What is the Proper Mix of Soils in Your Garden?

Are you a gardener that cares about properly growing your plants and flowers during the spring, summer and fall? The right mix of soils along with the implementation of soil berms helps your plants grow and flourish. Without the proper nutrients in the soil, you will find yourself without a growing garden. So, what is […]

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Landscape Construction to Improve Your Well-Being

Landscape construction improves your yard, makes your house more of a home, and gives you more of a reason to go outside. If you want to improve your well-being, it is important to consider the investment you can make in your well-being with landscape design. In addition to spending time outdoors, there are also social […]

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How to Go Green and Shape Your Property with a Garden that Lasts

A well-planned and properly maintained garden can make your home a showcase. It can create a sanctuary for you and your family to relax and enjoy the outdoors. You should begin with a landscape design that includes the elements you want in a plan that requires low maintenance. That makes it a smart choice for you […]

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5 Reasons Why a Lasting Garden is a Worthwhile Investment

The home garden in Minnesota properties tends to take a backseat to the home’s upkeep and other renovation projects. This is for several reasons – one of them is that Minnesota is a place where the frost season can last for several weeks, with the temperature in the past year dipping to a chilly low […]

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How to Create a Tranquility Garden

Have you ever noticed that formal botanical gardens and arboretums often have cozy nooks carved out in the space? These quiet areas may induce you to breathe a little more deeply and take a quick break from your busy life. It’s tempting to want to add tranquility to your own backyard. However, the idea can […]

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Common Compost Problems and How to Fix Them

With properly installed hardscape, a compost pile can easily integrate into the landscape of your yard. For gardeners who aren’t in the know, a compost pile is your at-home recycling facility, breaking down leaves, lawn clippings, and other organic materials into nutrient rich compost for your yard and home gardens. Due to the nature of […]

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Designing Sustainable Landscapes

Sustainable landscaping has been around for quite some time but is gaining popularity in residential areas. A sustainable landscape can help clean the air and water, increase energy efficiency, restore habitats, and contribute to the health of a community and future generations. Although some aspects of sustainable landscaping may sound complex, many of them are […]

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Sustainable Landscapes in MN

You may have heard the term “sustainable landscaping” tossed around, but you may not know what it means. Isn’t landscaping just landscaping? Many people assume that landscaping consists solely of creatively placed plants and flowers or a couple of water features, but landscaping is an elaborate process that includes various types of gardening practices. Learn […]

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Using a Trellis to Lift Your Vines

Watching vines grow around posts and supports is a magical experience. The vines seem to grow rampantly, and each day, they have a story to narrate. Many vines tend to bloom and bear fruits, and this adds to their beauty. Rather than letting your vines grow across your yard and take up valuable living space, […]

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10 Top Tips for Fall Maintenance Checklist

Plummeting temperatures and changing leaf colors bring to light that fall is here. This is the perfect time to attend to those little niggles that can result in expensive repairs if you ignore them. Before cold winter sets in follow this fall maintenance checklist to ensure you don’t miss any part of your home. You […]

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