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Don’t put a Band-aid over landscape problems

Your landscape and yard deserve your full attention now that the best season to enjoy it is here. If you notice wet areas of your yard, now is the time to address them. Shifts and sunken spots in your retaining wall won’t “fix themselves.” Proper grading and leveling ground away

By | July 20th, 2018|Categories: Landscape|0 Comments

How a contractor installs a retaining wall

Many homeowners understand the importance of having a proper retaining wall done right. And for some, it could be a manageable DIY home project. But there are many reasons behind why homeowners hire an experience landscape contractor to complete the job. When you do a retaining wall by yourself How

By | June 28th, 2018|Categories: Landscape, Technique|0 Comments

First look at the spring yard: can your tax refund fix it?

Once the snow has melted, the first look at a spring yard can be depressing. The yard looks trampled. Debris, dirt and rock are piled up and blown around where they shouldn’t be. There are no green plants. Not much color from any bark. But what kind of potential do

By | April 19th, 2018|Categories: Landscape, Lawn Care|0 Comments

How to hire the right landscaping company

Hiring a contractor to come to your home and take care of your landscaping is a lesson in asking the right questions. After noticing the little details like the level of investment in a company name, logo and materials, as well as previous project experience, you’ll get a picture of

By | March 14th, 2018|Categories: Landscape|0 Comments

What’s ahead for 2018: the top landscaping trends and materials

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) just released it annual trend list for 2018, including some of their top ideas for what will be hot in the upcoming year. The NALP article explains a total of five trends, but here are the three that make the most sense for

By | February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Landscape|0 Comments

Searching for a new snow removal contractor?

West Michigan’s largest snowfall so far in 2017 has come and already melted away. How did your current snow removal contractor do for you? Did the snowplow come by in a timely manner? Was the billing service an easy process? If you have been less-than-thrilled with your current snow removal

By | January 4th, 2018|Categories: Lawn Care, Snow Removal|0 Comments

The best time to plan your spring project is: NOW

As the leaves start to turn and the temperatures cool down, fall is the best season to evaluate your future plans for your yard. If you have a project that you’ve been wanting to check off your list (but keep putting off), you’ll regret delaying it once the warmer weather

By | October 20th, 2017|Categories: Landscape|0 Comments

5 questions to ask your commercial snow removal contractor

If you own a business in the Ada/Cascade or airport area, this early fall cooldown probably has you a bit worried about what the Michigan winter will bring. Are we due for a hard winter? Early snowfall means that you should be preparing now for a contract with a snow

By | October 6th, 2017|Categories: Snow Removal|0 Comments

Looking ahead to fall landscaping projects

Now that your family has thoroughly enjoyed the yard for the summer, you have a chance to get a head start on a fall landscape project. It’s a great time of year, since the ground is easy to work with and the temperatures are still ideal. Many landscape companies will

By | September 1st, 2017|Categories: Landscape|0 Comments

The top 10 things you can do to keep your yard looking its best

For some homeowners, taking care of the lawn might be a low-priority task. Sure, you know you should mow the grass once a week on the low end, but all the little extra jobs around the yard add up to a decent amount of time. So those undesirable tasks might

By | June 1st, 2017|Categories: Lawn Care|0 Comments
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