Outdoor Living Tips to Increase the Value of Your Home

Outdoor Living Tips to Increase the Value of Your Home

Looking for ways to improve the resale value of your Pennsylvania home? Consider designing an outdoor living space! For the past 8 years, residential architects have ranked outdoor living areas as the most desired “special function” room among consumers, according to...

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So, You Want to Hire a Landscape Maintenance Company?

So, You Want to Hire a Landscape Maintenance Company?

Bad landscaping not only hurts your home's curb appeal it can also reduce the value of your property. Landscaping is a relatively easy business to start, and many Pennsylvania landscaping companies may not be able to ensure your yard is properly taken care of and that...

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What to Do Before You Hire a Harrisburg Hardscaper

What to Do Before You Hire a Harrisburg Hardscaper

Have you finally settled on a vision and budget for your Harrisburg backyard retreat? Well, the next logical step is hiring someone to make your dream into a reality. It is important to carefully choose a trustworthy and experienced contractor. We hear horror stories...

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Don’t Wait! Get Your Fall Project Rolling Now

Don’t Wait! Get Your Fall Project Rolling Now

As Harrisburg’s weather begins to warm, you’re probably thinking more and more about your outdoor living space. This is especially true for those thinking about outdoor living area renovations. Every year, we receive summer calls for outdoor updates and other...

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4 Reasons Why You’ll Want to Work for Us

4 Reasons Why You’ll Want to Work for Us

Have you heard? PA Landscape Group is looking for great people to join our team! Even if you’re not looking for a job, you might be curious as to why we have steadily grown as a trusted business and employer since 1979! What sets us apart from everyone else in the...

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Summer DIYs For Your Pennsylvania Backyard

Summer DIYs For Your Pennsylvania Backyard

The weather is warming in Harrisburg—it’s finally time to start making the most of your outdoor space. Whether your idea of summer backyard fun is quiet nights having dinner al fresco with friends or a yard full of giggling and squealing 8-year-olds, we have the DIY...

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The Plants You Should Never Use in Your Pennsylvania Yard

The Plants You Should Never Use in Your Pennsylvania Yard

Most Harrisburg homeowners assume that the plants found at your average big box garden store are perfect for their Pennsylvania landscape. And sometimes that is true. Many plants are beautiful, but not all are beneficial to your outdoor living area. Some of the most...

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3 Things You’ll Be Glad You Did Now, Come Summer

3 Things You’ll Be Glad You Did Now, Come Summer

For those who live in Pennsylvania and love the great outdoors, summer is the best time of the year. But who wants to spend that lovely season doing chores? Or worse, disappointed that their outdoor living area isn’t as picture perfect as it could be. The backyard can...

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Three Areas Where Your Outdoor Space Needs More Lighting

Three Areas Where Your Outdoor Space Needs More Lighting

You've pulled out all the stops to make your house and outdoor living space look first-class. So why let that hard work disappear at nightfall? A simple flick of a switch and some strategically placed landscape lights, can reverse the gloom and put it all on display....

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5 Simple Things to Prep Your Yard for Spring

5 Simple Things to Prep Your Yard for Spring

When the days finally grow longer and the birds start chirping again, you know spring is on its way. Which means it’s time to put away the snow shovels and start thinking about spring projects, such as your landscape. Before you begin major landscaping projects,...

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How to Dream Big About Your Outdoor Space

How to Dream Big About Your Outdoor Space

It used to be that Pennsylvanians only had a few choice months out of the year to enjoy the great outdoors. Then came HGTV and Pinterest and we all became inspired to create awe-worthy homes and landscapes of our own.  When it comes to living the good life, the...

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What’s Trending in Outdoor Living: 2019 Edition

What’s Trending in Outdoor Living: 2019 Edition

The end of another decade is upon us. And just like in this digital age, an outdoor living design has become all about connection. A simple deck with weatherproof chairs and portable grill just won’t do the trick anymore. People want a comfortable spot to connect with...

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Don’t Wait! Get Your Summer Project Rolling Now

Don’t Wait! Get Your Summer Project Rolling Now

As Harrisburg’s winter rain and snow hit, it’s the perfect time to dream about improvements for the new year. This is especially true for those thinking about outdoor living area renovations. Every year, we receive springtime calls for outdoor updates and other...

