November landscape and Garden Tips

Posted by Jessica Downs on 11/1/19 9:00 AM

Best November Landscape Tips for Texas

November is here, and that means we get to spend more time outside with family and friends and enjoy the weather right in our own backyard! Not only can you smell fall in the air, but you can also smell more cookouts and fire pits being turned on all over the neighborhood!

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Tackle Your Landscaping Issues [Blocking Noise and Unsightly Areas]

Posted by Jessica Downs on 10/18/19 3:25 PM

Take Back Control of Your Surroundings

The best part about owning a house is that it’s yours, and you can make changes, add new things, and re-invent it to be your perfect home. In part 1 of “Tackle Your Landscaping Issues,” we focused on trees and plant suggestions for adding privacy and creating landscape designs for your new home. This time we are focusing more on blocking out noise and unsightly views in your front and back yards. While this can be a new homeowner issue, it also applies to older homeowners!

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5 Evergreen Trees for Front Yard Privacy

Posted by Jessica Downs on 10/17/19 3:54 PM

Benefits of Planting Evergreen Trees in Your Front Yard

  • Add instant curb appeal to your home and neighborhood.
  • Blocks viewpoints from neighbors or street traffic and unwanted views.
  • Increase the value of your home tremendously.
  • Creates a natural sound barrier – ideal for properties near busy streets.
  • Enhances the architectural design of your landscape.
  • Adds shade to your yard and can help cool down your home during the summer.

You can sense it when it feels like you’re on display in your personal outdoor space. It’s a feeling that can make it a little harder to relax and enjoy your front yard. With the right evergreens, you can create a personal fortress that feels peaceful, and most of all, private.

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October Landscape and Garden Tips

Posted by Jessica Downs on 10/4/19 9:00 AM

 

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Five Trees for Fall Colors in Texas

Posted by Jessica Downs on 9/20/19 9:32 AM

Design a Festive Landscape

The fall season is coming up quick in Texas. With local schools being back in session for a few weeks now, and football season already starting, it feels like fall already!  The change in the weather is also helping us feel the season change. It's getting colder and more beautiful outside, and now we can enjoy it again. Soon enough, our landscapes will be changing and transitioning into fall and showing off some spectacular fall colors along the process.

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Invest in Upgrading Your Texas Yard

Posted by Stephen Small on 9/17/19 10:30 AM

The Investment of a New Landscape

Plan for beauty and function in your yard

When considering investing in your landscape, you have a few questions to ask yourself before you get started.

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Top 5 Texas Trees that add Instant Value to your Home!

Posted by Steve Hall on 8/2/19 10:00 AM

There's no question that trees and a well-kept landscape can positively affect the value of your property. In over 10 years of installing trees, I have received dozens of ‘thank you’s from clients who were able to get at least 10-20% more for their home due to the installation of a premium landscape project. Whether it's a large legacy tree to shade the yard, a dense hedge along the property line for privacy, or tropical landscape to dress the pool, your landscape is the first and last line of defense against potential home buyers. 

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Get Outside with these 5 Late Spring Yard Projects

Posted by Jessica Downs on 5/17/19 10:00 AM

Homeowners know that owning a home means that there is always something to do! Sometimes those projects are not fun, like replacing gutters or upgrading the washer and dryer, and sometimes they are, like upgrading your television sound system.

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Best April Landscape Tips to Keep your Yard Healthy this Month

Posted by Jessica Downs on 3/29/19 8:00 AM

Not sure what to do for your landscape in April or where to get started?

The April landscaping chores are a lot like what you were (hopefully) doing last month, except you may have noticed more growth in your yard, good (flowers) and bad (weeds)!

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Spring Landscape and Garden Tips

Posted by Jessica Downs on 3/15/19 8:00 AM

We are only days away from entering the spring season (it officially starts March 20th). We have had rain consistently over the last few months and might still have more coming in the next few weeks. With all that previous rain and the sunny days coming out now, you might see that some parts of your landscape, if not all, are already starting to grow again.

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Topics: landscape tips, Spring