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7 Landscaping Trends for 2019

Landscaping trends evolve from year to year.  Whitehouse Landscaping spends a lot of time talking to clients about the vision they have for their...

Stella de Oro Daylily.   Photo credit:  Missouri Botanical Garden

Stella Daylily, Stella de Oro - A Perennial Workhorse

June 18, 2019

The Stella de Oro daylily is a beautiful and reliable daylily that will reward you with blooms all season long.    It produces bright, cheerful...

If you want a fast growing, easy-care evergreen, you can't beat an arborvitae.  Within a few years their dense foliage will fill in and create an ideal living fence.

How to Create Privacy in your Gilbertsville, PA Backyard

June 5, 2019

Nothing could be more distracting to you and your family than a neighbor observing how you are relaxing in your own Gilbertsville, Collegeville,...

Clustered Mountain Mint.    Photo credit: Missouri Botanical Garden

6 Great Plants to Attract Pollinators in your Montgomery County, PA Home

May 21, 2019

Pollination is a very important part of the life cycle of a plant which is why the much publicized decline in pollinator insects is alarming.   ...

Downington outdoor living space provides separate areas for eating and relaxing around the fire pit.

How Hardscape Contractors In Your Area Create Usable Outdoor Living Space

May 7, 2019

Hardscapes are the hard materials found in landscapes such as pavers, woodworking or stonework.  Hardscaping is a critical part of landscape...

Pearl Glam callicarpa (Beautyberry).  Photo: Proven Winners

8 Best Compact Shrubs for a Sunny Yard

April 25, 2019

Compact or dwarf shrubs are the perfect solution for small yards.  The average house is getting bigger and yards are getting smaller.  Homeowners...

Hummingbird Feeder

How to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Yard

April 14, 2019

Hummingbirds are so totally cool to watch and to hear the whir of their wings!    You’ll find them mesmerizing, relaxing and definitely worth the...

ICPI (Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute) Certification

Paver Patio Certified Contractor Serving Montgomery and Chester Counties, PA

April 4, 2019

Paver patios and walkways are clearly a preferred choice for many homeowners in Montgomery and Chester counties.   They are more attractive than...

Digging out weeds is time consuming at first but the more often you weed, the less time it takes.

The Ultimate Guide to Killing and Preventing Weeds

March 25, 2019

Weeds can drive you crazy especially when they seem to take over your yard!

Ivy climbs up a tree with suction-cup-like roots called 'hold fasts'.

Does Ivy Kill Trees?

March 24, 2019

English Ivy (Hedera helix) is considered an invasive species, and although it covers areas very quickly, it will take over almost anything in its...

Mulching being added in Schwenksville, PA.  Mulching provides many benefits.

Spring Landscaping Maintenance Tips

March 18, 2019

As the days lengthen, and warmer weather teases us to get outdoors, it’s time to think about getting your property and outdoor living area ready...