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Early Spring Landscaping Checklist

Sunlight, warmer weather, and flowers blooming everywhere can mean only one thing – that spring is quickly approaching. Is your landscaping (front and/or back) ready? If not, get it ready with this easy-to-follow spring landscaping checklist. Care for the Lawn Once your lawn begins to wake from its winter dormancy, usually after the danger...

Backyard Design Trends

Are you ready to update or upgrade your backyard design? Here are four backyard design ideas that are trending right now. Low Maintenance Landscape A sustainable backyard design, complete with drought-tolerant, native plants and minimal (if any) grass can be useful and attractive. While low-maintenance landscapes are by no means new, they’re becoming increasingly...

Landscaping Ideas for Small Backyards

A backyard provides a great place for outdoor activities, entertaining, and relaxation. If you have a large, spacious backyard, the options are truly endless. However, if you live in a populated suburb or condominium in the city, your relaxation and entertaining space may be limited. Although, looks can be quite deceiving; don’t let your...

Fall Bucket List

Who doesn’t LOVE fall? There are leaves for jumping in, apples for picking, pumpkins for carving, and freshly baked goods to eat. Did we mention pumpkin spice everything? We’ve collected more than 30 ideas to help you make the most out of the season, including tips for preparing your landscaping for the cooler months...

Summer Lawn Watering Tips

Ensuring a healthy, lush, green lawn doesn’t have to waste one of our natural resources if you maintain proper watering techniques. Proper watering, along with fertilizing, and mowing practices can help prevent a host of problems including bald patches, insect infestations, and disease. Consider the following watering tips when caring for your summer lawn:...

The Best Trees for Pool Landscaping

A swimming pool is the ultimate backyard amenity. It provides a great way for families to cool down, relieve stress, and enjoy time outdoors with family and friends. Landscaping around a pool with vividly colored and/or native trees can go a long way in enhancing the relaxing, resort-like ambiance of a swimming pool, but...

Mosquito Proof Your Property

If you’re like most, you probably don’t give much thought to mosquitos – until you get a red, itchy welt on your skin, which is a sure sign of a mosquito bite. Ouch! Contrary to popular belief, mosquitos don’t wait for hottest days of summer, but start biting when temperatures reach a consistent 50...