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Common Reasons Your Kansas City Perennials Fail to Establish

Creating a paradise on your property takes a lot of care. At High Prairie Landscaping, we understand that not every homeowner is born with a green thumb, but we strongly believe you can develop one with time and practice. One of the areas we hear our clients struggling with is perennials.

Creative Ways to Use Mulch in Your Landscaping

Mulch is one of those landscaping materials that should probably get more recognition for its contribution to a beautiful property. Mulch is typically used to preserve the moisture in the soil or reduce the incidence of weeds, but it can also be used to boost the aesthetic appeal of your yard in a big way.

When Comparing Bids Goes from Apples-to-Apples to a Fruit Cocktail

If you’re considering investing in a landscape or outdoor living space and want to ensure that you spend wisely, pick the right company, and love the end results you’ve got to do your research. We understand how overwhelming it can feel to make those decisions. In the following article, we’re sharing helpful tips and tricks […]

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 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: 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 […]

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?!