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, [...]

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 [...]

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