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8 Lawn Mowing Tips the Pros Use

Lawn mowing isn’t typically a landscaping task that sparks joy for the average homeowner. Most of the time, you just want to get it over with so the yard looks decent and you can get on with your day.

What is Robotic Mowing, and Should I Consider It for My Property?

With the frequent and never-ending advancements in technology, people can now purchase lawn mowers that will do the job autonomously. If you’ve ever seen a robotic vacuum cleaner before, then this gives you a better idea of what a robot lawnmower is. Robotic mowing is an ideal solution for those that don’t have the time […]

Solving The Mystery Of When To Prune Hydrangeas

Wouldn’t it be great if you could stop wondering when your hydrangeas need to be pruned? This is our most commonly asked question pertaining to plants. That’s because the answer isn’t always simple. Ahhh, don’t you just love plants?!

A Guide to Pet-Safe Lawn Care

In the pursuit of a perfect lawn and garden, you may end up introducing dangers to your pet. From fertilizer to ice melt, there are some products that can pose a danger to your dog, cat, or even your rabbit. How can you change your lawn care habits to be pet-safe? Also, your pristine landscaping […]

Low Maintenance Landscape Design Tips

While it’s impossible to have a completely maintenance-free landscape, you can plan out a landscape that has much fewer maintenance needs than a typical garden or lawn. You don’t have to sacrifice beauty to get a low-maintenance landscape either. In fact, low maintenance gardens tend to be relatively consistent year-round, as they don’t rely on […]

Protect Your Landscape from Winter Stress

We’ve discussed how you can protect your lawn from winter damage, but grass isn’t the only plant that can have a tough time in the snow. You also need to protect your landscape during the winter months. Trees, shrubs, bushes and bulbs can all be stressed from freezing temperatures, strong winds, and even from the […]

The Keys to Protecting Your Lawn from Winter Damage

All year, your lawn has been doing great. However, one bad winter can significantly impact its performance next year. Damage, a lack of nutrients, and mismanagement can make your lawn stay browner in spring and perform worse even through the summer. And you may find that portions need to be re-seeded. Conversely, if you protect […]

How to Deal with Oak Mites

It’s that beautiful time of year when the leaves are turning and falling. Oaks, in particular, are a staple of fall beauty and can be found in many elegant landscapes. But, these lovely trees also house oak mites, which create itchy bites that don’t go away easily. Kansas City and the whole state have experienced […]

Spring Bulbs: Big Impact After a Long Winter

Spring bulbs are one of the most glorious sights in your garden, not just because they’re delicate and pretty, but also because they signal the end of winter and the start of a bustling spring. However, in order to enjoy that pretty spring view, you need to plan for bulbs and plant them now, in […]

Putting Your Landscape to Bed for Winter

Winter is coming and with it colder temperatures. Winter landscape preparation is essential to maintaining your plants’ health and keeping your landscape looking ideal for the next growing season. Here are a few things to check off your fall outdoor chore list.