4 10, 2021

A “Second Spring”?

By |2021-04-20T17:13:43-04:00October 4, 2021|Landscape|0 Comments

In the gardening world, October is often referred to as the “Second Spring.” This month’s warm soil and cool temperatures are perfect for plants to establish their roots.  So, now is the time to plant shrubs, trees, and evergreens to give them plenty of time to establish their roots before the upcoming winter. Also, there is still time to plant [...]

8 08, 2021

Commercial Services

By |2021-04-20T17:04:02-04:00August 8, 2021|Commercial, Landscape|0 Comments

Last month we wrote about how Native Designs can add inviting outdoor living space to your home. This month, we want to address Commercial Properties. Commercial property owners need to be just as concerned about “Curb Appeal” as residential homeowners. Statistics show that people are more attracted to – and spend more time and money at – attractive, well-maintained businesses [...]

5 07, 2021

Make Your Place the Place Where Friends and Neighbors Want to Hang Out

By |2021-04-20T17:01:29-04:00July 5, 2021|Landscape, Maintenance, Patios/Walkways, Walls|0 Comments

Outdoor gathering is a necessary reality these days, but that does not mean you need to settle on sitting on camp chairs in the driveway. Add style and ambiance to your outdoor space with lighting, a fireplace, landscape, or a patio with defining walls to create a dynamic outdoor experience. The photos above are from a project we completed recently. [...]

7 06, 2021

Lawn Care and Landscape Maintenance

By |2021-04-20T16:58:50-04:00June 7, 2021|Landscape, Lawn Care, Maintenance|0 Comments

All the hard work we did in the Spring should be paying off now that June is here, but there is still some maintenance to do. You will need to prune and shape shrubs and trees from their Spring growth spurts, add mulch to beds where needed, decorate with Summer annuals, and, of course, do your routine grass mowing. Along [...]

3 05, 2021

Time to Show Off

By |2021-04-20T16:56:34-04:00May 3, 2021|Landscape, Lighting, Maintenance|0 Comments

May, in my opinion, is the most beautiful month here in Southeastern PA.  Everywhere we look, Mother Nature is showing off her buds, blooms, and colors.  May is also the time for you to show off by planting annuals and perennials that will flower throughout the Summer and into the early Fall and add those pops of color to your [...]

5 04, 2021

Jobs to Get Done This Month

By |2021-04-20T16:54:03-04:00April 5, 2021|Landscape, Lawn Care, Maintenance|0 Comments

For most homeowners here in the Philly Area, April is the month to start gardening in earnest. The jobs you do this month will lay the foundation for peak season.  So here are a few jobs that you should do now to get started on the right path. Apply fertilizer and weed control to lawns. Once nighttime temps consistently stay [...]

1 03, 2021

You Planned in January, Now’s the Time to Make it Happen

By |2021-04-20T16:49:15-04:00March 1, 2021|Landscape, Maintenance|0 Comments

Remember back in January when we suggested you take your Winter down-time to make plans for the Spring? Well, now it is time to break out those plans and sketches and get to work. Prioritize What needs to be done first?  You will probably need to start with a clean-up – tree pruning, raking leftover Fall leaves, and tearing out [...]

3 02, 2021

Get a Jump on Spring Pruning

By |2021-04-20T17:48:26-04:00February 3, 2021|Commercial, Landscape, Maintenance|0 Comments

There may be snow on the ground, but you can still do some work outside to ensure your trees and shrubs are will groomed for the Spring. February is a good time to cut back those unruly shrubs and trees because they are dormant.  Also, strong winds and cold temperatures can cause serious damage to plants, shrubs, and trees.  Remove [...]

5 01, 2021

Plan for Spring During Winter Down Time

By |2021-04-20T17:45:58-04:00January 5, 2021|Commercial, Landscape, Lawn Care, Lighting, Maintenance, Ponds, Pools, Walls|0 Comments

The holidays are over, and the winter blahs are setting in.  That is why January is such a good time to design and plan those early Spring projects.  Planning your flower beds and Spring projects is a great way to chase away your Winter blues, plus, it gives you a chance to prioritize your needs so you can better budget [...]

6 07, 2020

A Little Diligence Goes a Long Way

By |2021-04-20T17:32:19-04:00July 6, 2020|Landscape, Lawn Care, Maintenance|0 Comments

Now that we are at the mid-point of summer and the temperatures have climbed into the 80’s and 90’s (or higher!), the last thing you want to do is to spend a lot of time in the heat maintaining your lawn and flower beds.  Still, a little diligence in the morning or evening when the temps are cooler can make [...]

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