Keep It Green

Eco-friendly options are everywhere. Low emissions vehicles, increased use of solar power, smart technologies in the home that reduce energy consumption, recycling and using products made from recycled materials are all examples of how individuals are interested in caring for the environment. Considering that, many homeowners are also interested in [...]

It’s Time To Start Planning For 2024

Spring and summer may seem to be far into the future, but the weeks between the holiday season and warmer temperatures will pass in the blink of an eye. With this in mind, once those holiday decorations are back in storage, it’ll be time to take a look at your [...]

Tree Of The Month: The Swamp White Oak

Weather in much of the Midwest can best be described as “extreme.” Summer temperatures often reach triple digits, winter can feature days or weeks with low temps of 0 degrees. Flooding isn’t unusual. Heavy snowfalls and ice storms are on the menu most winters. Add in tornadoes, windstorms and rainy [...]

De-Ice Your Driveway Without Damaging Plant Life

The onset of winter in the Midwest brings snow- and ice-covered driveways and walkways. And that means it’s time to break out the snowblowers, the shovels and the salt. Shoveling snow can be back-breaking and even dangerous, as approximately 100 people in the U.S. die each year from heart attacks [...]

Trends In Landscaping For 2024

Landscaping can speak volumes about a homeowner’s personal tastes, interests and priorities. And as with virtually everything in life, what’s “in” when it comes to landscaping evolves regularly, reflecting not only styles and trends, but changes in society and culture. If you’re considering updating or completely replacing your landscaping, you [...]