Preparing for New Growth

With the weather we’ve had this spring, it’s hard to believe that soon our landscapes will be filled with lush, beautiful plants. Until those warm days come, we can help get our gardens ready by going through and cutting back perennials we left from the previous season.  A plant variety that would really benefit from…

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By oakridge
May 2nd 2022

Imagine…

One, two, or three. How many do I need? These are questions we often get asked when hearing wishes from a future client looking to get a new garden designed. It’s our job to ask the right questions, listen carefully to what our clients are looking for, and sometimes read between the lines. There isn’t…

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By oakridge
March 8th 2022

Plan Ahead for Next Year’s Landscaping Projects

With more people choosing to stay home these days, it’s no surprise that landscapers in the area have been busier than ever. Homeowners are choosing to update their outdoor living spaces to make sure it fits their family’s needs and entertainment purposes. If you’re toying with the idea of upgrading your space in 2022, we…

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By oakridge
August 20th 2021

Care & Buying Guide for Hydrangeas

If you’re looking for some midsummer blooming plants that last late into the fall, nothing beats the wide variety of Hydrangeas.  From 2 feet tall to 8 and from full sun to shade these versatile plants can be used in any part of the landscape.  In our area, you can basically divide Hydrangea into two…

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By oakridge
July 29th 2021

Pest Management

Pest management can be one of the greatest challenges to the home gardener.  Careful identification of the problem is essential before control practices can be used. Some insect damage may appear to be a disease, especially if no visible insects are present. Insects damage plants in several ways.   The most visible damage is chewed…

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By oakridge
July 6th 2021

How To Maintain a Healthy Lawn & Landscape

All plants need some amount of moisture to survive. Too much or too little is the number one factor in keeping your landscape happy and healthy. Most home have a wide variety of plants and turf to keep irrigated and not all plants need the same amount of water. Knowing the moisture requirements of your…

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By oakridge
June 14th 2021

Plant Care

Now that the weather has finally warmed up, and a good number of people have their annual planters, gardens, and landscapes out and ready to go, how do you keep them looking their best?  People often ask me “what kind of maintenance do I have to do in the garden?”  The amount of maintenance required…

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By oakridge
May 25th 2021

Spring is Here!

After what seemed to be an awfully long, cold and snowy winter, spring is finally here!  Now it’s time to take a peek in the garden and get our hands dirty. Although it is still early, there are some things you can do in the yard to get a head start on the season. If you…

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By oakridge
April 12th 2021

The “Secret Garden”

Sitting in the garden, contemplating about what gets us up out of our chair and invites us outside into the garden, probably does not change too much from day to day. Six months ago, it all seemed too obvious, but what a last six months we have had! Walking through the garden, seeing all the…

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By oakridge
October 2nd 2020

Fall Seeding

Are you still looking at those bare spots in the yard?  Maybe you had some damage from last winter, did a little work in your yard over the summer, or built a new house and need to start a yard.  Well you’re in luck because September is for seeding.  Whether starting a new lawn or…

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By oakridge
September 17th 2020
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