Category: Miscellaneous

The Importance of Functional Landscape Lighting

Landscape Lighting

You know what’s annoying? Coming home to a house with no lights on inside or out… such that you can’t see a thing, it’s easy to trip over things like twigs, sticks, tricycles left out in the driveway, and/or steps you forget are there! How many folks have you visited that had no landscape lighting?… Read more »

Why Businesses Should Hire Professional Landscapers

Professional Landscapers

Businesses should hire professional landscapers in order to make their places look and feel more inviting to current and potential customers. Beauty sells. Just like clothing companies try and choose the most attractive models to don their clothing creations, businesses should strive to pick the right/best landscaper in their region to make their place look… Read more »

Which Outdoor Additions Provide the Best Returns on Investment?

The Best ROI for Landscape Designs

Summertime is the best time of the year to spend outdoors in this part of the country. That said, it helps if you’ve got some cool outdoor additions to your property, and it’s even better when those additions add value to it. What are some of the outdoor additions providing the best ROI (return on… Read more »

Reasons to Have a Garden Built by a Professional Landscaper

Professionally Installed Gardens

Gardens are typically beautiful, as long as they’re planned well and someone cares for them over time, right? What are some reasons to have your garden built by a professional landscaper, like someone from Vista Pro Landscape & Design? Idea Generators For starters, professional landscape designers are great at generating ideas about what a garden… Read more »

Landscaping Myths to Ignore

Landscaping Myths

What are some common landscaping myths? Optimal Sow Seeding Time For starters, when Springtime comes around, people automatically think, “Well, now’s the best time to replace my lawn since plants are getting ready to bloom.” Actually, the best time to sow seed and get new grass “going” would be in the fall. That’s when weeds… Read more »

The Importance of Leaf Removal

Leave Removal

If you’ve ever walked around a forest, under tall trees, you’d notice there isn’t grass growing there, right? That’s because all those trees had their leaves fall to the ground where they created what’s essentially a “no grow zone” for grass. For grass to grow, it needs light. When a whole bunch of leaves cover… Read more »

Tips for Winterizing Your Landscaping Plants

Landscape Winterizing Tips

During winter, the temperatures drop and storms come through Maryland, Virginia, and the Greater DC area. Sleet, ice and snow can cause trouble in so many ways, from car accidents to roof leaks and then some. What about your landscaping and plants outside your house? How will they fare this winter? Applying Fertilizer Now’s a… Read more »

Mistakes Made in Landscaping Designs

Landscaping Mistakes

Do you want to improve the curb appeal of your home? One of the best ways to do it is by coming up with a great landscaping design. You’ll be amazed by how a few trees, some flowers, and a well-manicured lawn will change the way the outside of your home looks. But before you… Read more »

Top 10 Landscaping Tips To Remember This Fall

Fall Landscaping Tips

It’s that time of year again, when leaves start to fall and people get ready to hunker down indoors for a mostly cold winter season. Before the snow flies, though, it’s a good time to do some things to your property’s landscaping, to prepare it for winter. Here’s a Fall landscaping checklist of 10 tips:… Read more »

Outdoor Additions That Could Add Value to Your Home

Outdoor Additions

“Outdoor living” is a trend that has been catching on during the past few years. More and more people are taking their kitchen and living room outdoors, in a manner of speaking, such that backyard patios and porches and sunrooms and more are the new norm. What are some outdoor options that can add value… Read more »