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How to aerate and overseed your lawn in Portland, Oregon

June 9th, 2016|Landscape Maintenance, Lawn, Seasonal Care|

Have you ever wondered why landscape professionals stress regular aeration and overseeding to lawns? If lawn is important to you, aerating and overseeding is a must for any landscape. Aerating and overseeding your […]

Organic landscaping in Portland Oregon. 8 steps to start off right!

May 27th, 2016|Knowledge, Landscape Maintenance|

Many people have organic landscaping on their minds. Often times folks want to either 1) reduce chemical exposure to children and pets or 2) landscape in a more eco-friendly way. No matter the reasons you […]

How to landscape a small Portland backyard. Creating your outdoor oasis!

May 17th, 2016|Knowledge, Landscape Design|

We know space can be limited in Portland backyards, but that does not mean you need to sacrifice having a outdoor sanctuary. Over the years we have learned what works best for folks and their […]

How to plant flowers like the pros with 9 easy steps!

May 6th, 2016|Knowledge, Landscape Design|

Often times people don’t realize there is a fair amount of prep work and ongoing maintenance to planting annual flowers. We are here to help you from wasting time […]

How to de-winterize your irrigation system

April 28th, 2016|Irrigation, Seasonal Care|

Is that time of year again…to de-winterize (irrigation start up) your irrigation system. Often, this process is more complicated than winterizing your system.  The below video will step you through the process of turning on […]

How to mow your lawn like an expert! 5 Simple tips

April 21st, 2016|Landscape Maintenance, Lawn|

Have you wondered how to mow your lawn like an expert and lust after a professionally maintained lawn? We are revealing our tried and true tips to help you get a perfectly mowed lawn. These […]

Seeding a lawn from scratch in Portland Oregon? Follow these 8 Simple steps!

April 5th, 2016|Lawn|

When you think of spring and summer you likely envision being outside on your lawn, watching children play and dogs run. Did the winter take over your lawn or did the heat of summer deplete it’s […]

How to identify and control European cranefly damage in Portland Oregon Landscapes?

March 25th, 2016|Knowledge, Lawn|

When European craneflies attack! How to identify and control European cranefly damage to lawn in Portland Oregon landscapes.

Have you heard buzz about European craneflies? You have probably seen these leggy insects flying around your landscape. How […]

Lawn Fertilization. What kind, how much and how often?

February 23rd, 2016|Landscape Maintenance, Lawn|

Lawn Ferilization: What kind, how much and how often? You know your lawn needs to be fertilized. More is better, right? If you have ever over fertilized you know this leaves dead brown spots. On […]

How To Choose A Portland Landscaper

December 23rd, 2015|Knowledge|

Weighing all the factors in choosing a Portland landscaper can seem overwhelming. There are so many to choose from, what’s important in making your decision? We have simplified what to look for making your research […]

Wondering what to do with a Christmas tree?

December 17th, 2015|Seasonal Care|

6 Uses For Your Christmas Tree

Christmas always seems to fade quickly, with gifts unwrapped and decorations down you are eyeing the elephant in the room….the TREE. What should you do with the rapidly shedding tree? […]

8 Ways DIY Landscaping Can Go Wrong

December 9th, 2015|Knowledge|

DIY Landscaping Gone Wrong

Many people turn to landscape DIY to save some bucks or want to let out their creative side within the natural world. We are all for it; however, time and time again we […]

7 Amazing Facts About Trees!

December 2nd, 2015|Knowledge|

Simply put trees are amazing. They are the oldest living things on earth, they sustain life giving oxygen, purify the air, give clues to the past and are key in supporting life to animals. Without […]

How to Prepare Your Yard for Winter

November 18th, 2015|Seasonal Care|

How to prepare your yard for winter. Follow these 5 simple steps and you’re set!

1. Corrective pruning

Corrective pruning prevents breakage of weak branches (which can rip down the […]

5 Benefits of Bark Mulch

November 17th, 2015|Landscape Maintenance|

What are the benefits of bark mulch?

You may have asked yourself about the benefits and reasons homeowners install bark mulch (also known as barkdust) into planting beds. It may even seem like an unnecessary […]

Landscape drainage can save your home from flooding!

November 12th, 2015|Irrigation, Knowledge, Seasonal Care|

Many homeowners in Oregon do not have flood insurance, which is not required by law unless you live in a flood zone area. Yet, this does not mean you won’t experience flooding in your home. […]

4 Uses for Fall Leaves

November 3rd, 2015|Knowledge, Landscape Maintenance, Seasonal Care|

What to do with all the leaves in my yard? 4 Uses for Fall Leaves

The changing leaves may be a love-hate relationship for many people, having one eye on the beauty of the foliage and […]

Little White Bugs Taking Over Oregon!

October 29th, 2015|Knowledge, Landscape Maintenance|

                                     Little White Bug’s Everywhere! What You Need To Know!

Airbnb & Your Landscape: 5 Things You Need to Know

October 28th, 2015|Landscape Maintenance|

Airbnb can be a great way to get extra income; if you are not using your house, want to supplement your income or want a vacation home while getting help with the […]

Trees and Neighbors. What you need to know!

October 20th, 2015|Knowledge, Landscape Maintenance|


Having any sort of issue with your neighbor is never fun. Tree care and maintenance can be a source of tension. We have assembled the common […]