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Once upon a time, there was a squirrel.  While all of the other woodland creatures were enjoying the warm summer months, Squirrel was, well, squirreling away acorns.  Day and night he toiled, scouring the forest for acorns. One day, Grasshopper was strolling along when he saw Squirrel scurrying by with a mouthful of acorns. “What … Continued

Retail and office properties are the tuxedo and ball gown of commercial landscape design and maintenance.  Industrial properties? They’re the sweatpants and oversized t-shirt from a concert you saw back in the ‘80’s.  Retail and office properties strive to attract a constant stream of customers to their establishments, where industrial facilities tend to ship their … Continued

There’s no question that walkways serve a very valuable function on your property by getting you from point A to point B. But they can also play an important role in boosting curb appeal and adding aesthetic value to your space. Whether you have walkways around your senior living community that are connected to garden … Continued

Anyone reading this is most likely familiar with the four (4) principles of management: Plan Prioritize Assign Follow up As one of the larger commercial landscape and snow removal companies in the St. Louis region, we must apply these principles to meet our customers’ expectations. We call this our customer commitment. Sale The customer commitment … Continued

Soil plays a vital role in your garden and lawn. It is the basis for plant growth, as it stores and supplies minerals and nutrients that are essential for plant life and provides a habitat for organisms. It can dictate whether your plants will flourish or not, even though your plants prefer different growing conditions … Continued

Your turf is a battleground between grass, weeds, insects and lost nutrients every season. Feeding your lawn with the right blend of nutrients multiple times of year will help break up the fight and ensure you have a thriving turf. The nutrients fertilizer provides your lawn offers a slew of benefits that includes producing strong … Continued

Let’s face it, we got spoiled with last year’s summer! Unfortunately, this summer has returned its brutally hot, dry and sticky climates to us. Temperatures in the mid to high 90’s, radiating heat off parking pads and trapping it in our cars. Air conditioning turned up so high your hands become filled with condensation the … Continued

Land is becoming ever more precious in urban land development as we find ways to get creative with our outdoor spaces. It has undergone several transformations over time, each time being redefined and perfected to accommodate human interest. As our communities grow, land becomes less and less available forcing us to discover new ways to … Continued

Written by: Shonda Lucks Sustainability can simply be defined as the capacity to endure. We already live far beyond the earth’s capacity to support us as humans. This growing challenge has created a call to action for us as a society, a city, a business and as individuals. We cannot continue to use tomorrow’s resources … Continued