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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
When robot mowers were first developed, we were critics. We didn’t think the new technology could give our clients the utmost quality that they rely on us to provide. Plus, we had concerns about the safety and efficiency of these machines.
Every Kansas City homeowner would love for their landscape to be the best in the neighborhood. A lush lawn with healthy grass helps make a landscape beautiful and inviting. But if trees are a part of your landscape, you may have discovered that your turf either won’t grow under trees or is never as thick […]