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Plan for Your Dream Landscape.

It might be December, but it’s never too early to start thinking about and planning for your dream landscape. Starting now means you could be enjoying a new pool, water feature or garden by summertime.
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‘Tis the Season Landscape Maintenance.

Although the growing season is coming to an end, landscape maintenance is still needed to keep your investment healthy throughout fall and winter.
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HOW TO HAVE THE HARVEST LOOK.

The vibrant hues of fall annuals signal the arrival of autumn.
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CREATING AN OUTDOOR RETREAT.

The design of your landscape depends on your lifestyle and needs for your outdoor space.
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LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!

Enjoy your landscape designs even after the sun sets with elegant landscape lighting.
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ALL ABOUT AZALEAS

The green foliage and large flowers characteristic of azaleas make them a popular and go-to Houston plant.
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Healthy Soil Means Happy Plants

Keeping plants and lawn looking healthy throughout the year is a common challenge among homeowners.
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TO COVER OR NOT TO COVER?

Although Houston winters are mild compared to other parts of the country, we do sometimes experience freezing temperatures.
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Get to Know Your Prewett, Read & Associates Team

Prewett, Read & Associates is one of the most trusted and respected residential landscape architecture and general contracting companies in Houston.
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Seasonal Maintenance Dos and Don’ts.

Keep your landscape healthy throughout the fall and winter with these seasonal maintenance dos and don’ts. We’re talking everything from watering schedules and fertilizing, to deadheading flowers and mulching. Ensure your garden is ready for the new seasons ahead.
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Falling for Seasonal Color.

In just a couple weeks on September 22nd, the Autumn Equinox marks the start of fall. Although it may still feel like summer, many households are starting preparations for the new season.
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Q&A with Licensed Landscape Architects.

The Prewett, Read & Associates team answers some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve heard over the past two decades in the landscape industry.
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Beat the Heat with a Custom Irrigation System.

The Texas summer heat has settled in, and by expert accounts, will be pretty oppressive and stifling this summer. To maintain your plants and lawn throughout the heat, consider trading in your outdated sprinkler for a custom-designed irrigation system.
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A Garden Fit for Man’s Best Friend.

Since Fido is a beloved member of most families, Prewett, Read & Associates shares recommendations to create a landscape functional for you and your dog!
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Landscape Maintenance: There’s No Time Like the Present.

May is an important maintenance month as it is a prime time for pruning, shaping, cleaning, cultivating, mulching, fertilizing and planting.
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Let The Water Flow.

Landscape irrigation is an important step to maintaining your newly designed outdoor space. It takes more than just setting up a sprinkler system and watering your plants. A good landscape irrigation system is custom-designed to your unique space and landscaping.
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Make the Most Out of Your Space.

When it comes to creating a beautiful landscape, no space is too small. In fact, smaller outdoor areas —like courtyards, atriums or gardens themselves — are an important part of your home.
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Wake Up and Smell the Roses.

February is an ideal time to begin preparing your landscaping for new growth by removing any freeze damage and reducing the size and shape of overgrown shrubs.
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Be Leery When the Weather is Dreary.

Houston has already experienced freezing temperatures. As the winter season continues, don’t forget Prewett, Read & Associates’ recommendations when temperatures dip below 32 degrees. If temperatures get that low, our team suggests taking precautions to protect your plants.
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Media

Prewett, Read & Associates Contributes to Revival of Historic Home

See the home that Prewett, Read & Associates helped bring back to life with drainage, irrigation, lighting and landscaping.
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