Small backyard spaces

Small Yard, Big Ideas

Last week I had a friend share their lawn design dilemma with me. She’s a single mom downsizing to a condo close to her previous residence and needed some ideas on making the new smaller yard appear and feel more like home. Moving from a 3’900 square foot single family home with pool to an […]

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Mulch is Magic!

Have you installed a fresh layer of much this Spring? Laying down mulch every spring is one of the most important things that the discerning landscaper can do. Mulching yearly, and specifically in the spring is important for four reasons: conserving moisture, reducing weed growth, increasing soil fertility, and of course, beautifying your lawn or […]

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New Image Lawn and Scapes

This Is My Turf

Turfgrass Care & Maintenance in Spring Temperatures are on the rise, and spring showers are rolling in. Gone are the days of a dry, dormant lawn, and now is the time for growth and green grass. Turfgrass is great for a hardy, vibrant lawn. With just a bit of maintenance starting now, you can have […]

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Overseed to Fix a Patchy Sad Lawn

Have you noticed your lawn is looking a little patchy or limp? When’s the last time you seeded? Overseeding your lawn helps keep your grass stay full and keep growing. It will fill in areas damaged by the summer heat, insects, or diseases as well as generally enhancing your lawn’s ability to fight back against […]

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Lawn Care, who’s right for you?

Lawn Care, who’s right for you? Hiring professional lawn care services can make you extremely relieved or incredibly frustrated. It all depends on who you select to do the work. Some of you may be looking to hire a professional lawn maintenance company for the first time. Others may find it is time for a […]

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Spring Mulching and Its Benefits

The Importance of Spring Mulching Many may write off mulching as just a peripheral part of lawn and garden care, but laying down mulch every spring is one of the most important things that the discerning landscaper can do. Mulching yearly, and specifically in the spring is important for four reasons: conserving moisture, reducing weed […]

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When, Why, and How to Water Your Lawn…

Water in the Morning The a.m. is the best time to water the lawn because the air is cooler and there’s usually not much wind to blow the droplets. In the middle of the day, water evaporates too quickly. And in the evenings, water can cling to the blades of grass overnight, which can cause […]

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Pruning in the Spring; right or wrong?

Pruning can actually be done at any time of the year; however, recommended times vary with different plants. Contrary to popular belief, pruning at the wrong time of the year does not kill plants, but continual improper pruning results in damaged or weakened plants. Do not prune at the convenience of the pruner, but rather […]

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