6 Plants to Beautify Your Winter Garden

Winter doesn’t mean that you’ve to look at only grey twigs, branches and trees in your landscape. There are several options to create a vibrant and colourful yard even during the long cold winter months. If you’re looking for ways to introduce beautiful colours to your winter landscape, here are six plants that you can add to your garden. 1. Jelena Witch Hazel (Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Jelena’) It’s a small deciduous tree best known for its distinctive flowers that bloom from Read more [...]

4 Tips to Prepare Your Landscape to Withstand Winter Snow

  As the temperature dips towards freezing, you must prepare your outdoors to bed properly during the winter months. It’s important to protect your landscape from the extreme weather so that when spring arrives, your garden is ready to bloom. There are several tasks to do to get your garden winter snow-ready and stay in good shape for spring. You need to start working between fall and winter to tackle your landscape, annual beds, containers, vegetable garden, tools and machinery. In Read more [...]

Why You Should Hire a Professional Landscape Designer

Landscaping isn’t something you should have to handle all by yourself. It’s an activity that’s best left to professionals. Here are a few reasons why you should hire a professional landscape designer to revamp your garden and lawn. New ideas Landscape designers tend to have many ideas on the best way to design a garden or lawn. This is in part due to their training. They can spin any idea into a newer and more improved version using their industry expertise and personal experience. Read more [...]

How to Winterize Your Garden in the Fall

Winterizing a garden can differ from home to home. This is why it’s a good idea to examine your entire garden and customize the winterizing accordingly. It may depend on several factors such as the location, how old your garden is, etc. Well-established and healthy plants might not need as much protection and attention as newly planted ones. The general rule is, prevention is the best medicine when preparing your garden for the winter months. Bring the tropical plants indoors If you have Read more [...]

Dos and Don’ts of Lawn Care

Everyone admires a perfectly manicured lawn. It enhances a house’s curb appeal and keeps the environment fresh. To achieve a lush, healthy lawn, you need to take care of it. However, many landscapers lack proper information on lawn care and thus fail to maintain a healthy landscape. Today’s blog post throws light on the dos and don'ts of lawn care to help new landscapers keep the lawns in their best shape. Dos Feed and Fertilize Like any living being, your lawn also needs food Read more [...]

5 Plants with Spectacular Fall Colours for Your Garden

Fall marks the transition from warm summer to cold winter. It’s the time when various plants and trees display beautiful autumn colours such as scarlet, orange, brown, green and rustic red. These plants bloom throughout the season and add various hues of autumn foliage to landscapes. If you love the colours of autumn, then you can inject some of them in your landscape by adding these 5 plants to your garden. 1) Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia) Oakleaf Hydrangea is a flowering Read more [...]

How to Measure and Adjust Your Soil’s pH Level

A major factor in determining whether a plant will thrive in your garden soil or not is your soil’s pH level. Each plant requires a different soil pH level to sustain and flourish. In the absence of compatible soil acidity or alkalinity, the plants fail to draw proper nutrients and eventually die. The pH level of garden soil generally ranges from 5.5 to 8.0. If the number frequently varies, then you’ll need to adjust the pH level to make it more suitable for the plants to survive. Therefore, Read more [...]

5 Lawn Care Tips to Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal

If you’re planning to sell your home, then an important consideration is curb appeal. It maximizes the overall look of your property and helps attract potential buyers. How a home looks from the outside street enhances its ability to be sold. The secret to a home’s enhanced curb appeal is a beautiful and well-maintained lawn. The outdoor landscape plays a vital role in making the property more attractive and eye-catching. If you have a potential buyer visiting your property in a few Read more [...]

How to Identify and Remove Common Lawn Weeds: Part-II

In our previous blog post, we discussed how to identify and remove some common lawn weeds. In today’s post, we’ll continue the discussion by explaining how to identify and remove 4 more weeds that are commonly found in lawns. Oxalis Oxalis is also known as ‘wood sorrels’ due to its acidic taste like sorrel (Rumex acetosa). It has characteristic cup-shaped yellow flowers and clover-shaped light green leaves. It is a perennial weed that grows mostly in dry and open spots. It spreads rapidly Read more [...]

How to Identify and Remove Common Lawn Weeds: Part-I

Weeds are the last thing anyone wants in their lawns. They are difficult to handle and hard to remove entirely. They are so invasive that sometimes, it becomes hard to differentiate between shrubs and weeds. Many gardeners fail to identify common lawn weeds and keep on nurturing them like a shrub. To deal with this problem, here’s a guide to identify and remove common lawn weeds. Crabgrass Crabgrass is an annual weed that is 18” tall and 20” wide. It spreads in the form of a tight, Read more [...]