Allen Outdoor

July 26, 2019

An inviting backyard with a functional, beautiful patio is on the top of most homeowners’ wish lists. If your outdoor living space isn’t the stuff of your dreams, there are easy updates and quick fixes that will make a world of difference. Whether you want to DIY or bring in the pros at Allen, these […]

June 18, 2019

There’s no doubt about it: St. Louis summers are hot and humid. Though many of our local plants are used to this intense weather, you may not be! While you’ve likely got the basics of summer lawn care, like watering and cutting your grass regularly, there might be some other lawn care techniques you’re skipping […]

June 18, 2019

Whether your garden has already been perfectly designed and planted or you’re just starting out on the landscaping path, there’s one thing you’ve probably forgotten about: yard drainage. True, yard drainage is not nearly as exciting as a beautiful flower bed of colorful, local perennials. Nor is it as fun to think about as a […]

May 23, 2019

Lawn funguses are no joke. Lawn fungus like powdery mildew and red thread not only look ugly, they can destroy your grass for good. And once they’re done with your grass, it can move onto your plants, wreaking havoc all over your beautiful garden. Even worse… Fungus can easily spread from yard to yard. Walking […]

April 30, 2019

Spring is the perfect time to get your lawn into top shape and prepare it for hot and humid St. Louis summers. Our Ultimate St. Louis Landscaping Spring Cleanup Checklist is the perfect guide to preparing your entire yard for the months to come. If you’re already overwhelmed with all the landscaping work you have […]

February 18, 2019

Spring is in the air! Well, almost. While we still have several weeks until the official start of spring, it’s never to early to  be prepared. Although spring lawn care is much less intense than fall lawn care, it is just as—if not more—important. Correct care and maintenance in the spring will ensure that your […]

February 05, 2019

It’s imperative that you prepare your sprinkler system for freezing temperatures by winterizing it. A vital component of that winterizing process is to blow out any remaining water in the lines. If you don’t have the equipment to do it yourself or you don’t have the time, we at Allen Outdoor Solutions can winterize your […]

February 05, 2019

Outdoor lighting can do it all: safety, security, and style. It’s the finishing touch on your home’s exterior, and it can take a little bit of planning to get the best look and the best lighting effect. With the wide variety of outdoor light fixtures available today, it isn’t always easy to choose the right […]

February 05, 2019

The only clear prediction of St. Louis weather is that it will be unpredictable — especially in winter. Some days feel like spring and others make you wonder if you actually live in Minnesota. Sudden snow and ice storms that leave your driveway and sidewalk unsafe to navigate are an inconvenience for homeowners and a […]

February 05, 2019

Just because it’s winter, that doesn’t mean that you stop taking care of your lawn. You want it to look luscious and healthy come spring and warm weather, right? So you have to take care of your landscaping during the winter the best you can. What you do around the lawn during winter can affect […]