Category Archives: Landscaping

August 15, 2016

With so many beautiful flowers to choose from, it may be difficult to only pick out a few to landscape with. To make your decision a little easier, here are five of the most popular flowers to landscape with throughout 2016. Number 5: Hydrangeas Hydrangeas can be very hardy, and they can easily tolerate cold […]

August 01, 2016

Synthetic turf is an easy, efficient way for you to reduce the time and amount of care your yard requires. Between water-usage restrictions and implementing general maintenance techniques, up-keeping a yard can be very difficult. Why Synthetic Turf? Synthetic turf requires minimal care after the initial installation. In addition, turf is a heartier, more resistant […]

July 18, 2016

Landscaping your dream yard doesn’t have to be as stressful or time consuming as you think. If you have an idea of what you want your yard to look like, you only need a few sheets of graph paper to start sketching out your dream. How to Choose a Landscape There are several different ways […]

July 12, 2016

When living in the Midwest, you could need to wear a sweatshirt one day and a tank top the next. Although it’s rare to experience unrelenting, miserably suffocating heat all summer long, it is normal to have several weeks of scorching heat in between rainstorms. Unfortunately, those few scorching weeks may be long enough to […]

June 21, 2016

Adding mulch to your landscape is one of the most beneficial things that you can do for your yard. If you properly mulch your yard, you can protect the trees and plant life from harsh elements. There are many different types of mulch, which gives you the ability to choose a kind that will compliment […]

June 07, 2016

Creating a beautiful outdoor living space can take your home to the next level when entertaining guests and ramping up your curb appeal. With the longer daylight hours and gorgeous summer weather, having a place to enjoy the outdoors is a great addition for any home. Adding Outdoor Lights Why would you waste your living […]

May 11, 2016

Landscaping a yard can seem like a very daunting challenge to inexperienced consumers. Picking plants that compliment your yard and the exterior of your home can be a difficult task. For a beginner, it is important to pick visually appealing plants that are fairly hardy and easy to care for. Where to Start Some plants […]

April 20, 2016

Spring is a time of rebirth and cleansing. Flowers are blooming. Birds are chirping. All of this new life may have you realizing that your landscaping just isn’t inspiring you anymore. Here are some ideas to help you breathe new life into your landscaping. 1. Add a focal point Adding a focal point to your […]

March 15, 2016

It’s time to shake off the winter blues and get ready for spring! Spring cleaning means going through closets and drawers and cleaning out any clothes you haven’t worn in awhile, or any other random knick-knacks you’ve accrued through the years. It also means cleaning up your landscaping. 1. Make a plan After the long, […]

March 08, 2016

About a month ago, we talked about types of outdoor lighting techniques. Today, we’re going to talk about why you should add outdoor lighting features to your landscaping. Like many of the things we talk about on this blog, adding outdoor lighting will not only add beauty to your yard, but functionality as well. 1. […]