Why are Drought-Tolerant Plants a Great Idea for Your Landscaping?

Trying to plan your yard or garden’s landscaping but also trying to place a precedence on plants that don’t need too much watering or maintenance? We hear you – choosing drought-resistant plants is a great way to cut down on your water bill as well as the amount of work you’ll have to put in to keep them alive and thriving. But which drought-tolerant plants are best for your landscaping efforts?

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Why Should You Grow a Butterfly and Bee Garden?

Did you know that having a pollinator garden – a garden that attracts bees, butterflies, and other creatures that spread pollen from flower to flower – is extremely beneficial? There are tons of perks to having this type of garden in your living space or even just adding a few plants that attract pollinators. But which plants should you be including in your outdoor space to promote pollinators? We’ve got answers.  Read More

Living Fences: How Can Vertical Landscaping Enhance Your Outdoor Space?

If you’re looking for a way to introduce some green to your urban space or want to take your backyard up a level in terms of privacy, a living fence is the way to do it. Introducing vertical greenery is an excellent way to make the most of your outdoor living area. However, you should be particular about which plants you plan to use in your living fence – check out this simple guide to vertical landscaping. Read More

How to Prepare Your Yard for Winter

Fall will be here before you know it, which means it’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to do with your plants this winter. Harsh winter weather can damage or even kill plants if they’re not properly cared for – the low temperatures, shorter days, and cold air can make it extremely difficult for plants to survive and thrive. Hometown Landscape is here with tips to help you get your garden through the winter season. 

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Best Times to Water Your Lawn During Hot Weather

If you’re a homeowner, you’ve probably caught yourself wondering when is the best time to water your lawn. Watering your lawn isn’t as simple as turning on the sprinklers and walking away – different seasons and temperatures call for different lawn watering schedules to ensure healthy grass that lasts throughout the year. It’s especially important to know when to water your lawn in the summer as the temperatures heat up, and that’s where we come in – check out this quick guide to summer lawn watering schedules.  Read More

Why You Need a Professional to Help You With Seasonal Landscaping and Gardening

Summer is coming, and as the temperatures creep up it’s time to prepare your landscaping and gardening for the new season. Not only can seasonal prep ensure your lawn looks amazing all summer long, but it can also keep it healthy through intense heat and sun. However, a DIY approach to seasonal landscaping and gardening isn’t quite as simple as you’d think. Here’s why you should seek out a professional to help you prep your summer landscape.  Read More

How to Tell if Plants, Shrubs, and Trees Are Healthy When Buying Them For Your Yard

Are you thinking about adding new plants, shrubs, or flowering trees to your yard now that spring has arrived? No matter where you’re shopping, it’s critical to be able to discern whether or not a plant is healthy before you bring it home. Hometown Landscape is here with a quick guide on how to spot healthy plants, trees, and shrubs next time you’re shopping for additions to your property Read More

Which Drainage System is Right for Your Yard?

Digging drainage system in yard.

The words “water damage” can strike fear into homeowners’ hearts because this issue brings many problems that are neither easy nor affordable to fix. Water seeping into your home, damage to the foundation or walls, erosion in your yard, and mold are just a few of the adverse effects of uncontrolled water.  Read More