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Featured Image for Post: Rocks vs. Mulch: What’s the Best Choice for Residential or Commercial Landscaping?

August 17, 2018

Rocks vs. Mulch: What’s the Best Choice for Residential or Commercial Landscaping?

Choosing the ideal flowers, trees and other plant life to adorn a residential or commercial landscape is among the most important decisions to make in the landscaping process. The natural beauty of the budding flowers and cascading bushes adds an aesthetic appeal that brings monetary value and attractiveness to the property.

Featured Image for Post: How To Tell Difference Between Dormant and Dead Grass

July 11, 2018

How To Tell Difference Between Dormant and Dead Grass

You’ve mowed. You’ve watered. You’ve fertilized. Yet, you begin to notice brown patches on your lawn. Grass turns brown when it can no longer grab nutrients or water from soil, or when soil doesn’t contain enough food or water.

Featured Image for Post: Nine Ways to be Energy Efficient in Your Landscape

December 2, 2017

Nine Ways to be Energy Efficient in Your Landscape

An energy efficient landscape creates a flourishing outdoor environment with a small footprint. These nine tips will bring beauty and functionality to outdoor spaces without sacrificing any visual appeal or usability. An outdoor space that nurtures and sustains offers more than visual appeal. It combines the aesthetics with the responsibility we share for the well-being […]

Featured Image for Post: 10 Challenges of Landscaping in Winter

November 29, 2017

10 Challenges of Landscaping in Winter

Landscaping during spring and even summer months is ideal, as growing conditions are optimal. However, with the cold winter comes extra challenges. Knowing these challenges will give one a better overall idea of what to prepare for during the next months. This guide covers the basic challenges of most types of landscapes. 1. Frozen Pipes […]

Featured Image for Post: Take Cover! How To Best Cover Your Outdoor Plants For Winter Weather

November 14, 2017

Take Cover! How To Best Cover Your Outdoor Plants For Winter Weather

Is it that time of the year already? Probably it is, and the freezing weather is here yet again. What do you do with your plants out there? Do you just disregard them and leave them for that cold and the white covering snow? I don’t think it is a good idea if you are […]

Featured Image for Post: Eco-Friendly Drainage Solutions for Your Home

October 31, 2017

Eco-Friendly Drainage Solutions for Your Home

An attractive properly maintained exterior landscape may beautify a home, enhance curb appeal and ensure that residential properties are able to better retain their market value. When it comes to finding solutions for dealing with runoff, soggy lawns and poor drainage that will not place a necessary strain on the natural environment, Ann Arbor homeowners […]

Featured Image for Post: Natural Stone and Beautiful Landscape Design

October 28, 2017

Natural Stone and Beautiful Landscape Design

Property owners often take a lot of pride in their landscapes. It’s becoming increasingly tough for outdoor spaces to stand out as time goes on, however. That’s because people often feel like they’re running out of ideas. They shouldn’t have to feel that way, though. There are so many ways to make outdoor spaces pop. […]

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 […]