As landscapers, horticulturalists, and avid “outdoorsy” people, Arbor Day holds a special place in our hearts. This celebration, observed on the last Friday of April, applauds the role of trees in our lives and promotes their planting and care. We’ll be out planting today, we understand that not everyone’s schedule allows for tree planting, so here is a fun way to share the joy of Arbor Day with the kids in your life.
A well-kept, consistently maintained landscape is one of the real joys of being a homeowner. Your lawn is as much a part of your home and a reflection of your personality as the walls and windows of the house itself, and to keep the grass and landscaping of your place in great condition, there are some practices you can put into place.
Consider this blog your practical how-to guide and overall best practices you should keep in mind when it comes to your yard. Read more
It’s common knowledge that people need certain essential vitamins and minerals to stay healthy, but did you know that plants do too? In fact, they require 17 essential nutrients just to sustain normal growth! These nutrients come from three primary sources: air, water, and soil.
Are your trees getting the nutrients they need? Keep reading to find out!!
A great looking lawn adds to your home’s curb appeal and creates an inviting space for outdoor activities like sports, cookouts, or simply relaxing in the afternoon. With just a bit of effort and time, you can create the perfect lawn and nurture it throughout the year to keep it looking healthy and beautiful.
Each season in the Topeka area presents unique challenges for your lawn, but by timing your lawn care appropriately, you can make sure it has everything it needs to prosper.
As Kansas winters give way to the longer, warmer days of spring, we can’t help but notice the natural revival of the landscape around us. The smell of frost is replaced by that of dew, we see buds on trees, and we hear the cheerful sounds of birds chirping. Revival is an important part of what we do here at Topeka Landscape. Our creativity is driven by the restoration of life. We want to take what you have, or what you want, and make it strong, lively, and vibrant.
So, as the chances of surprise winter weather fade away, look around your yard. Could your landscape use a bit of reviving? Check out a few of our ideas on how to liven up the scenery at your place! Read more
Even though it’s been rather mild, we’re ready to say goodbye to winter! With the official start of spring just weeks away, now is a good time to start tackling those seasonal cleanups that are vital to the health of your landscape. While there are several aspects of spring maintenance (click here for a comprehensive list), one important element that relates directly to your trees and shrubs is pruning.
The wind and cold weather that comes with Kansas winters can damage your trees and shrubs. Proper pruning when spring rolls around allows sunlight and the flow of spring air to reach live stems, spurring healthy, new growth. Let’s cover a few spring pruning basics: Read more