We’ve all seen them: those ugly brown spots in your yard where the grass has withered and died. They’re particularly noticeable this time of year in Indiana due to the long, hot days and lack of rain—and unfortunately, rejuvenating them with new grass is a little more complicated than just tossing around a few handfuls […] Continue reading… from Planting Grass Seed? Pay Attention to These 4 Things and Your New Turf Will Thrive
Sometimes, the stress of having a job is just unavoidable. Emails, phone calls, meetings—they can all start to catch up with us. But one of the best—and scientifically proven—ways to deal with stress is to take some quiet, peaceful time in nature to relax and reset. If you’re a business owner, you can help your […] Continue reading… from The Benefits of Adding an Outdoor Nature Sanctuary at Your Office
At first glance, artificial plants might seem like a great idea. They don’t require a lot of maintenance, don’t need water, don’t use soil or a growing medium, and no matter how terrible you are at gardening, they’ll never die. Sounds like a decent option, right? But when you dig a little deeper, it becomes […] Continue reading… from Six Reasons You Shouldn’t Use Artificial Plants at Your Office
If you’re a commercial property owner, you’ve got a lot of responsibilities to juggle: utilities, personnel, maintenance schedules—not to mention taking care of your landscape. But something else you probably have on your mind frequently is security. While we might not pride ourselves as security experts at Engledow, we are outdoor lighting experts, and we […] Continue reading… from How to Make Your Business More Secure with Outdoor Lighting
Your outdoor signage is often the first impression people get about you. Whether you’re a business, church, neighborhood association, or other organization, your sign is probably front and center on your property, representing your identity with its color, font, and design. It’s an indispensable part of who you are and the public’s perception of you—so […] Continue reading… from Enhance Your Organization’s Outdoor Signage with Beautiful Landscaping
There are so many beautiful places in and around Indianapolis to enjoy the great outdoors. We have dozens of parks, jogging paths, lakes, bike trails, and outside venues—so many that it might take years to visit them all. But perhaps Indy’s greatest outdoor attraction—and certainly the largest—is Eagle Creek Park. Located just outside I-465 on […] Continue reading… from How B.T. Engledow’s Passion for Plants Helped Create Eagle Creek Park
It seems like cold weather starts creeping in earlier every year here in Indiana, and this year is no exception. With temperatures plummeting quickly, now’s the time to put together a plan for snow and ice removal at your business. If you think snow and ice removal is no big deal, think again. Wintery weather […] Continue reading… from Don’t Slip up When It Comes to Snow and Ice Removal at Your Business
HortTechnology recently released a study about the benefits of office plants and giving employees access to natural/green space. The study produced well-supported conclusions about the healing power of plants, and show a strong correlation between time spent with plants and employee/volunteer health. […] Continue reading… from New Study Points to Major Health Benefits of Indoor Plants and Outdoor Green Spaces for Employees
If you’re the kind of person who loves being outdoors—and has a passion for all things green and growing—a career in landscaping might be a perfect fit. Job opportunities related to landscaping are more diverse than you might think, and can provide a fun and rewarding way to make a living. […] Continue reading… from Looking for a rewarding job with lots of opportunities to grow? Consider a career in landscaping!
It might still feel like winter outside, but landscaping season is almost here. For many businesses, that means it’s time to start thinking about hiring a contractor to handle your landscaping maintenance. Here are a few tips to get you started. […] Continue reading… from Hiring a new landscaping contractor? Here’s what to look for.