2020 Home Exterior Trends

2020 Home Exterior Trends

Staying on top of current market trends is important to us here at Land Concepts. We take pride in providing our community with quality services and unparalleled customer service. That said, we’re gearing up for the long cold winter by making sure we know what’s going...
Benefits of a Retaining Wall

Benefits of a Retaining Wall

Retaining walls add a level of sophistication and aesthetics to your exterior living space. Honestly, when done correctly, they really look nice. However, aside for looking nice, many people aren’t exactly sure what their purpose is. Retaining walls are often found in...
Fall Lawn Maintenance

Fall Lawn Maintenance

The last few weeks of summer are upon us and and the focus will now shift from flip flops and beaches to pumpkin spice and cooler weather. There’s one thing that’s an absolute certainty when it comes to fall in Minnesota—yardwork is critical before the snow falls. the...
Hardscaping That’s Great for Fall

Hardscaping That’s Great for Fall

There’s just something magical about being outside in the fall. It’s not too cold and the colors are breathtaking. The more time you spend outside the more you’ll appreciate having your yard hardscaped. Hardscaping your yard can include outdoor dining, fireplaces,...
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...