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Featured Image for Post: How Much Mulch Do I Need For My Residential Landscape?

March 21, 2017

How Much Mulch Do I Need For My Residential Landscape?

How Much Mulch Do I Need For My Residential Landscape? The process of placing mulch on a residential landscape can be done quickly and efficiently if proper procedures are implemented during the prep phase. Each procedure is vital and makes typical mulching tasks around plants and trees easier.   Consider Each Mulch Option If you […]

Featured Image for Post: Update Your Softscape with These Tips

March 18, 2017

Update Your Softscape with These Tips

Perfect landscaping requires consideration of both hardscaping and softscaping elements. Hardscaping the use of man-made materials that are unlikely to change over time. Softscaping is the use of natural elements creating the right ambiance to the property. If you are thinking of changing your softscape elements, follow these tips. Trees The choice of the perfect […]

Featured Image for Post: Mulch Tips

March 15, 2017

Mulch Tips

As the weather warms and homeowners and landscapers become active, many questions begin to arise when it comes to mulching landscape beds.  Information contained herein provided by Michigan State University (MSU) Extension. Why mulch? Mulch can provide a range of benefits for landscape beds. Here are just a few: Conserve soil moisture. Mulch reduces evaporation […]

Featured Image for Post: What Water Feature is Right for Your Landscape?

March 13, 2017

What Water Feature is Right for Your Landscape?

A homeowner doesn’t have to own a great deal of land to have a water feature. Even a cauldron with a few aquatic plants and a bubbling fountain can bring a sense of tranquility. A small fountain can even be brought indoors. The trick is to make sure that it blends in well with the […]

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March 11, 2017

Star Award

Twin Oaks Landscape, Inc. of Ann Arbor, Michigan has received the 5 Star Award for “Excellence in Customer Service” from Pulse of the City News. This award is based on independent research of Pulse of the City News. This research is done with professionals in these fields that have not only worked them, but have […]

Featured Image for Post: 4 Enhancements For Your HOA Landscaping

March 9, 2017

4 Enhancements For Your HOA Landscaping

Landscaping efforts are often only as good as the enhancements strategically placed throughout the region. For example, plants around a focal point can make all the difference in the world. Likewise, the right mulch can turn a beautiful garden into a breathtaking piece of paradise. Of course, it helps to stay on top of everything […]

Featured Image for Post: What Type Of Commercial Landscape Firm Should Your Hire?

March 7, 2017

What Type Of Commercial Landscape Firm Should Your Hire?

As spring approaches, your thoughts turn to your lawn and landscape. Perhaps your vision of shade trees, blooming color, and a winding garden pathway is not yet a reality. Maybe one of your DIY projects to beautify your landscape did not turned out as you wished. It may be time to hire a commercial landscape […]

Featured Image for Post: When Should You Plan Your Commercial Property Maintenance Services?

March 6, 2017

When Should You Plan Your Commercial Property Maintenance Services?

The care and maintenance of your commercial property’s landscaping can impact everything from curb appeal to water consumption and more. In some communities, such as apartments, office buildings, and retail centers, regular landscaping maintenance tasks must be performed almost weekly to tend to the needs of the property. While many properties have ongoing maintenance needs, […]

Featured Image for Post: Winter Maintenance for Hardscaping

March 4, 2017

Winter Maintenance for Hardscaping

  People work hard to install hardscaping that compliments their property. Sadly, much of that is undone throughout the winter months. You can spare yourself the tears, however, by properly maintaining your porch and walkway. Keep snow off your hardscaping, avoid harsh chemicals and use the right tools to protect your walkway and porch. Don’t […]

Featured Image for Post: Should I Trim Ornamental Grasses in the Winter?

March 3, 2017

Should I Trim Ornamental Grasses in the Winter?

Some homeowners grow ornamental grasses in their gardens because many they retain their beauty or sculptural interest even through the winter. However, not all grasses are pretty when they go dormant and snow and ice arrive. Should some grasses be trimmed in winter? The answer to the question is, generally, no, ornamental grasses shouldn’t be […]