Tips for Pruning Your Trees and Shrubs in the Winter Months (The Best Time to Prune Some Plants)

It’s cold but it’s time to have your trees and shrubs pruned. Winter is the best time of year to prune deciduous plants which are most of the shrubs and trees in the Northern Kentucky / Cincinnati area. Trees and Shrubs that are pruned in the winter will literally spring into spring with more vigor that if you didn’t… [Read More]

Hardscape Tips: Decorative and Stamped Concrete Can Provide the Look You Desire at the Price You Can Afford

Decorative concrete is a way to add pleasing aesthetics to floors, walls, driveways or patios. Normal concrete becomes decorative concrete when a variety of materials are applied during the pouring process or after the concrete is cured. These materials include stamped concrete, acid staining, decorative overlays, polished concrete, concrete countertops, vertical overlays and more. Advantages of Stenciled/Decorative Concrete… Decorative concrete looks… [Read More]

Getting Your Yard Ready for Spring

Spring is just around the corner!  Each spring your yard needs some routine yard maintenance. What you do in this spring will help you get your yard in top-shape for this summer. Tips For Cleaning Up Your Lawn This Spring… Prune away dead and damaged branches of trees, shrubs, and grasses.  – Use a small handsaw or clippers to… [Read More]

Want to Use Your Yard for “Outdoor Living” This Summer? Now Is the Time for Designing and Scheduling Your Project and Ordering Materials!

“Outdoor Living” is one of the top 25 housing trends for 20015 according to Realtor® Magazine. It’s all about turning the outdoor of your home into a multifunctional retreat for your guests and family. Memorial Day will be here before you know it so now is the time to start thinking about your pool landscaping. … [Read More]

Make Sure Your Northern Kentucky / Cincinnati Landscaping Design Keeps Future Maintenance in Mind

See a cool picture in a Home and Garden magazine? Saw something you liked on one of the bazillion curb appeal shows on cable? Be careful what you wish for and remember who is going to have to handle the landscaping maintenance in the future. A lot of these designs look great when they are first finished but… [Read More]

Landscaping Trends for Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky in 2015

Believe it or not 2015 is just around the corner! It’s a good time to think about how to spruce of the your landscaping and outdoor entertaining areas for the new year. Check out these following trends as you look to add so pizzazz to your outdoor areas.  View the Images…. [Show slideshow] Water Features From fountains… [Read More]

Walkways: Creating Curb Appeal and Beauty for Your Family And Guests

When your home and its curb appeal are involved, walkways are more than just a way to get from Point A to Point B. Walkways turn ordinary yards into something special and elegant for your family and guests. Walkways quickly become showpieces that show off the rest of your landscaping. With some of the tips below… [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]

Landscaping 101: Hardscaping vs. Softscaping

Softscaping and Hardscaping are common terms used by landscapers but not everyone knows what they mean! You need both and we’ll explain why. In our continued effort to arm you with the knowledge and tools to get the best out of your yard and landscaping company, we define softscaping and hardscaping below… What Is Softscaping? Trees, flowers, shrubs, and plants… [Read More]

Well Thought Outside Yard Designs: A Way To Achieve Great First Impressions and Elegance

Are you at a loss on what to do with your side yard ? With just a few tweaks here and there, Outer Image can transform your side yard into some much more functional and beautiful then before! Side yards are often overlooked in most landscape designs but they are essential in bringing your front and… [Read More]