Parking Lots: Winter Wear and Tear

Parking Lots: Winter Wear and Tear

There’s a reason that us Minnesotans joke about road construction season being a legitimate addition to a seasonal calendar. Winter is a reality here and it does more than just lower the temperatures and provide snow-related recreational activities. The winter’s wear...
Light the Way: Landscape Lighting Benefits

Light the Way: Landscape Lighting Benefits

Let’s face it, not all of our activities at home happen during the day. When you’ve put the time and money into a relaxing, serene, and comfortable space you want to use it! Landscape lighting is more than just illuminating the exterior of your house. You can actually...
Creating the Fall Outdoor Living Space of your Dreams

Creating the Fall Outdoor Living Space of your Dreams

Landscaping isn’t just about colorful flowers and abundant trees. There’s also the addition of the right hardscape elements to make your flowers look even better, like rock edging, pavers, pathways, boulder walls, retaining walls, and patios. Outdoor living spaces are...
Fall Landscaping Tips

Fall Landscaping Tips

Maybe you’re in the midst of winterizing your lawn to prepare for frigid temperatures, or maybe you think that the colder October temperatures mean the yardwork is over for the year. Either way, there are some great fall landscaping tips to keep you outside in the...
Shutting Down Sprinkler Systems for Winter

Shutting Down Sprinkler Systems for Winter

Your yard winterization isn’t complete without properly shutting down and insulating your in-ground sprinkler system. Simply shutting off the water isn’t enough to protect your investment. Insulate After shutting off the water supply, protect the main shut off valve...
Is Your Yard Ready for Winter?

Is Your Yard Ready for Winter?

Fall isn’t just about pumpkin spice lattes and busting out the boot collection. During the summer, your yard ‘rests’ to protect itself from the harsh summer sun and heat. During the winter, grass and plants go dormant, making fall the best time to repair summer damage...
Why You Should Cover Your Shrubs in the Fall

Why You Should Cover Your Shrubs in the Fall

As the leaves fall and the temperatures dip ever closer to that all-important frost point at night, it’s time to think about covering your shrubs for the fall and winter. Evergreens, young trees, and roses are susceptible to damage from several threats during the...

The Greatest Swimming Pools in the World

Across the globe, tourists and sunbathers can find pools that span football fields and make doing laps a nearly impossible feat. The world’s largest and most impressive pools are awe-inspiring, enticing, and just asking for a cannonball. Check out some of the largest...

Proper Lawn Mowing Techniques

Do you ever drive by someone’s home and think, “How do they get such a beautiful lawn?” You, too, can have grass that will turn your neighbors green with envy. All you need to start are the proper lawn mowing techniques and you’ll be well on your way to what feels...

Five Spring Lawn Care Tips for a Healthy Yard

Now that it’s officially spring in Minnesota, we can finally put away our snow blowers and take out the lawn mowers! Whether your yard is in need of a major overhaul or it is looking healthy and vibrant from all the prep work you did in the fall, many homeowners...