CREATING LANDSCAPES SINCE 1981

Blog

How You Can Control Slugs in Your Garden

Written by Marie Iannotti and published on https://www.thespruce.com/ When you see holes in your tomatoes and torn leaves on your petunias, it’s hard to believe slugs could ever be beneficial. But these garden pests build soil as they eat organic matter, and they’re an important food for hungry

Read More »

Tips And Ideas For Landscaping Your Pool Areas

Written by Lisa Hallett Taylor and published on https://www.thespruce.com/ While the right landscape design poolside can make a big splash, the wrong choices can have just the opposite effect. Instead of enjoying your pool retreat you might be spending extra time cleaning up the high-maintenance or messy trees and shrubs

Read More »

Installing Cobblestone For Your Landscape Edging

Written by Robert Robillard and published on https://www.aconcordcarpenter.com/ Gardens, walkways, driveways, and patios look more formal when edging is used to define the boundaries. Cobblestones–small round or square stones–work well as edging when a more natural look is desired compared to other edging options such as brick. Use

Read More »

This Is Why You Need A Landscape Architect

Written by Robert Robillard and published on https://www.aconcordcarpenter.com/ Landscape architect If you aren’t sure what you want, or if your grand plan requires changing the lay of the land, you may need to start with a landscape architect. These professionals often work on large or custom landscaping projects, but they can also work on

Read More »

List Of Plants For Your Garden When You Are A Beginner

Written by Kaylee Hammonds and published on https://www.southernliving.com/ That’s the dilemma I find myself facing when attempting to the garden for the first time. I know that plants are green, and I know they grow from the ground, but that’s about all I took away from science class. For

Read More »

A Seasonal / Year Tip: Garden And Lawn Care

Written by Admin and published on https://www.southernliving.com/ Starting seedlings, preparing the soil, buying mulch, deterring insects and rodents, planting new plants, spraying for diseases, trimming, cutting, deadheading, thinning out, dividing, adding nutrients, and picking produce and herbs are just a few of the tasks a gardener performs each

Read More »

Step By Step: Building a Cedar Raised Garden Bed

Written by Robert Robillard  and published on https://www.aconcordcarpenter.com/ Whether you’re an experienced gardener or a beginner gardener, one thing most of us can agree on is low maintenance is best. No one really wants to battle weeds endlessly or fight packed soil. I’ve battled both weeds and soil,

Read More »

Front Yard Makeover Landscaping Tips

Written by Anne Balogh and published on https://www.gardendesign.com/ Before people step foot in your home, they pull up to your curb. The exterior of your home will determine how they feel about your home even before they enter it and may even lessen the effect that the nice

Read More »

CHOOSE THE BEST LANDSCAPE LIGHTING FOR YOUR GARDEN

Written by JOE SCHILL and published on https://www.mygreenimpressions.com/ Creating an outdoor lighting design for your house and yard might not be at the top of your home improvement “to do” list but there are practical and aesthetic reasons for doing it, from increasing the security and safety of

Read More »

Tips on How to Transfer a Potted Plant Into Your Garden

Written by Admin and published on https://gardencollage.com/ Potted plants can be great for adding life to your home interior. But if you want to decorate your outdoor space, or reuse your pots for something else, you can often replant your indoor foliage into an outdoor flower bed. Planting and transplanting are two

Read More »

Beginners Guide: Tips For Landscaping

Written by Admin and published on https://gilmour.com/ If you’ve never tried your hand at designing a landscape before, you might find all the choices you can make a bit overwhelming. Which plants do you want to include, and where should they go? Should bed lines and paths curve or run in a

Read More »

Summer Is Coming These Are The Ideas For Your Garden

Written by Admin and published on https://gardeningwizards.com/ It’s summertime, and the living is easy. This is the time of year when gardens really hit their stride. The bright sunshine and long warm days result in an almost overnight explosion of vigorous growth and brilliant color. Warm-season annuals, from

Read More »

List Of Common Gardening Mistakes That You Should Avoid Doing

Written by Jamie Lott and published on https://www.bhg.com/ Gardening can be frustrating for beginners. There are confusing instructions, indecipherable botanical names and contradictory pieces of advice, even from experts. Gardening takes a lot of learning; it takes more than putting a plant in the ground and watering it.

