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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Your Ultimate Guide to Prepping Your Yard for the Summer Months

Summer is just around the corner. Time to get your yard ready for the growing season, warmer weather, and all your favorite outdoor activities. A Well-Manicured Lawn is a Healthy Lawn The best way to prevent weeds is a healthy lawn. Below are some ways to keep your grass resistant to weeds. Prepare Your Lawn Mower […]

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5 Landscaping Musts for Every Spring

Spring comes along bringing in a cool breeze, and brighter days. But, it also uncovers the damage done to your yard. This means that spring is the prime time for sprucing up your landscaping. We’re here with the top priority tasks to keep your yard in peak condition and get it summer ready. 1. Rake […]

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5 Easy Ways To Maximize Your Homes Curb Appeal

The first impression is essential, especially when you’re planning to sell your home. Every homeowner has heard the term “curb appeal,” which refers to how attractive the outside of your house looks to potential buyers. A large percentage of that curb appeal will come from your landscaping. A good guideline for maximizing the value and […]

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Landscaping – Unique Benefits of Planning that Special Project

Perhaps you’ve been imagining that brand new deck or beautifully landscaped garden. Having that vision is just the first step. To make that dream a reality, you need to properly plan and design that special project. Projects Take Time This may seem like an obvious statement, but if you want to enjoy your new deck this summer […]

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The First 5 Steps Towards the Garden of Your Dreams

The garden of your dreams might seem far away, especially when you realize the amount of work that it can require. But by breaking that process down into smaller steps, you can streamline the process and make it far less painful. Fortunately, a good landscaper will handle the vast majority of the work, both mentally […]

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How to Keep to a Budget When Designing a New Landscape

Budgeting is essential when it comes to designing a new landscape, not only do you want to ensure that you don’t go broke, but you need to have the funds to get it done quickly. Otherwise, you’re likely to end up with a half-completed design that takes years for you to complete and likely at […]

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Fix Drainage and Grading Before Winter

When it rains, does water sit in your yard? The fastest way to determine that you have a training problem is spotting standing water in your yard. While drainage and grading issues may not be a huge concern during the summertime, don’t let the problem fester until wintertime. Winter makes the problems worse because standing […]

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