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Three Things Your Yard Needs This Winter

Three Things Your Yard Needs This Winter

Though winter is not a very active time for your landscape, attention to your grass, plants, and trees is no less important. The winter is an ideal time to prepare your landscape for next year’s growing season. Just as your yard has four distinct seasons of growth and...

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Designing Your Perfect Outdoor Kitchen

Designing Your Perfect Outdoor Kitchen

When designing an outdoor space, personalization is key. This is especially true for outdoor kitchens. Design with your preferences and lifestyle in mind to get the most out of your space. Rather just order a pizza? Skip the outdoor pizza oven. If you’re a...

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What You Need to Know Before a Hardscape Installation

What You Need to Know Before a Hardscape Installation

Hardscaping refers to paved or stone walkways, patios and other "hard" surfaces or objects incorporated into a yard's landscaping. Fences, lawn ornaments, and rocks can also sometimes be referred to as hardscaping. It can greatly improve the appearance and overall...

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7 Ideas for an Amazing Outdoor Dining Area

7 Ideas for an Amazing Outdoor Dining Area

Fall is one of our favorite seasons for alfresco entertaining. If you haven’t begun to spruce up your outdoor dining space, now is the time. Whether you have a small patch of hardscape or a sprawling poolside patio, there’s plenty you can do to infuse style and...

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Our Favorite Fireside Retreats

Our Favorite Fireside Retreats

Fire features are not only wonderful to have around to wow guests, but are meant for being enjoyed on your own time as well.  Gather the family around the fire for s’mores or enjoy the romantic ambiance that a fire offers after the kids go to bed.  Sip a glass of your...

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How to Give Your Outdoor Living Space a Little Color

How to Give Your Outdoor Living Space a Little Color

The impact color can have on your Pennsylvania landscape cannot be understated. Adding color to your outdoor space is a smart way to introduce contrast to all segments of your property, brightening dark, drab areas, or balancing out overly blank spaces.  Fortunately,...

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Our Top Five Backyard Aesthetics

Our Top Five Backyard Aesthetics

No matter how big or small your backyard is right now, it probably has the potential to be one of your family’s favorite retreats. But every home and homeowner across Pennsylvania have their own unique aesthetic to incorporate in a landscape design. The best landscape...

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Hot Outdoor Living Trends for the Cooling Weather

Hot Outdoor Living Trends for the Cooling Weather

Many homeowners design their outdoor spaces and backyard decks with summertime in mind, keeping the focus squarely on fun in the sun. But when the summer temperatures cool off, there’s no reason to leave your great backyard out in the cold. With all the time and money...

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Top Flowers for Your Fall Planting

Top Flowers for Your Fall Planting

It may not look (or feel like it yet), but fall is approaching. While it might be a bummer that summer is coming to an end for some, we couldn’t be more excited to start our fall planting. Now is the time to start thinking about your fall landscape. And when you think...

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10 Ideas for a Small Backyard Renovation

10 Ideas for a Small Backyard Renovation

Many homeowners think you can only have a beautiful backyard only if you have a big one. Not true. You can have a gorgeous, cozy backyard if you have…well, a backyard. With just a little forethought and planning, even a postage-stamp-size plot can be transformed into...

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Design Ideas to Dress up Your Pergola

Design Ideas to Dress up Your Pergola

Pergolas have become an increasingly popular design element in outdoor living spaces. A pergola can be a great way to define either an outdoor living or dining space, as well as add that extra "wow" to your space. Pergolas can act as the foundation for your outdoor...

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Making your Outdoor Living Investment Last

Making your Outdoor Living Investment Last

An outdoor living space is not only a great feature to enjoy while you live in your home, it can also attract buyers when and if you’re ready to sell. With additions like patios, fire pits, outdoor kitchens, and even swimming pools, you can improve the chances of...

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Get Your Outdoor Living Space Summer Ready

Get Your Outdoor Living Space Summer Ready

Do you look at your patio and wince every time you dream of inviting your friends over for a barbecue? Whether you have a big or small outdoor living space to work with, there are easy solutions for turning your outdoor area into a wonderful spot for your family and...

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