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.   ...

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

Hardscape Contractors Near You 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...