Read More »

Plant Nutrients 101: Organic Fertilizer For A Healthy Garden

Written by Jasper Boekelman and published on https://www.bhg.com/ Plants need to be fertilized because most soil does not provide the essential nutrients required for optimum growth. Even if you are lucky enough to start with great garden soil, as your plants grow, they absorb nutrients and leave the

Read More »

Price Range: All Over Cost Of Landscaping

Written by FRAN J. DONEGAN  and published on https://www.hunker.com/ Landscaping improves your home’s value and curb appeal. Landscaping takes on many forms, from installing trees, shrubs, and a lawn to creating a patio with a gazebo and walkways. In most situations, landscaping includes designing and planning your land

Read More »

Tips for Designing & Building a Rock Garden

Written by BILL NELSON and published on https://www.hunker.com/ On the face of it, rock garden design may seem simple enough, but there is more to it than first meets the eye. A rock garden can be loosely defined as any garden in which genuine mineral stone is used in a

Read More »

This Is Why You Need To Build A Garden Bed

Written by Jasper Boekelman and published on https://www.bhg.com/ Many people are wondering why raised garden beds are starting to boom. While discussing gardening in a recent conversation, I was told that raised garden beds are the most ideal for the best results. Excited to learn more, I did

Read More »

Best Landscape Edging Options for Your Lawn and Garden

Written by JILL HARNESS and published on https://www.hunker.com/ Landscape edging gives garden beds a professional look, much like how a good lawn edger adds polish to the overall appearance of your lawn. Landscape edging also keeps weeds and roots from creeping in where you don’t want them, and ensures that

Read More »

This Is Why We Need To Use Gardening Service

Written by Admin and published on https://www.homoq.com/ Gardening is one of the most rewarding, entertaining and healthy hobbies you can get into. It brings many positives along with it that stretch far beyond what you might initially assume. For some, gardening is a way of life, their way

Read More »

The Best Low-Maintenance Shrubs to Plant in Your Garden

Written by PHILIP SCHMIDT  and published on https://www.hunker.com/ There are hundreds of landscape shrubs that fit the description of low-maintenance plants, requiring little in the way of feeding, pruning, or other regular maintenance. The best selections will not only self-sufficient but will offer one or more notable attractive

Read More »

All You Need to Know About Landscape Fabric

Written by FRAN J. DONEGAN and published on https://www.hunker.com/ Whether you’re new to gardening or have been at it so long your thumb is a deep shade of green, you may have seen rolls of landscape fabric at DIY stores and gardening centers—and become intrigued. Take our crash

Read More »

Tips for Planting a Beautiful Container Garden Every Time

Written by Marie Proeller Hueston and published on https://www.bobvila.com/ Growing in containers saves space, but it’s also a smart alternative if you’re restricted by shade, poor soil, time, mobility, or climate. Container gardens can be more productive than a regular garden, while allowing you to avoid most pest and

Read More »

How To Keep And Achieve A Healthy Lawn

Written by Admin and published on https://www.natorp.com/ While most people agree that a lawn is a wonderful place to make memories and spend time with your family, not everyone knows that, by properly taking care of it, you can also help the environment. Healthy grass provides a feeding

Read More »

General Elements and Principles of Landscape Design

Written by  VICTORIA LEE BLACKSTONE and published on https://www.hunker.com/ Are you looking for the basic principles of landscape design? Whether you’re planning to “borrow ideas,” or coming up with your customized landscape design, you need to know the basic principles of landscape design. Understanding these landscape design principles

Read More »
Scroll to Top