How Much Does Poor Landscaping Hurt Your Homes Value When Selling?

Not only can having poor landscaping result in your home taking longer to sell, but studies show that well landscaped homes can increase the value & appeal while poor landscaping can drastically decrease the actual value of your home. Check out the link below to learn more about why poor landscaping can decrease the value… Read more »

Spring Landscaping Suggestions for Your Yard

With the spring season in full swing, it’s a good time to start implementing some landscaping tips and tricks to freshen up your yard. After a long winter, there is much to be done as flowers start to pop from the ground and bless us with their beauty. Landscaping your outdoor space may appear to… Read more »

How to Remove Efflorescence from Your Paving Stones

Efflorescence is a deposit of crystalline salts that are normally white. You can often find this substance on the surface of concrete, bricks, clay, and other natural stones. Porous substances are more likely to form efflorescence. These salt deposits are normal and won’t cause damage to your paving stones, but they are not pretty to look at…. Read more »

Fiberglass vs. Concrete Pools: Which One Should You Choose?

When choosing an inground pool, you have several options. The main contenders to build the watery oasis of your dreams are fiberglass and concrete. These two options look and feel completely different and have their own strengths and weaknesses. Here are the main pros and cons of fiberglass and concrete that will help you decide… Read more »

Proper Turf and Plant Watering

The following watering recommendations are provided as a general guideline for establishing and maintaining landscape plantings. Turf – Newly established lawn areas require daily watering of at least ¾” of water. The goal is to maintain soil moisture while turf roots are being established. This may require the lawn areas to be watered more than… Read more »

How to Maintain Your Flagstone to Keep Your Patio Looking Immaculate

One of the best ways to convey authenticity in your landscape design is by using flagstone. Flagstone is a beautiful, natural stone ideal for outdoor patios and is available in various colors, styles, and finishes. It’s relatively easy to maintain and can last for centuries if properly managed. Here are a few tips on maintaining… Read more »

Polymeric Sand Maintenance

Polymeric sand is a high-tech mix of graded, colored sand and a binder, specially formulated to fill joints between pavers, slabs, or natural stones. Unlike conventional sand, it stays in place and remains stable. It softens when wet and firms up when dry to better resist soil movements. When the sand gets stiff, you can… Read more »

Deck Maintenance Schedule & Tips

Your deck is exposed to the elements for all seasons year-round. The potentially vast amount of sun, rain, snow, and ice can cause damage. Seasonal deck maintenance is crucial to having a safe, great-looking deck for year-round enjoyment. Spending a few hours each season practicing proper maintenance will keep your deck sealed, free of rot,… Read more »

The Importance of Fall Lawn Aeration & Overseeding

Contrary to some commonly held beliefs, the beginning of fall is not the end of your landscaping duties. There are plenty of important tasks for you to undertake at the end of summer and throughout the fall that will pay off handsomely come springtime. For your lawn, aeration and overseeding are two of the best… Read more »

A Simple Instruction Guide for How to Clean Pavers

Are your patio pavers looking dingy and old? Are you thinking about replacing them? You should first know patio pavers are a big a best investment. The average paver patio costs around $15 a square foot to replace, which can run you anywhere from $2,000 to $4,000 to replace depending on size. But there’s actually… Read more »