6 Reasons You Need Full-Service Residential Landscape Maintenance

Homeowners have a choice when it comes to residential maintenance. They can opt for a basic service that’s just that: mowing your lawn, blowing off any leaves, and little else. Professionals refer to these operations as “mow, blow, and go” because their business model depends on quantity over quality. Expertise and experience matters. Just because […]

The 10 Best Landscape Maintenance Tasks and When They Should Be Done

There is a lot that goes into maintaining a landscape. Even if you’re just trying to keep up with the bare minimum, it can be a lot of work. That’s because landscapes are not self-sustaining. And because they’re always evolving and growing, there are always tasks that need to be done. While some homeowners try […]

14 Secret Landscaper Tips and Tricks

These tools and techniques are used by professional landscapers to make quick work of yard and garden tasks. Steal their ideas and make more efficient use of your gardening time and money. 1. Get a Tarp Use a tarp to move lightweight bulky debris like leaves, weeds, and even brush. Use it to hold soil […]


It’s tempting, in a field as subjective as garden design, to feel that rules do not apply. However, after 28 years and hundreds of projects later, I’ve come to believe in certain rules and guidelines that are neither fussy nor constraining. All have proven invaluable to me over my years of garden-making. Applied by any […]

Top 13 Landscaping Tips You Need To Know

Since the dawn of time mankind has worked the landscape to alter its purpose and looks. It’s true, through the centuries landscaping ideas have changed a lot, in practice and purpose. We have come a long way since ancient times when the landscaping was used as a utility to improve defenses for war or to produce food. […]