"Zove is known for his quick, dramatic landscape designs - think lilies and
koi ponds, cattails and cascades, gazebos and footbridges - and for his
cutting-edge landscaping designs and innovations."
~ Philadelphia Magazine
"We’ve used them for over 25 years and find their landscaping services to be impeccable and superb. The owner, Alden, is a consummate professional and a man of his word."
~ Barbara B. from Rydal
"The grounds have never looked better. Everyone at the party was thrilled to be in such a beautiful place. Cedar Run’s landscape design was fantastic!"
~ Beth B. from Gwynedd Valley
"My North Wales neighbors kept commenting about how professional my landscape design appeared, even on the hottest days of the year. I am thrilled with the outcome and look forward to working with them again."
~ Geneva S. from Glenside
"They are the best of any North Wales landscapers we’ve ever had and we’ve had many. The crew is courteous, friendly, and quiet. I don’t even know they had been here. They are an excellent crew and go above and beyond what I ask for. "
~ Michael D. from Fort Washington
"The landscape design was fantastic and the final work exceeded our expectations. Throughout the project the crew took the time to do the job right. Also they always cleaned up after themselves and the guys were always polite and friendly."
~ Gerard G. from Doylestown
"They were excellent. They were prompt, pleasant, stuck to the timeline, and the garden turned out just beautifully. They cleaned up after themselves. Everything was clean and neat and looked like it had been there forever. "
~ Nancy R. from Wynnewood
"Work was done when they said it would be, and they were great at the follow-ups both before and after the job was complete."
Cedar Run Landscapes has been selected to participate in PWDâ€™s Rain Check pilot program. This program was developed to help homeowners improve their landscapes while managing stormwater runoff. By redirecting this runoff we are reducing the amount of rainwater that enters Philadelphiaâ€™s sewer systems and in effect decreasing water pollution and improving our waterways. To learn more about this program, click here.
This month Cedar Run Landscapes installed a 126 sq. ft. permeable natural stone patio. Below are several photos taken during the installation process. Permeable patios are constructed to permit water to soak though the joints of the paving stones where the aggregate base below filters out particulates. This cleans the water as it percolates into the water table.
Here is Keith, one of our supervisors,Â finishing the depaving and removing of compacted sub-soilÂ before the installation of the permeable patio.
The crew isÂ filling in the patio joints with clean stone which will allow water to seep into the base below and into the ground.
Finished patio after being sprayed down with water.
By installing permeable patios and implementing other types of storm water solutions, Cedar Run Landscapes is taking the initiative in sustainable design. We are proud to be participating in greening our local communities and hope to continue providing innovative techniques for handling stormwater issues. With each project installed, we are reducing runoff and helping to protect the health of our watersheds.
Keeping our paths safe for our friends, family and the public is a top priority in the winter months. At points it can be a challenge keeping these areas clear and we often turn to chemical treatments (deicers) for help. The overuse of deicers can increase concrete deterioration, stunt or kill plants, damage surrounding soil, corrode metals and increase pollution in our drinking water and the local watershed.
There are several types of deicers available. Calcium Chloride, Sodium Chloride (Common Salt), Potassium Chloride, Urea, and Calcium Magnesium Acetate (More Info) are typical deicers found in stores. The chart below compares these chemicals.
To minimize the effects of deicers manually remove as much snow and ice as possible before applying product. Adding an abrasive such as kitty litter, sand, sawdust or cracked corn to icy spots adds traction and decreases the amount of deicer needed. Make sure to clean up an spills and excess product to prevent damage to your property and the environment. For more information on the effects deicers may have on your landscape and the environment use the links below. Â