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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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 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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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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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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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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