‘Tis the season to enjoy a lush, green lawn and colorful backyard! But, that’s only possible if you set up a solid irrigation system to supplement the rain that Mother Nature sends your way. Before you invest, however, it’s important to properly assess your backyard and consider the unique needs of your property.
Know Your Soil Types - Understanding the soil beneath [...]
The colorful backyard landscapes that abound in spring and summer are generally made up of two types of plants – Annual and Perennials. But, what is the difference and how do you determine which is best suited for you?
Annuals. Petunias, marigolds, poppies, snapdragons and sunflowers are among some of the most popular annuals. These are plants that go through their entire life [...]
Many property owners are told a “nice” landscape can enhance the value of their property. What does that really mean though? We’ve done the research, and we found that certain landscape designs can significantly increase the value of the home.
Turf Magazine commissioned a “seven-state survey of attendees at consumer home and garden shows to determine consumer perspective on how plant [...]
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Already thinking about warmer weather? Ready to get rid of that shovel and your heavy winter [...]
This new home needed some turf help. There were drainage problems as well which required some site grading work to fix the water issues. Water was headed right into the corner of the home which can cause foundation problems down the road and a huge rut was formed along the side of the home. There was a drainage ditch along the road that was too steep to mow so we went in and shaved the sides [...]
This home needed a face lift. The owner wanted new plants where old ones were overgrown and a few plants were suggested to be transplanted. The plantings for the front of this home were overgrown and were in the wrong place so we came in to fix the situation with some new plantings and some rearranging of existing plants.
Spring flowering azaleas were added and the homeowner wanted white summer [...]
Trace Lawn & Landscaping often works at Meadville Allegheny College for many of their landscape projects. Here are just some of the examples of work we did at their new Admissions Building. We have done many other projects which include brick (clay) paver projects all around campus and various new plantings for buildings and parking lots.
A landscape sometimes needs some updates or just needs more landscaping added to the existing landscape. In this case, Trace Lawn & Landscaping had installed the home's front landscaping several years ago. We got the call that the homeowners wanted more landscaping down the side of the home and a large tree planted.
Simple curved lines matched the existing ones and some hardy evergreens, a [...]