Category: Landscaping

How to Find the Perfect Tree

With Thanksgiving over and the Holidays right around the corner, it’s time to find the perfect tree! So you get the kids packed up in the car, head to the tree lot, and realize you have no idea what you’re looking for. How tall is your ceiling? What is the difference between a spruce and… Read more »

Purging Pumpkins the Proper Way

Now that Halloween is over and your jack-o-lanterns are starting to turn to mush, you need to know how to purge them properly! But how do you dispose of your pumpkins? Throw them in the trash? Think again! Studies show that 1.91 billion pounds of pumpkins grown annually in the US end up in landfills… Read more »

Is your perfect landscape, a STONE’s throw away?

Choosing the right ground cover for your landscape seems like a daunting task. A common choice for most landscapes is quality top soil. It’s not unusual to see Mum’s and fresh fall vegetables popping through your gardens this season with a fresh coat top soil underneath. You may also see a lovely layer of mulch in… Read more »

Using Sand and Stone for Landscaping

There’s a great trend out there in landscaping that uses sand and stone to highlight the “normal” landscaping around homes. It’s not that new, especially if you’ve seen homes in the southwestern part of the county where watering isn’t that easy and is sometimes frowned upon. A lot of people are interested in incorporating sand… Read more »

Landscaping Plans for “Your Castle”

There is a lot of “buzz” around the show, The Crown and, if you have ever watched you may have seen the countless gardens and landscaping luxuries surrounding the castles of the British royals. The landscaping around their homes can be quite extravagant. But you don’t need a castle to have that kind of landscaping…. Read more »

Cool Weather Prep: Home and Garden

With only a few weeks left before the fall weather begins to kick in, it’s important to begin prep now to ease the work load for fall and to ensure a healthy home and garden for next spring! Check out the helpful tips below to get you started on that important to-do list.

Top-5 Summer Gardening Tips

Bolting Plants. It’s important to take care of budding plants, especially in the heat of the summer. When it comes to preventing budding, it’s best to thoroughly mulch and water twice weekly. This occurrence happens most often with container plants but it can be beneficial to any healthy plant growth. Work Smarter, Not Harder! Warm… Read more »