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]

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]

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]

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]

Tips To Keep Your Driveway From Ruining You Curb Appeal

Driveways can be large so you want to make sure you don’t allows them to steal your curb appeal. Driveways are the first things guest interact with when visiting! A beautiful driveway can really spruce up your front yard!  Decide On Materials for Your Driveway Brick Driveways – You have many options with brick driveways, including a… [Read More]

Retaining Wall Solutions: Solving Problems For Hilly and Flat Yards

Hills and slopes can make it difficult to landscape due the rain runoff and erosion.  A retaining wall can solve your slope and hill problems and allow you to maintain an attractive garden or sitting area.  Retaining walls add value to your home, are easy to maintain, and provide great terracing effects that can take… [Read More]