Tag: native plants

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Plant Winter Interest Plants Now

We know, we know. It’s tough to think about winter when we recently had temperatures near 80 degrees. But when the calendar flips to October, the nights get cooler and the days start getting shorter. That means winter is not far away. If you’re tired of seeing brown and grey in your landscape all winter […]

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How to Use Shade Plants and Hardscaping to Beautify Your Yard

Do you have a shady spot on your property where the grass won’t grow? Is the ground bare? Don’t let shade scare you. With the right planning, you can use shade plants and hardscaping elements to beautify any shady area. Choose Shade Plants that Will Thrive Unless you really, really just want turf grass, turn […]

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Beneficial Insects and How to Attract Them to Your Yard

Attracting beneficial insects and bugs to your yard helps your landscape, and helps the planet. What’s the difference between insects and bugs? Good question. Insects typically have wings, antenna, three sets of legs, and three distinct body segments. Butterflies, bees, ladybugs, and flies would be good examples of true insects. Bugs, on the other hand, […]

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Summer Landscape Tips to Keep Your Yard Looking Great

Now that warmer temperatures are here, we’d like to share a few summer landscape tips to keep your yard looking beautiful and well-maintained. Before we get started, you should know that these are tips for you if you do your own yard work. If you have a yard maintenance service, these tips will help you […]

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Privacy Landscaping Ideas to Try This Summer

Even if your neighbors are your best friends, there are times when you want a bit of privacy. And if you have a large yard or property, you may also want to create some secluded garden areas. Well, you’re in luck! We’ve put together a list of privacy landscaping ideas to try this summer. OK, […]

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Why You Should Use Native Plants in Your Landscape

Many homeowners want a luxurious landscape, but don’t put a lot of thought into the big picture. It’s important that you give consideration not just to what look and feel you are going for with your landscape design and gardens, but also to how your choices will impact the biodiversity of your area. Today, we […]

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