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Winter Cozy Firepit

November 20th, 2023

Five Tips for Your Backyard Winter Wonderland

A harsh midwest winter often seems to appear quicker than expected. Keeping warm inside is usually encouraged, but just because it’s cold doesn't mean we can’t...

Grow Guide Candle Lighting

October 20th, 2023

Grow Guide for A Bountiful Fall Garden

Every year as the cold weather approaches, we scramble to cover our plants and protect them against frost, but you should know that some of our favorite...

Mums and pumpkins

September 20th, 2023

Pumpkin Friendly Flowers with Bold Statements

As the fall season approaches, pumpkins are becoming more prominently showcased in landscape design. But did you know that there are some fall flowers that...

Natural pest control

August 17th, 2023

Pest Prevention Plants to Add to Your Garden

A garden will bring beauty to your yard, but did you know what is sowed can also act as a deterrent to unwanted pests? Some flowers and herbs have fragrances...


July 19th, 2023

Ten Fragrant Plants for Your Landscape

The recent Midwest invasion of smoke from the Canadian wildfires gave us a renewed appreciation for the more heavenly scents of the great outdoors. We’ve...

Outdoor kitchen essentials

June 20th, 2023

Outdoor Kitchen Essentials

When it comes to transforming your backyard into a true sanctuary, an outdoor kitchen is an excellent addition that combines functionality, style, and a love...

Spring flower landscaping

May 15th, 2023

Choosing the Perfect Outdoor Color Palette

Our April showers have brought us such beautiful May blossoms this year! As we see bright colors pop up everywhere, there is no doubt that these floral plants...

Summer trends 2023

April 19th, 2023

From Boring to Beautiful – 2023 Summer Landscaping Trends

The warmer weather brings fresh outdoor trends that are sure to spice up the exterior of your home. 2023 is giving rise to new and unique designs, materials...

Spring flowers

March 21st, 2023

Critter Resistant Plants You’ll Love in 2023

March brings us back into daylight savings time and possibly marks the start of the warmer weather (or at least no additional snowfall). We hope you are using...

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