Your Fall Landscaping To-Do List

After the snow melts in 2018, your lawn has the potential to be the most beautiful on the block. Don’t believe me? Here’s a list of 10 things you should do (and why) before the end of November. And I promise, you could do these all in one weekend,…

A Study in Color: Orange in the Garden

While the color orange is often associated with autumn and Halloween, it can also be a great addition to your spring and summer landscaping.

Orange is cheerful and bold. You can bring out the best in orange by blending it with its color wheel complement: blue. By using colors like blue…

A Study in Color: Pink in the Garden

Pink is definitely a girly color…but it can also be wild!

The shades of pink range from the slightest hint of blush to a vibrant, strong magenta! If you’ve chosen a delicate shade of pink, plant it next to white. White will spotlight it – even if it is a…

What is Garden Coaching?

You may have looked at one of our services and thought, “what the heck is garden coaching?”

With Omaha being one of the top regions Googling lawn care tips, we thought we’d tell you a little bit more about this special offering.

Chances are, you or a friend or family member…

A Study on Color: Purple in the Garden

“The bougainvillea hung about it, purple and magenta, in livid balloons.” – Anita Desai, Games at Twilight

Some studies have shown that 75 percent of children prefer purple over other colors. Shopping demographics have proven that customers prefer purple colors products. And purple lights are believed to enhance mood and…

A Study on Color: Yellow in the Garden

Here’s a fun fact: yellow is the brightest color that the human eye can see. While it is normally thought of as an intense, overpowering color, using paler shades links other, brighter colors effectively. For example, pale creamy yellow calms bright pinks and purples. Or use an all-yellow palate -…

A Study on Color: Red in the Garden

Red is the single most passionate color. It is sometimes associated with anger, but is also associated with love and courage. Infusing it into your garden is easy – as it is one of the most common natural colors.

The most effective framing color for a red-flowered standout is its…

A Study on Color: Blue in the Garden

In the last couple of weeks, I took a trip to New England for the 2017 APLD International Design Conference. While there, we toured a garden in Newport, Rhode Island called The Blue Garden.

This garden and its “rooms” were once part of Newport’s social scene, however, at some point…

Annuals vs. Perennials

Annuals are plants or flowers that complete a life cycle in one season. They grow quickly and bloom profusely – you could have a full flower bed or container in a matter of two weeks. Not to mention the beautiful array of colors. Pinks, purples, reds, blues, and oranges!…

Popular Fence Styles and Practicality

Fences can be used to create borders, both physical and abstract. They are defining boundaries between public and private, and occasionally create strange in-between spaces. Sometimes fences make good neighbors but often, there is collateral damage. They go beyond delineating space to creating barriers. These barriers affect how we…