6 02, 2023

6 Simple Steps in Preparing Your Lawn & Garden for the Season Ahead

By |2022-03-16T11:26:25-04:00February 6, 2023|Commercial, Landscape, Lawn Care, Maintenance|0 Comments

The winter chill is still with us, but spring isn’t far away. Soon our attention will be on beautiful blooms and lush green lawns and shrubs, but to wake them up, there are a few first steps to keep in mind. Do Some Cleaning The first step in preparing your lawn and gardens is to clean up any leftover leaves, [...]

9 01, 2023

Winter Is the Time for Project Planning

By |2022-03-16T13:47:53-04:00January 9, 2023|Commercial, Landscape|0 Comments

As the holiday season winds down and winter is in full swing, it’s easy to think you have plenty of time to plan your new outdoor project. The reality, however, is that the clock is ticking! With the supply and labor challenges of the past few years, most reputable contractors are scheduling work months in advance, and Native Designs is [...]

1 11, 2022

Leaves, Leaves, and More Leaves. Time to Tidy Up for a Winters Nap!

By |2022-03-11T13:25:26-05:00November 1, 2022|Commercial, Landscape, Lawn Care, Maintenance|0 Comments

November is a beautiful time of the year when leaves are changing colors, but it’s also time to start preparing our landscapes before winter. Here are several things to consider doing this November Remove leaves from your lawn and gardens to prevent dead spots from matted leaves. Removing leaves from your gardens will also discourage damage caused by rodents taking up [...]

3 10, 2022

3 Reasons to Plant in the Fall

By |2022-03-11T13:12:01-05:00October 3, 2022|Landscape, Lawn Care, Maintenance|0 Comments

“The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The second-best time is now” “Fall is for planting” is a catchphrase that has been used by plant nurseries around here for years. So, what makes fall a good time to plant? Cooler temperatures are ideal for plants to settle in and acclimate to their new home. Typically, rain [...]

5 09, 2022

Fall Is for Planting and Turf Care

By |2022-03-28T00:20:39-04:00September 5, 2022|Commercial, Landscape, Maintenance|0 Comments

Fall Is for Planting and Turf Care I’m often asked, “How often should I aerate my lawn?” The simple answer is most lawns benefit from aeration once a year, but twice a year won’t hurt it, but keep reading. Some of the Benefits of Aeration Include: Improved air exchange between the atmosphere and the soil which leads to better root [...]

1 08, 2022

Simple Guidelines to Trim Your Shrubs

By |2022-03-11T13:02:40-05:00August 1, 2022|Landscape, Maintenance|0 Comments

Simple Guidelines to Trim Your Shrubs To encourage your hedges to grow optimally after trimming, it’s important to know the best time and the best way to do it. Generally, follow a few simple rules and you’ll be good, but remember, there are always a few exceptions. Plants That Flower in Springtime Trim after they have bloomed. Shrubs, such as [...]

2 05, 2022

4 Reasons Native Plants Should Be a Part of Your Landscape

By |2022-03-11T13:28:28-05:00May 2, 2022|Landscape, Lawn Care|0 Comments

1. Native Plants Are Good for the Environment Native grown plants require less care, have fewer pest and disease issues, and generally use less water and fertilizer than non-native plants. Native plants can also prevent water run-off and improve air quality. 2. Native Plants Create BENIFICIAL Wildlife Habitat in Your Backyard When native plants thrive in their original environment, they [...]

4 04, 2022

3 Landscaping Problems to Look Out for This Spring

By |2022-03-11T13:02:13-05:00April 4, 2022|Landscape, Maintenance|0 Comments

Over mulching, erosion, and weeds are just some of the problems homeowners contend with year after year. Below are some tips on how to address these common problems. 1. Improper Mulching: Mulching is one of the most beneficial acts a homeowner can do for the health of their trees and gardens however, using the wrong materials or applying too much, [...]

2 02, 2022

Combating the Winter Blahs: More Things You Can Do to Prep for Spring

By |2021-04-20T17:20:41-04:00February 2, 2022|Commercial, Landscape, Lawn Care, Lighting, Maintenance, Patios/Walkways, Ponds, Pools, Walls|0 Comments

By now your garden and beds are all prepped for the winter and you have sketched and planned your Spring landscaping and hardscaping projects (You have been doing your assignments, haven’t you?). But if you are still anxious to get out in the yard and get some fresh air on a mild day, there are still a few more things [...]

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