Category: Landscaping

The Best Types of Stone for Landscaping

Closeup of a traditional landscape in a residential neighborhood

When you get landscaping work done in your yard, you only want the hardiest and most beautiful stones added. There are many kinds of stone out there, but only certain kinds are going to add the right aesthetic to your landscape. Your landscape designer should work with you to help you choose the best stones […]

Landscaping Techniques to Reduce Weeds

Young woman tending to her backyard flowerbed in autumn

Weeds are every gardener’s worst nightmare. They grow and spread quickly, taking over your yard or garden and stealing precious nutrients from your plants. If you are trying to find a way to prevent these pests from gaining the upper hand and calling your yard or garden home, follow these techniques to reduce weeds: 1. […]

How to Maintain your Home’s Landscaping

Native plants add a natural look and feel to landscaping

A beautiful yard is a great place to spend your time, and it can also add significant curb appeal to your home. Of course, even a well-landscaped yard can begin to look dismal if it isn’t properly maintained. Fortunately, there are some relatively simple steps you can take to keep your yard looking great all year-round. Here […]

Prepping the Yard/Garden for Spring Planting

Closeup of a traditional landscape in a residential neighborhood

The coolest months of the year here in Texas are behind us, which means it’s time to start thinking about springtime. If you’d like to plant a garden this year, believe it or not, it’s past time to start getting things prepped. If you’re a little behind, don’t worry; there’s still time to get your […]

How to Start a Vegetable Garden

Backyard landscaping next to a patio with a wooden bench

Every year, more and more people start growing their own vegetables. It’s estimated that 35 percent of households consume foods that they grow at home or in a community garden, which is an increase of over 200 percent since 2008. Although gardening is becoming more mainstream, it is still a daunting task for those who’ve never […]

10 Tips for How to Make your Landscaping Drought Tolerant

Multi-tiered landscaping featuring a variety of summer plants

When you live in a place such as Texas that often goes through droughts, it’s important that your landscaping is able to withstand periods with little water. Fortunately, there are many ways to keep your landscape beautiful throughout the hot summers and rain-free winter months. Here are 10 tips for how to make your landscaping drought-tolerant: 1. […]