Category: Paths & Walkways

How to Choose a Landscaping Company

  Many homeowners turn to a professional landscaper due to a lack of time, energy, or design skills. Choosing to hire a landscaping company can be intimidating and time-consuming as it’s essential to do thorough research on all candidates to ensure they can efficiently complete your project. Improve your property value and create the home of your dreams by getting professional help with all your landscaping needs. Identify the Amount of Landscaping Needed Before contacting a full-service landscaping company, it’s encouraged to consider how you plan to utilize your space and establish the desired functionality of your outdoor space. This

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Benefits of Transitioning to Low Voltage LED Lighting

With eco-friendly and environmentally friendly movements becoming more and more popular, it’s stressed by society to start thinking about transitioning your household to low voltage lighting, whether that’s for the entire property or a specific area. Many details of owning a property can be improved from increased savings to worry-free security should the designated owner choose to make the change. While some improvements will be noticed right away, others will take some time to show their actual impact on the transition. Energy Efficiency The use of LED lighting is projected to have the largest impact on energy savings in the

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10 Plants to Attract Hummingbirds in Your Garden

Having friendly critters visit your garden is always an exciting moment to catch in the warm months. They bring a little bit of joy to your day and make you appreciate nature that much more. A variety of hummingbirds can be found in various environments across the world. Their primary source of nutrition is nectar from flowers, but they also eat insects, tiny spiders, and tree sap. The most common species to be spotted in Minnesota is the Ruby-throated hummingbird. While other species have visited, the Ruby-throated hummingbird migrates to MN for the summer and can usually be spotted in

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How to Furnish Your Luxury Patio

A patio will boost the value of your home and quickly become an area where you enjoy relaxing. Most patios don’t require a lot of maintenance, and it’s a space you can personalize easily to create the atmosphere you want.  Creating a patio with a luxury feel to it is surprisingly easy. Here are a few ideas for luxury patio designs. The Minimalist Approach We recommend adopting a minimalist approach for outdoor patio designs because that style instantly creates the impression of luxury and provides you with plenty of space you can use. Your patio needs to be inviting and

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This Is The Genius Way To Plan Your Outdoor Room

Outdoor room planning can be insanely overwhelming. Why that is so may not be evident. Finding the sweet spot that works for you requires doing the one thing people naturally resist: Letting go. Human beings are wired to take control and put everything in order. That’s what architectural landscape design is all about. It’s placing a hand on Nature to make it work for a particular property and the people that inhabit or visit it. The challenge is finding the right balance of open and closed, light and dark, cool and warm, and wet and dry, to name a few

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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 end of the season for homeowners. For professional horticulturists and arborists, this is when plans for springtime success begin. Harsh Minnesota winters can dump a truckload of challenges at ornamental landscapes. Implementing a few insider winterization practices, such as dormant pruning, wind barriers, and snow

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