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Drainage Done Right: Protecting Your Northern Virginia Home with Professional Water Management

Most homeowners across Northern Virginia face frustrating challenges with water flow. In a climate with heavy spring rains and dry, intense summers, expert drainage solutions are vital to prevent water damage and preserve a property’s appearance and structure. Independence Landscape provides specialized drainage solutions like downspout extensions, dry creek beds, French drains, sump pump extensions … Continued

Lawn Artisans: Professional Mowing & Edging in Northern VIrginia

In the hustle and bustle of Northern Virginia, time is a precious commodity. At Independence Landscape, we stand as a symbol of quality for busy professionals who strive for excellence but don’t have the time for upkeep. Our mowing and edging crews are known throughout the Northern Virginia region for their consistent, top-notch work that … Continued

Fetching Results: A Dog Walker Discovers Lawn Care Perfection

Few people know Fort Hunt’s neighborhoods like Ryan Dempsey. As the owner of a local dog-walking business, Potomac Paws, he’s walked every street countless times with his clients’ furry friends. In 2022, he observed a pattern. “Most of the golf-course-type lawns had the same little sign by the mailbox,” he recalls. “They all used Independence … Continued

Green Renewal: Spruce Up Your Landscape with a Spring Cleanup & Mulching

Spring is all about a fresh start, and it’s the perfect time to breathe new life into your outdoor space. One of the best ways to achieve this is a thorough cleanup and mulching of your landscape beds. This comprehensive service quickly revitalizes your yard’s appearance, giving it a crisp, clean look just in time … Continued

Enhance Your Outdoor Living: A Practical Guide to Custom Hardscapes

As we hunker down for the chilly days of January, our minds drift toward the warmer months ahead. It’s an excellent time to plan outdoor improvements that will make your space more enjoyable come Spring and Summer. Among the many ways you can enhance your property, a custom hardscape project is one of the most … Continued

Amy’s Backyard Retreat: An Independence Landscape Project Showcase

Amy and Derek, who love to entertain at their home in Alexandria, envisioned a space where they could create lasting memories with friends and family. However, their backyard presented unique challenges – a sudden slope and an unsightly drainage swale. When they sought the expertise of Independence Landscape, co-founder Chad Evans took the helm, guiding … Continued

A Holiday Letter from Our Co-Founders, Curt and Chad

Dear Clients, This holiday season, we find ourselves reflecting on the year gone by and the wonderful relationships we’ve built with each of you. As the co-founders and owners of Independence Landscape, we want to take a moment to extend our warmest wishes for a joyful holiday season and a prosperous New Year. First and … Continued