great bulbs for a great look

Plant Now – Great Bulbs for a Great Look

Kingsport, TN Fall is the time to plant bulbs if you desire a colorful garden this spring! Springtime can make you envy your neighbor’s landscape, with all those beautiful bulbs in bloom, but you have to know when to plant bulbs if you want a colorful garden this spring.  Planting bulbs is not as easy as just purchasing some bulbs, …

overseeding the secret to beautiful lawn

Overseeding, the Secret to a Beautiful Lawn

Kingsport, TN A beautiful, lush lawn can be the envy of everyone who sees it. As landscape professionals, we know just how to achieve that look many homeowners covet, but many people do not know the secret to a gorgeous lawn. We will let you in on this “not so secret” tip – overseeding. What is overseeding? Overseeding is when …

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How to Create a Rustic Garden

Kingsport, TN Deciding how to design your outdoor space can be challenging for some. After all, there are many different themes and options to choose from. Sometimes you may not be short on ideas, it could be your budget that is getting in the way or maybe you have space that you aren’t sure how to use. If this sounds …

why are there still weeds in my lawn

Why are There Still Weeds in my Lawn?

Kingsport, TN Cooler temperatures have not settled in just yet, so you are probably still battling those pesky weeds in your lawn. Homeowners typically despise weeds in their lawn. Common weeds are crabgrass, dandelions, and clover. These pesky weeds can sprout up anywhere and are sometimes difficult to eliminate. The upcoming winter temperatures may temporarily kill off some of these …

fall lawn care tips

Fall Lawn Care Tips

Kingsport, TN Just because you put the lawn mower away until spring does not mean you should neglect your lawn altogether until the warm weather breaks. Taking care of your lawn during the fall will help it rebuild and have it looking beautiful next spring. When is the best time to feed my lawn? We suggest feeding your lawn twice …

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7 Common Landscaping Mistakes

Kingsport, TN Whether you are hoping to achieve a beautiful landscape as a do-it-yourselfer, or you are hiring a professional, don’t let your investment go to waste by not following these seven common landscaping mistakes. This advice will help you properly calculate your needs for landscaping, incorporate existing aspects of your yard into your design plan, and how to save …

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Landscaping Fabric and why you Shouldn’t Use It

Kingsport, TN If you have perused the gardening aisle of any plant nursery, you have seen the large rolls of landscaping fabric, also known as weed blocker. Most people assume when planting shrubs, flowers, or a garden that landscaping fabric is a must. However, here’s why you should not use it.  It drains the life out of your soil Soil …

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Soften your Landscape with Hardscaping

Kingsport, TN When it comes to its role in landscape design, hardscaping can often be misunderstood. Well-chosen hardscaping additions can actually help soften a landscape by adding curves, whimsy, or creating a sense of motion. What is hardscape? Hardscapes are incorporated into a landscaping design and may include a patio, deck, fence, decor, pavers, retaining walls, and more. The right …

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I Want my Grass to be Green Again

Kingsport, TN Nothing is more beautiful than a lush, green lawn that you can call your own. Homeowners take much pride in pouring their hard work and sweat into maintaining a green lawn. However, it is no surprise that magnificent lawns do not maintain themselves but come with much effort involved, sometimes even daunting at times. With constant changes in …

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What do Landscapers Know About Drought?

Kingsport, TN We are all too familiar with California’s drought problem. For the first time, last year, the Governor of California issued a statewide mandate for residents to reduce their water consumption by 25%, which means, watering the lawn if the first thing to go! According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans use 30-60% of water usage for watering their …