Rising Auburn senior reflects on her summer internship experience   1. What did your internship comprise of? “I worked the first three weeks with a flower crew installing and maintaining flowerbeds. After that, I accompanied Junior (Maintenance Division Manager), Jonathan (Installation Field Manager) and Robert (Hardscape Division Manager) to see what the day-to-day looks like Read More

Have you ever strolled through Railroad Park in October? If so, odds are you’ve seen a sea of pink inflorescence, otherwise known as Pink Muhly grass, waving in the wind. This light, fairy-like grass boasts vibrant pink blooms in the fall and has quickly become a trending plant throughout the southeast. Native to the eastern Read More

Blackjack Recap: With spring in full swing, our men worked hard in May to prepare properties for the start of summer. In addition to their normal maintenance routines, our crews have been pruning azaleas, putting out crab grass pre-emergent and fertilizing lawns, trees and shrubs. If you did not receive these treatments, please speak with Read More

In a few weeks, April showers will arrive to prepare for May flowers. We all know that during this month, perhaps the trendiest – and most practical – item one can carry is an umbrella. The reason is simple: no one likes to get wet. Whether you’re holding it up or hiding it in your Read More

  1.  If you’d like to brighten your indoor space, trim a few branches of forsythia, spirea or flowering quince to create a beautiful flower arrangement. These plants bloom from February to May and will last inside for 3-6 days. There’s no secret recipe to crafting the perfect bouquet – cut as much as you Read More

After working for four years, Installation Operations Manager John Bland reflects on his experience transitioning from college to the workforce     1. How would you advise a recent graduate to approach the job hunt in his or her twenties? “Don’t sell yourself short. Apply for what you think you’re most qualified for, but know Read More

Think Outside.   At first pass, you may assume the literal definition. In some instances, you would be right. By the very nature of our work, we “think” outside every day – whether we’re mowing a lawn or estimating a project. However, we interpret this phrase in more ways than one. We have adopted it Read More

For some, April brings tax season. For us, April means flower season. The countdown is on, and ready or not, spring flower planting will begin shortly! Are you considering new flowers for your full-sun beds or front porch pots? If so, we suggest the Lantana plant. This beautiful bloom often compliments other flowers (see Carolyn Read More

David N. Brush is one of Birmingham’s landscape architects. We have enjoyed working with him on some of his beautiful projects. Two of his projects that we had the opportunity to work on were published in this June’s edition of Birmingham Magazine. To read the article, click the link below or visit the Publications section on our Read More

Did you know that 1″ of rain produces 500 gallons of water runoff on a 2,000 square foot house? Even though the weather may not feel like it now, summer in the deep south is quickly approaching. Most the plants in your yard are going to need some extra help in order to survive the melting Read More