Why You Should Plant Trees

Are you looking for a small way to make a big impact in your landscaping? Up your curb appeal with this one step – plant a tree! Trees offer a variety of both environmental and aesthetic benefits to your front or back yard.   Trees screen views – They help muffle sound from nearby streets, and create an eye-soothing canopy …

Perennials 101

Perennials are the backbone of most flower gardens because they come back year after year. Unlike annuals that must be replanted each year, hardy perennials die at the end of their growth season, and then re-grow from the same roots the following year. Perennial flowers are hardy, dependable performers. They are easy to care for and provide a wide variety …

Boost Your Curb Appeal This Fall

If you’re hoping to sell your home this fall, you need to make sure you home is looking great! Boosting your curb appeal is the best way to make home-seekers stop and check out your house. A great landscape design is the number one way you can bring your home from ok to must-buy. These are a few things you …

Smart Irrigation

Summer may be coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean you should stop trying to use environmentally-friendly watering practices! Smart irrigation tips are the best way to conserve water and lower your water bill each month.   Change the watering schedule for weather and season Get to know the settings on the irrigation controller and adjust the watering schedule …

Save Water In Your Yard

Saving in water in your yard this summer not only trims your water bill, but also saves this precious resource. If you’re not ready for a full drought-resistant landscape, try some of these tips to reduce your impact in the meantime.   Choose native plants Ask your landscape experts and do some research to determine which plants are native to …

How To Start Planning Your Landscape

Before you embark on a new landscape design for your yard, there are a few questions to ask yourself. Your landscape designer can work with you to determine the answers to these, but in the end, it’s your yard! Make sure you get the backyard you’ve always dreamed of with a little prep.   Who will be using your yard/what …

Landscape Trimming Tips

Your yard isn’t all about grass and flowers, don’t forget to keep your shrubs in top shape this summer! Bushes, trees, shrubs, and other landscaping elements need upkeep so they don’t take over your yard. If you are new to trimming plants, there’s just one small trick you need to keep your yard beautiful.   Remember the four D’s when …

Great Drought-Resistant Plants

Whether your city is in a drought or not, water is a precious resource. The environment (and your water bill) will thank you for incorporating drought-resistant and low-water plants in your landscaping design. Here are some beautiful, low-maintenance plans that take little water to stay alive Echinocactus grusoni: Golden spines cover this slow-growing native Mexican cactus that reaches 4 feet tall …