Category Archives: Landscaping

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 […]

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 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

If one of the projects on your home-improvement list is to install a new fence in the spring, you might want to reconsider that timeline. You might be thinking ”can a fence be installed in winter?” And the answer is a resounding yes. Fence installation during the fall or winter offers several benefits – to […]

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. Number 5: Hydrangeas Hydrangeas can be very hardy, and they can easily tolerate cold weather conditions […]

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 […]