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June 29, 2019

Q: I noticed aphids on my roses - can you guys come and spray them?

A: We do not spray plants but we recommend using Garden Safe insecticidal soap which can be purchased at most of the local nurseries and hardware stores for around $7.

If you have any other comments, con...

June 28, 2019

Veronica liwanesis (Turkish Speedwell) - Zone 4-8

Petite, cobalt-blue flowers cover the small green foliage during the summer to create this breathtaking ground cover. A fast grower that can spread 12" wide and 1-2 inches tall.

When spaced properly, Turkish Speedwell can...

June 25, 2019

Today, we take a look at a property that had a gravel walkway lined with bricks and wild vegetation for the front yard. Our clients wanted something lush but low maintenance with a clear cut flagstone pathway from the gate to the front door.

We started by removing the g...

June 22, 2019

Q: I was looking at my aspen trees and noticed large webbing on a few branches. What is that and what do I do?

A: Tent caterpillars are terrible pests that can quickly eat the leaves of any tree they appear on. There is usually between 150-400 eggs in the egg-sac; those...

June 21, 2019

Hypericum frondosum 'Sunburst' - Zone 4-8

Blue-green foliage gives a beautiful backdrop for the vibrant yellow flowers of this compact shrub. Looks best when planted in rows to create an informal hedge or as a companion plant to blue mist spireas.

Plant in partial to ful...

June 19, 2019

We are successful because of our hard-working team, our dedication to high-quality customer service, and our wonderful clients who share our passion with the community.

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June 18, 2019

Our clients had two simple requests: vines growing above the wall for privacy and flagstone steps to connect the front yard and the backyard.

We designed a low maintenance, yet colorful and lush xeric yard for the client to enjoy. A dry river bed was placed to ensure al...

June 15, 2019

Q: I want landscape lighting in my backyard but I don’t know where to start. Do you design and install landscape lighting?

A: We sure do! The type of landscape lights will depend on what you are looking to accomplish.

A spot/flood light can give water features, trees and...

June 14, 2019

Perovskia atriplicfolia - Zone 4-9

Also known as Russian Sage, clusters of wispy lavender-blue flowers cover tall, white stems to create a unique shrub that will add a distinct beauty to any yard.

Plant in full sun and water regularly for best growth. A moderate grower t...

June 11, 2019

Our client wanted the same relaxing, welcoming yard as the front but with more plants. We started off with removing the old the flagstone patio and saved some pieces for the pathway.

We planted thyme just like the front and kept the plants and design quite similar (yarr...

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