When clients consult The Todd Group about creating an outdoor space or enhancing the one they already have, one topic that always comes up early in the conversation is privacy. It’s understandable, of course. Your patio and yard are more than just a place to maintain. By design, this space is intended to relax us […]

We recently received calls asking us to come out and inspect boxwoods that were not looking well. We have since confirmed boxwood blight on properties in Chester, Bernardsville, and New Vernon. We have also received reports of confirmed infections in Livingston and Rutgers reported an influx of suspect boxwood samples coming in to their diagnostic […]

Few design elements add richness and warmth to a property’s landscape like natural stone. From a stone retaining wall to walkways leading you from your home to your outdoor spaces, there are many ways to transform your yard and property with natural stone. Here are a few suggestions as you beautify your property with hardscaping: […]

When you envision your outdoor space, does it include areas for relaxation and entertaining friends, neighbors, and family? The most relaxing and welcoming spaces include plenty of nature—trees, shrubs, and other plantings—but an essential component of a backyard sanctuary is the patio space. You have many options when it comes to creating a patio, but […]

Your vegetable garden can be both functional and beautiful, offering fresh produce for you to enjoy throughout the growing season as well as a stunning focal point in your backyard. Let creativity guide you when envisioning this special outdoor space, as anything is possible. Here at The Todd Group, we have built and planted amazing […]

If you have one or more trees on your property that are looking a little frail, you might be wondering: can my trees be saved? Most homeowners don’t recognize some of the warning signs that let them know when a tree is in severe distress, and it’s even harder to know how sick a tree […]

Most of us lead hectic lives. At the end of a long day, there’s nothing quite like retreating to an outdoor space that showcases your yard and its luxury landscape. Your outdoor sanctuary can be your happy place and help you create lifelong memories with friends and family. If you’re looking to transform yours into […]

Your outdoor space is your oasis, and nothing adds ambiance to luxury landscaping like lighting. There are many different options that can help you achieve a relaxing, inviting atmosphere at night in your yard—from LED lighting to uplighting, from path lights to lanterns. Here are a few tips on how to enhance and beautify your […]

As spring draws near and the temperature is rising by the day, so much beauty abounds. Flowers are blooming, trees are beginning to see buds, and birds are returning to the area after a long winter. These are some of the things we love about this magical time of year, but when our client called […]