Header Image - Happy Holidays from TLC Landscapes

Category Archives

13 Articles

Fast Growing Flowering Vines

by M Alvarez 2 Comments
Fast Growing Flowering Vines

Wisteria Vine Best grown in slightly acidic, humusy, moderately fertile, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Full sun is needed for best flowering. Can be invasive (rampant growth plus rooting surface runners). This vine needs space and a sturdy support structure on which to grow. It can be slow to establish. Although vines may […]

DIY Garden Ideas On A Budget

by M Alvarez 2 Comments
DIY Garden Ideas On A Budget

Shine on with lights! Sometimes we can get a little overwhelmed trying to think of DIY garden ideas on a budget. A garden is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy natures beauty and subtle treasures.  Most people think a garden can only be enjoyed during the day, however this is not the case.  Utilizing […]

Landscaping Along A Fence Ideas

Landscaping Along A Fence Ideas

Landscaping Fence Lines A fence is a border, a barrier, and the shape of our landscape, however the most importantly a fence represents privacy and security.  Typically fences are drab and not much to look at, yet the fence is a major part of the landscape, so why not  dress up our fences by adding […]

Best Fertilizer For Potted Plants

by M Alvarez 1 Comment
Best Fertilizer For Potted Plants

Containers When you plant in your garden, the root systems have space to spread out. They have a lot of access to any water and fertilizer that is in your soil. Occasional fertilizing for plants in gardens is usually all they need. So what is the best fertilizer for potted plants? When these same plants are […]

Outdoor Hardscape Ideas

Outdoor Hardscape Ideas

Let The Hardscaping Begin! In landscaping a home or business a major part of the design is the hardscaping. Hardscape is the use of solid materials around areas, like patios, fencing and walkways, in addition makes your yard more usable and private. Hardscaping tips and ideas will also help accent your plants, flowers and other softscape […]

Mulch Alternatives for your Landscape

Mulch Alternatives for your Landscape

Mulch is a crucial element for any home gardener. Mulch retains moisture, insulates plant roots and reduces weed growth, all while enhancing the visual appeal of flowerbeds and other landscaping features. Many people rely on shredded wood or bark mulch for their garden and yards, there are a number of mulch alternatives for your landscape you […]

10 Best Indoor Plants For Clean Air

10 Best Indoor Plants For Clean Air

Indoor Plants Considering the average human being spends roughly 90-percent of their time indoors, the quality of the air is certainly important—particularly when you consider the toxic compounds from paint and wallpaper, cleaning products, furniture, pollen, mold, bacteria, and in poorly ventilated homes. Luckily, welcoming indoor plants into your home can help to purify air […]

How to Trim Shrubs & Bushes Into Shapes

Shaping  Shrubs & Bushes When shaping bushes, achieve optimum results by honoring their natural habit. Use restraint. Respect the fact that each bush is genetically programmed for a certain size, profile, and branching pattern. Make cuts that support these features and preserve the essential character of the plant. Lollipop shapes look unattractive on the front lawn. […]