Looking for Groundcover Alternatives to Grass? Here Are Some Ideas.

Looking for Groundcover Alternatives to Grass? Here Are Some Ideas.

There are plenty of groundcover alternatives to grass that can add unique colors and textures to your yard, which isn’t possible with even the most well-manicured turf. In the following article, you’ll find some of our favorite groundcovers and brief explanations about why you might consider using them on your property. Continue reading

The 5 most common landscaping mistakes—and how to avoid them.

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Whether you’re a first-year landscaper or you’ve been doing it for decades, discovering new ways to keep your landscape efficient, sustainable, and beautiful is much of the fun. But part of that means knowing how to recognize and avoid common mistakes. Here are five of the most frequent landscaping mistakes we see. Continue reading

Outdoor watering 101: tips for keeping your landscape healthy all year long.

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Watering your plants the right way is one of the best things you can do to keep your landscape lush and healthy—but it’s a little more complicated than turning on the sprinkler every few days. Weather, plant types, soil conditions, the time of year, and other factors can influence how and when you should be watering. Continue reading

Rain barrels are an eco-friendly way to lower your water bill—and they’re simple to make.

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If you’re looking for a fun and easy project this spring, you might consider making a few rain barrels. These large containers collect water from your downspouts, which you can use for lots of different purposes like watering your lawn, giving your flowers and shrubs a drink, scrubbing your deck, or washing your car. Continue reading

Compost helps your plants thrive. Here’s how to make your own.

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Creating a compost pile is a simple, rewarding activity that can lead to more beautiful flowers, bigger vegetables, and a greener lawn—but you have to do it the right way for the best results. Fortunately, composting is inexpensive and doesn’t take too much time, so we wanted to give you a few tips on how to get started. Continue reading

Eco-friendly gardens: 7 ways you can help protect the environment with self-sustaining gardening habits.

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If you’re looking for a fun outdoor project this spring, planting and taking care of an eco-friendly garden is a great choice. It’s a fulfilling activity that helps you enjoy nature while staying mindful about your environmental impact, and it’s an ideal way to add beauty to your property. Continue reading

Looking for a rewarding job with lots of opportunities to grow? Consider a career in landscaping!

Looking for a rewarding job with lots of opportunities to grow? Consider a career in landscaping!

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

How to protect your landscape from winter weather.

Brick house and landscape covered in snow

Here in Indiana, winter is a bit of mystery. We can get hit with ice and snow pretty much any time between November all the way into April, and predicting when it’s coming is difficult to say the least. That means you’ve got to be prepared—because if you’re not, ice, snow, and wind can do major damage to your landscape. Here’s what can you do to make sure your landscape is protected. Continue reading