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Should I Install a Landscape Irrigation System?

Every Kansas City resident knows that our summers are hot, wet, and perfect weather to camp out at the beach and eat as much watermelon as we desire. But what about our plants? They can’t exactly uproot themselves and take a drive down to the water when it gets hot. You can count on the […]

How to Know If You Need a Retaining Wall in Your Yard

When you become a homeowner, you’re signing yourself up for investing your time, money, and vision into making your property the best it can be. That means looking for creative and eye-catching ways to take your landscaping to the next level. For many homeowners, a well-built retaining wall will do just that. Retaining walls allow […]

Landscape Lighting Trends for 2020

Half the challenge of creating a wonderful garden is figuring out unique ways to make it shine 24 hours of the day. Why would you ever spend so much time, creativity, and effort to craft the lawn of your dreams only for people to see it in its full glory only half the day? Light […]

7 Ways to Get Your Lawn Ready for Spring

When the warm weather starts to creep in we all get a little excited. Pleasant temperatures mean no more heavy jackets, you don’t have to deal with crazy inclement weather, and you can actually look forward to spending time outside instead of avoiding it at all costs. The only cloud in the spring sky is […]

Landscape Myths: Watering Mid-Day Causes Leaf Scorch

One common myth that tends to pervade the garden and landscaping realm is the concept of mid-day watering. Many gardeners and those alike testify to this belief. They do not attribute any benefit to this practice. However, the truth is, this is just another myth that has yet to be dispelled.

Landscape Myths: Tree Topping is a Professional Practice

There are many benefits to having a tree in a garden. Not only are they a great focal point in your yard, but also they offer far more than its visual appeal. They provide shade, security, help to improve the environment, and offer substantial rewards to a garden and your landscaping.

Landscape Myths: The Plant Tag is Always Right about Size

Typically, as the weather grows warmer and the ground grows less frigid, planting new foliage becomes quite popular. The idea of enhancing or beautifying your garden seems to make sense as better weather looms. Whether you are an active gardener, or you simply enjoy planting due to the results it yields, heading to the nursery […]

Landscape Myths: Fabric is Effective at Weed Control

One of the most common issues gardeners face is dealing with weeds. These destructive plants find their way into landscaping, creating an ugly appearance. They overshadow the beauty of any greenery, minimizing the appeal of a healthy outdoor living space.

Landscape Myths: All Trees Need Staking After Planting

Trees make a worthy addition to any landscape. Not only are they lovely to observe, but they offer a notable advantage to plants and living things around it. As a whole, trees contribute significantly to the air that we breathe. They filter air pollution, helping to improve the quality of air around us. Elements such […]