Pacific Northwest Landscaping Tips

Winter Damage to Lawn, Trees & Shrubs. What you need to know!

December 19th, 2016|Knowledge, Plant and Tree Knowledge, Seasonal Care|

Often, falling snow is an excuse to forget about your landscape for the briefest moment. However, as any seasoned homeowner knows there are a host of problems associated with your seemingly dormant landscape. Turf, […]

2017’s Hottest Landscaping Trends In Portland!

November 14th, 2016|Knowledge, Landscape Design|

We have seen some pretty atrocious landscaping trends throughout out the years. Thankfully, 2017 heralds trends we love! This year many people will focus on functionality, sustainability and quality. We are so excited […]

4 Ways To Simplify Low Voltage Lighting

October 26th, 2016|Knowledge, Landscape Design, Lighting|

Memorizing every crack and step on your walkways? Neglecting the beauty your ornamental plants have to offer at night? Has the thought of continuously changing bulbs or tracing where the cut wire is, stopped […]

New sod lawn care and maintenance

September 29th, 2016|Knowledge, Turf|

Watering lawn is similar to our own watering needs. Too little water and we die, too much water and we drown. Lawn watering needs are no different. Finding that essential balance is crucial […]

Fall is the time to plant bulbs in Portland, Oregon!

September 28th, 2016|Knowledge, Plant and Tree Knowledge, Seasonal Care|

Fall planting for spring bulbs!

white tulips in blThere is nothing more exciting than seeing the first crocus peek from the cold soil. It ushers in the […]

Landscape lightning. A must in Portland, Oregon homes!

September 26th, 2016|Knowledge, Landscape Design|

Often, we see homeowners make the mistake of prioritizing landscape lighting last on the list of design appeal. Properly designed and installed landscape lighting enhances value, beauty and safety to any landscape. Lighting is especially important in Oregon, […]

How to create a country haven in urban Portland!

September 13th, 2016|Landscape Design|

While city life is great, sometimes you may just want a little country in your life. We have created a list of ways to bring the country to you. Creating a place of calmness while utilizing your landscape […]

How To Winterize Your Irrigation System

September 1st, 2016|Irrigation, Knowledge, Seasonal Care|

As summer fades, falling leaves and cooling temperatures are a good signal it’s time to shut down your irrigation system and prepare for the cold ahead. Expensive pipes and components are at risk of damage when […]

How To Choose The RIGHT Tree For Your Landscape

July 27th, 2016|Knowledge, Landscape Design, Plant and Tree Knowledge|

Choosing the right tree can seem…overwhelming. Especially, if you are not using a landscape specialist. With thousands of tree varieties to choose from, you may be wondering where to start. There are some […]

How to Hide A Chain-link Fence! Quick Fixes & Beautiful Plantings!

July 19th, 2016|Landscape Design|

Some may opt for a chain-link fence as cedar fences may be cost prohibitive or perhaps you inherited one with your home. Unfortunately, chainlink fences often inspire […]

How to attract butterflies, bees and hummingbirds?

July 7th, 2016|Knowledge|

Many people are interested in attracting butterflies, bees and hummingbirds because of their beauty. Not only is a landscape with these critters wonderful to look at, their presence represents a thriving landscape. Attracting […]

How to install sod in Portland Oregon!

June 21st, 2016|Knowledge, Turf|

Have you been eyeballing your landscape, wanting a green lawn in a snap? Sod offers a unique quality by instantly providing a luscious green lawn in a day. Below we have detailed out […]

How to aerate and overseed your lawn in Portland, Oregon

June 9th, 2016|Seasonal Care, Turf|

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 lawn is […]

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, Turf|

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|Turf|

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, Turf|

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 […]