Why You Should Add Fresh Mulch to Your Landscape & Garden Beds

Why You Should Add Fresh Mulch to Your Landscape & Garden Beds

WHAT IS MULCH? Mulch is any material that covers the ground’s surface to form a protective layer. It’s designed to mimic what happens typically in nature when plant debris and fallen leaves blanket the soil. When you add mulch to your landscape and garden, it creates healthier soil by conserving moisture, reducing erosion, stabilizing temperatures,…

Plant Hardiness Zones & How to Choose The Best Plants for Your Zone

Plant Hardiness Zones & How to Choose The Best Plants for Your Zone

Even for the most veteran gardeners, landscaping and gardening can feel like a rollercoaster ride. One minute, your yard is beautiful and lush, full of thriving greenery, and the next, leaves are falling early, and things just aren’t blooming the way they’re supposed to. Plants, trees, and shrubs can be temperamental, high-maintenance, and fussy at…

How to Landscape with Rocks & Natural Stones

How to Landscape with Rocks & Natural Stones

Rocks and natural stones can do so much to enhance the look of your landscape and solve many everyday landscaping needs. Unlike some trees/shrubs/plants, they look the same year-round, help with stabilization and retainment, and are nature’s sculptures. We’ve put together some information about some of the many different types of rock and stones out…

Hardscaping vs. Softscaping: What You Should Know

Hardscaping vs. Softscaping: What You Should Know

Do you stroll through your neighborhood eyeing the beautiful landscaping of your neighbors, wishing you could turn your yard into something more than a patch of grass? Landscape planning and design can feel like one of the most daunting parts of homeownership, whether you are a first-time homeowner or have owned a home for years….

5 Things Every Mound, MN Homeowner Should Know Before Building A Retaining Wall

5 Things Every Mound, MN Homeowner Should Know Before Building A Retaining Wall

5 Things Every Homeowner Should Know Before Building A Retaining Wall Retaining walls are a great way to add value and increase the curb appeal of your home. They can help you create more usable land if you have a sloped property and they can also be used to prevent erosion of soil or water…

Drought Tolerant Landscaping Or Xeriscaping

Drought Tolerant Landscaping Or Xeriscaping

A Beautiful Looking Landscaped Property Without Wasting Water!We specialize in drought resistant and drought tolerant landscaping. Drought tolerant landscaping, drought resistant landscaping or Xeriscaping as it’s also known, is a quickly emerging landscaping trend, especially throughout the Mound, MN area. Unless you’re property is on a well you are most likely hooked up to city water…