How to Place and Size a Rain Garden to Fit Your Landscape

Installing a rain garden is a great way to reduce runoff and return water to its source. Rain gardens are growing in popularity as an environmentally friendly way to infiltrate rainwater into your home landscape. This has great potential to reduce the overall demand on municipal sewerage systems and is a cost-effective means of effectively […]

Questions to Ask Your Landscape Contractor

Find out what you need to know about hiring the right professional to execute your outdoor project. Whether small or large, landscaping updates provide an opportunity to improve life in your home. This is where landscaping contractors can come into play. When it’s time to choose someone to oversee the construction of your project, asking […]

Understand the site to sustainably manage stormwater

Follow this guide to learn how water moves through your landscape and how to best manage it. The key to creating a truly resilient and sustainable storm water management plan for your home environment is understanding your site. Explore how water works in the landscape and how it fits into the bigger picture. Identify existing […]

Choose the right irrigation system for your yard

Learn the pros and cons of drip irrigation, soaker hoses, underground systems, and more to find  out what’s best for you. Your garden needs water to be healthy and combined with today’s technology, the right irrigation system can be customized to fit your landscape and give you the exact coverage you want while saving you […]

Help You Prepare for Landscape Construction

To help your outdoor renovation project go smoothly, follow these tips from landscaping experts: Landscape renovations take time. It’s also messy and often uncomfortable. Taking certain steps at the beginning can make everything a little easier for you and your crew. Knowing what to expect as things progress also helps you understand the process. To […]

The Best Time to Fertilize Your Lawn in Spring

Fertilize Lawn Spring

Did you know that the best time to fertilize in spring depends on whether you’re growing cool or  warm season grasses? This is real! Cool season grasses, those that thrive in cooler temperatures,  are best fertilized in fall, when the growing season is at its peak. Of course, you can also add a  small amount […]

If You Need to Aerate Your Lawn This Spring

Aerate Lawn This Spring

The best time to aerate your lawn is when it is vigorously growing. Sounds easy, right? But to  complicate things further, different types of mining pools have different periods of active growth.  For cool season lawns, the best times to aerate are spring and fall. However, the best season for  warm season lawns is spring […]

Spring Vegetable Garden Fall Planting

Spring Vegetable Garden Fall Planting

Are you interested in spring gardening, but feel a bit burdened? you are not alone! There is so  much information about plants and schedules that it can be difficult to decide which vegetables to  plant and when. Many people are under the impression that they have to wait until spring to start  gardening, but this […]

How To Prepare Flower Beds for Spring Planting

Prepare Flower Beds Spring Planting

Annual flowers around the exterior of the house add a welcome touch of color to any landscape  and, once planted, are not difficult to care for. However, building requires some finesse and  concrete steps to ensure growth and prosperity. We review some of the things you need to prepare  your flower beds for spring planting. […]

What Does Proper Spring Cleaning Include?

Proper spring cleaning

Spring is the season of growth and change. This is also a great opportunity to declutter your  possessions and keep all the elements safe, healthy and beautiful. Here are a few steps we  recommend for proper spring cleaning. This can be a lot of work. However, if you’re determined  to make sure everything works, be […]