Published on Thursday, December 29, 2022
A beautifully designed and well-maintained yard can completely transform any home. Not to mention that by adding quality landscaping, you can not only improve your outdoor living area but increase the value of your home.
The benefits of installing and maintaining a landscaped yard are endless, but how do you ensure you’re getting that beauty from the right contractor?
Finding the right landscaping company for the job can be tough when there are so many landscapers to choose from in...
Published on Wednesday, November 30, 2022
If you've been wanting to give your yard a makeover or add some functional improvements, then hardscapes are probably the answer to your needs. Hardscape additions can make your yard much more enjoyable, as well as, increase the property value. From walkways to retaining walls, here's a look at some hardscape solutions for your property.
Walkway or Path
There are many ways to make paths and walkways in your yard. You can use paving stones, flagstone, stepping stones or gravel....
Published on Monday, January 31, 2022
Not all plants are created equal when planting in St. Louis. There's a lot of things to considered - weather, hardiness, growth rate, maintenance, and so on. Landscaping is not a "set it and forget it" kind of thing. It takes knowing your soil, knowing your area and planning for how harsh weather will affect your bed.
In our custom softscapes, we use native plants that are hardy and also beautiful. So of those plants that we commonly use are:
Published on Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Here at Linnemann Lawn Care and Landscape, we'd like to take this time to thank all of you who follow us and use us for your lawn care and landscape needs. You are the heart of the business and why we continue to be successful!
As we near the holiday season, here's a few things you can use, plus a few safety tips to see you through the winter months....
Give the gift of lawn care this holiday season! When you're...
Published on Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Maintaining your property means more than regular mowing. If you have a wooded area around or to the side of your home, it's a good idea to do brush clean up annually.
Clearing away trees and brush around or at the property line is important because this helps cut down on wildlife infestations, reduces the risk of fires and increases the value of your property.
It can also be a safety hazard and limit your families ability to enjoy your outdoor living space(s).
Published on Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Patios are functional and easy-to-care-for outdoor spaces. When the weather gets nice here in Columbia,
Illinois, many homeowners find their patio practically becomes a second living room. However, some standard patio
materials, such as poured concrete, can look drab and impersonal. Others, like pea gravel, may shift and make patio
furniture lose footing.
Our team recommends these three patio materials: concrete pavers, brick pavers, and flagstone. Each one of those has
Published on Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Spring is coming here in Columbia Illinois, and there’s no better time than the present to begin
planning this season’s outdoor improvements. Soon, longer days and milder weather will enable you
to enjoy pool parties and barbecues on the patio. For more expansive hardscape projects like patios and retaining
walls, companies need time to obtain building permits, so be sure you get a head start on booking your slot for the