Become More Successful By Changing Your Attitude

Our attitude is the one thing that we have complete control over in all aspects of our daily lives. There are several steps towards a positive attitude that will not only help us in our personal and professional lives but will lead to an overall more productive and rewarding life. Our attitude is essentially a[…]

Getting the Most Out of Additional Features

Every townhouse and apartment complex sports a few features to attract new tenants. Little playgrounds, basketball courts, pools or water features are small investments with big returns. Although these additions are a plus, they must be maintained or they will stop returning dividends. The landscaping around these features can make them last as long as[…]

Strategic Landscaping for Pool Areas

Pools are extremely popular at apartment complexes and townhouse properties. It’s an easy way to make your property appealing to potential tenants, especially in our warm North Carolina climate. Although tenants enjoy constant pool access in the summer, you still have to maintain them. Your choice of landscape around the pool can make maintenance much[…]

Stand Out and Create a Safe Environment for Your Tenants

Spring has sprung, and many home owners’ associations (HOA’s) are just itching to start planting. Who can blame them? The weather is warming up, the ground is wet, and the flowers are blooming. However, in all the excitement, it is easy to overlook other important components like hardscapes. Why should you think of hardscapes this[…]

Grading and Drainage in Commercial Landscaping

When it comes to commercial landscaping construction, making sure the grading and drainage is in order is just as important as making sure the landscaping is fresh and the plants and lawn experience a certain level of care. Let’s discuss the elements of grading and drainage and how a comprehensive commercial landscaping construction plan will make[…]

Lower Costs, Save Water & Improve Your Property’s Appearance

Irrigation system is a rather broad term which describes any means of bringing water to the ground that would not have it otherwise. Obviously, your landscape needs a regular supply of water to stay green, but if your lawn is green now and the plants don’t seem to be drooping, you have done your job,[…]

Attract New Residents With Three Quick Fixes

When a potential resident comes to view the apartment or town home you have for rent, the first thing they see is how you manage your multi-family landscaping maintenance. Weedy flowerbeds, a brown lawn and debris-filled sidewalks are all deterrents that discourage new residents. In 2013 J. Turner Research conducted a study that asked residents[…]

A Key Factor in the Success of Your Business

The success of any business largely depends on how effectively its staff members communicate with each other as well as clients. Whatever role you play in your company, effective communication is a key component to further success. Here are a few things I like to keep in mind when communicating with my co-workers, clients, and[…]

Think Outside of the Current Trend: What Plants Suit Your Property?

Many people attempt cookie-cutter gardening. Every landscape they create has roses and fountains because that’s what is in Sunset Magazine this month. The characteristics of the property are not allowed to naturally shine through using this method. This type of landscaping doesn’t work well at all, especially when it comes to plant matter. Each climate,[…]

Prepare Your Lawn Now for the Heat of Summer

Your lawn and landscape is a living, breathing entity that requires constant care. Just like our physical bodies require daily tasks to maintain health, so does a lawn require year-round care to stay strong, vibrant and healthy. Just as Shaun Stewart from Green Impressions states “how you care for your lawn one season will greatly[…]

The Right Timing Is Critical

Spring means planting, and plants need food. The lawn particularly needs to have the right amount of fertilizer added at the right time. So, when should your landscaping company apply fertilizer to your lawn this Spring? The timing of fertilization is important for a couple of reasons. Many fertilizers have a time-release feature, meaning that the[…]

4 Quick Tips for Commercial Landscaping

Planning a commercial housing complex or office building? Here are some great ideas on designing your new building and commercial landscaping. Create a Stunning Entrance They say that a person has only one chance to make a first impression. Well, buildings also have only one chance. That’s why you need to make sure that the outer[…]