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7 of the Best Kid Friendly Backyard Ideas

7 of the Best Kid Friendly Backyard Ideas

Every kid dreams of having the ideal backyard. A place to run and play or a fertile space for the imagination to roam. However, adults also want to plant beautiful or edible plants in the backyard. With a little creativity and ingenuity, everyone can enjoy the...

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Creative Front Yard Landscaping Ideas You’ll Love

Creative Front Yard Landscaping Ideas You’ll Love

Your home is your castle. It's an expression of who you are. As such, you want to landscape the front yard to make your home as appealing as possible. Not only will this be pleasant for you and your visitors, but your neighbors will appreciate your care and...

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5 Simple Winter Lawn Care Tips

5 Simple Winter Lawn Care Tips

Winter landscaping in the Pacific Northwest is unique. While most of the nation turns brown, much of our landscape remains green, vibrant, even. We have weeks upon weeks of rain, little snow (in the lowlands), and relatively mild temperatures. During this time, we...

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Front Walkway Landscaping Ideas for Commercial Outdoor Spaces

Front Walkway Landscaping Ideas for Commercial Outdoor Spaces

Presentation and business go hand in hand. You want to make sure that every aspect of your business' brand is eye-catching for new and returning customers alike. This applies to your website, your business cards, and even the landscaping around your office. If you are...

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3 Landscape Enhancements for Church Grounds

3 Landscape Enhancements for Church Grounds

While we all know that the most important part of any building is what goes on inside of it, it's still important that we create an exterior that is likewise beautiful and hopeful. This especially goes for a church whose grounds need to be pleasing to newcomers as...

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How Landscape Drainage Can Save Your Yard

How Landscape Drainage Can Save Your Yard

Here in Northwest Oregon, it rains. A lot. This rain is part of what makes us who we are. It keeps our landscapes green even in the darkest months and it makes us appreciate summer all the more. However, it also poses a real threat to our yards and even our homes....

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How to Get Rid of Leaves in the Winter

How to Get Rid of Leaves in the Winter

Come autumn time, the Pacific Northwest turns into a picturesque scene with all the falling red and yellow leaves contrasting our vibrant fir trees. Despite the beauty of it all, raking leaves becomes a job for every homeowner and property manager. Unattended leaves...

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Dormant Season Tree Trimming & Pruning Techniques

Dormant Season Tree Trimming & Pruning Techniques

Trees are a great part of our lives. They are beautiful, they send life-giving oxygen into the air, and they provide shade on a hot summer day. Of course, they require upkeep and attention. We usually notice their need for care when they shed their leaves in autumn....

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What to Look for in a Portland Commercial Landscaper

What to Look for in a Portland Commercial Landscaper

It can be hard to find the best commercial landscaper. The Internet is full of possibilities and if you are a busy professional, you need to find the right contractor to take care of your grounds as soon as possible. After all, you need well-groomed landscape, not an...

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How to Protect Your Plants from Frost Damage

How to Protect Your Plants from Frost Damage

When winter comes, as it does every year, your plants are liable to frost damage. This is one of the unavoidable truths of home-ownership. Around Portland, there are so many excellent gardeners that you can almost hear a collective cringe when the temperatures dip...

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