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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...

Perennial Plant for the Year 2020 - Aralia Cordata 'Sun King'.     Photo courtesy of Proven Winners

Perennial Plant for 2020 - Great Color and Likes Shade

October 7, 2019

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

The before photo of our client's older deck.

A Stunning Bryn Mawr Patio Design for Relaxation and Entertainment

September 23, 2019

A before and after transformation for this family in Bryn Mawr, PA.  Good patio design is not just about beauty and aesthetics, but also about...

The benefits of Aeration and Overseeding

Aeration and Overseeding for a Healthy, Thicker Lawn in Montgomery and Chester Counties, PA

September 9, 2019

Many homeowners in Collegeville, Pottstown, Royersford, Phoenixville and surrounding areas have hard compacted soil and are frustrated with the...

Notice the creamy white band (Clitellum) around the body of this Asian Jumping Worm.  This worm is almost 6 inches long.

Watch Out for Asian Jumping Earthworms!

August 26, 2019

Have you noticed a lot of worms in your garden?  And do they look like the worm in the photo?  Then you just might have Asian jumping worms. ...

This multi level patio in Schwenksville creates two different outdoor living areas but totally accessible to one another.

6 Stunning Patio Designs for your Montgomery or Chester County, PA Home

August 12, 2019

If you’re thinking about a patio installation in the future, one of the first decisions you will need to make is what design shape it will be.  ...

Aberdeen slab Techo bloc pavers with a soldier bolder.  Installation in Spring City, PA

8 Most Commonly Asked Questions about Patio Pavers

July 29, 2019

Patio Pavers are the number one choice for patios and walkways in Montgomery, Chester and Berks Counties.

Landscaping Wisdom!

The Beginner's Guide to Landscaping Terms

July 16, 2019

None of us were born with experience in landscaping techniques and principles but most of us were slowly immersed...

Adult tick

Protect Your Family from Ticks and Fleas

July 3, 2019

Ticks pose a threat to your health and fleas are a nuisance.  From the natural landscape in Chester County and the woods and open fields in...

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.   ...