08 Apr 2019

There are a variety of reasons that we plant a privacy border. Customers  come to us all the time looking to screen unsightly views, gain some much needed privacy, or to direct views to specific parts of their yards. You’ve invested in your home and your outdoor space and now it’s time to enjoy it […]

28 Mar 2019

Soil Testing and How It Can Help Your Lawn   So, maybe your lawn isn’t looking its best. Or perhaps you want to keep it looking its best. A good place to start is with a soil test. I feel like when I mention soil testing to my customers, they look at me like I’m […]

23 Jul 2018

Plant profile: Nepeta “junior walker” This time of year, it’s hard to ignore this lavender beauty. “Junior Walker” is one of my favorite varieties. Hardy, sun loving, deer resistant, this plant is one of the easiest perennials out there. The mint green stems and lavender flowers stand out in any garden and combine with virtually […]

15 Mar 2018

As we head into our 2018 landscape season, I tend to reflect on last year’s trends that I saw growing in popularity and that I hope to see continue into this year. If you’re planning on tackling a project this year, keep some of these growing trends in mind. Who knows, maybe you can incorporate […]

07 Nov 2017

Fall…time for snuggling inside, cozy fires, and outdoor chore amnesia, right? Well yes, but not you’re not quite there yet. Fall is also prime time to prep for a spectacular growing season next year. So while you won’t get instant gratification from some of these chores, they are oh so important for next spring and […]

28 Aug 2017

In the world of hardscaping, there is a great debate between blue stone and pavers for patio construction. Patios are often a large project with large budgets and material should be a huge consideration in the planning stages. The following are pros and cons for both products and how to choose one for your property.  […]

10 Aug 2017

Starting a garden diary sounds like something only hardcore gardeners do, right? Well, maybe so, but it shouldn’t be. Even for the amateur gardener, it is a great way to keep track of what works and what doesn’t when it comes to your yard, inspiration, and seasonal cycles that are forgotten about over the winter. […]

10 Jul 2017

Sooooo….Spring is a late bloomer this year (pun intended). But even though the forecast shows winter, I’m thinking spring. I’m getting my 2017 design season started, and I’m excited to incorporate this year’s design trends into my customers’ projects. The workshops and seminars I attended over the winter all seem to be showcasing the same […]