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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How to Turn Your Backyard into a Spa-Like Retreat

How to Turn Your Backyard into a Spa-Like Retreat

Decorating an outdoor space is a matter of taste. Fans of English gardens may go mad for tangles of roses and clematis, but other's may prefer the simplistic elegance found in resort spaces. If you can't get out of town this season—or just want to extend those...

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Spring Plants That Always Please

Spring Plants That Always Please

Spring has sprung, and signs are definitely plentiful across Pennsylvania. But have they come to your backyard yet? We have already given suggestions on attracting butterflies and birds to your spring yard— by landscaping with specific plants. But what about plants...

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How Lighting Can Put a Little Spring into Your Yard

How Lighting Can Put a Little Spring into Your Yard

Winter is coming to an end, and beautiful spring days are right around the corner. After being kept inside from the cold all winter, we all want to go back outside and enjoy our backyard as soon as possible! Outdoor lighting is all about that. Outdoor lighting has a...

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5 Outdoor Upgrades to Start Planning Now

5 Outdoor Upgrades to Start Planning Now

As the weather warms up and the sun stays out longer, families begin to gravitate outdoors. It’s also the time to sweep off the dust and dirt from our patios, polish up the grill, and look for ways to freshen up our outdoor spaces. Here are our top five outdoor...

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Our Guide to Spring Cleaning Outdoors

Our Guide to Spring Cleaning Outdoors

It’s time to rake up those leaves and get back in the Spring of things! Tackle a little early spring maintenance now to get your yard ready for the growth spurt to come. Spring cleaning will be a breeze with this handy guide to remind you of all of those easy to...

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6 Tips to Prepare Your Landscape for Spring

6 Tips to Prepare Your Landscape for Spring

Spring is almost here! While most homeowners are starting their spring cleaning now, it’s also a great time to get your yard in shape. In order to have the best-looking yard in the spring, it’s important to start early. Here’s PA Landscape Group’s top 6 tips to...

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The Definitive Winter Landscape Checklist

The Definitive Winter Landscape Checklist

The winter may not seem like an active time for your yard, but this 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 rest, it has four distinct seasons of landscape maintenance. Read...

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Protect Your Outdoor Living Space Against Old Man Winter

Protect Your Outdoor Living Space Against Old Man Winter

You would never venture out into the harsh winter weather without proper protection, and your outdoor living space needs the same attention. Winter temperatures can be harsh and not just on your plants, shrubs, trees, and lawn. Your winter hardscapes can also be...

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Top Tips for a Healthy Fall Landscape

Top Tips for a Healthy Fall Landscape

Fall can sometimes be the forgotten season when it comes to caring for your lawn and landscape. Many people just focus on cleaning up leaves and don't realize that their landscape still needs care in order to keep it in good health for the next spring. Preparing your...

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PALG’s Big List of Fall Maintenance To-Dos

PALG’s Big List of Fall Maintenance To-Dos

While fall’s gently tumbling leaves seem so peaceful, they can also be a wake-up call that winter is coming. It’s true that outdoor chores aren't as abundant as those of the spring and summer, but fall landscape maintenance tasks are just as important to the health...

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