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, [...]

1 03, 2022

A Lion or a Lamb?

By |2022-02-07T11:44:50-05:00March 1, 2022|Landscape, Lawn Care, Maintenance|0 Comments

If you have read all of our blogs (and we hope you have) you probably noticed a recurring theme: Preparation is key for beautiful beds and gardens, a healthy lawn, and welcoming outdoor spaces. Well, March is one of those months that is hard to plan for – it could be mild and sunny one day and then dump 6 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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