How to Hire a Standout Landscape Contractor

Landscape contractors are people, too. Due to this not so surprising observation, it is vital that we consider that all people are different when we decide to choose a landscaper to help us achieve our landscaping goals. Some people are annoying, a few are lazy, others are flakey, some people take too long selecting an […]

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5 Ways to Properly Prepare Your Garden for the Summer Heat

Last summer was a scorcher, and this one is predicted to be no different. While there are some plants that thrive in high temps, the searing heat can do a number on a garden if it’s not properly prepared. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to help your garden get through the worst of it. […]

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How to Keep Those Pesky Weeds from Overtaking Your Property

  So, you’ve put a lot of effort into that lush green lawn. Your garden is healthy and productive, and your flower beds are the pride of the neighborhood-but then you see it. A weed, and where there is one there are many more to follow. Weeds propagate rapidly and have deep and extensive root […]

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Supplemental Waterscaping Ideas to Make Your Pool Shine

If you have a pool, chances are you put a lot of thought and care into its design and the landscaping around it, but have you thought about waterscaping? Waterscaping is just what it sounds like, landscaping with water. If you have a pond or a fountain, for example, you have waterscaping. Waterscaping can also be […]

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3 Incredible Ideas For Your Outdoor Areas

So you have already built the outside area of your dreams. You have the deck you have always wanted. You have even decorated it to perfection. Now what? How exactly will you use your deck? Good question. This post will give you three things you can do on your deck this year. Rest And Relaxation […]

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How to Hire a Standout Landscape Contractor

Landscape contractors are people, too. Due to this not so surprising observation, it is vital that we consider that all people are different when we decide to choose a landscaper to help us achieve our landscaping goals. Some people are annoying, a few are lazy, others are flakey, some people take too long selecting an […]

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The Latest Gardening Trends in 2018 and How to Incorporate Them

The term gardening evolves each year. Today, gardening is a mix of landscaping and small-scale farming. Technology is improving gardening whether your idea of gardening is growing your own food or showcasing your yard. Whatever your goals or needs are, gardening is rewarding. The sheer number of gardening methods, ideas or definitions makes determining trends difficult, […]

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5 Flowers Your Home Garden Must Include This Year

Did you feel it? Right before the nor’easter hit us with a fresh blast of cold, there was a hint of spring (the 30s, which is Minnesota spring, right?) If you’re like us, your mind is already on all that beautiful spring color. We are getting our garden plans in order so that we can […]

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Using Hardscaping to put the Finishing Touches on Your Yard

When most people think of designing their yard they think of the lawn. Another thing to look it is what hardscaping elements you can add. Hardscaping are the human-made features used in landscaping. For example, paths, walls, and patios. Achieving a balance between the plants and hardscaping will take your yard to the next level. Finding […]

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Save Your Lawn with Path and Walkway Installation

What do you think about when you hear phrases like “landscaping,” “trees,” “flowers,” or even “vegetable gardens?” Hardscapes are the structural foundations of any landscaping design. Hardscapes preserve your lawn and garden and provide logical movement throughout your property. What Is Hardscaping? Landscaping has two essential elements, softscaping and hardscaping. Softscaping is the plant life […]

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