1. How to Brighten up Your Winter Landscape

    The first snow always gives any scene a refreshing and beautiful look, the white of the snow against a bright blue sky. But then the snow turns brown and gray, the clouds come in and the scene turns f…Read More

  2. Prepare Your Hardscape For Winter

    The winter can be a severe couple of months on your landscaping, harming trees and shrubs, cracking walkways, and drying out decks. That’s why it’s essential that everything is properly maintained…Read More

  3. How to Protect Young Trees During Winter

    In a previous post, we discussed planting trees and shrubs in the fall, picking the right one, where to plant it, and how to nourish it. After putting effort and money into your landscaping design, yo…Read More

  4. Winterizing Your Outdoor Water Feature

    A water feature adds a serene and calming effect and look to any backyard. The sound of the water trickling, the rich look that it adds to your home, and the opportunity to cool your toes off during t…Read More

  5. 10 Invasive Shrubs You Should Never Plant

    Whether you are deciding on the landscaping for your new home or you’ve decided to update your home’s current landscaping, you should make note of these 10 invasive species of plants to never plan…Read More

  6. Flower Garden Ideas

    Everyone loves flowers, from the bees and butterflies to children and the elderly. They relax, impress, and inspire us with their beauty and the many shapes they take.Independence is climate zone 6b, …Read More

  7. Curious About Xeriscaping?

    It’s about this time of year that we start fielding questions about how people can transform their lawns and gardens to better withstand the heat of the brutal Independence, Kansas summers and how t…Read More

  8. Thoughts on Landscaping & Hardscaping

    If you’ve ever seen a home, commercial building, or educational institution that has just a lawn in front of it and no flowers, trees, or bushes, you probably thought something looked a bit off. Eve…Read More