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Top 7 Landscaping Trends for 2021 and Reflections on 2020

As many people spent more time at home this year, they looked for ways to stretch their living space to the max.  And outdoor areas offered...

Bark mulch makes garden beds look fantastic.  It improves a property's aesthetic quality..

Mulch, Stone or Groundcover for Your Landscape. Which Is Best?

November 24, 2021

We all want clean, beautiful beds on our property but the question is what type of material will work best for your yard?

Chester Springs flagstone patio and firepit.

Choosing Between a Flagstone Patio or Paver Patio? Which Is Right for You?

October 30, 2021

Installing a patio in Pottstown, Gilbertsville, Chester Springs, Malvern or nearby communities is not only exciting in that it adds beautiful...

There are many cultivars of Little Bluestem.  This one is Prairie Winds 'Blue Paradise' .  Photo courtesy of Proven Winners

Perennial Plant of the Year for 2022 – Easy Care, Little Bluestem Ornamental Grass

October 15, 2021

The Perennial Plant Association (PPA) selects a different plant each year based on meeting certain criteria, including low maintenance needs,...

Tater Tot Arborvitae.  Photo: Proven Winners

A Dwarf Arborvitae for Small Gardens – Tater Tot Arborvitae

September 28, 2021

The Tater Tot Arborvitae is a great addition to any garden for lots of reasons.  Typically when you hear the word arborvitae, you think of a tall...

Patio space in Phoenixville accommodates room for conversation and a bar. area.

How to Plan for the Perfect Patio Design for Your Family

September 13, 2021

You’ve made the decision to add a patio to your yard.  Congratulations!  Now it’s time to start thinking about the specifics such as size,...

Steps were installed to allow for the slight slope and a retaining wall enclosed the area and created extra seating.

How to Landscape a Sloped Yard for Your Pottstown, Douglassville or Chester Springs Home

August 25, 2021

It’s not unusual for properties in the Pottstown, Douglassville and Chester Springs  areas to have a sloping terrain.  A steep incline at first...

Front Yard 'Before' in Elverson, PA

Landscape Design Case Study in Elverson, PA: A Backyard/Front Yard Transformation (with Before and After Photos)

August 7, 2021

Date:  Summer of 2021

Location: Elverson, PA

Categories: 2D Design, Landscaping, Walkway, Retaining Wall, Hardscaping, Patio

By properly edging, mulching and planting flowers your landscape beds will increase your curb appeal a lot.

4 Best Landscaping Tips to Help Sell Your Home in Collegeville or Phoenixville, PA

June 29, 2021

If you’re thinking about selling your home now or at some point later, your initial emphasis is to stage their inside of your home.   However,...

Pottstown Patio and Fireplace

Backyard Landscaping Ideas for Your Pottstown, PA Home

June 13, 2021

After being cooped up inside 6 months of the year, we’ll all anxious to spend our warmer months outdoors in our backyard.  It’s then natural to...

'Limelight' Hydrangea paniculata.  The best-selling panicle hydrangea in history.  Photo Credit: Proven Winners

All about Hydrangeas and Choosing One for Your Yard

May 23, 2021

Hydrangeas are easy to grow and maintain and make beautiful additions to your Montgomery, Chester or Berks County, PA landscape.

Supertunia  Bordeaux.  Photo Credit: Proven Winners

Plant Supertunias for a Super Garden Hit

May 3, 2021

Supertunias aren’t your old school petunias.   They are extremely vigorous growers and bloomers and have become the most popular petunia for...