Why You Should Consider Pavers For Your Driveway

When you think about driveways they aren’t typically the most exciting feature of many homes. Traditional concrete or asphalt is your usual affair, sitting in front of most of the homes we see today. There’s nothing really wrong with these options, as they are fairly reliable and offer a long-lasting driveway solution for many homeowners. […]

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Why You Need To Grade Your Yard, And How To Do It

When we take a step back and observe elegant landscape design, we rarely look past the surface. When you take a stroll past your favorite properties, you may gawk at beautiful rock gardens, massive patios, tasteful waterscapes, or incredible gardens. But underneath these impressive features is where the magic happens. Every change that you make […]

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Lighting The Way: Tips For Outdoor Lighting

There’s no better way to enjoy a summer night than in the comfort of your own yard with friends and family. Here in the temperant Midwest, we have to take advantage of every opportunity to enjoy the outdoors before the cold arrives. That means gatherings will undoubtedly go long after the sun goes down,  which […]

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How to Make The Most Out of Your Small Yard (Landscaping Ideas)

Having a small yard doesn’t mean that you’re not able to create incredible landscape designs. Sure, you may not be able to fit a pool in your backyard, or an elaborate plot of massive trees. But bigger doesn’t always mean better.   In fact, having a small yard can be a blessing in disguise. Not […]

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Said In Stone: Your Rock Garden Guide

What do you typically think of when you hear the word garden? We’re guessing it’s not rocks.   Gardens come in all shapes and sizes, with a variety of purposes. You have ornamental gardens that are lush in greenery and beautiful floral pageantry. You have water gardens that are rooted in antiquity. You can even […]

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Outdoor Living Spaces: Outdoor Room Ideas

As Minnesotans, we cherish the outdoors. No matter the season, we’re always looking for ways to get back outside to enjoy the fresh air and beauty of northern nature. That being said, once those cold fall and winter months start rolling in it becomes more and more difficult to find comfort while gathering outside. You […]

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This Is Why A Screened Porch Is A Perfect Home Improvement

You have experienced one at a beachfront vacation home, ski lodge, or hunting cabin. Screened porches or 3 season rooms are timeless lifestyle home improvements. They can be easy on the budget too. This makes them perfect home improvements that bring families and friends together in a space that makes you feel like you are […]

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3 Insider Landscaping Winterization Practices You Should Know

This is the time of year when the usual landscaping winterization practices have been completed. These seasonal routines amount to tidying up the landscape. Leaves are raked and loose branches and debris are picked up. This maintenance clears the deck for one last mowing to give that green canvas a crisp appearance. It’s a celebratory […]

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Fire Water Table – Add Some Sizzle to Your Property

Entertaining is a passion for many of us and small features in your property can quickly become magnificent or focal when you have twenty or thirty people in your home examining it from top to bottom. But when it comes to an outdoor event, there is nothing that draws attention like a fire water table, […]

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Let’s Talk About Holiday Lighting Ideas for Your Home

With holiday season 2018 in full swing, now is the time to get started on those holiday lighting ideas. Decorating the outside of your home can be a fun family experience that transforms your property into a lit up, glistening Winter wonderland. With options ranging from mini incandescent, LED, icicle lights and dancing holiday displays, […]

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