March Maintenance

Lawn Maintenance When the green grass begins to show and the brown grass bids farewell, it's time to tend the landscape.  Start with a soil test to find out how much your grass requires. If your soil is acidic, plan to do this every few years. Find a local cooperative extension to perform the test. [...]

By |February 28th, 2018|Flowers, Garden, Landscaping, Lawn Maintenance|0 Comments

Built In Planters for your Outdoor Landscaping

Just because the weather is cooling down, does not mean you have to stop your outdoor landscape work. Instead, turn your focus to improving the hardscape and planters around your entertaining area. Take a look at a few of these ideas. photos:   Planter for small areas or a great way [...]

By |September 15th, 2017|Flowers, Garden, Landscaping, Patios, Planters|0 Comments

Do you have what it takes to DIY your landscaping?

Hilltop Landscaping Are you prepared to conquer your yard on your own or do you need the pros to rescue you? Here's how to figure out if you're a good match for do-it-yourself landscaping. Whether you dream about a small garden bed or a whole landscape transformation, you need to figure out what you [...]

By |July 13th, 2017|Garden, Landscape Design|0 Comments

Garden Graffiti

Add a very personal touch to your outdoor areas with garden graffiti. This unique technique is trending across social media now. If you have not seen it yet, a simple search of "moss graffiti"  will bring up tons of examples.  Pioneered by artists like the UK’s Anna Garforth, moss graffiti adds a fun green touch to any [...]

By |March 1st, 2017|Fun, Garden, Rock Wall|0 Comments

Soil Testing: There’s more to soil than just dirt!

Do you ever consider the components in your soil? You should. Just like humans need certain nutrients to be healthy, plants and grasses need nutrients and a correct PH. Also, certain components in the soil can be detrimental to the health of your lawn and garden. So, how do you know what's in your soil? Test [...]

By |October 27th, 2016|Garden, Landscaping|0 Comments

June Flowers

June is not too late to add flowers to your landscape. Check the garden stores for a few of these beautiful varieties and you will have blooms that can take the summer heat and thrive into the Fall. Be sure to deadhead the spent blooms to keep your blooms coming. Aster: These daisylike flowers [...]

By |June 6th, 2016|Flowers, Garden, Landscaping|0 Comments

What to Plant in the Fall

Planting isn't just a spring activity. If you're wondering what you can plant in the fall, the answer is almost anything. Here are six plant types to put in the ground during the fall. Use this list for fall planting inspiration. Turfgrass Trees and Shrubs Cool Season Vegetables Pansies Spring Bulbs Perennials Spring may be [...]

By |October 1st, 2015|Garden, Landscape Design, Landscaping|0 Comments

Landscaping Mistakes to avoid

Avoid common landscaping mistakes and learn what to do to fix them. Excessive Lawn Ornamentation People often make the mistake of putting too many decorations in their front yard, which can distract from the beauty of their natural landscape. Before setting out new items ask yourself why are you putting it there and does it fit [...]

By |August 19th, 2015|Garden, Landscape Design, Landscaping|0 Comments

14 Secret Landscaper Tips and Tricks

14 Secret Landscaper Tips and Tricks:   These tools and techniques are used by professional landscapers to make quick work of yard and garden tasks. Steal their ideas and make more efficient use of your gardening time and money. Get a Tarp Use a tarp to move lightweight bulky debris like leaves, weeds, and even [...]

The best free dog friendly landscaping advice

     Anyone who owns a home and a dog knows the perils of joining these two things together. Dog friendly landscaping may seem to be an oxymoron. With all the digging, chewing, peeing and trampling it may seem impossible to ever enjoy your yard again. We have rounded up some of the best free advice [...]

By |January 23rd, 2015|Fun, Garden, Landscape Design, Natural Landscaping|0 Comments