Winter Is Hard On Trees and Scrubs – Follow These Tips To Help Them Come Back Healthy Next Spring…

Cold temperatures can damage plants in several ways. Plants that are not hardy will be killed or injured during the winter unless protected. Injury is more prevalent and more severe when low temperatures occur in early fall or late spring, when there is little or no snow cover during the winter or when low temperatures… [Read More]

Landscaping Tips – To Rake Or Not To Rake… How Do Falling Leaves Affect Your Lawn’s Health?

If you grew up in a neighborhood with lots of trees, chances are you had to put in plenty of hours each fall raking them all together, bagging them up, and then sending them off somewhere, most likely to the landfill. With the weather getting colder and the sun is out less, your lawn can… [Read More]

How Much Does Commercial Landscaping Cost? Tips For Comparing Commercial Landscape Maintenance Bids…

Contractors often return a bid in a nice folder prepared on a standard template that is used for bids. It is time to think outside of the box! You need to be sure that your formal bid addresses many of the concerns and needs that were brought to your attention during a fact finding session… [Read More]

How a Proactive Pest Management Approach Helps Your Landscaping Efforts More Then Using Chemicals Alone

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a sustainable approach to managing pests by combining biological, cultural, physical and chemical tools in a way that minimizes economic, health, and environmental risks. When it comes to our landscapes, we tend to focus more on the beauty and appearance of our properties and neglect the fact that our landscapes… [Read More]

Lawn Care & Landscaping Services Buyer’s Guide: #1 What Is Your Landscaping Situation?

Looking to hire or replace a professional lawn maintenance company? We’ve created this Lawn Care Services Buyer’s Guide Blog Series to make your decision as easy as possible. First things first!… Before you can interview a landscaping company you will need to figure out what your landscaping situation is and decide on what services you want to acquire. What Landscaping… [Read More]

Lawn Care Tips – What Kind of Fertilizer Should I Use On My Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky Lawn?

Most grass in the Greater Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky area are cool season grasses like Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, and Fescue. Cool season grasses will go dormant and turn brown in extreme heat, prolonged heat waves, or drought. It is very important to buy the right type of fertilizer for your cool season grass and to follow… [Read More]

Tree Care Tips – How Best to Water Your Trees To Keep Them Healthy

When dry weather continues for an extended period, landscape trees depend on homeowners for water. Many urban and landscape trees have been lost due to drought, so it’s important to take care of surviving trees and nurture replacement trees with proper watering. Many homeowners assume rain will provide enough water for trees. But your watering… [Read More]

Landscaping Tips – Best Street Trees For Commercial Properties in Kentucky

Trees can bring a lot to your site, from adding shade and curb appeal to increasing your customer visits. Planting trees on your commercial property adds value, saves on energy costs and makes your property more appealing to visitors, guests and tenants. Beyond their aesthetic value, trees are also a much-needed natural resource, especially here… [Read More]

Tips On How To Setup Exterior Lighting For Your Home Or Office

Homeowners spend considerable time making sure the exterior of their home is something beautiful to behold, addressing such key elements as the architectural details on the home’s facade and attractive landscaping. But homeowners often overlook something that can make their home continue to stand out after the sun goes down. Quality outdoor landscape lighting can… [Read More]

Irrigation Tips to Help Your Yard Look the Best It Can With the Least Amount of Water Necessary!

It’s best to get to know how to change the setting on on your irrigation controller so you can adjust the watering schedule to best support the landscape during different times of the year and your weather. You will also want to make sure you sprinklers are hitting their targets and their you equipment is… [Read More]