When was the last time you had a moment that stood out to you in crystal clarity? Maybe it was the night you enjoyed an elegant meal out with friends. Or perhaps it was the look on your child’s face when they opened that perfect birthday present.
These moments in
Think You Know the Truth About the Pool Installation Process?
Pool building is a complex process that takes many years to perfect. Due to its intricate nature, many misconceptions have developed over the years. Some even have homeowners contemplating whether or not to “take the dive” and build
Most good things don’t just happen by chance; they generally happen as a result of careful planning and are built on experience. The same is true for landscape installation projects. Let’s talk about the importance of clear communication as key to a successful landscape installation project.
The first step in
It’s always hard, as a landscape professional, to meet with potential new clients who have either inherited a poor paver project or worse still, have learned the hard way about how to know what makes for a successful installation that will last for decades—because they currently have one that didn’t.
In previous blog posts, we’ve talked about the importance of rejuvenating lawns in the fall with turf aeration and re-seeding, but there are other important things to do in autumn. Why autumn is important to the quality of home landscapes? Specific things done in autumn are the first steps toRead More
As we enter the early part of autumn, we are sometimes faced with hot, dry conditions. Even into October, we can have many hot days left before autumn brings on some cool. What will we see in our landscapes when these conditions prevail?
Faded Foilage Color
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We’ve all just set out our pumpkins and corn stalks as leaves have begun to turn color. It seems like summer was just at hand, yet it’s time to turn attention to the most wonderful time—the festive holidays celebrated at the end of the year. There are few ways thatRead More
Landscapes have certain needs in the heat of the summer. Here are some things to watch for as the season heat’s up.
Sometimes, you see holes in the leaves of your plants. Don’t panic: most of the times, these are from small insects that eat leaves only during
Americans have a love affair with their lawns. I wonder if this is due to the attachment we’ve always had to wide-open spaces that our forefathers and mothers encountered as they went west across our native prairie grasslands, of that they are somehow reminiscent of parks.
Whatever the reason, lawn
When I first meet with clients, I often hear apologies—apologies for the look of their landscapes. The reason I am there, to begin with, is to help solve problems with their properties, so it always strikes me as funny that clients begin this way.
Many times, it has to do