Fall is here. That means it’s time to start thinking about getting your yard ready for autumn and the lead-up to winter. No matter what type of trees you have, trimming them will almost certainly be on your to-do list. But should you wait, or should you do it now? Are the branches about to … Read moreShould You Trim Your Trees Now, or Should You Wait?
Covering your whole lawn in privacy hedges and trees isn’t always a good idea. In fact, having the wrong sort of hedges near your front door can encourage package theft and trespassing rather than keep your home safe. If you want to make your landscaping part of your home’s security, add privacy trees and hedges … Read moreThe 3 Best Places for Privacy Trees and Hedges at Home
In a place as hot as Dallas, Texas, shade trees are as precious as air conditioning. But even so, it is easy to take our leafy guardians for granted until they get sick. When they do get sick, some diseases like the hypoxylon canker spread with the ruthlessness of a medieval plague. Healthy Trees Don’t … Read moreTree Health: Nipping Disease in the Bud
When most of us think about landscaping, we tend to picture the springtime. The ground is freshly thawed, all the plants are coming back into bloom, and it seems like everything is growing. Not only that, but as the old saying goes, April showers bring May flowers, so what better time could there possibly be … Read moreDid You Know Fall is a Great Time To Plant Trees?
You can make your front lawn and backyard look any way you’d like. If you’re a fan of outdoor living spaces, you can create concrete patios or update your current one with an overlay. You can add trees for layers of shade and depth. A seasonal vegetable garden can take the edge off your grocery … Read moreShould You Keep Your Plants in the Ground or in Mobile Planters?
It’s always nice to see colorful birds in your backyard. Cardinals and sparrows are preferable to crows and pigeons. But even the most colorful and pretty birds can cause damage to your backyard. Whether it’s pecking through your tomatoes, roosting on your house’s eaves, or hammering through tree trunks, dealing with the fallout is much … Read moreDon’t Let Woodpeckers Damage Your Trees
When you’re building a personal garden, it’s easy to incorporate plants that help shape the environment so it’s a peaceful oasis. You can add the flowers, ornamental grasses, and fragile plants you want. If they’re the plants you want to see from your patio in the evening, then you can take your time on the … Read moreGet Rid of Pests with the Right Commercial Landscaping Plants
If you are looking to add interest to a sunny spot, consider Mexican Feather Grass(Nassella tenuissima) AKA Argentine needle-grass. A graceful Texas native, this plant is not only drought tolerant; it thrives in very dry soil. The wispy, pale green foliage creates a stunning backdrop for other perennials, like these Midnight Raider Day Lilies. This grass is … Read moreMexican Feather Grass – A Native Must-have For The Sun Garden
Sometimes landscaping isn’t about picking your favorite plants. With the harsh drought conditions in the DFW area, sometimes your yard makes your choices for you. Unless you want to aggressively irrigate your front lawn and constantly be on the lookout for pests, you have to choose your trees and shrubs carefully. Here are the three … Read more3 Evergreens That Are the Right Fit for Your Texas Yard
Are you beginning to notice your landscape is lacking a bit of color? If you’re a lover of natural beauty, you must explore the possibility of getting your own crape myrtle tree! This fantastic tree has many redeeming qualities that will leave you wanting to fill your entire yard with them. Here are three reasons … Read moreCrape Myrtles: The Perfect Focal Point