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 [...]

6 06, 2022

Ways to Keep Your Lawn Healthy in the Heat of Summer

By |2022-03-11T13:28:17-05:00June 6, 2022|Lawn Care, Maintenance|0 Comments

Water in the Morning Mornings are the best time to water lawns – and gardens for that matter. When you water in the morning, the sun has yet to rise to its full intensity, so, your soil is more able to absorb water. Watering later in the day causes evaporation. Also, water deeply and less often to promote deeper roots. [...]

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 [...]

29 11, 2021

Choosing a Christmas Tree and Other Tips

By |2021-04-20T17:16:59-04:00November 29, 2021|Maintenance|0 Comments

As a horticulturist, the question I inevitably get at this time of year is, “What is the trick to keeping a cut Christmas tree from drying out/last longer?” There is no trick to it.  Follow these suggestions and your tree should last well through the holiday. Choose a Christmas tree that has firm needles that do not fall from branches when handling [...]

1 11, 2021

A Little Preparation Goes a Long Way

By |2021-04-20T17:15:21-04:00November 1, 2021|Lawn Care, Maintenance|0 Comments

Before you get distracted by the upcoming holidays and the weather turns too cold to work outside, there are a few jobs that need to get done. Doing these few things before Thanksgiving will make a big difference in protecting your plants and lawn from the Winter to come. Deer-proof evergreen shrubs by encircling them with stakes and attaching burlap [...]

6 09, 2021

10 Jobs to Do This Month

By |2021-04-20T17:07:11-04:00September 6, 2021|Lawn Care, Maintenance|0 Comments

The end of Summer does not mean the end of lawn care.  In fact, September could be the most important month of the year because the cooler temperatures and occasional rain are ideal growing conditions for plants and grass.  So, what you do now will give you a jump on a healthy lawn beautiful beds in the Spring. Aerate: Aerating [...]

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. [...]

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