How Birds Can Brighten Up Your Yard This Coming Winter

Minnesota’s grey sky and snowy white color are undeniably majestic. Still, cabin fever from cold temperatures and short days without much light can make our winter environment feel a bit dreary. Thankfully, nature provides birds to add excitement and a range of lovely hues to help us stave off the winter doldrums. It is spectacular […]

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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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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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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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How to Keep Your New Outdoor Patio Cool in the Heat

Summer is here, and that means soaring temps and lots of sunshine. While both are very welcome after the long, cold Minnesota winter, they can be a much when you’re trying to enjoy your new outdoor patio. Ideally, it should be a good 10 degrees cooler than the surrounding air for optimal comfort, but is this […]

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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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Why Should You Replace Your Low-Level Deck With a Patio

At face value, the difference between a patio and a ground-level deck may seem negligible. However, many homeowners are choosing to replace their ground-level decks with patios. Why?  And should you think about replacing yours? Moisture is a Ground-Level Deck’s Worst Enemy Because of how close the deck sits to the ground, there is a […]

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5 Awesome Corporate Landscaping Strategies That Inspire

A commercial property’s value isn’t the only thing that’s influenced by the exterior landscaping. For many businesses, poor landscaping can conceal an otherwise professional and thriving business. When the yard is junky, we often will assume that the inside is of a similar catastrophe. Whether it be clients or customers approaching your entry, you want […]

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How to Determine the Best Fencing Options for Your Property

The right fencing option will enhance your outdoor living space. There are several factors to consider when selecting the best fence for your property, so let’s start there. Function: What does the fence need to do Restrictions: Where can you build it Materials: What is in the budget and easy to maintain Style: Which fence will look best on […]

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Tips to Turn Your Backyard into the Ideal Staycation Destination

When the summer months start to approach, people everywhere begin booking travel agents, searching getaway destinations, and budgeting vacation days. But what if there was a way to enjoy your vacations right at home? Though not often considered “vacations,” staycations – or vacations enjoyed at home – come with several benefits. You can turn your […]

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