our way! While the pool was to stay, we did dress […]

  • Arrington Home

    The project for the Arrington’s was a perfect example of our ability to create and implement a phased plan over time. Actually, this project lasted well over two years. It all started with the front yard. An existing concrete sidewalk that was falling apart sparked a conversation about what we could do to enhance the […]

  • Clark Home

    What to do with a steep hill at the end of your driveway? Well, how about create a unique set of stone and brick steps, along with a custom arbor! An unusable area at the end of the driveway left a void in an otherwise delightful landscape. A beautiful outdoor living area already existed, but […]

  • Green Lawn Maintenance

    Did you know that over 50% of the synthetic fertilizers you put out on your lawn end up in our creeks and streams?  Want to try and help the environment?  Southern Elegance is in the process of implementing an organic fertilization and weed control program.  We are working closely with several companies to put together […]