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3 Qualities to Look for in a Landscape Company

Hard to believe but it’s not always “about the price.” For some, it’s more about getting good value for the money. Part of that value is feeling confident in your choice. Here are a few qualities to consider to increase your chances of a successful relationship.

Tabletop Succulent Garden Tutorial

Learn how to create tabletop succulent garden pots with this easy DIY tutorial.

How to Force Branches to Bloom Indoors

Here's a general guide on how to force branches to flower or bloom indoors.

Ready to Go for a Walk?

Freeze-thaw-freeze-thaw. Warm days and cold nights can make walkways, sidewalks, and driveways an icy mess. Here are our pro tips for keeping your pavement safe.

"Table Talk" Christmas Tree

The holidays are here! This easy DIY project is guaranteed to put everyone in the Christmas spirit.

Nine Flower Bulbs For Minnesota Gardens

Here are nine, gorgeous spring perennials that you can plant every weekend until Halloween.

Pumpkin Planters by Bailey

We love the change of the seasons! Here's a super easy and fun project for the whole family.

Winter Has Probably Trashed Your Yard

No matter how carefully we put our gardens and landscapes to bed for the winter - winter always manages to win out. Here's what you can do to fix snow mold and bring your yard back to life in the spring.

Elevate your Garden: A Guide to Vertical Gardening

Discover the art of vertical gardening – a space-saving solution to bring lush greenery into any environment. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a novice, learn how to transform walls and fences into vibrant oases of growth and beauty.

How To Overseed Your Lawn

A step-by-step guide to regrowing your patchy lawn and restoring dead brown spots in your yard.

Sparkling Luminaria

Have you ever wondered how to make sparkling candle-lanterns out of ice? Here's a fun and easy way to add a festive touch to your yard.

Treat Apple Scab in the Early Spring

Did your crabapple tree turn brown and drop its leaves suddenly mid-summer last year? If so, apple scab was likely the cause.

How to Create Christmas Porch Pots

Evergreen winter porch pots are a quick, easy, and festive winter decoration that will last from Black Friday to New Year's Day – and beyond.

Fertilize Your Lawn in the Fall

Fertilizing can be done at any time of the year, but experts agree that the best time for this chore is in the fall.

Let's Talk About Outdoor Lighting

Examples of the different types of outdoor lighting: path lights, uplights, downlights, and wash lights.

Get Your Yard Ready for Fall: A Complete Cleanup Guide

Get your yard ready for winter with a thorough fall cleanup.

Landscape Care During a Drought

While you might be tempted to give your lawn, plants, and trees extra water and fertilizer during a drought, these practices can actually do more harm than good. Instead, keep these tips in mind.

Composting Basics

Composting converts organic waste into nutrient-dense soil. This process offers several benefits for gardens and results in vibrant and abundant plant life.

Design-Build Process Illustrated: Classic Backyard & Swimming Pool

Not sure what it takes to make a basic backyard beautiful? Follow along, step-by-step, through the process of creating this award-winning landscape design in Shoreview, MN.

Decorating With Gourds

It’s easy to decorate for fall when you use pumpkins and gourds... and it’s budget-friendly too! Here are a few decorating tips from our pros on the landscape care team.

Top 3 Maintenance Tips for Swimming Pool Owners

If a pool is on your must-have list, consider the three most important must-dos in maintenance.

Patio Perfection

The patio is one of the most important features of your outdoor living area. It’s important to plan carefully, choose the right materials, and above all, build a compact and secure base before installing pavers, stone, or concrete.

Step-By-Step Guide to Planting a Tree in Your Yard

Trees are a big investment in money, space, and time, so we’ve created this guide to help you find and plant the perfect tree for your yard.

Rain Garden Facts

Water pollution threatens the delicate ecological balance of our waterways. High levels of chemicals, nutrients, and sediment harm vegetation, kill wildlife, foul drinking water, and destroy pristine recreational areas.