Tag Archives: landscape

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 06, 2016

With all the recent rain, your yard may be looking a little soggy and sad. If your house and lawn sits on a lower elevation than surrounding houses, you may have various puddles of water pooling in your yard. The Downsides to Water Puddles Besides being an eyesore, pooling water kills grass, inhibits mowing, and […]

September 14, 2015

Watch the weather- If it is a warm, sunny day, use sun block and stay hydrated. Pick the right rake- Select a rake with the right height handle, and use proper posture while raking. You should also wear gloves, so as to prevent blisters from using the rake. The proper raking technique involves standing upright and […]

September 08, 2015

Home sellers beware: home buyers usually tour neighborhoods before expressing interest in seeing a home. This means if your yard is not up to basic standards, or neighborhood standards, you home could be looked over in an instant. Here are some tips on how to get your home looking as great on the outside as […]

July 13, 2015

At Allen Outdoor Solutions we understand that Summer can bring very little rain and your landscape can start showing signs of drought. So today we wanted to share a few tips that will help keep your yard looking green with minimal work. Summer Landscape Tips Avoid light, frequent watering, this type of watering encourages shallow […]

June 15, 2015

It is getting hot in the St. Louis area and with changes in weather come changes in your lawn. Allen Outdoor Solutions wants to provide you with a few tips for making sure you have the best looking yard in the neighborhood during these hot summer month. 1 )When and how you water your lawn is […]

January 19, 2015

Not every yard is perfectly green. Some people do not have time to work on their yard as often as they might need to. Landscaping with rocks to help with your weed problem can be very helpful. Allen Outdoor Solutions can put together a landscaping plan that will help control your weed problem and be […]

October 13, 2014

Just because the seasons are changing doesn’t mean you should neglect your landscaping. It is just as important to take care of your lawn in the fall s it is in the spring and summer months. Don’t neglect your yard tools Every fall your yard and gardening tools get put away in your garden shed […]