Do You Need Full-Service Landscaping?

Before you contact a landscaper in Rock Hill, SC to make your yard look great, you first need to decide what type of service is best for your property. There are two different types of landscaping services offered by most landscapers: full-service and simple...

4 Questions to Ask a Landscaper

Hiring a landscaper seems like an easy enough task. After all, they're dealing with living things—grass, plants, trees, shrubs—that are constantly growing and changing. But it's important to know exactly what to expect from the people you'll trust to keep your yard...

Easy Ways to Protect Your Plants From Frost

We're entering that time of year when the seasons are starting to change. Although it's exciting to see the first hints of spring, it can also be confusing! Just like people, plants can have a hard time deciding what to do with weather that's cold one day and warm the...

When Should You Hire a Full-Service Landscaper?

Every landscaping job is just a little bit different. Some homeowners need help in maintaining their yards, flower beds, shrubs, and trees. Others are looking for a completely new look for their outdoor areas or need to correct drainage problems or other issues. But...

3 Ways to Prepare Your Landscaping for Winter

Tomorrow, December 21, is the first official day of winter. Although our area has been experiencing cold weather for a few weeks now, the change of seasons means we'll probably be in for harsher conditions. Along with lower temperatures comes the threat of cold winds,...

Add Winter Color to Your Landscape With These Perennials

There are lots of reasons people look forward to the fall and winter months. Football games, cooler weather, and the holidays are just a few. But most folks don't look forward to the appearance of their yards during this time. When you think of cool-weather...

Rain Gardens: Perfect for All Types of Weather

If you've ever tried your hand at gardening, you know that it's a constant struggle to get the level of moisture just right. Regardless of what types of flowers you're trying to grow, it seems like our weather is either too dry or too wet to have consistent success....

3 Tips for Growing Hostas in the Carolinas

Hostas are a common feature in many home gardens. You've probably also seen them in landscaping around town. So what makes these plants so popular? For one, they're perennials. That means they'll come back year after year. They also have foliage that is attractive and...

Using Native Plants to Enhance Your Landscape

For many homeowners and gardeners, a trip to the plant nursery is an enjoyable way to spend the day. It's always exciting to see what types of plants you can find, especially if you see something new and different. However, some nurseries sell plants that aren't...

Exploring Your Yard’s Microclimates

Have you ever heard of microclimates? This is a fancy word to describe the different conditions that exist within your yard. A few examples are hot spots, shady spots, and damp spots. (You probably already know where these areas are in your yard.) If you've visited...