Mosquitoes can disrupt your time outdoors.

How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes in Your Yard

June 2, 2018

Mosquitoes make it tough to enjoy your yard.  These blood-thirsty insects are a real burden and at times, you feel defenseless in being able to...

3-D Patio Design for Downingtown project

Good Patio Design Enhances Outdoor Living

May 21, 2018

A carefully planned patio design adds functionality and beauty to your Chester or Montgomery County home.  For over 15 years, Whitehouse...

Canopy of trees limits the amount of sun on the lawn.

Challenges of Growing Grass in the Shade in Montgomery County, PA

May 14, 2018

Confessions of a Schwenksville, PA Homeowner Who Wanted Both - Trees and  Lush, Green Lawn.

Retaining wall and walkway in Malvern complement landscaping

7 Ways Hardscaping Can Transform and Upgrade Your Backyard

May 4, 2018

Hardscaping is a patio, wall, water feature, walkway or any permanent fixture that is installed using natural or man-made, non-living materials. ...

Look for these no-hassle annuals at your favorite garden center.

12 Best Annuals for Your Sunny Yard

April 22, 2018

Annuals are easy to grow and guarantee you color all summer long.  Just pop them in the ground and watch them grow fast and bloom to their heart’s...

Pottstown patio design.   Patios designs are limitless.

Patio or Deck - Which One Is Best?

April 15, 2018

Deciding between a patio or a deck is a common dilemma that homeowners face when expanding their outdoor living area.  Clients in Wayne, Malvern,...

Reading reviews are important when evaluating landscaping companies.

How to Find the Best Landscaping Company in Montgomery or Chester County

April 8, 2018

If you’re searching for the best landscaping company in Montgomery or Chester county for your next outdoor project, you should only settle for a...

Spotted Lanternflies.  Photo: Penn State Ext.

Spotted Lanternfly – An Invasive Pest Found in Montgomery, Chester and Berks Counties

March 18, 2018

The Spotted Lanternfly has been identified in many neighborhoods of Berks, Chester and Montgomery counties.

Sam Whitehouse discussing landscape project with client

Don't Be Afraid to Discuss Your Budget with Your Landscape Contractor

March 11, 2018

Discussing a realistic budget is usually the most awkward part of a meeting with a landscape contractor.  Mostly because of not knowing what...

Allium 'Millenium'.  Photo Credit:  Walters Gardens

2018 Perennial Plant of the Year

February 18, 2018
Looking for a plant you can count on?


Photo Credit: Heritage Seedlings; Kousa Dogwood 'Greensleeves'

2018 PHS Gold Medal Winners

January 26, 2018

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) selects plants each year that are easy to grow, pest free, and add beauty to the landscape for many...

Downington, PA patio and fire pit using Techo Bloc 60 pavers.

Landscaping Trends for 2018

January 13, 2018

Landscaping trends for 2018 all point to homeowners wanting to escape to their backyards to entertain and relax.  Trends change and evolve but...