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Featured Image for Post: Hardscaping Can Give Your Residential Property a Value Boost

October 23, 2017

Hardscaping Can Give Your Residential Property a Value Boost

If you’ve paid any attention to outdoor designs throughout the last few years, there’s a strong chance that you’ve noticed the undeniable rise of hardscapes. Hardscapes, in brief, refer to structures that consist of resilient materials like concrete, stone and wood. They’re the opposite of softscapes. Popular hardscaping examples are sleeper walls, gazebos, benches, retaining […]

Featured Image for Post: How to Landscape for Wind Blockage

October 21, 2017

How to Landscape for Wind Blockage

The wind is a part of life in Michigan, especially in the winter. When a big Arctic front moves down from Canada, you know the breezes are going to pick up and the feels-like temperature is going to plunge along with the temperature. Creating a blockage, also known as a windbreak, near your home can […]

Featured Image for Post: Landscaping for Fire Prevention

October 18, 2017

Landscaping for Fire Prevention

Exterior landscaping may be able to do far more than just enhance the curb appeal of a home. Michigan property owners seeking ways to keep their homes safe and secure would do well to learn a little more about how landscaping services may benefit fire prevention efforts. Removing excessive clutter or brush, landscaping layouts that […]

Featured Image for Post: Tips to scare-ify your lawn this Halloween

October 15, 2017

Tips to scare-ify your lawn this Halloween

If you want to add a ghoulish touch to your yard decorations this Halloween, look no further than these creepy plants and fungi. While pumpkins, ghosts, and fake headstones are staples of a fun and spooky Halloween-themed yard, there’s no replacing the horror and creepiness that these insidious-looking plants will instill into the hearts of […]

Featured Image for Post: 5 Hardy Plants to Plant in the Fall for Spring

October 12, 2017

5 Hardy Plants to Plant in the Fall for Spring

There are advantages to planting spring plants in the fall. The soil is still fairly warm, so the roots will have a chance to develop. On the other hand, many of the weeds will have gone dormant, so the new plants will not have to compete with them for nutrients. Gardeners also usually have more […]

Featured Image for Post: How to Protect Your Garden From Inclement Weather

October 9, 2017

How to Protect Your Garden From Inclement Weather

In the late summer months, the nights are starting to get cooler and the number of daylight hours is slowly diminishing. These natural occurrences are offered as signals to plants and trees that the growing season is dwindling. This is the time of year when trees’ leaves start to change, as they start their process […]

Featured Image for Post: 4 Helpful Landscaping Tips for Home Sellers

October 6, 2017

4 Helpful Landscaping Tips for Home Sellers

A beautiful landscape can make your residential property markedly more attractive and be inviting to prospective purchasers. If you want to be successful, these selling home tips can go a long way. Terrific landscaping and quick home sales often go hand in hand.

Featured Image for Post: How to Shape, Trim, and Prune Your Shrubs

October 3, 2017

How to Shape, Trim, and Prune Your Shrubs

Pruning and trimming shrub not only makes them attractive, but supports their health and stimulates the growth of leaves and flowers. Pruning takes away dead, weak or damaged branches where pests and diseases can shelter. Here are ways to prune a shrub or bush:   First Things The first thing to do is make sure […]

Featured Image for Post: Properly Moving Plants From the Ground to a Pot

October 1, 2017

Properly Moving Plants From the Ground to a Pot

If you’re into gardening or landscaping yourself, there are a variety of reasons why you may wish to transfer a plant or plants from the ground to a pot.

Featured Image for Post: Preparing Your Landscape for Winter

September 28, 2017

Preparing Your Landscape for Winter

With summer coming to an end, it’s almost time to start preparing your lawn for winter. The coldest months can wreak havoc on even the best cared for landscapes, and if you want your lawn to make it through January unscathed, it’s best to give it a little TLC before the snowfalls hit. Here are […]