Have you tried and tried to keep grass alive in shaded areas? Unless you want to cut down multiple trees or anything else that is shading that area, keep that grass green is a tough job. However, there are multiple options that are just as pleasing to the eye as lush green grass. 1.       Moss. Read More

Summer is in full swing. Hot and humid weather is not prime time to install new plants in to your landscape. However, if you still are itching to get your hands in the soil and use your green thumb, an herb garden is the way to go. We recommend to keep your herb garden in 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

As mentioned in our previous blog post. Different plants need different amounts of water. We have two examples of plants that we have used with our clients in which one prefers a lot of water while the other prefers to be on the dry side. First, is the vinca. Vincas thrive in sunny and dry environments Read More

Check out this interesting video we found on Lawn and Landscape. Plants are so complex, and it is amazing how they function! https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=BickMFHAZR0

Since most of our plants have greened-up for spring, you have been able to enjoy the beautiful new growth along with the growth of unwanted vines like wisteria and ivy on trees and in beds. Pulling them out of your beds and off of your trees will get rid of them for a short amount 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

Happy New Year! If you’re like everybody else, your slowly getting back into the routine after the holidays.  It’s cold outside and the last thing on your mind is working in the yard.  However, there are some things that you can and should be doing despite the unpleasant weather.  Here are just a few of Read More

 Our construction installation crew has recently been working at Princeton Hospital on their East expansion project. This job consisted of more than 2400 shrubs and over 70 trees.     The project also included over 3600 square yards of sod.            

Most everyone likes the change to cooler weather, football season, and the colors that come with it.  But what makes trees change colors and what determines whether we will have a good season of fall color or not? There are 3 main factors that determine fall color:  sugars/pigments in the tree, weather, and length of Read More