Money-Saving Landscaping Tips

Landscaping your yard doesn’t have to be expensive! Try these tips to keep costs low and still get a beautiful yard. Build in phases Divide your project into phases (deck, grill area, trees, gardening, etc) and pay as you go forward with each phase. You’ll be able to adjust your budget accordingly and pay as you go. Cheaper is not …

Holiday Landscaping Tips

The holidays are here! These are some fun decorating ideas that will complement your existing landscaping for a beautiful and festive home.\ Light existing trees Put trees on a solitary tree in your yard is a nice look. Wrap lights around the branches, but look out for delicate spring blooming branches. Put lights along a path that leads to you …

Tips For Working With A Landscape Designer

When you’re working with a landscaping pro, there are a few things you can do to make the project fun for both of you! Set a budget. Just as with interior design and remodeling projects, have a firm idea of what you want to spend before you contact a pro. Not only will this give the landscaper a starting point …

Landscaping Projects To Increase Your Home’s Value

Tip 1: Plant a tree. Not only do trees look nice, but if they shade your home, they can cut cooling costs by as much as 40 percent. Plus, a strong native tree provides a necessary habitat for wildlife. Tip 2: Low-maintenance landscaping saves you money now, adds value when you sell. Not only does shrubbery and colorful plants make …

Lawn Care Tips for Fall

Caring for your lawn in the fall isn’t just about preparing for winter. There are many thing you can do to make your lawn healthier and more supportive of the local ecosystem. Save the leaves Fall leaves are integral to many critters’ life cycles. If you can keep some in a pile, do so. Feed the birds Leave flower stalks …

Landscaping Tips To Save Money

Great landscaping work can unfortunately get expensive. While some of these are necessary costs for a healthy yard that fits your lifestyle, there are little tricks to help keep it in budget. Decide how much design you want. Although it’s less expensive to build a square patio or deck, it’s no bargain if you find the result so unappealing that …

How to Prep Your Yard For Winter

Winter will be here before you know it, so make sure your yard is ready for the cold. 1. THEY GIVE THEIR DRIVEWAY AND WALKWAYS SOME TLC. Your lawn’s overall look includes your driveway and walkways. The fall is an important time to fill cracks in asphalt or concrete, and apply a sealant to help prevent water penetration damage from …

Easy Backyard Upgrades

Upgrading your backyard doesn’t only need a major remodel! These quick fixes will make your backyard more enjoyable for entertaining and nights with family. Give us a call if you need some help! DIY Seating Furniture can be an expensive investment for backyards, but there are options for make-it-yourself benches, chairs, and tables. Here is one of our favorite budget …

Fall Landscaping Tips

Fall will be here before we know it, so its time to prepare your yard for colder weather. Here are our fall landscaping tips: Continue to mow your lawn until it stops growing. If grass blades get too long, they shade the other blades around them. Also, at snowfall, the too-long grass will get packed down and promote snow mold. …