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Checklist for softscaping your Southeast Pennsylvania home

Category: General Published on Dec 05 2018

There are a lot of factors to take into account when you are deciding on the best way to softscape your home. Softscaping includes all of the elements of landscaping that are living and growing—think plants, trees, shrubs, and flowers. Knowing which plants will work best in your space comes down to knowing three essential elements: your space, your environment, and the characteristics of the plants you are considering.

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Deciduous decisions: softscaping with deciduous shrubs

Category: General Published on Nov 28 2018

While evergreens provide us with greenery year-round, deciduous plants and shrubs captivate us with the cycles they go through. From the forming of new buds in spring to high bloom and the shedding of their leaves in fall, deciduous shrubs can add an ever-changing element of beauty to any landscape.

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Avoiding water damage with French drains

Category: General Published on Nov 19 2018

If you have grass on your property, chances are you have a spot that gets extra soggy when it rains, and that takes a lot longer to dry out. Even worse, if you have a basement you may have an area that gets damp with rainy weather.

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Improving the look and value of your property with hardscaping

Category: General Published on Nov 07 2018

When we think about landscaping, most of the time we picture plants, trees, shrubs, andflowers. While these are an essential part of landscaping, they are only half the picture. Landscaping is made up of softscaping and hardscaping.

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Adding Steps to Your Outdoor Space

Category: General Published on Sep 17 2018

There are many reasons that you may be interested in adding steps to an outdoor living space. Steps can add a walkway to higher or lower ground and add more usable space in your garden. Steps can also stop an area from issues that nature brings, such as erosion. Or maybe you are looking to improve existing steps or reinstall steps that weren't properly installed in the first place. Whatever the reason or need, the goal should always be to come up with a finished product that will last for years to come. In order to do so, you must start with the basics.

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