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Tips for Summer Yard Maintenance

Summer means enjoying your yard and spending as much time outdoors as possible.  But it can be a challenge to keep your lawn and yard looking beautiful.  There are so many things to consider, from the health of your lawn to the care of trees and plants.

These tips for summer yard maintenance will make […]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

What You Need to Know About Outdoor Kitchens

If you’re dreaming of having an outdoor kitchen, you’re certainly not alone.  Many people are sharing that dream.  Installing an outdoor kitchen is the second most popular home improvement project in the USA today, topped only by updating indoor kitchens.

The kitchen being the heart of the home, that makes sense.

But taking your kitchen act […]

By |August 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

A Little Mulch Goes a Long Way

Mulch is a balancing act.  Too much and you can be working against your trees and plants.  Not enough and you’re working against yourself (because you’re the one doing it).

A little mulch goes a long way.  So, let’s talk about mulching and how to do it right.
Organic or inorganic?
Most horticulturists and landscapers prefer organic […]

By |August 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Using Foliage Plants for Year ‘Round Interest

Every garden that’s well-maintained is beautiful during the warm months of spring and summer.  But your garden is there all year long, so using foliage plants for year ‘round interest is a must.

There are many plants adaptable to all-season gardens, so we’d like to share some of them with you, in the interest of […]

By |August 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Landscape Lighting – Extend Your Evenings

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could stay outdoors after the sun has set, enjoying your home’s beautiful exteriors in the cool, night air?

Sure, there are ways around the darkness – flashlights, hurricane lanterns and candles can all light your way.  But what if you could just flip a switch and see your outdoor […]

By |August 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Why Summer Is a Good Time for Landscape Planning

Nobody wants to think about fall during the summer months, but it’s not that far off.  And October is the perfect time to plant new shrubs, bushes and trees.

Why summer is a good time for landscape planning has much to do with the increased use of your home’s exterior spaces.  You’re out there more, […]

By |July 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Dos and Don’ts of Summer Landscaping

It seems that summers are getting hotter.  With temperatures soaring well over 100˚ all over the USA, your summer landscaping game needs to change if you’re going to keep your outdoor areas looking their best.

There are some simple rules to follow when considering what’s best for your outdoor spaces.  These dos and don’ts of […]

By |July 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Got Your Summer Landscape Design Plans?

While the weather’s warm, you’re spending more time outdoors.  Maybe you’re looking around at your outdoor spaces and thinking the time has come for some change.

Maybe you want to add a water feature this year, or a gazebo.  Maybe your dream for the immediate future is an outdoor kitchen, with all the bells and […]

By |July 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Backyard Repair and Renovation Ideas

There’s comes a time in every backyard’s life when change is inevitable.  We all like to believe that everything lasts for ever, but that’s not the way the world works.

Weather and time take their toll.  The sun, rain and snow conspire to batter your outdoor spaces.  The years pass and before you know it, […]

By |July 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

5 Ways to Update Your Pool This Year

Your backyard pool is ground zero for summer fun.  You and your family spend evenings and weekends gathered around it and splashing in its cool, blue waters.  It’s your home’s number one amenity to beat the summer heat.

But this post is about sharing 5 ways to update your pool this year.  These are some […]

By |July 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|