The dreary depths of winter can make the landscape feel void and desolate. But it is also one of the longest seasons of the year. So why put the garden completely to bed when you could have brilliant foliage and textures? Here we share 9 of our favorite winter trees and shrubs that shine brightest Read More
Greetings! Hope you are having a wonderful winter season. Enclosed in the winter newsletter are articles on some of our favorite winter grasses, some diseases to be on the lookout for and how to balance icy winter conditions with the health of your patio or walkway. We would love feedback, Enjoy!
Icy Nebraska winters can make navigating concrete and pavers dangerous. Ice-melt chemicals may make the surface less daunting, but can also be toxic to your patio, pets and landscape. Here we provide tips for balancing safety with the long-term health of your hardscape and plantings. How do ice-melt (including rock salts) damage pavers and Read More
The answer is…. it depends. For conifers such as pine, spruce, fir, or arborvitae this may be a natural and healthy occurrence, but it depends. How do you tell the difference, and what should you do? Here’s a few tips: Needlecast (Picture above) is a natural process for conifer trees (pine, spruce, fir, or juniper). Read More
Leaves are dropping, flowers are fading, and the weather is changing rapidly. It’s fall in Omaha again. And as morning dew turns to frost, it is not only a time to clean up the landscape, it’s time to prepare it for the next season. Here are 12 quick tips for ensuring your landscape remains healthy Read More
Getting Your Landscape Ready For Spring A great time of year to start the spring clean-up in your landscape is mid-March. At this time, plants have made it through most of winter, but because of soil temperatures, have not come out of dormancy. It is by far, easier and cost effective to cut back all Read More
New Landscaping Care Your new landscaping is a growing investment. Take care of this investment by putting in the necessary time and materials needed to get your new landscaping off to a healthy start. The following are some guidelines to help make sure that your plants are receiving adequate care: Watering: Hand watering is critical Read More
Water falls and features are key elements that bring excitement to Breaking Ground landscape designs. Our talented crews bring these features to life.
Proper Watering Watering is the most crucial step in proper plant care. Given ever-changing weather conditions, there are no precise watering conditions. The frequency and amount of watering needs is determined on an individual basis, taking into account the weather and soil condition. This is where you will play a critical role in the health Read More