How Landscaping can Reduce Summer Bugs

How Landscaping can Reduce Summer Bugs

If there’s one thing about summer that really puts a damper on all the fun it’s definitely all the bugs. From ticks and mosquitoes to flies and bees, summer is infamous for more than warm weather. Believe it or not, there are things you can do besides citronella and...
Invasive Species and What they Could Mean for Your Yard

Invasive Species and What they Could Mean for Your Yard

There are a lot of different elements that go into creating and sustaining an ecosystem. One little change can have a huge impact on the entire ecosystem. That’s one of the many dangers that invasive plants pose. Invasive plants are defined as any non-native plant...
The Do’s and Don’ts of Summer Landscaping

The Do’s and Don’ts of Summer Landscaping

  There’s no denying that the Midwest has some pretty drastic weather mood swings. One day it’s 85 degrees and sunny, the next day it could be snowing. Summer gets a tad more stable but can still go from dry and hot to flood-like rains. These temperamental...
Hardscaping Tips for the Summer Months

Hardscaping Tips for the Summer Months

  Now that the weather has warmed and the calming breeze of summertime floats in you’re probably like most homeowners: prepping your yard to become your outdoor sanctuary. A single garden does not a sanctuary make. To really create the ambiance that will soothe...
What is Hydroseeding and Why is it Important?

What is Hydroseeding and Why is it Important?

We’ve all had lawn envy at one point or another. Whether it’s your neighbor who seems to have the perfect lawn with minimal effort or that random house you drive by on your way to work every morning. Whatever it is, we’ve all see that one yard that looks impossibly...
Tips for the Best Spring Irrigation Startup

Tips for the Best Spring Irrigation Startup

If ever there was an unsung hero of summer it’s a great sprinkler system. We don’t really notice an irrigation system until it’s not working properly. Sprinklers work tirelessly at lawn care while also saving us time and money. It’s just about that time of year when...
How to Find your Own Landscaping Style

How to Find your Own Landscaping Style

Believe it or not, we’ve almost made it through to the warmer side of the year! Spring is just around the corner and, if you’re like us, you’re itching to get outside and enjoy everything the warm weather has to offer! Are you dreaming, planning, and wishing for...
Early Spring Landscaping Checklist

Early Spring Landscaping Checklist

If you’re anything like us, you’re eager to trade in your snow shovel for gardening shears and a trowel. Well, luckily, spring is just around the corner! Soon, the buds of spring will peak through the blankets of snow and bring with them the freshness that comes with...
The Best Paver Materials for Cold Climates

The Best Paver Materials for Cold Climates

Minnesota winters can be pretty harsh—on pretty much everything. This is especially true for things outside. Landscaping pavers are a beautiful and elegant way to add dimension and value to your garden or yard, but when you live in MinneSNOWta, you have to take the...