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December 31, 2014

Splits, Cracks and Breaks: Preventing Hardscaping Damage This Winter

We think of concrete as indestructible, but post-snow storm potholes and cracked driveways give away concrete’s ultimate weakness. Winter is hard on our hardscape. Ice can […]
December 16, 2014

6 Reasons to Rake the Leaves Before the Snow Falls

Let’s face it. Once the novelty of the first few minutes wears off, nobody likes raking. No matter how back breaking it might seem, resist the […]
December 16, 2014

7 Tips to Get Your Patio Ready for Winter

Shorter days and a chill in the air let us all know that winter is just around the corner. Before the bitter cold keeps you huddled […]
November 26, 2014

Using Permanent Design Elements to Create a Unique Lawn

Hardscaping is any non-plant element of your garden design. You may think adding it has to be a major overall, but hardscape features can be built […]
November 26, 2014

5 Steps to Designing the Perfect Garden

Over-thinking may be the biggest challenge that aspiring gardeners face. Where do you start? Whether you’re looking to fill a blank canvas or revive what you […]
November 13, 2014

Creating an Optimal Fertilizer Cycle

Fertilizer and turf grass go hand-in-hand. Everybody knows that you have to feed your lawn to keep it healthy, but slapping on any old fertilizer whenever […]
November 13, 2014

What’s Eating Your Lawn? A Guide to Common Pests

Chinch bugs and rodents and grubs, oh my! Any yard can fall prey to creepy crawlies and vermin that want to munch on your grass. When […]
October 22, 2014

Organic Weed Control Tips for Landscaping Success

Herbicides are no good for your family or the environment, but when the weeds move in, it’s hard not to reach for tried-and-true chemicals. Put down […]
October 22, 2014

Living Outdoors: Making the Lawn an Extension of Your Home

With all the time and effort you put into your landscaping, you deserve to enjoy it year-round. Creating an outdoor that you can use all year […]
October 9, 2014

7 Steps to the Best Organic Lawn

Looking to make your lawn more eco-friendly? Organic lawn care is rapidly gaining popularity. Rather than endlessly spot-treating problems, this holistic approach eliminates your lawn’s chemical […]
October 9, 2014

15 Elements of Elegant Landscape Design

Do Downton Abbey’s opulent gardens and the manicured estates of design gurus give you landscape envy? There’s no reason you can’t have posh landscaping yourself. Steal […]
September 29, 2014

10 Steps to Create a Magical Garden Landscape, Part 2: Elements of Design

Hardscaping is the foundation of any garden. Plants may come and go, but your walkways, ponds and seating areas are the frame that plantings fit around. […]
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