Do You Need Some Privacy From the Neighbors? Tips on What Trees, Shrubs, and Hedges to Use When Creating Privacy for Your Yard

Is your house a bit too close to your neighbors house? Do you have a pool and don’t want gawkers? Are you tired of looking at the neighbors broken down car rusting to oblivion next door?  If so, you may want some privacy and this article helps you decide on using trees and shrubs to… [Read More]

The Pros and Cons of Different Types of Materials to Use For Your Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky Patio Project

There are 3 main types of materials to use when building the patio of your dreams.  Below are the pros and cons of using brick, natural stone, or concrete for your Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky patio project.  Brick Patios Brick patios are very traditional and will never go out of style. Unique Design – Are a… [Read More]

Using Landscaping to Increase the Property Value of Your Home

Landscaping additions will boosts your curb appeal and your property value. The more mature your trees and plants are, the more your landscaping will affect the value of your home. A University of Michigan study found that consumers value a landscaped home 11.3 percent more than a home without good landscaping. SmartMoney.com states that hedges alone raise… [Read More]

Lawn Care Tips: How to Prevent and Get Rid of Fungus in Your Lawn

Every lawn has fungus and bacteria living in it and it’s good to have them there so they can help decompose clippings and thatch.  Fungus and bacteria also break-down fertilizers and help your grass get nutrients but some kinds of funguses can bring disease to your grass and plants. Late spring and summer is a… [Read More]

Lawn and Landscaping FAQs: When Should I Cut and Water Our Grass?

Watering and mowing your lawn are the most important activities to keeping your lawn healthy. Rule of thumb is to mow at least once a week during growth periods. Sharp mowing blades are extremely important so that you cut instead of rip the grass.  Ripping your grass allows your grass to be susceptible to a… [Read More]

Lawn and Landscaping FAQs: Is Fertilizer Important for My Lawn?

Over Outer Image Outdoor Services’ 20+ years experience in providing lawn care and landscaping services to the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area we get some of the same questions over and over again. It’s because they are GOOD questions. This frequently asked questions blog series is to help answer those questions as simply as possible.  Is… [Read More]

Why You Need to Hire a Professional Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky Lawn Care Service For Your Lawn

Mowing and watering aren’t the only keys to growing a thick, green lawn. Lawns need other treatments such as regular fertilization, weed control, aeration and overseeding. Many of these treatments can be tedious and time-consuming and require very costly equipment you may not know how to use. Northern Kentucky Lawn Care Services own the equipment and… [Read More]

Enjoy the Winter From Your Backyard: Fire Pits Are Great for Entertaining Family and Friends!

As the cooler weather rolls in, fire pits because great additions to any home by giving the homeowners a chance to enjoy the outdoors beyond the warmer months. It very important to build a fire pit with the right materials that can handle the fires you want to build in it.  Tips For Building the Right… [Read More]

Sod Vs Grass Seed: Learn Their Advantages and Disadvantages

Sod  Quickness – Sod’s primary advantage is how quick it makes a difference to your yard. It’s almost instant. Seems between sod rolls quickly knit  to each other and in a week you will be walking on it. Tough Install – Laying the sod can take some time and it may require topsoil. Turf rolls are heavy. You… [Read More]

Last Chance on Some Great Outer Image Promotions Coming to an End on September 6th!

Act now!  These coupons expire on September 6th!!! Coupons for $50 off Landscape Cleanup & Mulch, $75 off Any Landscaping Or Drainage Service, $100 off Wall or Patio, 10% of any service and $200 off a combination of services.    About Us Outer Image Outdoor Services provides residential and commercial landscaping services to the Northern… [Read More]