For many home and business owners, winter landscape design might seem like a contradiction. But once the lawnmowers and shovels are out of sight and the leaves fully raked, professional landscape designers have more time to re-imagine all that an outdoor space can be.
Winter is an ideal time to work with a professional to set the stage for a stunning presentation for the upcoming year. Continue reading
Gardening and Landscaping Tips: Winter Time Considerations
Even though temperatures have fallen below freezing and snow may be on the way, gardening and landscaping planning does not need to go into hibernation.
Although your colorful plants are now sleeping and color has faded, the winter season is a great time to re-plan your landscape to provide year-round enjoyment. You may not be planting anything during this season, but a closer view of those bare plants and limbs can spark ideas for the coming season. Some possibilities include adding new stone and other hardscape features that will add definition to your landscape. A new wall, perhaps some statuary or strategically placed boulders, can dress up a winter landscape. As plants and vines wind their way through these features, your garden will eventually take on a sophisticated and elegant aspect. Continue reading
For landscapers and professional gardeners, the hardy perennials that survive harsh winters are a blessing. These sturdy characters mean less work in the spring and create the starting point for the new year’s plantings. For property owners, some perennials provide continuing life and even color when not covered by a mountain of snow. They are also the first to “wake up” when the weather abates. Continue reading
How professional gardeners prepare in the fall and early winter makes a substantial difference in the results of the following spring. Hearty, mature plants may require very little preparation; while newer, more tender, and still developing plants do need special attention to successfully survive harsh winter weather in the Northern United States and Canada. Continue reading
Let Lawn Care Professionals Create Your Outdoor Dream Space
As homeowners approach their do-it-yourself lawn care and landscaping projects, they frequently lose sight of the fact that limited knowledge often leads to limited results, disappointment, and higher costs. Moreover, in many cases, the time spent could have been used more favorably doing something else while landscape professionals create and maintain a more beautiful exterior environment. Continue reading
Choosing the Best Nursery Plants for Landscaping
With landscaping decision, no size fits all. Each project is an empty palette with an infinite number of options to create a personal space to provide harmony, peace, and beauty. Continue reading
As homeowners create their garden masterpieces, some additional ideas that bring more color and interest into the mix can add beauty and even amusement to the scene. Garden landscaping can be fun and involve every member of the family.
Providing fresh garden ideas is a great way to inspire home gardeners to do more with their outdoor space. Continue reading
Profit With Your Own Nursery Farm
In the springtime, your local garden center is packed with rows and rows of various varieties of trees, shrubs, and other plants, each ready for planting in a homeowner’s yard or garden area. Since those plants were certainly not on the lot during the fall and winter, you might ask, “Where did they come from?” Continue reading
Benefits of a Professional Lawn care Service
A professional lawn care service does far more than drop by to mow the lawn and adjust the sprinklers. The commitment from a professional lawn care provider is to maintain the best looking landscape possible that matches the owner’s target ambiance and keeps every growing component in the best health possible. Continue reading
Landscaping Myths Busted: Part 1
Most amateur gardeners and landscapers love creating their outdoor ambiance. Planting shrubs, trees, perennials, adding pathways and setting borders can change the personality of your outdoor living space in many beautiful ways.
Moreover, with some planning, you can enjoy a different mixture of colors with each season.
Unfortunately, some efforts do not turn out as expected. Since landscaping is as much science as art, some long held beliefs may be the problem. Here are some landscaping suggestions to dispel common myths. Continue reading