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Retaining Walls

Retaining walls are a great way to not only resist the pressure of soil or rocks, but they also add visual appeal to any landscaping scene. Retaining walls are essentially structures designed to go against the lateral pressure that soil or other material has. A retaining wall counters this pressure and keeps the soil or [...]

By | 2013-08-14T18:52:22+00:00 June 17th, 2013|Seasonal News|0 Comments

Landscaping Maintenance-What is Included?

The term "landscaping maintenance" can lead one to believe it includes a number of different services, but is a fairly vague term. Here at Hanson Landscape, our landscaping maintenance services include mowing, pruning, tree removal, edging, cultivation, fertilization, and broadleaf application. While a few of these terms are obvious landscaping terms that most people know [...]

By | 2013-08-14T19:01:19+00:00 June 12th, 2013|Seasonal News|0 Comments

The Uses and Benefits of Brick Pavers

Many individuals have either walked on or seen brick pavers at some point in their lives. However, not many people understand the benefits other than the visual appeal of the bricks. Brick pavers have numerous benefits other than the obvious visual landscaping upgrade that they offer. Brick pavers are at their best use in high [...]

By | 2013-08-14T18:58:19+00:00 June 4th, 2013|Seasonal News|0 Comments

June Landscape Checklist

Now that we are just a few days away from June, it is time for me to provide you with the June landscaping checklist in order to stay on schedule. This month's checklist is given, again, by Autumn Tree. Harvest early crops, plant successions of salad and root crops Cover ripening berries with netting to [...]

By | 2013-07-26T14:49:17+00:00 May 28th, 2013|Seasonal News|0 Comments

Landscaping Ideas to Consider

Seeing as spring is in full swing, it is time to fulfill your overall landscaping needs. However, many people are bored with the look of their yard, garden or other landscaping features. So, what can be done to spruce up  the look of your home or business this spring? Here are some ideas to consider. [...]

By | 2013-07-26T14:49:17+00:00 May 21st, 2013|Seasonal News|0 Comments

Hanson Receives Unilock Century Club Award

In recent news around the office, Hanson Landscape has just received their Unilock Century Club Award in recognition of outstanding sales performance for 2012. This is the second straight year that Hanson Landscape has won this award and they are proud to use Unilock's products for their projects. Here is a photo of the award:

By | 2013-07-26T14:49:17+00:00 May 14th, 2013|Seasonal News|0 Comments

Mulch – Why and How Much?

As you already know, mulch is simply material placed over a soil surface for multiple reasons. But what are these reasons? Why pay money just to have something cover your soil? According to the Mulch Masters, the benefits of proper mulching are numerous. Mulch helps maintain soil moisture which reduces the need to water plants [...]

By | 2013-08-14T19:05:44+00:00 May 9th, 2013|Seasonal News|0 Comments

General Information on Lawn Mowing

Many individuals that maintain their own yards and landscaping are not truly aware of the correct timing and length at which to mow their grass. This information is especially important as it is now lawn mowing season and nobody wants to have the ugly lawn of the neighborhood. Below is a summary of the different [...]

By | 2013-07-26T14:49:17+00:00 May 6th, 2013|Seasonal News|0 Comments

Nightscapes: what are they?

Nightscapes are an effective way to pick out details around your home or business and obscure other details through the use of light. Nightscapes essentially make a portion of your home or business shine in the night hours. They are very effective to highlight certain portions of your home or business. Whether it be the [...]

By | 2013-08-14T19:03:36+00:00 May 2nd, 2013|Seasonal News|0 Comments

May Landscape Checklist

Spring is officially here in the Midwestern area, and it is important to keep up to date on all of your landscaping needs. Whether it be around the house or at work, there are always projects that can be done to make the look of your home or business more attractive. This is important in scenarios such [...]

By | 2013-07-26T14:49:17+00:00 April 30th, 2013|Seasonal News|0 Comments