Before and After pictures of work Diamond Lawn Care has completed in Bluffton, SC

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We believe that before and after pictures speak 1,000 words. We are always adding more to this page and informing you exactly what we did with each project.

Sun City North before remove pine straw and adding mulchSun City North after landscape design and rock border

This is one of our most popular Sun City before and after pictures:

  • Extended the bed on the left
  • Replaced pine straw with black mulch
  • Installed a natural stone border
  • Replaced EVERYTHING
    • Crepe Myrtle, Sunshine Ligustrum, Drift Rose, Shishigashira Camellia, Mondo Grass, Society Garlic, Kaleidoscope Abelia, Lemon Ball Sedum, Encore Azalea, Mexican Heather, Muhly Grass

Sun City before removing river birchSun City after removing river birch

This is one of our favorite before and after pictures. This is a property in Sun City. We completed the following changes:

Sun City before landscape design and install plants and pindo palmSun City after landscape design and install plants and pindo palm

This is the same home taken from a different angle. We used the following:

  • Pindo Palm
  • Sunshine Ligustrum
  • Shishigashira Camellias
  • Purple Pixie Loropetalum
  • Lemon Ball Sedum
  • Society Garlic
  • Kaleidoscope Abelia
  • Jubilation Gardenia

Before tree removal in BlufftonBefore tree removal and new sod in Bluffton

This is one of the first cleanup and install jobs. A total transformation.

  • Relocated a large sabal palm
  • Arranged the removal of several trees
  • Relocated numerous shrubs and palms
  • Installed new empire zoysia sod
  • Installed large pine bark nuggets

Sun City North before landscape designSun City North after landscape design

This is a property in Sun City North that needed a lot of TLC. The builders put way too many viburnums in the front beds.

  • Replaced the oak with a windmill palm
  • Relocated crepe myrtle
  • Extended the landscape bed on left
  • Remove a total of 14 sweet viburnum!
  • Replaced pine straw with black mulch
  • Installed shrubs and flowers based on landscape design

Sun City North before landscape design installationSun City North after installing pindo palm

This is the back yard of the above property in Sun City North. We ended up having to make a raised bed due to the amount of clay and bad drainage.

  • Created a figure eight bed
  • Installed a pindo palm, sunshine ligustrum, sago palms, lemon ball sedum, vinca, loropetalums
  • Extended drip line all the way to the back yard to irrigate these new plants
  • Added black mulch

Sun City before removing shrub or new sodSun City after removing shrub or new sod

We had the pleasure of working with these two neighbors in Sun City that agreed to work together to make the following changes:

  • Removed large shrub
  • Installed new zoysia sod
  • Removed sago palms
  • Installed dwarf podocarpus
  • Installed fresh mulch

Limb up tree, old sod Cypress RidgeLimb up tree, install new zoysia sod and pine straw Cypress Ridge

This is a property in the Mill Creek Cypress Ridge development who wanted to get rid of his centipede sod and replace it with empire zoysia sod.

Sun City before shrub pruning and installing red mulchSun City after shrub pruning and installing red mulch

Another example of two neighbors in Sun City working together to reduce the size of this Viburnum.

Alston Park before cleanupAlston Park after cleanup

This was a very dreary bed when we first saw it. After cleaning it up and adding some black mulch, it looks very relaxing.

Sandy Point after grading and new sodSandy Point after new sod

This is a property in Sandy Pointe off Buckwalter for an investor. We completed the following changes:

May River Preserve after design and installMay River Preserve after design and install

This is a property in May River Preserve. We  extended the bed, removed all the pine straw and installed fresh black mulch.

We installed the following plants:

  • Dwarf yaupon holly
  • Society garlic
  • Dwarf bottlebrush
  • Plumbago
  • Curcuma
  • Purple diamond loropetalum
  • Kaleidoscope abelia
  • Tonto Crepe Myrtle
  • Black and Blue Salvia

Pinecrest before removing and pruning shrubs and adding pine strawPinecrest after removing and pruning shrubs and adding pine straw

This property is in Pine Crest.

  • Removed some large wax myrtles
  • Redefined the beds
  • Added fresh pine straw

Sun City before overseedSun City after overseed

Sometimes you do not want to put a ton of money into a property before you put it on the market. Instead of installing new sod, we suggested he add winter rye grass, mulch and a couple of plants next to the front door walk and the difference is amazing.

Bluffton before small landscaping projectBluffton after small landscaping project

This is a property in Hampton Hall. We removed some juniper and carissa holly. We added one podocarpus and a bunch of dianella / flax lily and added fresh pine straw.

Woodridge before pruning overgrown shrubsWoodridge after pruning overgrown shrubs

This was I think the first clean-up that we did in 2015 in Woodbridge and still have this client to this day. To say that these shrubs were overgrown was an understatement. We hard pruned many of these shrubs, defined the bed, refreshed the mulch.

Woodbridge overgrown shrubsWoodridge after pruning overgrown shrubs

This is the back yard to that same property in Woodbridge. This is one of those properties that has come a long way!

Sun City before removing tree and installing new sodSun City after new zoysia sod

This Sun City property is a different as night and day. We arranged to have the tree removed, installed new zoysia sod, removed shrubs, added flowers. What an improvement!

Palmetto Bluff before landscape designPalmetto Bluff after landscape design

Diamond worked with a local designer on this property in Palmetto Bluff. The owner wanted some ideas on helping the drainage on that side of his property. We added some plants below, created a path out of 57 stones, and added some fresh pine straw.

  • Muhly grass in pink and white
  • Plumbago
  • Dwarf Podocarpus

After tree removal in Alston ParkBefore removing trees in Alston Park

These trees on the other side were threatening to damage our clients fence in Alston Park in Bluffton. We vaulted the fence and cut the trees down and removed the debris.

Bluffton Park before landscape design and installBluffton Park after landscape design and install

This was another property where we worked with a local designer and the results speak for themselves. We removed all the weeds by hand and removed all the unwanted plants; We relocated a little gem magnolia, saw palmettos, and gardenias. We tilled 3 yards of organic planting mix into the beds. We added the following plants:

  • Tuscarora Crepe Myrtle
  • Bottlebrush
  • Sunshine ligustrum
  • Blueberry bush
  • Muhly grass
  • Plumbago