Getting Started with Landscape Lighting

Getting Started with Landscape Lighting

When you’re proud of your home’s landscaping, you want to show it off whenever you can. There’s no better way to ensure passersby can admire your healthy hedges and pruned peonies all day long than with landscape lighting. Landscape lighting is a fantastic way to...
Cleaning and Sanitizing Your Pruning Tools

Cleaning and Sanitizing Your Pruning Tools

Whether you’re using a pole saw or hedge shears, cleaning and sterilizing your tools are necessary parts of springtime pruning. Buildup of plant matter can gum up the cutting mechanism, reducing the tool’s effectiveness, and wet dirt, tree sap, and other sources of...
Choosing the Right Pruning Tool

Choosing the Right Pruning Tool

If you’ve read last month’s post on tree and shrub pruning, you know late winter and early spring are great times to prune. With the plants dormant and the temperature low, your trees and shrubs can heal from the prune without being exposed to diseases, pests, or...
Landscaping Trends of 2021

Landscaping Trends of 2021

With much of the past year spent in isolation, more and more people are turning their attention to projects close to home. 2020 was a huge year for gardeners, both experienced and those new to the hobby, to make long-desired changes to their landscape or finally start...
How Hardscapes Make Your Yard a Greener Place

How Hardscapes Make Your Yard a Greener Place

Logic would imply that green spaces are already, well, green. Yet, there are ways to improve the eco-friendliness of your outdoor space. Hardscapes are relatively green, depending on what materials are used and whether maintenance practices are sustainable. Yet, there...
Blazing Good Times in Your Outdoor Kitchen

Blazing Good Times in Your Outdoor Kitchen

It’s nearly time to soak up the sun. When spring and summertime hit, we want to be in the open air and no longer cooped up indoors. The perfect place to congregate with your family and friends is definitely an outdoor kitchen space. Here are some reasons why an...