Maintenance

Need a landscaper? 5 things to look for in a landscape company

July 30, 2018
Photo by David Lauer Photography Landscapes are an extension of your home to be enjoyed throughout the seasons. Though it adds value, it is a big investment. It is important...

Tip of the Week: Info to know before you mow

May 22, 2018
Lawn mowing and outdoor maintenance season is upon us and that means getting equipment in good running order. If you have not yet started the mower or are teaching a young family...

Tip of the Week: Are you a lazy lawn mower?

April 09, 2018
Mowing lawns less frequently is practical, time saving and economical when it comes to having a pollinator friendly yard. These are the findings recently published by the U. S....

Tip of the Week: Pay Attention to What you buy and Apply

April 05, 2018
  As the gardening season takes off, many of us will be off to the hardware store and garden center for products to control pests and weeds and to fertilize our plants. What...

Tip of the Week: Take Care of Thirsty Plants

January 12, 2018
During the dormant season, plants don’t seem to tell us much about how thirsty they are. Grass doesn’t look overly stressed, leaves don’t appear wilted and because we are...

Tip of the Week: It’s Time to Water Plants

January 05, 2018
The spritz of snow we had this week is a drop in the bucket when it comes to moisture needed to keep plants healthy. This is not a time to be complacent about dry plants. We need +/- 10...

Tip of The Week: The Ultimate in Simple

December 15, 2017
Do you know someone near and dear to you who is just too busy to hang the holiday lights and has fall landscape chores still undone?  Or is there a grandma or another older person in...

Tip of the Week: Are Your Trees Ready for Winter?

August 14, 2017
We often take trees for granted. We forget they are the most expensive part of our landscapes. And if we’re not caring for them properly, we’re not protecting our long-term...

Tip of the Week: Fight Crime with Daisies

July 26, 2017
Landscapes can help create a barrier against thieves Whether we recognize it or not, simply being around greenery has a calming effect that helps people relax and will even deter...

Tip of the Week: Tired of the Weeds?

July 17, 2017
Get after the weeds! It seems everywhere we look in our yards, there’s another weed sprouting up – and most of us would rather NOT spend our time down on our hands...

Tip of the Week: Help Veggies Beat the Heat

July 08, 2017
These past weeks have had scorching temperatures – and there will be more hot days ahead. Each successive heat wave threatens the health of our veggies. It’s up to us as...

Tip of the Week: Distract Bunnies with Weeds

June 13, 2017
Make a bunny buffet to save your lettuce! It’s a banner year for bunnies across much of the metro area. They love to nibble on almost all flowers and veggies and even...