What is a Dry Creek Bed?
A Dry Creek bed is esthetically pleasing (beautiful) in any landscape. It adds texture, color, shape and variety. It is a great place for planting succulent and grass perennials giving them a dryer, well drained place to flourish. And it is low...read more
How Should I Prune my Roses?
Roses - A Favorite Flower, but how should they be pruned? If properly maintained roses can be a beautiful addition to your landscape. If not maintained, they can grow out of control or they can die out all together. We recommend this approach: Trim to thigh-high in...read more
Natural Tree and Shrub Pruning
We Specialize in Natural pruning for the health and beauty of your trees and shrubs! Why is it healthy to prune a shrub? Keeping lower branches off of the ground prevents pests and disease. Separating your shrub from it’s neighbors does the same. Natural pruning...read more
Tree Pruning – Part 1
Pruning a fruit tree and wanted to point out this common problem that people miss when pruning their trees. Here is a photo of a crisscrossing branch that should have been removed a couple years ago. Notice the scab on the branch below it? When branches rub or set on...read more
Let’s Talk About Landscape Fabric!
If you think that landscape fabric will keep out grass and weeds out of your flower bed, then take a good look at these photos. Notice the photo taken with 1 piece of grass up close…the grass root wove itself through the fabric! This grass has secured itself; it...read more
When should I have my shrubs pruned?
Shrub and hedge pruning can be done winter through summer. Many shrubs have a particular time of year for pruning. Some shrubs need pruning several times per year. But shrubs should not be pruned during the fall season. The new growth that comes on after pruning does...read more
Why do I need a straight edge on my lawn? I suggest you take a good look at a property with a straight edge, and then take a good look at a property without a straight edge. Huge difference! Even when the lawn is mowed regularly and the hedges all pruned...read more