What is the difference between a high-maintenance and low-maintenance landscape?
A high-maintenance landscape may have many beds to enhance outdoor areas and home entrances. More perennials, shrubs, annuals, water features, and lighting means more maintenance.
Low-maintenance landscapes are mainly grass and just a few beds. A few tall shrubs or trees mean just mulch and occasional hand pruning, along with mowing the grass.Read More
Avoiding these common landscaping mistakes will save money and time down the road.
The best garden I’ve ever had was in my mind’s eye — before changing whims, funky soil and various predators have had their say. Still, I’m successfully putting my brand on what had once been an open expanse of lawn.
Outdoor living is tops. Fresh air, garden parties, gorgeous landscaping. What’s that? Still living with astroturf and raggedy concrete in lieu of a backyard? Never fear, there’s professional help for that. Landscape pros are the perfect blend of contractors and gardeners, able to build out a project with the artistic vision of painter. Here are…Read More
Is It Spring Yet? As is the case with most years, sometimes it will warm up early, fooling a lot of plants, including turfgrasses, to start the annual spring green-up. Only to be broadsided with an arctic blast and cooler temperatures that pushes plants back into winter dormancy. Cool-season turfgrasses like bluegrass, ryegrass and…Read More