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Grading and yard drainage are two important factors to consider when maintaining a healthy and attractive home landscape. Without proper grading, water can pool in areas of your lawn and cause damage to the grass, soil, and plants. Improving your home’s yard drainage is essential for keeping your yard looking its best and avoiding costly…

Living in a four-season climate is wonderful! We get to enjoy all the changes of the seasons. The flowers in spring, the sun in the summer, the leaves changing in the fall, and, although some people may not enjoy it, snow in the winter. It is that time between fall and winter that can be…

Outdoor Living Areas To Enjoy This Fall However big or small, and whatever your taste and budget, well-designed outdoor living areas can make enjoying the outdoors even more special. Spending time outdoors can help you refresh your mind, re-connect with loved ones, and make a nice evening, an exceptional evening. A well-designed outdoor seating area…

These Fall Landscape Tasks Offer Big Impact The fall landscape is one of the most pleasant times of the year to be in the garden. The air is crisp and the ground is soft. There is usually plenty of rain so any new plants go through less stress. Use our fall garden guide to plan…

Introduction If you’re like me, then you’ve probably spent a lot of time in your yard – either relaxing or playing with your children. You’ve gotten to know it and enjoy spending time there. You know that it looks its best when maintained, but you also know that it’s hard work to keep things looking…

It seems that every store window has a help wanted sign in it these days and the news is full of stories about how difficult it is to hire good people. The landscape industry is no different. At a time when there is plenty of business available, finding people to do the work is a…

Earth Day is all about honoring our planet and recognizing that it  needs a little help. Being  members of the “green industry” we could think of no better way to celebrate the day than by helping to beautify two local elementary schools through our Gardens For Grade School Grants program. Each year, Allentuck Landscaping Co.…

6 Things To Consider For An Outdoor Kitchen Creating an outdoor kitchen is a great way to enjoy your backyard all year round. Not only does an outdoor kitchen provide a great place to cook all kinds of delicious food, it can become a central gathering place in your backyard. The thought of creating an…

Attract Birds In Winter And Bring Your Garden To Life Ugh. It is winter. Gray, dull and down-right depressing at times. The lifeless landscape causes us to yearn for springtime, which can seem like forever in the future. One way to break the monotony is to attract birds to the winter landscape. Watching birds flirt…

Ever Wonder Why Leaves Change Color In Fall? Every autumn we revel in the beauty of the fall colors. The mixture of red, purple, orange and yellow is the result of chemical processes that take place in the tree as the seasons change from summer to winter. During the spring and summer the leaves have…

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