From Spring Flowers to Summer Heat!

Spring to Summer flowers

Leaves are flushing, grass is greening, the cold weather is officially in the rear-view mirror and Spring is in full bloom! Just as fast as it came, however, the Season of Luscious Landscapes nears an end; up next is summer heat. Summer is a great time for water sports and barbecues, but it can be… Read More

Every Day is Earth Day for Professional Landscapers

Spring has finally sprung and Earth Day (April 22nd) is just around the corner. Have you ever wondered how Earth Day came to be? It’s quite an interesting story. U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson came up with the idea of founding Earth Day in 1970 after witnessing a massive oil spill in California in 1969. He… Read More

The Winter That Wouldn’t Quit

It appears that we’ve turned the corner away from winter and spring is here! While many of you have been holed up inside all winter, we were working long hours clearing snow and applying salt and ice melt.  There were over 30 “events” this winter ranging from freezing fog to blizzards. Within the past few… Read More

Don’t Let Crabgrass Make You Crabby….. The Magic Behind Lush Green Turf!

There’s an undeniable magic to spring. Nature reborn, vibrant growth everywhere, flowering trees and annuals in full bloom, all surrounded by lush green turf – it’s a feast for the senses.  However, the explosion of the “green” also means the return of weeds, and there’s nothing magic about them. The first thing to know about… Read More

Top 10 Things to Know About Your Commercial Landscape

Horticulture is as much art as it is science. Commercial landscaping is a natural extension of horticulture that incorporates the planning, design, installation and long-term maintenance of a landscape into a finished product that reflects a business’s personality and values, and makes both economic and aesthetic sense.  If you’re wondering how to achieve those results… Read More

Your Outdoor Space Needs Winter Attention

winter blog

The cold winter months are almost upon us. They offer a nice break from mowing, pulling weeds and watering, but there are plenty of opportunities to get outside on those rare, warmer days of winter. We’ve compiled a list of landscaping to do’s this winter. Dormant Pruning Winter is a great time of year to… Read More

The Art of Landscaping

A living landscape is nature’s work of art, crafted by humans into functional and aesthetically-pleasing forms. When it comes to performing the landscape work itself, there are people and companies who cut grass and then there are artists. What’s the practical difference between one or the other, presuming the required work gets done? Plenty, but… Read More

The Art of Color

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Nothing announces that “Spring has Sprung!” like the visual impact of stunning flowers! In nature, we can occasionally experience the majesty of wildflowers across an open field, when all of the necessary environmental elements align just right. But in the manicured landscape, flowers can become a distinct and powerful design element, but only if the… Read More