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Working Hardscapes into Your Landscape Design

Koi pond with stone surround

Hardscapes make all the difference in your landscape design. By providing visual interest, functionality, rhythm and beauty to your outdoor spaces, hardscapes can improve the value of your home while also improving your quality of life. When you're trying to renovate your outdoor space, hardscapes make all the difference. There's a lot to consider. Knowing your options is important, as is working...

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8 Types of Landscape Rocks & How to Use Them

Landscape rocks are a beautiful, low-maintenance addition to a landscape. A well-placed boulder, or dry riverbed, can add depth as well as give the landscape a natural appeal. Eight types of landscape rocks are commonly used, and they’re used in many creative ways. And, like all landscape components, there are pros and cons to consider. Pros & Cons of Landscape Rocks Are rocks a...

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The Basics of Landscape Lighting

A beautiful, well-manicured landscape provides an aesthetic frame to one of your most important assets: your home. And yet, many lawns and landscapes are hidden more than 50% of the year for one unavoidable natural phenomenon: night. Landscape lighting highlights landscape beds, ornamental trees, walkways, and landscape fixtures around your home, which not only adds another depth of aesthetic value, but also increases...

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Does Frost Kill Plants?

As the summer months wane and we move into fall, the first frost is right around the corner. You’ve spent the warm months tending to your garden, so of course, you care about how it will fare over the winter! The primary question often asked is whether or not frost will kill your plants. It can be one of the worst feelings...

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