3 Tips for Safe Firewood Storage

Fall has officially started and, here in the Northeast, that means cold weather is imminent. But do you know what else that means? That’s right—it’s the perfect time of year for cozying up next to your fire pit or outdoor or indoor fireplace! One thing that’s especially important this time of year is to make… Read more »

End-of-Summer Landscaping Tips to Get Your Yard Ready for Fall

As summer winds down and the peak of growing season passes, you may start to lighten your load of landscaping duties. While there certainly is less to do in your yard when fall comes around, there are still plenty of landscaping tasks you can tackle in the final weeks before the new season arrives. Here… Read more »

How to Protect Your Outdoor Plants from Heat Stress

Here in the Northeast, we’re known for our harsh winter weather. Anybody who lives here year-round though will tell you that our summers can be pretty brutal too! While our high temperatures and heat waves don’t last quite as long as those of our southern counterparts, a few weeks of intense heat is all it… Read more »

4 Landscaping Projects to Help Keep Your Backyard Cooler This Summer

Summer is the perfect time of year to take full advantage of your outdoor space. The weather is gorgeous, kids are out of school, and daylight is plentiful—what more could you ask for? The only problem with hanging out in your backyard during the summer is that the blazing sun and high temperatures can make… Read more »

The Benefits of Adding a Stone Wall to Your Landscape

Incorporating stone masonry into your landscape has a stunning visual and functional impact on your yard. There are many creative ways to work stone into your outdoor space—patios, garden accents, splash rocks around the pool, walkways, columns, etc. One of the stone features with the most value to offer your yard is a stone wall…. Read more »

5 Ideas for Upgrading Your Patio This Summer

Having a patio in your backyard gives you a little something extra to look forward to when the weather gets nice again each year. It’s the perfect place to relax, enjoy the beautiful outdoors, and make lasting memories with friends and family. After a few years, you may find yourself getting bored with your patio… Read more »

How Good Landscaping Can Help Your Business

As a business owner, you’re probably constantly looking for new ways to improve your operations and make your business stronger. While things such as employee retention, customer service, and marketing plans likely come to mind first, there’s another, perhaps unexpected opportunity for you to enhance your business—your landscaping! Besides boosting the value of the property… Read more »

VistaPro Teams Up with Gordon Ramsay for Ellicott City Project!

As dedicated professional landscapers, our work here at VistaPro is always driven by a mission to create beautiful outdoor spaces that our clients can enjoy for years to come. We approach each and every project as a unique work of art, designed to enhance the lives of everyone who uses it. That’s why, when asked… Read more »

Bugs That Actually Help Your Garden

If you’re an aspiring gardener or still polishing up your green thumb, you might see any bug that dares to enter your garden as an intruder to be eliminated. As you become more familiar with the ins and outs of gardening, however, you’ll learn that some insects are actually quite beneficial for your plant life…. Read more »

3 Ways to Make Your Landscape Lighting More Eco-Friendly

Environmentally-friendly landscape features have become an increasingly popular trend over the past several years. Especially as these technologies become more affordable to the average home and business owner, more and more individuals are seeing the value in energy-efficient landscaping for their property and the world around them. One of the easiest places to start your… Read more »