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Featured Image for Post: Types of Landscape Design

May 24, 2019

Types of Landscape Design

The time has come to restore new life into your landscape. One look at the space and it’s clear that your flowerbeds need some color, the grass needs treated, and some new additions could go a long way to improve the overall aesthetic appeal of your property. The question is, who’s going to help you […]

Featured Image for Post: Is it Too Late to Prune Shrubs?

May 17, 2019

Is it Too Late to Prune Shrubs?

You’ve been meaning to get around to that phone call. It’s on the list. Clean the gutters, mow the lawn, and prune the shrubs. You aren’t alone if you’ve waited to get your yard and landscaping in order in the Ann Arbor area. Spring has a way of sneaking up on people and plant life […]

Featured Image for Post: Do I Need a French Drain?

May 10, 2019

Do I Need a French Drain?

Though most homeowners have not heard of a French drain, a surprising number can benefit from one. French drains create a pathway for water to pass through. Water is redirected to a trench filled with gravel, subsequently transmitted to a perforated pipe at the trench bottom and away from the home. Let’s take a closer […]

Featured Image for Post: How to Get Rid of Standing Water in Your Yard

May 3, 2019

How to Get Rid of Standing Water in Your Yard

If your property has a yard, then you’ll want to make sure you take care of it to not only keep it looking beautiful but to keep it safe as well. One often overlooked problem that many yards experience is standing water. After it rains, you’ll want to make sure that you spend a little […]

Featured Image for Post: How To Plan Out Your Landscape Design

April 30, 2019

How To Plan Out Your Landscape Design

A good landscape design can do wonders for your property. Not only can you make it more aesthetically pleasing and more functional, but a good landscape design can improve your property’s curb appeal, thereby improving its value. However, getting started might seem like quite the challenge, especially if you have a larger area to landscape […]

Featured Image for Post: Pruning Tips for Healthier Shrubs and Bushes

April 23, 2019

Pruning Tips for Healthier Shrubs and Bushes

If you have any shrubs or bushes on your property, then you’ll want to make sure you keep them pruned. Pruning your shrubs and bushes won’t just help keep up appearances (although it certainly will do just that, thereby helping you maintain your property’s curb appeal), it will also help you to maintain their health. […]

Featured Image for Post: Landscape Design Tips and Trends For The New Year

April 18, 2019

Landscape Design Tips and Trends For The New Year

There’s a common saying, “A New Year, A New You.” We think this applies to your landscape, too. Updating your landscape in 2019 doesn’t have to be limited to cleaning out a few flowerbeds or fertilizing your lawn. This spring, you can give your lawn a whole new transformation that will add value and aesthetic […]

Featured Image for Post: Landscaping Projects: How To Compare Pricing

April 16, 2019

Landscaping Projects: How To Compare Pricing

Price matters. When considering whether or not to complete a home improvement project, the total cost is at the top of the list for many people. Landscaping projects are no exception.

Featured Image for Post: Project Spotlight: Bullard Job/ Stonebridge Patio

March 19, 2019

Project Spotlight: Bullard Job/ Stonebridge Patio

Your home is a long-term investment. Sometimes it pays to put some effort into it in order to make it more livable and aesthetically pleasing. These homeowners in the Ann Arbor area know that. They are repeat clients of Twin Oaks Landscape. We previously installed an irrigation system for them.

Featured Image for Post: Landscape Myths That Hurt Your Landscape Design

March 12, 2019

Landscape Myths That Hurt Your Landscape Design

The art of landscape design has a long and famous history. Masters of the art have included an American, Frederick Law Olmstead, who designed Central Park in Manhattan and an Englishman, Capability Brown, who designed over 170 parks in Great Britain and is still renowned as England’s greatest gardener. While their designs and those of […]