Few things in life are as sensually pleasing as a beautiful flowering tree at the height of its glory. For those whose trees bloom in the springtime, nothing signals the end of winter and the beginning of the growing season like flowering trees and shrubs. Continue reading
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
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
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
For landscape designers, contractors, and equipment suppliers, landscape industry trade shows are an essential place to learn about new trends, meet prospective clients and vendors, and to find answers to some burning questions. Shows display the latest equipment and other landscaping products while providing formalized educational opportunities and seminars that dig deeply into specific areas of the business.
Attending one or more trade shows will add value to your business by keeping you on the leading edge of ideas for landscaping and for operating your business. Continue reading
Gardening and landscaping ideas that enhance the beauty and value of a property may be rewarding projects for homeowners. Sometimes these efforts are intended to create a peaceful private outdoor setting, and others increase the home’s curb appeal or cover less attractive features around the yard. Continue reading