• The Benefits of Landscape Lighting: Enhancing Your Outdoor Space After Dark

      Just because the sun goes down doesn’t mean it’s “lights out” for entertaining and enjoying your outdoor living space. Landscape lighting enhances your property [...]

  • Creating a Sustainable Landscape: The Importance of Native Plants in Your Design

      The right plant and the right place is a longtime landscaping mantra and gardening rule of thumb. When you select plants based on sun [...]

  • Creating a Family-Friendly Landscape: Design Ideas for Outdoor Activities and Play Areas

      Involve the whole family in outdoor enjoyment by considering the younger set with a family-friendly landscape incorporating play spaces, game areas, and other fun [...]

  • The Importance of Seasonal Maintenance: Keep Your Landscape Looking Beautiful All Year Round

      Even in the Northeast, landscape maintenance is a year-round affair — and while there are seasons when there’s more to do outdoors, taking consistent [...]

  • Maximizing Your Outdoor Space

    Small outdoor spaces have big landscape design potential. Just because you’re limited in size does not minimize your scope — or the creative potential for [...]

  • How the Right Landscape Professional Can Increase Your Home’s Value

    A home is the greatest asset for most people, whether it’s a primary residence, vacation house, or second home in a destination location. Does landscape [...]

  • Incorporating Hardscaping In Your Landscape Design: Tips and Inspiration

    Hardscape materials have evolved and expanded the creative palette for design/build landscape professionals, including a broad selection of pavers in various colors, textures, and sizes. [...]

  • The Benefits of Professional Landscape Design — How It Transforms Your Outdoor Space

    There’s no place like home for entertaining, relaxing, and making memories with friends and family. Now more than ever, we’re celebrating outdoor spaces and the [...]

  • Planting Inspiration – The Best Gardens in Poughkeepsie, NY

      We’re land lovers at heart. Getting our hands dirty is beautiful– gardening is an artistic expression that draws in vibrant colors, textures, scents, tastes [...]

  • Opening Your Pool for the Season – Essential Spring Pool Service

      With warmer weather around the corner, you’re itching to pull back the pool cover – but there’s work to do first before opening your [...]

  • 3 Ways to Work Pantone’s 2023 Color of the Year Viva Magenta into the Landscape

      Ready to incorporate a bit of the Magentaverse into your outdoor living spaces? Meet Pantone’s 2023 Color of the Year, Viva Magenta. Every year, [...]

  • The Land of ELITE earned 2 awards

      The Land of ELITE earned 2 awards at the 2020 Northeast Spa and Pool Association's Outstanding Achievement Awards - Builders Competition. The Land of [...]

  • Awarded Best of Houzz Customer Service, again!

    The Land of ELITE has, for the fifth year in a row, won “Best Of Houzz Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling [...]

  • Hot Tub Tranquility

    We designed this soaking and relaxing space years ago and there is nearly not a day that goes by where it's not enjoyed.    Winter, [...]

  • Fountains of Kiawah – Keeping out the Gators

    We work hard to keep going through a winter like this one! With bitter cold temperatures and a lot of snow in the Northeast, we [...]