Time is running out: Plant spring-flowering bulbs now
While the cool fall weather may make springtime feel far away, now is the time to plant bulbs that will produce beautiful blooms for your clients in early spring.
October 13, 2021
Fall lawn care: Tips to follow, mistakes to avoid
Green industry experts recommend taking advantage of the fall season with these lawn care maintenance practices. Details here on Total Landscape Care.
October 2, 2020
Planting trees in the fall: Take advantage of the cooler weather for tree planting
Although your clients might think of spring as the time for all planting, the fall is actually an excellent time of the year to install trees because of the weather conditions.
October 1, 2021
What you should know about hebe plants: Planting, pruning, and maintenance
While your clients probably love the colors and scents that flowering shrubs provide to borders, they don't want fragile plants that take up their time. The hebe is a great consideration.
September 30, 2021
Get in the spirit with these fall landscaping ideas for your clients
With the autumn season officially here, your clients might be looking for some ideas and inspiration for fall landscaping.
September 27, 2021
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Rock on: Incorporating large rocks and boulders in landscape design
Over the years, there has been a continued trend toward more naturalistic landscaping with the use of large rocks and boulders. Here are some ways in which they can be incorporated into the design.
September 24, 2021
Addressing standing water in landscape beds
Excess rainfall or drainage issues can lead to standing water in your client’s landscape beds. Unfortunately, this can cause a number of problems including water-logged plants, disease conditions, and even creating a breeding ground for mosquitoes.
August 31, 2021
Choosing fast-growing trees for privacy
Although many of your clients might be looking for privacy, not everyone is keen on fences. In these cases, clients may appreciate fast-growing trees so they don't have to wait many years to enjoy some seclusion.
August 13, 2021
4 reasons native plants should be part of your landscape design
Native plants may feel a lot like a buzzword right now, but they are truly important when it comes to sustainable landscaping.
August 10, 2021
What is the best material for playground surfaces?
Playgrounds are a place of childhood memories and fun. But when it comes to choosing the best material for playground surfaces, you want to be sure to direct your clients to the right choices so they can enjoy the experience the fullest.
August 4, 2021
Mulch vs. decorative rock vs. soil: What is the best choice for your clients?
Once you install your client’s plants in the ground and brighten up their landscape, you might be debating between the best material to go on top. Is it mulch, rocks, or a simple topdressing of soil?
July 27, 2021
How to: Landscaping around a hot tub
Whether your clients have an existing hot tub or they’re going to be adding one, there are some important landscape design elements to keep in mind so that they can get the most out of that space.
July 13, 2021
Poisonous to pets: Keep these plant choices out of your pet-owning clients’ yards
Your clients love their pets. But what if there was a threat lurking in their own backyards? Plants that are poisonous to pets need to be avoided when installing a new landscape.
July 6, 2021
Linear pool designs are here to stay
There was a time when freeform, curvy pools were all the rage. But today, clients want clean lines and a contemporary look.
July 1, 2021
Selecting deer-resistant plants for your customer’s landscape
If your client is struggling with deer problems, consider adding some of these deer-resistant plants to their landscape.
June 24, 2021
What it takes to create a showstopper backyard pool
Swimming pools bring out the entertaining bug in pool owners once summertime hits. Meeting the design expectations for your pool customers can be tough work.
June 19, 2018
Pool lighting for functionality and appeal
Because customers want to get as much use out of their swimming pools as possible, the lighting around the pool is actually more of a necessity than a luxury.
June 14, 2021
Adding ornamental grasses to the landscape
Ornamental grasses have become a popular commodity for customers over the past few years, as they can fit well in almost any type of landscape.
June 9, 2021
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5 Signs You’re Ready for Vehicle Tracking
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