Durable, Beautiful Concrete Patio Alternatives

Most people are generally familiar with the standard concrete patio, but there are other options to consider when designing a new backyard gathering space. Our industry refers to patios, driveways, walkways, and stairways as “hardscapes” because they require similar creativity and design work to landscaping, but use stone and other “hard” materials.

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Benefits of Professional Landscaping

For many homeowners, professional landscaping can be a dramatic lifestyle enhancement, but did you know it can also provide financial, mental, and environmental rewards?  Our feature in the February issue of Chesterfield Lifestyles Magazine talks about the economic benefits of landscaping, so we’ve expanded on that by discussing the additional benefits of landscaping.

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Landscape Designer Favorites: Winter Edition

Many of our customers are looking for a tree or shrub that looks beautiful in the spring and summer months but also looks great in the winter. We’ve rounded up some of our landscape designers’ favorite trees and shrubs that will make a statement in St. Louis’ winter landscape.

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St. Louis Bird Feeding Guide

Have you ever wondered how you can make your backyard more attractive to birds? Here is a quick look at the feeding habits of four popular St. Louis birds to determine what you can do to make your yard more bird-friendly.

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2017 Landscaping Year in Review

We are excited about all the projects in the works for 2018 and have some exciting things in store to celebrate our 65th year in business. Here’s a look back at some of the projects we were able to photograph in their glory in 2017.

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3 Tips for Removing your Christmas Tree

People all over the country are seeing more needles on the floor than ever this year, this is because of the drought that has affected Christmas tree farms everywhere. If you have had it with the mess and are ready to say goodbye to your Christmas Tree, here are a few helpful tips that will make the process easy and hopefully less messy.

 

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4 DON’TS of Applying Ice Melt

While winter actually has come according to the calendar, the current drought conditions and higher than usual temps may have you wondering if it will ever look or feel like winter. Well, we can assure you some snow will eventually come (maybe even Sunday) and at some point, it will produce ice. It’s best to get ourselves prepared for the worst while we still have time.

 

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Winter Drought is Here! Are Your Plants in Danger? 

Did you know that St. Louis is experiencing a fairly serious cool-weather drought? Many people assume that plants do not need as much water in the winter months, but for most plants, especially those planted in the past year, it is very important to maintain adequate moisture in the winter months.

 

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Holiday Gift Guide for Hosts and Kids

Are you traveling from home-to-home for parties and family gatherings this holiday season and prefer not to show up empty-handed? Look no further. We have quite a few great gifts to bring to the host priced under $15. If it is the kiddos you are surprising this year, give them a one-of-a-kind gift that has nothing to do with technology for a change. We have gathered a few sure-to-be-adored gifts for kids so you can get all your shopping done in one place.

 

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Holiday Gift Guide for the DIYer and Foodie

It’s not easy coming up with thoughtful, unique gift ideas year-after-year so we’ve rounded up a few perfect things to gift the DIYer or the foodie in your life this holiday season. From cookbooks to shovels and olive oil to rain gauges, we’ve got something unique for everyone on your list.

 

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