Entries by Mary Monday

lluminate Your Outdoors: A Guide to Landscape and Hardscape Lighting

A well-lit landscape can transform your property, enhancing its beauty and functionality. Whether you want to create a cozy atmosphere for outdoor gatherings or improve security, the right lighting can work wonders. Let’s explore the different kinds of lighting you can use in your landscape and hardscapes to enhance your property. Path Lighting: Path lights […]

Managing Green Debris: 4 Essential Tips for Garden Waste

On a crisp autumn morning in Milwaukee, imagine sipping a warm beverage while admiring the burst of colors in your garden. It’s almost heavenly. But not without its challenges. As leaves gracefully descend, managing green debris becomes paramount in nurturing a healthy, sustainable outdoor haven. In this guide, crafted with the unique characteristics of the […]

Fall Landscaping Checklist

Fall isn’t just about pumpkin lattes and cozy sweaters; it’s the pivotal time to prep your landscape for the colder months ahead and set the stage for a lush spring comeback. From tending to fallen leaves to planting springtime bulbs, the change in season offers a delightful array of landscaping tasks that not only enhance […]

How to Cut Back Spring Bulbs and Foliage

As your spring flowers begin to die off and foliage begins to droop and yellow, it’s time to take action! Follow our advice to trim these plants properly so your bulbs will produce gorgeous flowers for you again in the fall.   Hyacinth When flowers are spent, holding the flower stem firm, cut the stalk as […]

May Landscaping Tips

The growing season is upon us and it is the perfect time to make sure your flowers, trees/shrubs, and your lawn are being cared for properly.  Our expert landscaping tips are tailored for the conditions we experience in Wisconsin gardens and landscapes. Flowers Remove spent flowers and foliage (once yellowed) on spring flowering. Plant tender […]