Outdoor Living Ideas That Stand the Test of Time

Outdoor Living Ideas That Stand the Test of Time

When we invest in our homes, we expect it to last. Exterior upgrades enhance the look of your property and can offer recreational benefits. But not every renovation, however, will be something you'd still enjoy a decade or more later. If you want to refresh your yard...

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Does Curb Appeal Increase Home Value?

Does Curb Appeal Increase Home Value?

We all know, first impressions matter. The term “curb appeal” refers to the first impression that people get of your home. When they pull their car up in front, what do they see? Well-kept flower beds, a neatly cut lawn, and fresh paint? Or weeds, overgrown grass, and...

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The Essential Outdoor Prep… For Fall

The Essential Outdoor Prep… For Fall

Autumn’s gently tumbling leaves seem so peaceful, but they are also a reminder that winter is coming. Fall landscape maintenance tasks are just as important to the health and beauty of your landscape as they are in spring and summer. Preparing your landscape for the...

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Why Better Lighting = Better Living

Why Better Lighting = Better Living

As summer winds to an end, the days begin to shorten. But that doesn’t mean we should enjoy our backyards any less! Outdoor lighting is all about enjoyment. Outdoor lighting has a huge impact on your landscape and can elevate any yard into a beautiful space for...

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Destress with These Outdoor Living Ideas

Destress with These Outdoor Living Ideas

Who isn’t feeling a little stressed these days? Your backyard should be a place to kick back, relax, and enjoy the great outdoors. We’re sure you will agree with us that feeling the sun shining on your face, the breeze blowing across your skin, or breathing in the...

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5 Design Ideas to Turn Your Yard into an Oasis

5 Design Ideas to Turn Your Yard into an Oasis

Summer is just around the corner! We cannot wait for the lush foliage and bright green grass of the warmer months. Whether your idea of summer backyard fun is quiet nights having dinner al fresco with friends or relaxing poolside, we have 5 design ideas that can...

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Front Door Plant Combinations for Maximum Curb-appeal

Front Door Plant Combinations for Maximum Curb-appeal

First impressions matter. For most homes, the front door and porch reflect who you are and how guests and neighbors perceive you as a homeowner. Bright flowers and colorful foliage are the easiest ways to bump up your curb appeal. Turn your home's entry into an...

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The 5 Biggest DIY Landscaping Mistakes

The 5 Biggest DIY Landscaping Mistakes

We love Do-It-Yourselfers in fact, our Pinterest account is chock-full of landscaping ideas! But while it's fun to get inspired by scrolling through your Pinterest feed, you have to keep in mind the time, money, and resources that go into a seemingly simple photo....

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Planning a Successful Hardscape Installation

Planning a Successful Hardscape Installation

Adding hardscaping to your landscape is an ideal way to expand your home’s living area outdoors. Some hardscaping projects are smaller in scope and others are grand, taking significant planning and installation time. Regardless, when investing in an outdoor living...

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The Essential Outdoor Prep… For Summer

The Essential Outdoor Prep… For Summer

Just as you think you can’t bear anymore dull, dreary days, spring swoops in. Summer in Pennsylvania is one of our favorite times of the year. We cannot wait for the lush foliage and bright green grass of the warmer months. But before summer gets here, we suggest you...

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Trending: Outdoor Design Colors of 2020

Trending: Outdoor Design Colors of 2020

Envision an outdoor living space that invokes calm and peace. A place where you can stop, take a deep breath and slowly exhale. This sense of tranquility is becoming more and more popular in the design world. Possibly because of today’s often hectic and fast-paced...

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Summer Dreaming: Our Favorite Pool Designs

Summer Dreaming: Our Favorite Pool Designs

If you’re like us, this cold weather has you summer dreaming. We cannot wait for the lush foliage and bright green grass of the warmer months. We especially can’t wait for pool season! If you haven’t taken the plunge into pool ownership yet, we highly recommend it. A...

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The Essential Outdoor Prep… For Spring

The Essential Outdoor Prep… For Spring

Our winter chores are long done and soon the snow will be just a memory. It’s time to rake up those leaves and get back in the Spring of things! Spring cleaning will be a breeze with this handy guide to remind you of all of those easy to forget areas. To have the...

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The Next Big Thing in Outdoor Living

The Next Big Thing in Outdoor Living

Can you believe it’s already 2020? While we still may be waiting on our flying cars, it can’t be denied that outdoor living is certainly becoming more sophisticated. A simple deck with weatherproof chairs and a portable grill just won’t do the trick anymore. People...

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Landscape Maintenance: Expectations vs. Reality

Landscape Maintenance: Expectations vs. Reality

We understand there are some misconceptions about landscape maintenance. And it’s no wonder when there are so many companies and levels of service, especially in our area. Landscape maintenance is a relatively easy business to start, little-Joey next door included....

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The Essential Outdoor Prep… for Winter

The Essential Outdoor Prep… for Winter

The winter may not be a very active time for your yard, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t need any TLC during the season. Preparing for winter is just as important as preparing for any other season. In Pennsylvania, the cold can bring different types of challenges to...

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Your Guide to Pennsylvania Winter Damage

Your Guide to Pennsylvania Winter Damage

You would never venture out into the harsh winter weather without proper protection (right?), and your outdoor living space needs the same attention. Winter temperatures and weather can be harsh on your trees, landscapes, and even hardscapes. A few common-sense tips...

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Bringing Native Pennsylvania Plants to Your Yard

Bringing Native Pennsylvania Plants to Your Yard

In case you’re not familiar with native plants, those are any flora that occurs naturally in a particular region without direct or indirect human intervention. When William Penn settled here way back in the 1600s, almost 90 percent of the state was covered in forest,...

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The Ultimate Tailgating Guide for Your Outdoor Kitchen

The Ultimate Tailgating Guide for Your Outdoor Kitchen

For many sports fans, the tailgate party is almost as important, if not more than the big game! While fun, food, and beverage in the parking lot of your favorite team’s stadium is the ordinary approach to tailgating, why not be extraordinary. This year create the...

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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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5 Simple Things to Keep Your Lawn Looking Good this Summer

5 Simple Things to Keep Your Lawn Looking Good this Summer

For your Pennsylvania lawn, summer is the best time of the year. And keeping your summer turf in tip-top shape is something that every homeowner wants. There are many benefits to having a tidy and pristine lawn. And on the flip slide, having a bad lawn can not only...

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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

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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