Entries by American Landscape

Protect Your Trees & Shrubs From Winter Damage

Protect your trees and shrubs against winter damage! You’ve invested in your trees and shrubs and with a little effort now, you can make sure they survive our harsh Wisconsin winters. It is important to guard against both creatures as well as the elements. Deer – Deer have already started rubbing against trees, which means […]

Hardscape vs. Landscape: Combining the Two for Outstanding Outdoor Results

Imagine a backyard that combines hardscape and landscape elements, creating a harmonious and visually stunning outdoor space. The gentle sound of water trickling from a stone fountain, the vibrant colors of blooming flowers framing a perfectly laid patio, and the soft greenery of a well-manicured lawn blending effortlessly with a winding pathway – the epitome […]

How to Divide and Transplant Perennials in Southeast Wisconsin

In southeast Wisconsin, there are many perennial plants that can (and should!) be divided and transplanted in the fall. Dividing perennials not only helps rejuvenate old plants and control their size but also provides new plants for other areas of your garden. Fall division allows these plants to establish their root systems during the cooler […]

Tending the St. Dominic Prayer Gardens

We were honored to be recognized by the WCLA for the landscape maintenance work we do to properly tend the prayer gardens at St. Dominic Parish in Brookfield, Wisconsin. The Prayer Garden is an integral part of the church’s traditions and is a highly prized space frequented by the parishioners. Created in 2005, the church […]

Drought-Tolerant Plants: Conserving Water and Beautifying Landscapes

Drought-tolerant plants help beautify your landscape and conserve water, especially during the periods of blistering heat and water scarcity we sometimes endure in the Midwest. Drought-tolerant plants not only save on water usage but also reduce maintenance, providing both environmental and practical benefits. Here, we explore some prominent drought-tolerant plants that not only survive but […]