Recent Blog Posts

How to Use Your Outdoor Space During Winter

Nov 16th, 2020
The day is never fun when you have to close up your outdoor space for the impending winter weather. Gone are the days of stargazing from your patio, gatherings as the sun sets while the kids play in the yard, or enjoying a snack or an ice tea while you bask in the sun. But … more »

How to Enjoy Your Backyard In the Fall & Winter Months

Nov 5th, 2020
Once winter comes, most of us can be found staring longingly out the window at our beautiful outdoor spaces that we used so much when it was warmer. Now, with temps that make us shudder, it’s harder, if not impossible, to spend a lot of time outside—but there are clever ways to comfortably spend time … more »

Don’t Think Twice: Why Winter Is the Best Time to Build

Aug 27th, 2020
Winter makes almost everything harder. Walking, driving, biking, getting out of bed—but the one thing that’s always easier in the cold is building your backyard hardscape. We know, it doesn’t sound like this would be the case, however, there are numerous advantages to working throughout the winter to get your yard ready for spring.  If … more »

Tips and Tricks to Make Your Yard Wildlife-Friendly

Aug 14th, 2020
No matter where you live or the size of your yard, Mother Nature will find a way in—and that’s a good thing! Wildlife can be a great partner to your plants, from pollinating flowers to eating pesky insects. Yes, some wildlife make messes, such as moles, rabbits, and other tiny critters, but there are many … more »

Want to Protect Your Yard? Stay Away From Planting These Invasive Species

Aug 4th, 2020
No one likes to have their space invaded, and that includes plants and wildlife. But there are quite a few invasive species in Indiana that can destroy the flowers, shrubs, trees, and grass you spend time and money tending. Beyond that, invasive species are damaging to the environment and the ecological communities that exist in … more »